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Category Archive: MOPAR, Project Cars

BangShift Project Files: Re-Working The Hood Of A Plymouth Arrow Properly

Ok, here’s a fun question for you: how much butchery did you perform during your early days messing with cars? We’re talking high-school level stuff here, so if you want to raise your...

Rough Start Fox Body, Part 1: Meet Our $600 1989 Mustang LX!

From the moment I got hired on to write here at BangShift, I’ve championed the idea of spending the least amount of money to have the maximum amount of fun in the process. The Rough Start...

The Latest Project From Urchfab Has Only Two Wheels. Can This One Be As Much Fun As A 4-Wheeled Monster?

I’ve been wanting to put together an old small to medium sized motorcycle for some time. Something like a Honday CB350 or CB550, would be fun as hell to cruise around town on, and I have...

Best of 2019: A 1940 Ford Because If She Ain’t Happy…

You know the rest of that saying. “If she ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.” We know the sentiment well…it’s why on beautiful sunny days that we saw as perfect...

Project Hay Hauler Update: We Raced It, Broke It, Fixed It, Lowered It, And Yet We Still Can’t Leave It Alone!

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett) It’s been over a year since​ I last updated you on the progress of my ’67 GMC pickup. ​I do have to apologize for my lack of updates. A lot has...

The Challenger Revival, Part 7: Patching Up The Perforated Floor

Work continues on Dylan McCool’s 1973 Dodge Challenger project machine. While it’s been about a month since we’ve last heard from McCool’s garage, it’s also been the...

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...

BangShift Project Files: 1968 Chevrolet C10 Stepside – Daughter’s First Truck

The first project car is always something special. I went through a couple of false starts before I got to rip into my 1979 Caprice coupe early in my high-school years and I couldn’t have been...

The Dirty Cougar: Waking Up A Sleeping Cat For Another Season

Surprised to see this beauty again? Trust me, you aren’t the only one. The 1987 Mercury Cougar LS that we recovered from an Indiana backyard after a ten-year slumber, coaxed back into life, and...

The Challenger Revival, Part 6: Rust Removal, New Brakes And The Replacement Engine!

I’m growing to appreciate the methodology of Dylan McCool’s rebuild pattern for his vehicles: recover, assess, deconstruct, assess again, then pick a section and get to wrenching. So far...

BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: Fixing Rust And Stopping Leaks On This Old Rig!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

BangShift Project Files: Not One, But Two Of The Mythical 1977 Chevrolet Chevelle SE Unicorns!

A couple of years ago, while spending the early-morning hours buried somewhere in the depths of the Internet, I came across a car that I had never seen or heard of before…and that rarely...

Satellite Launch, Part Five: Them’s The Brakes, Kids!

If nothing else, Kevin and Luke need to be commended for their perseverance in the revival of this 1970 Plymouth Sport Satellite. Whenever I need to feel better about my own questionable...

The Challenger Revival, Part 5: The Rust Assessment – How Crispy Is The Derelict E-Body?

Dylan McCool’s 1973 Dodge Challenger project has been coming along nicely. That’s not too surprising…he’s genuinely been all over this car ever since he dragged it home, and...

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