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Category Archive: FORD, Project Cars

The Mach 12: Check Out How This 1973 Ford Mustang Is Being Turned Into One Man’s Vision Of A Sports Car!

(Words: Kevin Brown) When it comes to engines many believe that there’s simply no replacement for displacement. But in all reality, every variation of engine size, and style, has its place. Turbo...

BangShift Project Files: Ethyl XXII – This Stunning 1933 Ford Is Awake And Alive!

Sometimes you just have to walk away from the garage and projects for a while to collect your head. You lose interest, you find yourself frustrated, angry, or depressed at what you are working on and...

A Happy Reunion: A Barn-Find 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 And It’s Original 428SCJ Engine!

(Words by JunkyardDigs) We all wish we could have our own GTO Judge, or 426 Hemi powered Mopar, but many of us know that we could never afford one of these cars in good shape, especially one with a...

BangShift Project Files: A Turbo Lincoln LSC That Is Getting The Full-Kill Build Treatment

The Fox-body Lincoln Mark VII and LSC are criminally underrated. Take every positive aspect you can come up with about a similar-vintage Fox Mustang, add the aero shape that is shared with the...

Automotive Archeology: Check Out This Big Block Mopar-Powered Model A Ford As It Comes Out Into The Light!

(Words by Junkyard Digs) We’ve all seen pictures of epic barn find Shelby Mustangs, or old Ferraris, but it’s not every day you find a Mopar powered Model A tucked away in a dilapidated shed!...

Project Great Pumpkin Mustang: The Second Sacrifice Has Arrived At The Shop!

No, that is not the Great Pumpkin Mustang. That is not the replacement for the Great Pumpkin Mustang. What you’re looking at is the latest thing to be dragged to BangShift Mid-West’s...

BangShift Project Files: We Check In On A 1966 Ford F-100 Packing A 427 Side-Oiler!

When we say we have all manner of builds in the BangShift forums, we mean it. From my low-buck junk to Hemi Joel’s seriously high-end Duesenberg straight-eight rebuild and everything in...

BangShift Project Files: A 1966 Ford F-250 That Is Being Blown Apart For A Fresh Build!

Working to the point where you can retire is the ultimate goal, isn’t it? You’ve squirreled away your hard-earned money, put in your dues and now you’ve got plenty of time to sit...

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...