Category Archive: 1320 Project Cars, 1320 Videos, Angry Grandpa Chrysler, BangShift 1320, BangShift Projects

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...

BangShift Project Thread: Wrenching On Old Military Jeeps For A Museum Is A Pretty Sweet Deal!

Our buddy Walt Dumont has a pretty neat deal on his hands that¬†honestly, we just might be a little bit jealous over. He’s getting to play with military trucks. “Big deal”, you...

Project Angry Grandpa: Helping Grandpa Get His Shift Back Together

No car is fallible. No matter how careful you are, no matter how much or how little you drive it, sooner or later the pile of parts that you cruise around in will have a fault that needs attending...

BangShift Project Files: The Project Tetanus 1966 Plymouth Fury Gets New (Non-Rusted) Sheetmetal!

Joe Haber’s 1966 Plymouth Fury, a project car that has, for better or worse, become a part of the family, has proven to be at times a royal bitch-kitty, has been undergoing major sheetmetal...

Project White Bread Hits The Dyno, Gets Flowmaster Exhaust, And Heads Back To The Dyno

Bimbo, aka Project White Bread, is our 2004 Suburban tow pig project. It’s as clean as it gets, and yet we couldn’t leave it stock. We are after all BANGshift.com. So the windows got...

Introducing BIMBO, AKA Project White Bread, Our New Tow Pig Chevrolet Suburban

Well, the $200 Hauler Chevrolet Suburban is officially dead, and my new tow pig is in the driveway. And they couldn’t be more different. The $200 Hauler was black, the new Suburban is...

Project Raven Imperial: A Re-Assessment Of Sorts For Our J-body

It’s been over a year since we’ve done anything with Project Raven, the 1983 Imperial coupe that I’ve had for five years now. The last update wasn’t good news: after taking a...

Project Great Pumpkin Mustang: Slow Progress Is Still Progress!

The 1980 Ford Mustang Ghia that is BangShift’s in-house Fox Body project has been progressing. Admittedly, much slower than we were anticipating work to move, but we aren’t a reality...

BangShift Project Files: This 1966 Chevy II Narrowly Escaped Being A Parts Car, Now It’s A Daily!

You always hear about the guy who has the hot car from back in the day. The neighbor who has a 1969 SS396 Camaro. The guy who always rolls up to the car show in an immaculate 1970 Duster 340....