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Category Archive: FUNNY STUFF, HISTORIC, MISC, OTHER, Project Cars, Videos

Fab Rats Barn Find Road Trip: 1000 Miles From Home! Will This 55 Year Old Barn Find Drive That Far?

The Fab Rats crew was going to pick up a truck that they were going to finish up for a family who had recently lost the builder. What they ended up finding is a surprise the wife of the fabricator...

Accidental Barn Find Of The Century? The Fab Rats Find Something Special While Picking Up Another Rig

There have been plenty of times that I’ve gone to look at a car or truck for sale only to end up finding something else cool that I’d love to have as well. Of course, I’m not...

Sheet Metal Fab How To: Simple Tools And Techniques Can Help You Recreate Some Pretty Complicated Body Panels

Replacing a piece of a rocker, lower fender, cab corner, or floor pan is pretty standard when you are talking about building old cars, but what about the other stuff that’s more complicated?...

Reader’s Project: This 1975 Jeep CJ5 Is All Hot Rod, And We Totally Approve!

When Kim Welch sent us some photos and history on his cool CJ5 build, we knew he was our people. As a regular visitor to BANGshift.com he knew that we love to take content submissions so he sent us...

Project Binky Update: lt’s Back And It’s Badass, But Has Had To Have Some Tweaks

Despite being the most well thought out car build I’ve ever seen online, and also being finished to a much more show car level than anyone ever expected at the beginning of this whole project....

Classic Mini Cooper Race Car Build: Urchfab’s Mini Project Is Getting A Tight Fitting Roll Cage!

Urchfab has built some fun and cool cars for both the street and the track, with our favorite being the Mongrel which is an old British Ford 100 on a Miata body. But that car is really nice and is...

Classic Mini Cooper Race Car Build: Urchfab Is Building A Mini For The Track And The Welding Starts Here

Urchfab has built some fun and cool cars for both the street and the track, with our favorite being the Mongrel which is an old British Ford 100 on a Miata body. But that car is really nice and is...

Mini Pinzgauer 6×6 Build: A Cab Forward Side By Side UTV That Will Have Everyone Wanting One

This Mini Pinzgauer build is super cool and we dig it. Of course, it isn’t something simple, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun as hell to put together. We’ve shared the...

Project Car Revival: Will Emily And Aaron Be Able To Bring This One Back To Life?

Almost every car junkie has got some old ride sitting around that has been forgotten, is waiting its turn to be built or what have you, and some of those are complete cars that could be brought back...

Project Binky Update: Reassembly Is Well Underway! When Will It Make Its First Drive?

Well, it is moving forward. Not under its own power, but it is moving forward and we are so excited. The electronics, mechanicals, and more are all going in or getting ready to go in because this...

Edd China’s Workshop Diaries: His Custom Mini May Look Like An Orange, But It Handles Like A Lemon!

I’ve seen photos of his Outspan Orange before but had no idea what was really going on underneath this thing or how it came to be. It turns out these were promotional vehicles used to get people in...

Only Two Days In And The 5-Window Essex Coupe Build Has The Windows And Top Going Together Already!

Most of the time that I watch Halfass Kustoms on YouTube I find myself wishing I go things done as rapidly as he does. This dude is a machine and just moves forward with projects at a blinding pace...

That Odd Bark: The Blown V6 Holden Berlina Barks To Life For The First Time!

We were moments away from sending Scotty at Street Machine a message inquiring as to the whereabouts of the Holden Berlina that he had started to build into a supercharged V6-powered sweeper. To...

BangShift Project Files: Meet The Wedge, A Rolling…(psst…what is it again?!)

Six years ago, this car first hit the BangShift forums as a curiousity, a freak show that Joe Haber had seen roaming around Arizona, a car that nobody knew the backstory to, a car that nobody knew...