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BangShift Top 11: Decal GT, Round Two! More All Show, Not Much Go From The Seventies!

I’ll crack my knuckles, sit down in the chair, and proceed to once again embrace the weirdness that I will be remembered for. I grew up with everyone owning cars that had visual punch, but...

BangShift Top 11: Signs You Haven’t Been In Your Garage In Quite A While

With the weather turning cooler and the prospect of getting some winter projects done for once, today was the day that I sacked up, slammed some cough medicine, and flung open the doors to the shop,...

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BangShift Top 11: McTaggart’s Choices From SEMA 2017

I might be battling traveler’s cold…or bronchitis…or the plague, depending on how I’m feeling at the moment, but this year’s SEMA was a very interesting and varied...

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The Top 11 Most Ill-Fated Drag Cars Of All Time – A Spooky List For Halloween

Today is Halloween so we decided to go on the spooky and macabre side of things for this Top 11 list. Throughout the history of drag racing there have been great innovations, great innovators, and...

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BangShift Top 11: We Take A Crack At The Most Impactful Model Names Ever Used

Wordplay has always fascinated me. It’s partly the reason why I’ve been typing out stories here for the past few years…it’s not like I’m racing every weekend or building...

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BangShift Top 11: The Class of 1983…What Rides Were Worth Mentioning From The Year McTaggart Appeared?

I freakin’ hate the “What car from the year you were born?” game. Why? 1983. Lohnes might have 1980, the pinnacle of suck, but I’ve got to deal with four-banger F-bodies,...

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BangShift Top 11: McTaggart’s “What Car Do You Want Today?” List

Alright, there’s a reason for this cheap-shot of a Top 11 list…today is the day that I don’t get a dirty look for asking for a piece of cake with my dinner. It’s my birthday,...

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BangShift Top 11: Strangest NASCAR Stock Cars Raced

Ever since I could identify what the cars were that flew around superspeedways on ESPN, I could tell you two things about NASCAR: The cars all look the same. The amount of manufacturers seems to be...

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The Top 11 Reasons Why 1964 Was Bar None, The Greatest Year For American Cars And Will Never Be Topped

Since McTaggart took us through his twisted mind today I thought it was a good idea to take you through some history as well. 1964 was of course 51 years ago and it was the greatest year for the...

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Top 11: Underrated Movie Cars – Which Lesser-Known Big-Screen Cruisers Deserve More Recognition?

You know the great movie cars. Yes, you do…1977 Trans-Am in black and gold. 1958 Plymouth in Autumn Red and Ivory White. Black 1969 Dodge Charger. (Whoops…might need to get a bit more...

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Top 11: Special Edition Models That Never Appeared (But Should Have!)

The special edition models…what better way is there to tart up an ordinary car for sales? Many cars sold past and present rely on the special models to keep up the sales momentum after launch,...

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The Top 11 Best Muscle Car TV Commercials

Today is Super Bowl Sunday, the biggest commercial day of the year. Undoubtedly some car company will be running ads during the game and trying to make a splash with whatever creative ideas they have...

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The Top 11 Items We Never Thought We’d See On Display At Barrett-Jackson

Barrett-Jackson is a HUGE event, but it is far from just about cars. In fact it’s about anything that sells for money. Anything. We’re talking mattresses, jewelry, planes, patio...

Top 11: The Strangest Special Editions We Could Find – The Lengths That Manufacturers Will Go To Sell Cars Are Pretty Long

Special editions are, in my eyes anyways, just a way to peddle more iron out of the door by giving off the illusion that you are holding on to something truly special once you have the keys in hand....

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