Category Archive: 1320 Project Cars, BangShift 1320, FORD, Project Cars

BangShift Project Files: What To Do With A Languishing Thunderbird…

The MN-12 Ford Thunderbird. It’s almost a forgotten car at this point…the few I see still running around are on their fourth or fifth owners or they are rotting behind a building...

The 2017 Summary From BS Mid-West: Where Do Our Project Cars Stand?

It’s about time to start taking stock in what we’ve managed to accomplish this year with the project cars in the stable here in Kentucky. This year has been…well, I guess you could...

Introducing Project Mud Bomber: This 1964 Galaxie 500 2 Dr Sedan Gets A New Lease On Life

(Words and photos by Scott Liggett) Last November when my friend, Carson Jaeger, first texted me pictures of a blue and white Galaxie 500. He was asking me what I thought it might be worth. He was...

BangShift Project Files: The Big-Block Mustang GT Is Being Small-Blocked! Don’t Worry Though, It’ll Still Rule!

One of the more potent cars in the Project forums is the 1983 Ford Mustang GT owned by James Pringle, better known as “BBR”. The nickname stands for his first project, a big-blocked Ford...

Project Great Pumpkin Mustang: Floor Patching, Subframe Connectors, And More!

It’s been six months since we put up any kind of word on the Great Pumpkin, our 1980 Ford Mustang Ghia, and that’s actually a good thing for the most part. The car didn’t die 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...

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 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: The Ballad Of The Little Red Mustang, Now With More Blower Noise

One of the most colorful characters in the BangShift Forums is “pdub”, who was formerly known as Peewee. We don’t mean colorful as yours truly (meaning that every fifth word usually...

Project “Great Pumpkin” Mustang: Step Two Is Making A Sacrifice To The Pony Car Gods

We are a couple of weeks into work on the Great Pumpkin, our 1980 Mustang Ghia, and it’s been a bit of a rollercoaster ride, to be honest. We’ve had good days where we make progress and...

BangShift Project Files: This 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 Was Loaded With Mud When Found!

Scott Liggett is no stranger to the pages of BangShift. His black 1965 Impala is pretty much his calling card, his 1967 GMC has been his latest project, and in-between he’s worked on some neat...

BangShift Project Files: Following Along As A 1968 Mercury Cougar Gets Put Back Together

Langleylad’s 1968 Cougar has been one of the more intricate builds featured on the project car forums. He’s been working on it for years now, and it’s a sincere, in-depth build that...

Project “Great Pumpkin” Mustang: Step One Is Getting Our Forlorn Fox Back On The Road

Our 1980 Mustang hasn’t had the most comfortable life in the last few years. It’s lived in a shed (the sketchy, wasp-filled number that was the home of our Imperial when I yanked out the...

Project “Great Pumpkin” Mustang: We Introduce Our Daily-Driver Build 1980 Ford Mustang Ghia

What better way to kick off the new year than by bringing a new project car on board? Well…let’s be honest, it’s not exactly a “new” project car. If you’ve been...