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Category Archive: BangShift Projects, MOPAR, Project Cars

The Charger – Honeymoon’s Over, Let’s Check Out The Bad Parts Of Our Late B-Body

Did you miss the introduction to the Charger? You can read about it here! Now that the odometer is reading about a thousand miles more than the day I brought it home, it’s high time I started...

Only Two Days In And The 5-Window Essex Coupe Build Has The Windows And Top Going Together Already!

Most of the time that I watch Halfass Kustoms on YouTube I find myself wishing I go things done as rapidly as he does. This dude is a machine and just moves forward with projects at a blinding pace...

More Updates On Alex Taylor’s 6-Second ’55 Chevy Build: Her And Dennis Have Lots Of Updates, And A New Show She Just Filmed.

This is a really busy update episode for Alex and Dennis, as they have been burning the candle at both ends. Dennis has been at home thrashing on the ’55, while Alex was out shooting a new show...

$1,000 Build: So Close To Done! The $1,000 F100 Build Is So Close We Can Taste It, But Is Staying On Budget Even Possible?

The closer this truck gets to done the more I want to blow a few hundred dollars on two piles of steaming poo so I can weld them together and make them into something worth driving! Don’t you...

BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: We Finally Add Some Power With A Full Hooker Exhaust and Headers!

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...

Finnegan And Newbern Swap Out The Blown Up LS In The Rogers Jet Boat And Now It’s A Runner!

When you blow up an LS engine in a boat for one show, like Roadkill, then the logical thing to do is to take that boat and remove the broken LS so you can replace it with another one. Of course when...

BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: Driveablilty Improvements And Disaster Averted!

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...

Unhinged: The Final Project Car? I Believe I Have Found It

You have to hand it to my wife, Haley. She not only knew what she was signing up for when she decided that I was worth marrying, but she was on board fully. She knew I flocked to beaters. She still...

The Mad Fabricators Are Recreating Tweedy Pie: It’s A Hot Rod, Not A T-Bucket!

Here it is, the history of Tweedy Pie, a Model T Ford roadster hot rod that would change the car world forever, and would inspire millions of hot rods that would come after it. Not only was this car...

$1,000 Build: This Inspiring, And Legit, F100 Build Is Close To Done And All For Less Than A Grand!

If you aren’t inspired by other folks projects, and especially those done with lots of ingenuity and creativity, then you are not our people. This is a project that definitely inspires us and...

Awesome New Iron Showed Up At The Yard! Short Bed Dodge And More At Nobody Else’s Auto

When new stuff shows up at Nobody Else’s Auto, yard owner Chad Ehrlich lets everyone know. Through social media, YouTube videos, and more, he shows just what is on hand at his place and let me...

$1,000 Build: This Hot Rod Is Really Turning Into Something Special Now!

You may not have fallen in love with this project right away, but you have to admit that this sucker is pretty rad now. This is a no bull real deal $1,000 build that is cool, will be fun to drive,...

How To Take A Pile Of Scrap Parts And Make Them Into A Hot Rod: Making A 5 Window Essex Coupe

I have a few YouTube channels that I watch regularly, and Halfass Kustoms is one of them. This channel epitomizes the work on it for an hour every day and stuff gets done mantra. Working a fulltime...

$1,000 Build: The $1,000 F100 Is Running And Getting Close To Being A Real Hot Rod!

Okay folks, it’s tire smoking time! The $1,000 build is going together splendidly and is really starting to look like something you’d want to cruise around town. I love it. And anytime...