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Category Archive: BangShift News, Car Features, CHEVY, CHEVY

The Undead Sled: This 1954 Chevy Was Recently Revived From Death And Pressed Into Service!

(Photos by Dave Nutting, unless otherwise noted) Here’s one for you: Close your eyes for a second and think of a 1950’s Chevrolet. What do you see? Most people with even a passing interest in...

Cool Runnin Camaros Stage GM F-Body Party – Epic Camaros & Firebirds!

Nearly one hundred F-body Camaro’s and Firebirds from every GM Factory Generation showed up for a classic car show, held at Selman Chevrolet in Orange, California over the weekend, staged by the...

BangShift Project Files: An Update On The Former CarJunkieTV 1972 Nova

It’s been a couple of years since we checked in on forum member “Proven Guilty” and the 1972 Chevrolet Nova that used to be a part of the CarJunkieTV.com fleet, back before...

Rescue Update: The “Wild Cherry” Chevy Van Has Come A Long Way In Half A Year!

Right at the tail end of 2017 we learned about a 1975 Chevrolet G10 van known as “Wild Cherry” that had lived one hell of a life. A true 1970s custom build, the Chevy had been built by...

Money No Object: This Lingenfelter-Modified 1999 Chevrolet Suburban Packs 9.9L Of Eff-You Power!

Nine-point-nine liters of engine, normally sourced for a marine application, plopped into the most typically 1990s Chevrolet Suburban you’ve ever seen in your life. You know how there are...

Counting Pennies: This $500 Chevy Monte Carlo Will Be Built For $5,000!

By now you should be pretty familiar with the Rough Start finds that I put up each week. The premise behind these Craigslist hunts is simple: for $5,000 you should be able to have a running, driving...

BangShift Project Files: A 1968 Chevrolet Camaro That’s Destined For Drag Week

Halfway through February, and we’re already starting to see the crop of Drag Week 2018 hopefuls getting their rears in gear and getting their projects sorted so that they can make the call when...

A Serious Rescue: The “Wild Cherry” Chevy Van From The Movie “Van Nuys Blvd.”

Van culture peaked in the late 1970s, fact. So did cruising, disco, and other questionable vices that to people of my age, represent the dark side of what my parents were up to before I was born. I...

Dude, Perfect: Someone Is Stuffing A C6 Corvette Chassis Into A Buick Roadmaster Wagon To Make A Time Attack Car

WHOA. Whoa, whoa, whoa. Ok, I’m sure there are still plenty of you that are upset about the Duster-meets-Corvette creature I featured in this year’s LS Fest coverage. (If you want a...

BangShift Project Files: The Project C3 Corvette Build Continues: Big Pipes, Big Block, Big Dog…

We follow forum member SuperBuickGuy’s builds because he is absolutely meticulous in detail and entertaining as he progresses on a project…whichever one he is spinning wrenches on this...

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...

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...

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 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....