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BANGshift Question Of The Day: Which Current Automotive Trend Pisses You Off?

Walk through any car show or race, sit in the grandstands or on the starting line, and you or others around you will comment on something you like and something you don’t. Listening to what...

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Heady Business: We Take You Inside The Edelbrock Foundries Where Their Products Are Made In The USA

(Words by Stephen Kim – Photos by Manufacturer) –¬†Horsepower: 2,500. Cubic inches: 430. Boost pressure: 45 psi. Cylinder pressure: Absolutely ridiculous. Running 6.80s at nearly 210 mph,...

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All Our Holley LSFest 2017 Photo Coverage Is Right Here!

Holley LSFest is one of our favorite events of the year, and if Friday morning is any indication this will be the biggest and baddest one yet! We’ve seen every kind of factor LS Powered...

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If We Get Nuked This Volvo 6×6 Could Be An Awesome Bug Out Survival Vehicle

Lets face it, with all the natural disasters, North Korea, zombies, and terrorists trying to take over the world it might be time to start thinking about a bug out survival vehicle of some kind. A...

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KC’s Paint Shop Says Farewell To Frankenstein: The Tire Smoking Shop Truck Is Gone

Yep, KC says this sucker doesn’t stop like he wants, doesn’t sit as low as he wants, doesn’t do almost anything as well as he wants and it doesn’t look nice enough to...

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Oh, The Rolls Royce Burnouts Are Cute – This Video Of A Nitro Funny Car At Goodwood Beats All!

There have been some notable drag machines that have taken on the Goodwood hill over the years but none of them did what Jason Phelps did. Phelps took his Gladiator Ford Mustang nitro burner and laid...

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Jeep Military J8s Available in the U.S., Kind Of

The Jeep J8 is a kick ass, military-spec version of the Wrangler that has previously only been sold to foreign governments and militaries. Enthusiasts have been pining for this littler killer to be...

Comp Cams Hosts the Amsoil Mopar Muscle Engine Challenge

There are several big-time engine-building competitions out there but there’s only one that caters strictly to the Mopar-loving crowd. This one, backed by Mopar Muscle magazine will be held at...

New BareBones Cams from Lunati

Lunati’s line of BareBones cams exists to satisify the needs of budget-conscious hot rodders who are still looking for high-quality products. With all the talk of flat tappet versus roller cams...

Helio Castroneves Tax Trial Update

Helio Castroneves, the two-time Indy 500 champ and IndyCar racing standout, is on trial for allegedly hiding more than $5 million and not paying any taxes on it. Robin Miller, the well known racing...

Lohnes’ Pic of the Week: My Favorite Stocker Ever

I was in lust from the very second I laid eyes on this baby. The photo was taken at Lebanon Valley Dragway somewhere around 2002 or 2003 at an NHRA divisional or National Open event. The car is the...

Fun Ford and Battle of the Brands is Dead

The news has officially broken this morning that American Autosports Productions has pulled the plug. The company that formerly produced Fun Ford Weekend, and more recently Battle of the Brands, will...

Legends of Riverside Museum Event a Success

On March 27-29, there was a Legends of Riverside International Raceway gala event and film festival held at the Riverside International Auto Museum nearby the location of the historic race track in...

Site of the Week: The-RocketMan.com

Ky Michaelson is not exactly a household name in the world of hot rodding, but it really should be. He is a man who once mounted a Turbonique rocket to a motorcycle. He has driven hydrogen-peroxide...

Stromberg Calls Out Speedway For Its Knock-Off 97 Carburetor

There’s nothing quite as juicy as two companies getting into a scrum over similar products, especially when one of them is a late arrival knock-off of the other. This is the case with Stromberg...

Killer Car Show: The Hot Rod Hayride

We think we’ve located the coolest car show in England and it’s happening this August. Thanks to a tip from the ADRL’s Ian Tocher we checked out the website for this neat gathering...

Book Review: NASCAR Racers by Ben White

We often cite NASCAR as the root of all racing evil. With its massive budgets, corporate-driven agenda, and media domination, it’s an easy target to draw the ire of us busted-knuckle types. The...

Video: The Real F-Bomb Camaro in Action for the Fast and Furious Sound Crew

Here’s a video that we made last summer during a day at California’s Willow Springs International Raceway when the gearhead crew from the Fast and Furious movie was having a fun day...

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Event Coverage: 200 Photos from Goodguys Del Mar Car Show

It was another great weekend in California on April 3-5 for the 9th Annual Goodguys Del Mar Nationals at the fairgrounds in, you guessed it, Del Mar. BangShift.com was there all weekend as I once...

Richard Petty and John Andretti to Field a Car at the Indy 500

The rumors are true. Richard Petty will be fielding an entry in the Indy 500 this year and the driver will be John Andretti. It’s very cool that two of the most iconic families in American...