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Category Archive: Unhinged

Unhinged: Welding Lessons For The Resident Delinquent

There are certain skill sets needed to be a moderately capable wrench. You need to know the basics of how to take things apart and put them back together in the right order, the correct way. You need...

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Unhinged: Apparently Chrome Bumpers Equals Big Money Now?!

I remember being laughed at when I said that cars from the 1970s and 1980s would appreciate and become just like all of those muscle cars that people had been fawning over. I said it when I got my...

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Unhinged: A Little Boy’s 1970 Mach 1 Is Destroyed Because Someone Is Garbage.

Here’s your language warning: I’m f***ing pissed off as I type this. What you are looking at is the charred remains of a 1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1 that was the best thing in the world to...

Unhinged: I Went To A Car Show And All I Shot Was This V8 Go-Kart!

Forget poetry and prose…today, I’ve been in a pretty screwed-up mood. Everybody has one of those days where the sun is shining and all is right with the world and they’re looking...

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Unhinged: We Found A Stowaway On Board, Captain…

It’s a running joke within the family: I am a cat magnet. No, not that other kind of magnet, a cat magnet. There is something about me that felines simply gravitate to. I don’t know what...

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Unhinged: FCA Trademarks “Cuda” and “Atlantic”…New Cars Or Vaporware?

From an outsider’s perspective, the FCA fleet is in some sort of doldrums. The Ram pickup line has been the same since 2009. The Dodge Charger and Challenger have more or less taken the...

Unhinged: Coming Full Circle At The Holley Hot Rod Reunion

The Holley Hot Rod Reunion is, far as I’m concerned anyways, my Genesis when it comes to BangShift. It was the first major photo assignment I had, the first time I worked with Brian and Chad,...

Unhinged: Smarter Cars Are Result Of Dumber People Holding Driver’s Licenses.

“Cars need devices to curb child heatstroke deaths, lawmakers say” “Some automakers slower to make standard technology that could avert 1M crashes a year” “When Will...

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Unhinged: A Couple Of Random Finds From The Junkyard Run

One thing that I do not appreciate about the state of Kentucky is that every last scrapyard is hell-bent on making sure that you, the customer, are not allowed in the yard. As someone who will...

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Unhinged: A GoFundMe Account To Pay Off A Honda Owner’s Speeding Ticket For Dusting A Mustang!

I’ll be up-front about it: on the whole, I dislike GoFundMe campaigns. Why? Because for every truly worthy cause (such as the campaign to raise money for Chad and Daphne that was started by a...

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Unhinged: As We Send The Rollover Explorer To The Crusher, We Balance The Books! How Did We Do?

Well, as far as I’m concerned, the Rollover Explorer has outlived it’s usefulness and will soon be dragged off of my property, to be ground down into tiny bits, never to hurt another...

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Unhinged: Ok, Survivors Of The 1970s, Let’s Have A Talk About Vanning…

At the time of writing this, I’m more or less thirty-four. That means that I was born in 1983, which means that I was lucky enough to miss the custom van craze. By the time I was a kid who was...

Unhinged: A Night At The Dragstrip – Your Average, Everyday Test And Tune

It takes absolutely zero seconds from the moment someone asks me, “Do you wanna hit the dragstrip later?” to the point where my brain yells out, “Hell yes!” loud enough to be...

Unhinged: Maybe Ending Cars And Coffee Events Could Be A Good Thing?

19-year-old Tahj Turnley is going to remember the last Nashville Cars and Coffee for quite some time. That’s because he was filmed leaving the Thoroughbred 20 Theatre area after the show,...

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