Category Archive: BangShift News, BangShift XL, ENGINE, MOPAR, Project Power Laggin', Tech Stories, XL Project Trucks

BangShift Project Power Laggin’ Update: Prepping Our Junkyard Magnum 360 For Swap Day!

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...

Casey’s Customs 1965 Mustang Chassis Swap: More Cutting, More New Sheet Metal, Looking More Like A Car!

In this video, Casey gets the front apron, bumper, and cowl section to go on and look like they belong. Given the drastic difference in some dimensions on this car that is more difficult than you...

Flying Sparks Power Tour Prep Day 5 And 6: Final Steps To Be Ready For The Road!

Emily and Aaron are continuing to work on the Bronco to get it ready for Power Tour and that means a new video every day for all of us to enjoy. With Power Tour starting in Memphis a couple of days...

Iron Trap’s 1934 Ford Coupe “Beautiful” Has A New Engine And Is Ready To Drive!!

Video 1 Description: In the last update on “Beautiful” we found out the 59ab we had planned on putting in as a replacement had a cracked block. The engine appeared to be totally rebuilt...

Half Ass Kustoms 1951 Ford Pickup Project: First Fire Of The LS, Trans Tunnel Fab, And More! Part 10

Here is Part 10 of the 1951 Ford Project. Finishing up the wiring, making this thing actually run, and then filling the giant hole in the floor that needs to cover the transmission. Plus all kinds of...

Will This Pontiac GTO RUN AND DRIVE After 40 YEARS? (Buried in Garage)

Derek from Vice Grip Garage has been working hard on cars and trucks of all kinds this year, but this one here is pretty special for a variety of reasons. First off, it’s a 1967 GTO that has...

The Abandoned $500 Chevy Nova: FIRST WASH in 24 Years – INSANE Transformation + BURNOUTS!

In the last video we saw Tommy getting this thing running with surprisingly little work. Now it’s running better and better and it gets a bath like none you have ever seen. It is a miracle...

Casey’s Customs 1965 Mustang Chassis Swap: KUSTOM HOT RAT ROD MODERN BUILD!

It’s Part 4 of the 1965 Mustang chassis swap, and the front sheetmetal is starting to go together. Of course, this is where things are going to get more difficult because the old and the new...

Flying Sparks Garage Is Road Tripping! Aaron and Emily Are Doing Power Tour In The Bronco

The good news is that they drive the Bronco a lot now, but they have never taken it on any long trips like the cross country trip that is Hot Rod’s Power Tour. So if they want to go next week,...

Half Ass Kustoms 1951 Ford Pickup Project: Wiring Up The LS Swap And Trying To Make A Column Shifter Work

Here is Part 9 of the 1951 Ford Project. There is a bunch of wiring cleanup to do when swapping an LS using the factory harness and ECU. Because this engine is staying stock, the factory ECU will do...

The Abandoned $500 Chevy Nova: Will it RUN and DRIVE After 24 Years Parked?

In the last video we saw Tommy giving us a tour of this machine and get it out of the spot it had been sitting in for 24 years. Now he’s going to try and see if it even runs. When Tommy goes...

Iron Trap Model A Shop Truck: Simple Bolt On Ford Model A Hydraulic Brake Conversion

The Iron Trap shop truck project steers and has all kinds of fun new parts in it, but it doesn’t have any way of stopping right now so this video is going to show how to put some simple juice...

Half Ass Kustoms 1951 Ford Pickup Project: Steering Column, Pedals, And More!

Here is Part 8 of the 1951 Ford Project. In this episode of the build the steering column is going in, which does require a bit of tweaking for exhaust clearance, and the hanging pedal assembly is...

Barn Find Cleanup! All Original 1980 Pinto Station Wagon! 69,000 miles with original Sales Receipt!

Last week we ran video of this awesome little Pinto wagon that had been parked and left to sit for years. It was saved, and a real cleanup was planned. With only 69,000 original miles on it this...