Category Archive: BangShift XL, Beachcruiser Ramcharger, XL Project Trucks, XL Spotlight

Introducing: Project Beachcomber, our 1979 Dodge Ramcharger

It’s been said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. It’s also been said that everything is better topless. For both of these reasons, you’re now reading about the latest addition...

Finnegan And Newbern Are Road Tripping The C10! Well, After They Thrash On It For 5 Days Straight With Cotten And Two Other Dudes

Mike Finnegan is an entertaining cat, and a dude that is super fun to be around. He’s also pretty talented, although he’d deny that. Like me, he’s always down for a thrash and wants...

Rough Start Fox Body: Transmission Work, New Quarter Windows…AND IT RUNS!

My last update on the Rough Start Fox Body Mustang was on January 20th, 2021. In that update, I highlighted that I painted the driver’s side fender because I was bored, plonked in new one-piece...

Project Great Pumpkin Mustang: Gauge Lights That Actually Light Up!

If you’ve been around BangShift a while…especially if you’ve been in the Forums for a long time…then you might have heard a running joke or two about my luck with gauge lights...

The Challenger Revival, The Final Episode – From Rusting Hulk To Dream Machine

We’ve showcased every single episode of Dylan McCool’s build of this 1973 Dodge Challenger, from a slime-covered shell that was sitting in the trees, long left to the elements, to what it...

The Challenger Revival, Part 28: The Finish Line Is In Sight For The E-Body’s Rebuild!

Before you watch this video, before you read any more words, go back and look up the first part of this video series, either here or on YouTube. Mid-2019, Dylan McCool dragged home a 1973 Dodge...

Copart Cadaver: A 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner Superbird That Burned To The Ground!!! But What Else Happened To It?

Holy crap! You don’t see this kind of thing very often, but what a sad site it is. Seeing a 1970 Plymouth Superbird in person is always a treat, because there just aren’t that many of...

Rough Start Fox Body: Disjointed Progress Is Still Progress!

I want to make something clear as a bell: when I said my goodbyes to the Imperial and welcomed in a Fox Body Mustang with open arms to replace it, the idea was that I was finally getting a project...

Henry’s Hot Rod: We Investigate, Remediate, and Get Our Little Mongrel Ford Tractor Up And Working!

Well, we have a running tractor now! After the first installment of our Henry’s Hot Rod project it was time for the fun stuff, actually wrenching on our tractor that is parts 2N, parts 9N, and...

Historical Footage: Corvette At LeMans In 1960 – From Off The Ship To The End Of The Race, Get A Glimpse Into How The Corvette Did On It’s First Outing At LeMans

Considering that five years beforehand, LeMans was the scene of quite possibly the most horrific auto racing crash known, it was nothing short of amazing that three Corvettes were at LeMans, courtesy...

BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: Keeping At It With More Fixes And Repairs!

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...

That Odd Bark: The Blown V6 Holden Berlina Barks To Life For The First Time!

We were moments away from sending Scotty at Street Machine a message inquiring as to the whereabouts of the Holden Berlina that he had started to build into a supercharged V6-powered sweeper. To...

Money No Object: 1970 Chevrolet Camaro SS L78

It’s a second-generation Camaro. That means that I was already done for, even before I started looking at the details. It’s blue, it’s beyond insanity how clean it is, and it has...

Lost Steer, Part Two: Is That A Coolant Flush Or A Vomiting Maverick?!

One thing that usually isn’t addressed with a revival program that most people film is the coolant system. They are so hung up on getting the engine to start and idle, and for the vehicle to...