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Category Archive: MOPAR, Project Cars

BangShift Project Files: A 1955 Plymouth And A Vision…And A Thin Budget

1955 was a breakout year for the Chrysler Corporation. After living with the stodgy, upright shape that had been around since 1950 (and the reputation as a boring, milquetoast bit of kit to drive...

Ending Summer On A High Note: Watch The “Sail” Mega Truck Head Into The Friendly Skies At Rednecks With Paychecks!

In what is quickly becoming an annual event, Scott Green and his mega truck GMC, “Sail”, invaded the Rednecks With Paychecks Fall Mud Crawl and proceeded to give everyone at the show one...

Rough Start: Does A Three-Pedal Plymouth Volaré Sound Like A Neat Parts Hauler?

Let’s be clear off of the bat: this not one of MY weird Mopar finds. How can you tell? It’s a Plymouth Volaré. Oddly enough, even though it’s the genesis for the Imperial and most...

Project Malibuuhoo: The International Drag Week Malibu Ate The Engine – UPDATE: IT LIVES AGAIN!

Project Malibuuhoo, the Chevrolet Malibu that Christian Damgaard, Andy Warren, Ben Snodgrass, and Steve and Jacob Weigl have been thrashing on for Drag Week 2017, looked to be ready for tuning. The...

Back And Badder Than Ever: TVR Has Returned With The Griffith, And It’s Cosworth-Tuned Coyote

TVR hasn’t had a good history in the last decade or so. In the 1990s under Peter Wheeler’s ownership, TVR had become famous for absolutely mental low-production vehicles that screamed and...

BangShift Project Files: The LSR-Prepared Mercury Zephyr Got It’s First Record At Bonneville!

When we first saw the 1979 Mercury Zephyr Z-7 that forum member “bukshysteve” said he was planning on taking to Bonneville to run a record in, he was at the early stages of the...

Embrace The Strange: This 1992 Saturn Lowrider Is Creativity Done Well

I’m pretty sure that after this one, you will be ready for me to go back to mid-1970s Mopars. A Saturn on BangShift? “What the hell is wrong with McTaggart now?”…I can already...

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Ken Block’s “Terrakhana” Video Brings Toy Cars In The Dirt To Life!

I call it “Roadrunner country”. The open, arid areas of Utah where the peaks are high, the floor is desolate, and you’d swear that you were the only living thing around for miles....

Project Angry Grandpa: The Second Round Of Work At BFNY Performance And Milan

When we last left our in-house project Chrysler action-wise, I had finished up running at ChallengerFest 8 and was pretty content with the performance of the big gold brick. It wasn’t running...

Danchuk Tri-Five Nationals 2017 Gallery: There’s More To The Show Than Show Cars!

I mean it wholeheartedly when I say that the Danchuk Tri-Five Nationals is a huge show. Out of everything that I have attended at Beech Bend, the Tri-Five Nats genuinely feels almost equal to the...

Morning Symphony: Jeep SRT Running At WannaGoFast In Virginia

I’m starting to get amped up. Here in a couple of days, Angry Grandpa is going back to BFNY Performance for a bit of attention, then it will immediately head out to a track. It’s racing...

Introducing Project 2 Timer; BANGshift Resurrection Altered Wheelbase Chevy II!

(Words by Darr Hawthorne – Photos by Zak Hawthorne, Nick Licata & Darr Hawthorne) With recycling in so many parts of our lives, it surely extends into classic cars and repurposing hot rods...

BangShift Project Files: This 1964 Buick Skylark Wagon Was Picked Up For A Song!

One of BangShift’s more active wrenches in the forum is SuperBuickGuy. Aaron has had enough projects going on over the years that I honestly have a hard time keeping up with the...

Project Raven Imperial: We Have A Powertrain! Now, If It Will Just Quit Fighting Us…

Finally, after years of issues, our project 1983 Imperial has some good news: there is an engine and transmission waiting to be put into the engine bay! Given the luck the Imperial has had with...