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Category Archive: Racing Junk Find

Buy John Lingenfelter’s Personal C4 Corvette Silver State Race Car

Now this one is special. Everyone knows the empire of horsepower that John Lingenfelter built, and that made cars bearing his last name something special to own around the world. But what if you...

This VW Van Speaks To Us. Man I Want One Of These Bad!!!

You all know my weakness for station wagons, but I also have a strange desire to own a van. Actually a couple of vans, because I want a VW van like this and a Chevrolet with big and littles that is...

Racing Junk Find: This 1965 Chevrolet Biscayne Is Plain Jane Perfection And We Love It!

There is something about a set of dog dish hubcaps on steelies that just says horsepower. Or at least it does for a Chevrolet guy. After all, that’s what came on COPO cars and some of the best...

Racing Junk Find: This 1957 Buick Special Is The Quickest Ever. 7-Second Street Car Greatness!

We know this particular 1957 Buick Special well and can tell you that there is no other like it on earth! We were around when Larry Larson Race Cars was finishing it up a few years ago and can tell...

This Is Our Kind Of Toterhome And Stacker Combination Right Here!

Showing up in this sucker is certainly not going to be without notice. Man, this is one pretty rig we found on RacingJunk and would get you all the attention before you even unloaded your race cars!...

We Want To Go Pro Stock, Radial vs The World, And Pro Mod Racing! This Camaro Could Do It!

Okay, so I’m pretty sure that Rick Jones, at RJ Racecars, would disagree with my evil plan, but here goes. I wonder why we couldn’t buy this 2014 RJ Pro Stock Camaro and race it in...

Ready To Throw Down: This 1986 Buick Regal Is Ready For A Fight! Who Wants Some Of This Bad Boy?

The first picture that a potential buyer sees of a car for sale will dictate the overall first impression that the buyer develops. A clean, polished up beauty that someone has taken the time to spiff...

Factory Ringer: This 1989 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE Is A Race Car First And Foremost

Chevrolet’s Camaro has always been a car that wore it’s options codes with pride. Z/28, B4C and every engine code known in the Chevrolet lexicon tie into the Camaro at some point or...

Turn-Key Tens With License Plates: This 2000 Chevrolet Camaro SS Is Ready To Go!

The dream factory hot rod of my high-school years was a “catfish” Camaro Super Sport. Fourth-gen F-bodies trumped Mustangs, I didn’t want a truck so the Lightning was out, and I...

Money No Object: A No-Joke Trans-Am Raced 1964 Ford Falcon

Trans-Am in the late 1960s and early 1970s…glorious. Boss 302 Mustangs against AAR ‘Cudas, Z/28 Camaros and Mercury Cougars against AMC Javelins and Dodge Challenger T/As tearing around...

Money No Object: Have Your Race Car For The Street With This Legalized Craftsman Truck F-150!

Everybody always says the same thing about NASCAR race vehicles: “I wish it was like back in the day, when teams used real cars for race cars.” That’s a fair shot at what is now the...

Road And Track: This 1978 Dodge Aspen R/T Is An Engine Away From Being Your Street-Strip Terror!

I’ve owned two J-bodies and five M-bodies, but I’ve never owned a Dodge Aspen or a Plymouth Volaré, the F-body of the Mopar FMJ group. There’s really no difference besides...

Malaise Monster: Somebody Please Get This 1985 Cadillac Coupe de Ville Racer Back On The Track!

We love the freaks here at BangShift! Ok, maybe it’s more that I personally love the freaks, but one look at this 1985 Cadillac Coupe de Ville and you should at least understand why I’m...

Could Be Fun: This Desert-Romping XJ Cherokee Looks Like A Ton Of Fun!

Yesterday Chad showed off a Ford truck that looked hell-bent on ripping up a desert path somewhere and it got me thinking about the same thing. Desert rompers rule! What part of “hauling ass in...