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Category Archive: BangShift News, CHEVY, MOPAR, OTHER

Stupid Gearhead Storytime: Doing The Most With The Least At The Junkyard!

With all the “social distancing” and “stay-at-homing” going on right now, some of us have been fortunate enough to have been given a time out from the typical daily rat race....

The CNC Plasma Cut Plate Steel Motorcycle Is Coming Along! This Is One Fun Project.

The plate steel motorcycle frame is welded up and rolling on its own two wheels! This thing is definitely going to turn some heads with the unique shape and fabrication. We love it, and only wish...

Dyno Test Video: Measuring The Gains Of Roller Rockers On A Hot Rod Stroker Jeep Inline Six Engine

It’s the age old question that hot rodders have asked themselves since the dawn of time. “Are they worth the money?” This goes for basically any part of parts that people have to...

This Rolling Metal Shop Table Project Is One You Can Do At Home And Would Be Seriously Handy

I’m a big fan of shop tables that move around so you don’t need to take up all your space, all the time. Of course there is also a danger when you talk about horizontal spaces, because...

NHRA Has Been Making Chassis Tech Changes In 2020 And Tim McAmis Is Here To Explain What They Mean To You.

For 2020 the NHRA has come out with some pretty significant rule changes with regards to Pro Mod chassis and more. These new rules are intended to combat some of the recent issues with parts on cars...

Project Binky Is Back! This Bitchin All-Wheel Drive Mini Project Is Getting Close To Making The Noise!

We love Project Binky, and have been following this project nearly since it started. It has been a few years, but the work going into this crazy little machine is one of those things that just makes...

Watch How This Dude Made His Own Triple Engine Outboard Boat – This Is Going To Make This Little Bastard A Riot!

In recent years there have been more and more bad ass outboard engines coming out, including GM LS Based stuff that makes stupid power, but what we’ve been most impressed by are the number of...

Here’s How You Replace The Entire Floorpan In A First Gen Camaro. Watch This.

Rust, the nastiest four letter word in the hot rodders language. Ugh, fixing it is a pain in the ass. But, with the amazing availability of reproduction sheetmetal for all kinds of muscle cars,...

Ever Wonder Just What Goes Into Chopping A Top On A Merc? This Video Shows Every Step From Start To Finish!

It’s 4 hours long, but if you want to know how to chop the top on a Merc then this is the one to watch. It’s not new, and it’s not in HD, but man it is complete and detailed....

The Fabrication Series Builds One Ultra Cool And Versatile Fixture Table We Wish We Owned

Unless you are really new around here, you know I’m the guy who loves all things welding and fabrication. We’re building a new shop and house right now and I’m dreaming of a killer...

Watch Wray Schelin From Pro Shaper Sheet Metal Build A Jaguar E-Type Nose Out Of Aluminum. Sheet Metal Awesomeness Right Here

Sheetmetal work is one of those things that I would just love to be good at. I have never spent much time working sheetmetal, mostly because I don’t have many of the tools, but it is one of...

Here’s How To Make Sure Your Projects End Up Flat Even If You Don’t Have A Welding Table. Here Is How 3 Points Can Make You Accurate.

So you’ve got your welder, a saw to cut metal, and a stack of tubing you want to make into something. It doesn’t matter whether it is a table frame for your house, a back half chassis...

Making Tools Is Cool! Take A Look At This Rotary Bender, It’s Not Only Good At Bending But Bad Ass Looking Too

There is something about building your own tools that just makes you feel good. Not every tool should be made mind you, but some are better when you make them yourself. I’ve got several tools...

How To Prep And Paint An Old Rusty Chassis: Sure It’s Some Work, But The Results Can Be Cool

We’ve all come across a project that has got a chassis we just don’t look forward to cleaning and repainting. Often we’ll decide that taking it to the powder coater to have it...