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Category Archive: BangShift Question Of The Day??, Videos

BangShift Question Of The Day: How Many Uses Can You Come Up With For An Old Limo?

It’s weird to me, how quickly a limousine goes from being the car you want to be seen in to being the car you never want to be near. It seems to happen in the blink of an eye. Maybe it’s...

Hot Rod Haulers! Place Your Bets Between The 1UZ-Powered Flatbed And the 1JZ-Powered Van!

A Toyota HiAce flatbed truck and a Mitsubishi L300 van. I’ll take “Vehicles You’d Never See On A Dragstrip” for a thousand, Alex. Small, compact utility vehicles from Japan...

Treat It Like A Rental: Watch As This 1995 Buick Century Takes Every Ounce Of Abuse Thrown At It!

It’s an automotive cockroach. The Buick Century, the one made between 1982 and 1996, might be proof that at some point in time GM actually did try to make a good front-driver car for the 1980s....

Hell Charger: See The Story On The Live-Action Ghost Rider Build Here!

The 1969 Dodge Charger, once again. Do you think that anybody in Auburn Hills could have even come close to grasping just how much of a legend this car would become? They had no clue, I’m sure...

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Morning Symphony: Retired Rally Cars On Snow! Watch As A Ford Focus RS, Ford Fiesta WRC And Peugeot 206 Go Play!

There are still a few weeks left of winter to deal with. That means that even though I’m looking at beautiful temperatures and sunny skies for the next couple of days around BangShift Mid-West,...

Monday Morning Madness: Sidecar Motorcross Jumps To Classic Van Halen!

I have to wonder how the conversation goes when a team for sidecar motorcross gets put together. It’s one thing to ask your buddies to help you out in the pits for a weekend for the promise of...

How To Service Your Ridetech Air Ride Solenoid Valves At Home

If you have Air Suspension on your hot rod, like we do on several of ours, you are occasionally going to need to service your air solenoid valves like any moving part on your hot rod. If you live in...

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Bathurst Ride-Along Greatness: Murray Walker’s Ride-Along Lap With Brad Jones In 1997

One of the most well-known pieces of footage from the Bathurst race in Australia is when Darrell Waltrip got to ride along in the passenger seat for a lap of Mount Panorama in Jason Bright’s...

Classic YouTube: The Bob Mayer Review (Roast?) Of The 1979 Ford Mustang Ghia

The kids call it being “savage”. I refer to it as “blunt-force honesty”. To others, it’s simply stating the plain facts, feelings of others be damned. In today’s...

Sorry, Mr. Possum: Watch As This Barn-Find Fiat 850 Spider Gets Drug Out And Brought Back To Life

I love it when a left-for-dead car is brought back to life. I’m not talking the car whose transmission crapped out two months ago, either…I’m talking D-E-A-D car, the kind where...

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Here’s How To Choose The Right Air Compressor For Your Garage Or Shop

We just moved the BANGshift West Coast shop from a commercial space to a new spot behind the house. The size is the same, but the layout is much much better, and we’re working really hard to...

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Here’s How The Shelby Mustang Was Advertised In 1967 – Let The Man Speak, Let The Car Shine!

Manufacturers don’t need to advertise their halo vehicles on television. They can include it as a teaser, for sure, but the goal of any manufacturer is to move the daily, bread-and-butter cars....

Public Service Announcement: Why You Should Drain The Water Out Of Your German SUV!

Ask anybody who is familiar with the words “rust repair” what the one thing you want to avoid is. Go ahead, ask. Ask any Mopar fan, or anyone who lives in the snow belt areas. You want to...

Classic YouTube: Will Hoy’s 1993 British Touring Car Wreck – Punted By His Own Teammate!

Touring car racing in the 1990s ruled. The drivers were unhinged, the cars were just modified street cars, and the racing was mental on a basic race day. When competition, stress and emotions flowed...