Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX, CHEVY, RACING & ACTION, Videos

Morning Symphony: A DZ302-Powered Chevrolet Firenza Can-Am Showing Off

Thought the 302ci small-block Chevy was a Camaro-only unit? Nope. See, in South Africa, touring car racing is very popular, and in the early 1970s, Chevrolet had a problem: the Ford Capri Perana....

Here’s How You Replace The Entire Floorpan In A First Gen Camaro. Watch This.

Rust, the nastiest four letter word in the hot rodders language. Ugh, fixing it is a pain in the ass. But, with the amazing availability of reproduction sheetmetal for all kinds of muscle cars,...

Unhinged: The Sunset Of Print Magazines

The starting point was a silver Hot Wheels C4 Corvette with the cream-colored interior tub and the red luggage case visible in the rear hatch. The ignition moment was when my uncle Benjamin and the...

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It’s Cold Outside! Make A Wood Burning Stove From Car Wheels! Here’s How.

I live in Dallas now and can tell you that it is “colder” here during the winter than in Southern California, but not anywhere near cold like some of you folks get up north. If I lived up...

Turbo The World: This Yamaha TZR125 Is Straight Up Hateful With A Turbocharger!

Turbocharged two stroke engines, especially of the gasoline burning variety are not things that we see with regularity. Of course forced induction works on a two stroke, just ask Detroit Diesel, but...

Classic YouTube: The NASCAR UPS Truck – Brembo Doesn’t Make Brakes Big Enough!

If I were to flip a coin between going to work as a service manager at a dealership or working as a delivery driver for UPS for the week, I’d simply start drinking. During the holiday season,...

Watch A Ford Ranger Turn Into The Bigfoot Monster Truck In This 1980s Cigarette Commercial

When the Bigfoot monster truck kicked off the whole monster truck revolution in the early 1980s it changed the world forever. The level of professionalism that the Bigfoot team attacked the sport...

Satellite Launch, Part 7: Enjoying The Fruits Of All Of That Labor

I’m genuinely jealous of Kevin and Luke’s summertime adventure. I was getting field updates as they worked. I was sent videos and pictures as things were going on. And with each video...

Morning Symphony: A Very Angry Wide-Body Dodge Challenger!

Yeah, I saw this one at SEMA. You couldn’t miss that intercooler setup from a mile away, let along the fat tires at all four corners or the raised Demon-esque hood on it. This Challenger looked...

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Breadbox Bashing: Ride Along In A Minivan Demolition Derby!

In 1985, the minivan was all the rage. Families could get rid of the ancient battlewagon that seated nine in opulent vinyl luxury and instead opt into a front-drive, four-cylinder crate that would...

BangShift Top 11: The Ultimate Wrong Choices You Can Make, According To Everyone’s Opinion!

I first started checking out automotive forums online in the spring of 2000. Prior to that, all I ever really used the internet for was finding funny .wav files to keep on hand when my friends and I...

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Question Of The Day: What Used-Car Lot Refugee Would Make A Great One-Model Racing Series?

Used car lots plague the landscape across the country. I’m not talking the ones ran by dealerships…I’m talking “Honest Mike’s Used Car Emporium! No job? No credit? No...

Rough Start: 1970 Dodge Challenger – The Tired Old Soul

I could seriously just write, “Someone go save it, now, please.” And I would be satisfied knowing that someone has. I know that there is some serious rot on this 1970 Dodge Challenger, I...

Unhinged: World’s Fastest Christmas Tree…Because The Season Doesn’t Come Fast Enough?

There are few things in the world that will make me roll my eyes and sprout a headache faster than internet challenges. I hate this crap. It’s as bad as a chain letter…”Hey,...