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Category Archive: OTHER, Project Cars

Cool Project Thread: Tearing Down an Air Cooled Stroker VW Motor

BangShift member Stiney has a bunch of cool stuff lurking in his barn, including a Fox-bodied Mustang with a 500ci Cadillac engine in it. His real affliction though, seems to be VWs of the air-cooled...

Project Goliath Update: Piddly Projects, Plodding Progress

It has been too long since we brought you any information on progress with our 1966 C50 called Goliath. The main reason is that there hasn’t been too much sexy stuff happening. We’re at...

Project Car Spotlight: Joe Grippo’s 1970 Mustang

After highlighting Scott Liggett’s cool 1970 Caprice project yesterday, we needed to swap coasts and show the hot rod of our other major photo contributor, Pennsylvanian Joe Grippo. Joe is one...

BangShift Project Car Spotlight: A Crazy Tube-Chassis Fiero From the Netherlands

One of the truly cool things about this whole BangShift deal is the fact that we’re international. Guys are building nasty hot rods all over the world and thankfully we’re able to see...

Project Car Spotlight: One Dirty Malibu Wagon

It’s no secret that, here at BangShift.com, we like wagons and getting dirty. Which means it’s only natural for us to do a Project Car Spotlight on DirtyWhiteBoy’s cool Malibu wagon...

Project Car Spotlight: The Coolest 1976 Chevelle in Norway

The BangShift.com community is worldwide. Grease smeared, transmission fluid stained, bloody knuckled gearheads can be found at all corners of the Earth. Proof of that is BangShift.com member Arlid,...

Project Car Spotlight: A Full-Tilt, Turbo-4, Road Racing 1989 Mustang

We hold guys who race stuff in special esteem. Not professional level racers, but guys who race stuff period. Racing takes lots and often gives back little. The failures are public and the triumphs...

Project Car Spotlight: Red Hot Racing’s LSR 1998 Camaro

When a bunch of BangShift.com forum members got together in 2008 and decided to transform one of their cars into a team LSR race machine, we watched with interest. This was a bold project with lofty...

Project Car Spotlight: A 538ci Cadillac Powered 1953 Studebaker Champion Starliner

This could be the coolest, most well executed car ever constructed under a car port ever. BangShift.com forum member 53 Studillac purchased a 1953 Studebaker Champion Starliner a few years back that...

Project Car Spotlight: An Odd-Ball Mopar Project That We Love

If you are a regular reader of BangShift.com you know that we really love dirty, hands-on projects. Bonus points are usually awarded if said project involves an off-beat, under loved, out of the norm...

Project Car Spotlight: The Tale of a BangShifter and the 25 Years He’s Had His Malibu

BangShift.com forum member Bamfster (Dan) is one of the true BangShift originals. He’s been around since the CarJunkieTV days, participated in the epic Red Ball Express run that saw David...

Project Car: Fatlane, the Chevy-Powered, ProCharged 1964 Ford Fairlane. Update: Suspension Fabrication

ABOUT PROJECT FATLANE This project car is a 1964 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt look-a-like that is being constructed to compete in the Heavy Street drag class at races like the YellowBullet Nationals,...

BangShift.com Project Car: The 1969 Camaro Convertible comes home!

Since I moved from Texas to California a couple years ago, my 1969 Camaro convertible has been sitting in our shop in Texas collecting dust and losing parts to Dad’s 1968 Z/28 Camaro. But...

Project Car: Complete Buildup Photos of the First F.A.S.T. Mopar in the 10s

Regular readers got to know BangShift.com member Joel Nystrum several weeks ago when we had a video of him powershifting his 30,000-mile original Hemi GTX on an 11-second pass. That was one 1967...