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2018 NHRA Auto Club World Finals Photos: Sportsman Action From Hardcore Thursday At Pomona

(Photos by Wes Allison) – It is the beginning of the end of the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing season with the kick off of the 2018 NHRA Auto Club World finals at Auto Club Raceway in...

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HOLIDAZE18: SAVE $400 On A Classic Dash And AutoMeter Gauges For Your Muscle Car, Truck, Classic, And More!

It’s that time of year! Savings are in the air and the holiday spirit is among us! Classic Dash, your only source for ultra high quality dash inserts and gauges, is pleased to bring you...

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BangShift Test Drive: The 2019 Mustang GT Convertible Continues The 50+ Year Tradition of Fun

(Photos by Dave Nutting) –  Yawn you say, scroll on by. A drop top, automatic Mustang. Boring. While this adult version of the Mustang perhaps lacks the wanton fury of the 8,000 RPM GT350R, it...

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2018 RockFab Car Show Photo Coverage: Killer Cars At A First Time Show In Virginia

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – This was the last car show of the year for the Roanoke, VA area and I almost missed it, probably because it’s new. First weekend of  November, the...

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LIVE VIDEO: The Elite 16 $50,000 To Win Pro Mod Race LIVE! $125,000 Total Purse!

If you think big tire drag racing is where it is at, then Pro Mod cars are the baddest of the bad and have to be some of your favorites. Starting Thursday we have three days of HUGE money Pro Mod...

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Meet The “Hellephant”: 426 Cubic Inches, 1000 Horsepower, 950 Ft/Lbs Of Torque!

In Mopar lore, a 426 cubic inch Hemi-headed engine was trouble, pure and simple. It didn’t matter what body it was shoved into…from the absolutely ferocious Hemi Darts and A-body...

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eBay Find: An Obnoxious (and 100-percent BangShift Approved) Straight Axle 1964 GTO

A 1964 GTO with a mile high stance, first converted to a straight axle in 1970, this car is all kinds of hairy. According to the seller the car used to pack a blown alky burning big block Chevy and...

Legendary Drag Racer George Bryce Gets Zoning Approval to Build $12M Racing Facility

George and Jackie Bryce have received the necessary zoning approval to move ahead with their motorsports complex in Americus, Georgia. From what we have heard about the ambitious nature of the...

Weiand Brings the Vintage Swing-Arm Blower Drive Back – Retro-Awesomeness Ensues

If you are a loyal BangShift reader, you know that we’re neck deep into the nostalgia drag racing scene. The whole world of nostalgia racing and hot rodding continues to boom as more and more...

BangShift Poll Question: Is a blown factory drag racer Camaro on the way?

Since Chevy finally dropped the curtain on the ZL1 Camaro, they have a blown model that seems quite capable of locking horns with the Cobra Jet Fords on the drag strips of America. Those Cobra Jets,...

550hp ZL1 Camaro Revealed at Chicago Auto Show — We Have All The Specs

The big news to come from the Chicago Auto Show this week has centered around the unveiling of the 2012 Camaro ZL1, a 550hp rendition of the car sporting the blown 6.2L LSA engine. Harking back to...

eBay Find: One Awesome and Humongous Chevy C4500 Truck

Any truck that wears “super singles” for tires on all four corners is something we need to take a closer look at. This crazy 2005 Chevy 4500 truck pushes all of our buttons because it is...

BangShift Approved: A New Machine for Measuring Massive Crankshafts

Most BangShifters like us think that engines displacing 800-1,000ci are pretty huge. Keeping that in mind, there are industrial power plants in diesel locomotives, tug boats, and huge stationary...

Museum Gallery: Saratoga Auto Museum Right Coast Rods Exhibit

After checking out the Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop, intrepid photographer Joe Grippo headed over to the Saratoga Auto Museum in Saratoga, NY to see their “Right Coast Rods” exhibit. This...

Event Gallery: Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop Garage Night

Despite the horrific weather that the Northeastern US has been experiencing, die hard hot rodders are still finding ways to have fun. Take this gallery by our own photo maven Joe Grippo for example....

Smash ’em Crash ’em Gallery: Monster Jam Action Photos From Houston, Texas

Ace BangShift photo contributor Charles Wickam landed himself front row seats to the wild event that was the Monster Jam event held at Houston’s Reliant Stadium. Not some little weenie arena,...

Barnstormin’: Diggers, Floppers, and one Stressful Omelette

After beating a hasty retreat from West Palm Beach on Sunday morning, I needed a day or two to totally collect my thoughts from a jam packed two days in the Florida sun. It certainly felt great to be...

Book Review: Haynes Enthusiast Manual – Military Jeep, 1940 Onwards

Haynes has been in the repair manual business for decades and now they are trying to branch themselves out into the enthusiast book market. We scored a copy of a new title from their...

BangShift Project Spotlight: An Awesome Home-Built V8 RX7 That Hauls Ass

There’s nothing quite like seeing a guy build a killer project at home with his own two hands. BangShift member Weedburner has constructed one of the neatest RX7 V8 conversions we’ve ever...

Wreckage Video: How Drag Racing Your Truck Across a Meadow Can End Really Bad

High speed antics with friends are best left to the drag strip, especially the paved drag strip. This video shows why driving full tilt across a field in a drag race with your buddy ain’t the...