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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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Carnage Video: Nastiest Engine Explosion Ever, Part Two

One of the most popular video blogs ever here on BangShift.com is the one with the tractor-pull rig exploding its engine is such spectacular fashion that the tractor drives over the cylinder head....

New Models Allowed for Bathurst 12 Hour Event

The Bathurst 12 Hours is one of the neatest production car road races in the world. The Bathurst course itself is the stuff of legend and most of the world’s great racers have made laps on the...

Legal Manuvering Continues in Mayfield Case

There have been some small developments in the saga of NASCAR versus driver Jeremy Mayfield for his alleged use of methamphetamine. Now we’re seeing some interesting stuff starting to happen...

2010 Camaro Body in White

It was announced in February that GM Performance Parts is offering 2010 Camaros as a body in white (just the sheetmetal, nothing else, including the main body, doors, fenders, hood, and trunk lid)...

Craigslist Pick of the Week: Bone Stock 1955 Willys CJ-3B Jeep

Flat-fender Jeeps are coveted by collectors and off-roaders alike. They are iconic American vehicles, and in the case of this 1955 CJ-3B for sale in the Chicago area, direct descendants of the Jeeps...

Icons of Speed Auction to Showcase Historical Drag Machinery

The epic “Icons of Speed and Style” auction to be held at the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles this Saturday by RM Auctions will feature a lot of stuff, we’re drooling over the...

Power Tool Drag Racing is Huge in England

We see power tools and think home improvements. A bunch of wacky gearheads in England see power tools and think drag racing. We love stuff like this and these guys and girls have taken it to the next...

Amazing Canadian Car Collection

The Internet has done a lot of stuff for the car hobby, but most importantly it has shown the gearhead world that there are amazing cars in all corners of the globe. Thanks to a tip from BangShifter...

ARP Main Studs for LT1 Small-Blocks

The newst stuff from the fastener guys at ARP includes parts for Audis and Lancias and junk like that. The company does everything. But the new parts we care about most are the new main studs for...

Bitchin’ Video: Full Tilt Fly Bys From the Silver State Challenge

The Silver State Classic Challenge is a bad ass automotive competition that you’ve had to have been living under a rock not to have heard of. It takes place on a 90 mile stretch of desolate...

Craigslist Find: Sweet Van

CraigsList has shown down upon us once again, this time in the form of a fully customized 1976 Ford van. How fully customized? There’s multiple windows of various shapes and sizes, a roof wing,...

Blown Camaro Z/28 Confirmed for Production

Oh Hell yes! There will be a Camaro Z28 after all and it will be packing the blown, 6.2L, 550hp motor that is currently found in the Cadillac CTS-V. We thought that the Z28 was a totally dead player....

Video: Killer ‘Vette Autocrosser

C4 Corvettes have been slowly growing on us around here. They are a capable platform to build a hot rod off of and can be made to do lots of stuff well. Braking and handling were good from the...

Route 66: Star of the Screen

Driving on Rt 66 is something that should be on every gearhead’s bucket list. Sure it isn’t exactly the same as it was back in time, but it is still plenty cool and has some really great...