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Category Archive: BangShift Galleries, CAR SHOWS, Car Shows, CHEVY, Event Coverage, Gallery

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....

Some Days, You Just Need To Go Jump Some Sand Dunes In A Cheap Short Bus!

Running in the sand dunes is just good fun, there’s no way around that. Get an orange flag, get some paddle tires, and go out and romp to your heart’s content. What would you take? Quad?...

BangShift Project Files: A Denali, A C3 Corvette, And A Second Chance At Building A Hot Stingray!

BangShift forum member SuperBuickGuy is one of those people who always has a ton of projects going on in his shop. The man swings from build to build like George of the Jungle swings from vine to...

BangShift Project Files: The Ultimate Project Creep…Yank Engine From Camaro, Stuff V8 Vega Wagon!

Project Creep: (noun) when changes turn what was supposed to be a simple fix into a convoluted and time-consuming process. It’s the old joke…you pull the car into the garage to change...

This V6-powered Chevrolet S-10 Has Us Thinking Of 4.3-Based Projects!

When General Motors removed cylinders 3 and 6 from the small-block Chevrolet V8 and stuffed it into the new-for-1978 Chevrolet Malibu, performance was the last possible thing on their minds. The...

Here, Little Hellcat: Chevrolet Unleashes The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 And The 1LE Track Packages

(Photos: General Motors) When the tagline for your new hot ride is, “Get used to our taillights,” things are getting serious, and Chevrolet has decided that getting sand kicked in their...

BangShift Project Files: This 1955 Chevy Truck Project Is Kind Of Like IKEA Furniture: Bring It Home And Start Assembly!

If you’ve hung around BangShift for any amount of time, you’ll recognize the name Charles Wickam. He’s one of our photo contributors, he’s a great friend, and if the night air...

BangShift Project Files: The Ultimate Restoration Project? This 1928 Chevrolet Is Going Under The Knife!

If you roam around the more deserted areas of the American Southwest, there’s a chance that you’ll see a car like this somewhere: pre-war, well-roasted, and mostly just the bones of what...

Watch As This Duramax Chevy Puts All Of That Torque To Good Use: Punishing Tires!

From the start: this Duramax Chevrolet is a bad, bad sumbitch. The burnouts are epic, the driver unrelenting, and the fog bank created by just the tires alone was probably visible on weather radar...

This Duramax-Powered Chevy Mega Truck Cuts Loose On A Motocross Track!

We’ve been featuring Mega Trucks here for a while now, and to be rather honest…there is something about them that has kind of bothered me. It’s not the lift, not the skinny tires,...

Track Time For Hot Rod Garage’s “Bonemaro” Budget Turbo LS Build! Will The Ragged F-body Run 10s?

Take a $10,000 budget, buy one royally clapped out $800 1979 Chevrolet Camaro, one junkyard 5.3L LS V8, an eBay turbo kit meant for a Chevrolet Silverado, and then proceed to hack, weld, bodge and...

Is Nothing Sacred? Check Out This Split-Window Corvette Mud Bogger From Texas!

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, and vice versa. Just because I like weird old barges doesn’t mean you do. Just because you like lifted trucks doesn’t mean that I...