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Save Time and Get It Right The First Time With Borgeson – Here’s Why The “Jeep Box” Conversion Ain’t All That

We’re all about saving money around here. We’re all about getting the most bang for the buck and making your hot rod do the most with the least. We’re also about working smarter and...

Tech Talk: Borgeson Has A Tech Page That Will Knock Your Socks Off – FAQs, Tips, and More Here

We know that you love car stuff because you are reading BangShift right now. You likely love the car stuff more than you love the stuff you are supposed to be doing at the moment, which is a-ok with...

Install Video: Using The Ridetech StreetGrip System To Upgrade The Handling Of Your C2 or C3 Corvette Is Easy! Watch!

Ridetech contines to expand the line of StreetGrip applications and that is now great news for classic Corvette owners. If you have an original C2 or C3 Corvette that is finally ready to have the...

Build Your Own Adjustable Swaybar For Your Next Project!

I’ve built a few adjustable sway, or anti-roll bars in my time, but never has one of my modifications been nearly as trick looking as the one Matt from Urchfab has whipped up for the Mongrel...

Adjustable Shocks You Are Afraid To Use? Watch This Video From QA1 And Get Over Yourself!

There’s a syndrome that befalls even the most hardcore of hot rodders. That is the paralysis by too may adjustments that comes with adding lots of cool parts to your car. There’s the carb...

How To Build A Basic Chassis Jig, And How To Use It. The Fabrication Series Is Building Something Cool!

I’ve dreamed of having a big fancy chassis table for many years. You know, the kind you see in full blown chassis shops? Yeah, I want one of those, with all the fixtures and all the clamps and...

Own A C4 Corvette? RideTech Has Two Options To Revamp The Performance Of Your ‘Vette!

At this moment in time, we firmly blieve that the C4 Corvette represents the best performance bang for the buck spend in the used high performance market today. These cars are are the rock bottom of...

Suspension Tech Video: How To Calculate Spring Rate With The Guys At QA1 – Get It Right The First Time

We live in a world where the high performance aftermarket can service every single one of your needs, especially when it comes to suspension. We don’t live in a world where people have...

Great Video: RideTech Tells You How To Avoid The Top Five Problems That Come Into Play When Lowering A Vehicle

Changing the suspension of your car or truck may be physically “easy” and one with bolting on parts but the math and physics involved is tough stuff. The engineering side of things is...

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...

Truck Suspension Tech Video: Check Out The Install Of QA1s Complete Single Adjustable Coil-Over Suspension On A 1970 C10!

There’s nothing hotter in the aftermarket these days than classic trucks. After just meeting with dozens of high performance parts manufacturers last week, I came away with a keen understanding...

Install Video: Check Out This How-To On Installing The Ridetech 1988-98 C1500 Coil Over Suspension! Awesome System

The 1988-98 Chevrolet truck platform has finally come into its own in the world of hot rodding and that means parts and pieces are being developed with a fury by the aftermarket. Ridetech recognizes...

Urchfab Makes Use Of Their Hand Built Control Arm Jig. These Are Some Pretty Cool Custom Parts You Can Build At Home

It is the common thread of the Urchfab project called the Mongrel, a Miata chassis with a bitchin old Ford 100E body slid over the top of it with some huge fender flares, a cage, and lots of other...

Assembling A Coil Over Shock Isn’t Hard, But You’d Be Surprised How Many People Do It Wrong

That’s right folks, assembling a coil over shock is not hard. It’s not rocket science. But just because it isn’t hard doesn’t mean that people don’t often do it wrong....