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Ridetech’s 48-Hour Corvette Is Going Up For Auction At Barrett-Jackson With No Reserve

No Reserve means it sells regardless of whether someone bids $5 or $500,000. We’re pretty sure it’s going to take more than couch change to purchase this bad boy, but we’re excited...

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Monster Truck Action Coverage From GALOT Motorsports Park’s Monster Truck Throwdown Event

(Words and Photos by David Whealon) Who doesn’t just love Monster Trucks? For me this was my first live experience of a brand of entertainment that I only watched on TV and was one of those things...

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Random Car Review: Have You Ever Heard The Story Of The 19 Factory-Scrapped 1977 Camaro Z28s?

When it comes to the Chevrolet Camaro, there is a ton of legend and folklore that surrounds the first generation and the first “era” of the second gen, a.k.a the Split-bumper cars. A lot...

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BangShift Goes Racing: We Dual-Wield Two Beaters At The 2017 King Of The Heap Race At NCM Motorsports Park!

Ever since it was announced, I’ve been looking forward to NCM Motorsports Park’s King Of The Heap racing series for one reason or another. I wanted to throw a team together…that...

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This Is The Very Last Camaro Built At The Norwood Ohio Plant That Built So Many

(Words and Photos by Bob Chiluk) Van Nuys California and Norwood Ohio have always been known as the two plants where the first three generations of Camaros were built. It turns out that Norwood built...

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This Could Be The Coolest Circle Track Car Ever! Vintage Outlaw Stock Car Racing!!!

Holy crap this looks cool as hell! Since everyone knows that old cars are WAY cooler than new ones, and everyone wants to see some variety with the old body styles in all forms of racing, it is no...

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Monday Time Killer: Funny Site Loaded With Mayhem and Violations

We have not had a Monday Time Killer installment in a while, but this one is very worthy. It’s ThatWillBuffOut.com, which is both a great name and a great site. It’s a blog with a never...

Destruction Video: Bus and Truck Crash Tests Gone Wrong

Planned crash testing for science and engineering is entertaining enough, but what happens when the crash testing becomes an accident in itself? These two videos answer that question. If you’re...

See the BangShift.com Photo Galleries

The photo galleries here on BangShift.com are the most viewed part of the website outside of the forums. For new or returning visitors, we wanted to make this post to send you to see some of the...

eBay Pick of the Week Destruction Edition: Own Your Own Car Crusher

In keeping with today’s stated theme of wall-to-wall destruction and carnage, we thought the ideal eBay pick would be the ultimate in automotive end-of-life technology, the car crusher....

Video: Day of Destruction Starts Now with Old-School Daredevils

As we announced on Friday, today, October 5, 2009, is the landmark first-ever BangShift.com Day of Destruction. We’ll bring you great compilations of automotive stuff getting trashed every hour...

Video: 7-Second AMC-Powered Gremlin!

BangShift member Eagle Kammback tipped us off to this Gremlin that just ran 7.91 at Milan with a 463-inch AMC motor that uses the stock block and stock-based crank! It also has a Liberty five-speed,...

Video: Swingin’ 1961 Chevrolet Commercial

This is a mind-blowing, nearly 2-minute commercial from back when GM was in a good mood. The piece from 1961 looks more like the opener for a Doris Day comedy than it does a car commercial, but it...

The Parting Shift: Getting it Done With a Five-Gear

Here’s a new weekly feature that we’ll use to lower the curtain on a week’s were here on the blog. Each week we’re going to fearure a video of someone really rowing a...

Who The Hell Owns Richard Petty Motorsports?

It seems that every other week we’re hearing news about Richard Petty’s NASCAR team and none of it ever seems to be good. There was the rumor of Dodge leaving them high and dry, a rumored...

Exhaust Violation May Lead to Capture of Murder Suspect

Can a pair of oddly placed exhaust stacks on a truck that has no business having exhaust stacks lead to the capture of an Illinois murder suspect? Authorities hope so. The truck was spotted in...

Carnage Video: Nasty Mazda Rotary Tumbles in the Lights

You may think that import cars are weak sauce, but the guys in Puerto Rico figured out the Mazda rotary engines long ago and they have some insane action there on the country’s four drag...

Paxton Blow-Through-Carb Superchargers for Small-Block Mopars

This really isn’t that new, but it’s just so bitchin’ that we wanted to remind you that Paxton makes blow-thru-carburetor systems for small-block Mopars. Boost is good, and it can...

Coming Monday: The Day of Destruction

We’ve been dropping videos of carnage on you over the last week, placing them here and there in the blog. We’ve had flying Corvettes, spinning big rigs, and even someone driving through a...

History Channel Announces New Shows; One Sounds Like A Glorious Trainwreck

The History Channel is on a reality show kick. We’re admittedly hooked on Ice Road Truckers. It sounds like lots of others are too as the channel’s web site has announced that THC will be...