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Category Archive: eBay Find, FORD

Forces Of Time: Does A Properly Prepared 1989 Ford Thunderbird SC Have A Draw?

Everyone always wants to make a crack about building the wrong car, until someone puts together the “wrong car” the right way. Ever notice that? Nobody liked 1973-77 Chevelles, it seemed,...

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BangShift Test Drive: 2012 Ford Shelby GT500 – No Crowds Were Harmed In The Testing Of This Vehicle

It’s interesting to think that we live in a time where 550 horsepower is actually middle-of-the-road, borderline average grunt for a factory offering. Ever since the second Supercar War turned...

BangShift Project Files: No, It’s Not A Mustang. It’s An In-Depth 1968 Mercury Cougar Build, Coming Closer To Being Done!

First-generation Mercury Cougars are badass cars. In short terms, they are a Ford Mustang that’s slightly longer, certainly more luxurious, and just as capable. And they had style…hidden...

Project Mud Bomber Part 3: We Make It Run, Drive And Look Like NASCAR, Then Drive The Hell Out Of It.

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett) When we last left Project Mud Bomber we had rebuilt the brakes, replaced the shocks, had the gas tank cleaned and lined. We also cleaned over 250 lbs of mud off...

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...