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PRI 2018 Is In Full Swing And Here Is Our First Gallery Of Photos: Race Parts And Race Car Nirvana!

It’s December in Indianapolis and that means the PRI Show is in full swing downtown! The Performance Racing Industry Show is mecca for race car guys as every racing parts company is on hand...

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The Final Pomona Swap Meet Of 2018 Was Awesome, And We’ve Got Tons Of Photos Of Parts And Cars To Prove It

We don’t need to tell you just how iconic the Pomona Swap Meet is, because everyone knows it is one of THE places to go for any car guy. Parts, cars, beer, bbq and awesome people make this a...

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OUSCI 2018 Photos: The Ultimate Street Car Invitational Delivers!

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Optima’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car series runs throughout the year, with competitors putting their cars through their paces in order to win class at an event and...

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2018 Houston Autorama Coverage: The Show Cars, Trucks, Racers and More Made This One HUGE

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Traditions are something that people hold near and dear whether we’re talking about automotive traditions or family, or anything else really. Traditions...

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Bo’s BACK: Bo Butner Announces Full-Time Return To NHRA Pro Stock with KB Racing

A drag racing class that was in need of some good news got some yesterday with the announcement that Bo Butner will be returning to run the full slate of 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series pro...

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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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Breathing Fire: Jon Asher Aims the Heavy Guns at NHRA Brass

First it was Warren Johnson ripping NHRA management on the ESPN broadcast of the race from Maple Grove and now it is veteran drag racing journalist Jon Asher bringing out the heavy guns. Asher pulls...

Toyota Wins Cash for Clunkers Lottery, GM and Chrysler Flop

We have been biased, slanted, and openly opposed to the Cash for Clunkers program for any number of reasons. Be they the ass-backwards environmental claims by program champions, or the totally bogus...

Young Chase Austin’s Career in Flux after Punting Kyle Busch Out of a Race

We’re struggling with something after reading this Canadian Press story about Chase Austin and his wreck that took Kyle Busch out of competition at Bristol last weekend. It was Austin’s...

GM Owns Chinese Market; Tin Can Mini-Vans Leading the Way

As has been the trend for several years, GM’s Chinese interests are hauling tail with respect to production, market share, and profitability. It used to be that Buick was the flagship brand...

Just Wow: Stunning El Camino on eBay

First off we need to thank Kris for the tip on this. Well actually we shouldn’t thank him for the violent physical reaction we had after checking this eBay ad and looking at the pictures....

Video of the Week: Gixxer Kart Versus Hayabusa

We’re on a bit of a go-kart kick today as we spent yesterday reviving and thrashing a Craigslist find 5hp kart for a family member. That little devil was a hoot to terrorize the neighborhood...

Sudden Impact: 1969 GTO Judge Loses Fight With Pole

Wow. This is rough stuff. The car that is trying to eat that pole is a 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge. We’re thinking that the driver did not walk away unscathed from this one. BangShift.com member...

Clunkbucket Does the Concours d’Lemons

Our pal Mike Bumbeck owns and operates Clunkbucket.com, a website that certainly does not waste time with mundane stuff. They live off the beaten path over there and it makes for some awesome reading...

Detroit Free Press to Muscle Car Fans: Don’t Panic

Call us nuts, but we were actually feeling pretty good after reading this piece from the Detroit Free Press. Writer Mark Phelan brings up some great points and actually clues us in on some existing...

It Came From the Forums: Trans Rebuild Tech Part 2 and 3

BangShift.com member Jeff Bradley, a professional transmission guy by trade, is currently rebuilding a Turbo 400 transmission for another of our forum members. Jeff has been cool enough to take...

Self Loathing: GM To Remove GM Logos From All Vehicles

The Associated Press is reporting that General Motors will remove its “mark of excellence” logo tags from all vehicles, some immediately because of a need to promote their individual...

Fossett LSR Racer Up For Sale; Formerly Breedlove’s Car to Battle the Brits

If you have huge coin and huge, ummm, courages, perhaps you should purchase the late Steve Fossett’s LSR car. This ride was originally owned and built by Craig Breedlove at the same time that...

Dealers Call Cash For Clunkers a Nightmare; Submission Deadline Extended Due to Computer Crashes

In a final crescendo of this debacle of a program, the end of the Cash for Clunkers came in a hail of last minute peperwork submissions, computer system crashes, and general calamity. So much that...

Papa John Gets Camaro Back; Camaro Owners Get Free Pizza TODAY

It took nearly 30 years, and the car has been altered slightly, but amazingly “Papa” John Schnatter has his hands back on his beloved Camaro. Our blogging bretheren over at Jalopnik...