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Category Archive: Top 11

BangShift Top 11: Best First Car Options For The Ungrateful Little Brat!

So, one of the stories that went flying around the Internet this week was a report from the IIHS and Consumer Reports that was a list of the best cars for Mom and Dad to get a teenager for their...

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BangShift Top 11: Unnecessary Automotive Nose Swaps

Whenever I got the itch to take the “back way” to Phoenix from Prescott, Arizona, I was ready for two of my favorite things about the trip. The first was the section of Highway 89 between...

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Top 11: McTaggart’s 1990s Picks – The Cars From The Horsepower Re-Awakening!

So, I decided to revisit this list to see if my mind had changed in the five years since I first wrote it. Obviously, with only eleven spots, there were going to be some omissions and some contention...

Unknown Parts Counter Guy: A Top 11 Of Worksite April Fools’ Pranks

Welcome to April Fools’ Day, the one day a year where every comedian in the shop or store sacks up and decides to test the limits of the phrase, “…it’s just a prank,...

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BANGshift Carnage Spotlight: Send Us Yours! This Week, Pistons, Transmissions, And Rearends Oh My

A couple weeks ago I posted up some carnage and told you guys to email me evidence of the stuff you’ve blown up or broken on your hot rod or race car and boy did you! But we need more, so check...

BangShift Top 11: McTaggart’s Highlights From 2019

Today is the day to reflect on the past year of activity. It’s been a freaking blur this year. Some sections came easily. Others kicked my ass like none other whatsoever. I’ve put down...

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BangShift Top 11: The Ultimate Wrong Choices You Can Make, According To Everyone’s Opinion!

I first started checking out automotive forums online in the spring of 2000. Prior to that, all I ever really used the internet for was finding funny .wav files to keep on hand when my friends and I...

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Best of 2019 Top 11: Gearhead Things Your Significant Other Has Had To Tolerate!

If there is one thing that the three of us are grateful for, it’s that we were blessed with significant others who completely understand the sickness that affects us all. Daphne was right...

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Best of 2019: Ken Block’s Gymkhana Favorite Moves Throughout The Years

I had heard about the Gymkhana video during my second deployment. I heard about it for a month or so…one of my soldiers came back from his vacation to the States and was just about exploding,...

Top 11: The Merger List – With FCA, Nissan and Renault Talking About Getting Together, What Models Should Stay?

So Renault and FCA are considering going together on a merger, and from what we’ve been seeing so far, Nissan is on board. While there will be a wait to see if this potential tie-up will...

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Top 11: McTaggart’s Dream Picks For 2019 – A Snapshot Of His Wish List!

A couple of years ago, I put together a Top 11 list of random wants for my birthday. It’s nothing more than a snapshot into my wish list at the moment, which, if you are a car guy with a pulse,...

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BangShift Top 11: McTaggart’s Highlights From 2018!

As far as BangShift is concerned, 2018 is over in my world. The presents have been opened, the photos have been stored away onto the storage hard-drive and the work to prepare for 2019 has all but...

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BangShift Top 11: McTag’s Selections From Gateway Classic Cars’ Nashville Shop!

One day a year I get to act like I’m something important and today is that day. Somehow, between teenage stupidity, the military, heroic amounts of alcohol over the years and many, MANY bad...

Best of BS 2017: 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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