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2019 Pittsburgh World of Wheels Photo Coverage: Horrid Weather And Awesome Cars!

(Photos by Mike Brooks) –¬†Mike Brooks and thousand of his Pittsburgh area hot rodding pals kept a steel city tradition alive recently by attending the 2019 Pittsburgh World of Wheels. This...

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Street Racing In Sweden Is Arguably Some Of The Coolest On Earth. Man We Want To Go See This In Person!

I’ve been following street racing in Sweden for years. Magazines, online publications, and video crews have been sharing the action on the highways of Sweden for decades and each and every time...

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Our NHRA Winternationals Wheels Up Sportsman Action Photos Start Right Here

The 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Season is officially underway, with both Sportsman and Professional classes hitting the famed strip in Pomona Thursday and Friday. We’ve got great wheels...

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Video: Masters Of Motors 2018 PRI Edition – Judging The Coolest Engines At The Hardest Core Performance Show In The Wold

It’s back! Below we have the Masters of Motors 2018 PRI edition video for you to enjoy. If you checked out the 2018 SEMA show Masters of Motors competition, you know that JE Pistons stepped up...

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The Dirty Cougar: The Moment Of Truth – Would The $400 Mercury Survive King of the Heap?

If you missed the last update on the Dirty Cougar project, click here to check it out! So let’s recap on the progress we’ve made with the 1987 Mercury Cougar LS that has become a...

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Grand National Roadster Show Photos: There Is So Much To See, You Won’t Believe It

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) There is never a shortage of things to see at the Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona. It’s in all the main halls at the Fairplex, home to the Pomona Swap Meet and...

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Great Read: A Short History of the Snake and the Mongoose

You certainly do not need to be a drag racing geek to have heard of the great rivalry between Don “The Snake” Prudhomme and Tom “Mongoose” McEwen. The two were part of what is...

eBay Pick: 1985 El Camino Sporting a Caddy Bum

This is a confusing piece. isn’t it? Normally people turn stuff into El Caminos by adding a truck like bed. Few people actually modify the Elky to be more car like. The seller of this creation...

Criagslist Pick: Vintage Twin Engine Racing Go Kart

Old go karts are especially neat. First off they weren’t built in China, and secondly, they could have had multiple engines on them like this one that’s for sale in Kansas City. Packing...

Sublime Fail: Man Crashes Self Propelled Recliner Into Car While Drunk

This story may actually top them all. A 61-year old Minnesota man named Dennis LeRoy was sentenced to 180 days in jail for drunk driving. Not news, right? We should probably add the small detail that...

Ford Announces Limited Edition 2010 Boss 302R Factory Race Package

We’ve been talking special edition Ford Mustangs around here lots, and apparently Ford has been listening as they just announced the release of a limited edition 2010 Boss 302R factory race car...

New Ridetech Project Car: a Factory Five Roadster!

BangShift.com sponsor Ridetech always has some cool project going on, and this time company owner Bret Voelkel has picked up one of the hot little Factory Five ’33 Hot Rods for the...

Killer Video: SOHC Ford Floating the Valves at Eight Grand

The is gearhead voyeurism: a look inside the valve cover of a 427 SOHC Ford motor at eight-freakin’-thousand RPM. What you’ll see is valve float. Not wildly bouncing valve float, but a...

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Retro-Cool: Drag Racing Online Features Vintage Drag Racing Posters

People collect just about everyting. Our habit is weirdo, basketcase cars, but others like to collect all manner of drag race and hot rod memorabilia. Vintage drag race posters happen to be the focus...

Dart Wants Your Input on a New Ford Cylinder Head Design

Dart Heads has decided to build a fresh, kill-all cylinder head for small-block Fords, and the company is looking for input on design features from racers who really use the stuff. This could be a...

Mustang II: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Some say I was a little hard on the 1974-78 Mustang II in “The Top 11 Never Made Special Edition Ford Mustangs” that ran earlier this week on the BangShift.com blog.  After all,...

Carroll Shelby Will Rebuild Your Engine!

Ol’ Shel may not drop by your garage with a bowl of chili and a torque wrench, but if you send your mill to his Carrol Shelby Engines company, the place will now rework your exact engine and...

Video: Diesel Fury from the Cornfield Corvette

Man we’re loving big, fast trucks these days. We stumbled upon a couple videos of a large truck called, the “Cornfield Corvette” and after nearly passing out due to the coolness of...

15 Vehicles Returned So Far in General Motors Buy-Back Program

In a program that started September 14, 2009, General Motors offered a 60-day buy-back guarantee on its cars. If you bought a GM product, you could return it between 31 and 60 days after the purchase...

New Zealand Street Racers Risk the Crusher Under New Law

Normally we’d be writing about how you can add another state to the growing list of places that will crush your junk if your something really stupid in your car. Now we can tell you to add...