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The Showdown at the River 2019 Preview: A Nostalgia Race In Temple, Texas Is Bringing Out Some History!

(Words and photos provided by Scott Brown) Little River Dragway opened in the late 1950s. It is the oldest continually operating IHRA sanctioned drag strip in Texas and possibly in the entire USA....

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2019 Lonestar Roundup Photo Coverage: Hanging Out At Top Notch Burgers And Some Of The Coolest Cars Ever

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Our man Charles Wickam was at the Lonestar Roundup recently and he sent us piles of photos to share with you from the show, which we’re starting to do now....

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Viva Las Vegas 2019 Photo Coverage: The Desert’s Craziest Car Show Was Even Better This Year!

From its days as a little car show and rockabilly festival, Viva Las Vegas has grown into a colossus of a show that draws cars from around the country and hot rodders from around the world. It...

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Truck For Sale: Larry Larson Selling The S10 He Won A Wally With, Won No-Preps With, Ran 1st Street Legal 5-Second Pass With!

It was built as a doomsday weapon of sorts and by the time the first phase of its career had finished, Larry Larson’s S10 truck he elevated itself to iconic status in the world of drag racing....

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FREE LIVE STREAMING VIDEO: The Spring Fling Million Dollar Race Coverage Is LIVE Right Here!

It’s time for the biggest payout in bracket racing history folks and that means SPRING FLING MILLION IN LAS VEGAS!!! And the live video all starts Tuesday afternoon thanks to Jegs and Hoosier!...

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Dumb Fun Part 2: The Freaky Farm-Built Dually Is Back…And Crushing Cars!

A few weeks back we showed you a farm built truck that was using huge tires off of a piece of agricultural equipment, four foot wide wheel adapters, and a whole bunch of laughs to survive. The thing...

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Video: The 40th Anniversary Ignition from MSD

Earlier in the week, BangShift.com showed you the new MSD 40th anniversary 6AL ignition box in a cool retro-style look. Power TV was also there in the MSD booth and got this video of our friend and...

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Event Coverage: SEMA 2009 Friday Photo Bonanza

Here’s our last big gallery from the 2009 SEMA show. This one was shot on Friday and looks at some parts and lots of cars and trucks. One of the neatest parts of the show is the major traffic...

2009 SEMA Show According to Cherry Bomb

While we BangShifters were out covering the SEMA Show last week, so were all of our site sponsors. Wild man Matt Graves at Cherry Bomb had some cool projects in the works that we’re not going...

Breaking BangShift.com Project Junk News: Our 1966 Chevy C50 Comes Home

It’s been a wild weekend for us around here. First we winged home from the 2009 SEMA show on Saturday, then got all wound up for our trek on Sunday to officially score our new 1966 Chevy C50...

Carnage Video: Flaming Rollover Crash at Shakedown at E-Town

This video has it all: a half-track wheelstand, a rollover, a guardrail smash, and fire. The best part is that driver Joe Newsham walked away from this wreck that happened at the Shakedown in E-Town...

BangShift Approved: Holley’s new EFI

After spending three days at SEMA surrounded by the coolest cars and horsepower around, it’s not easy to be impressed by another speed part—but this new EFI from Holley gives us lumber....

BangShift Approved: RHS LS Block

We like big power, boost, and spray here at BangShift.com, and this new aluminum block from RHS is made to handle all of the above in spades. The 6-bolt head pattern, extra-thick deck, and clearance...

Bangshift Approved: New Parts from Detroit Speed & Engineering

Detroit Speed & Engineering is a one-stop shop for all your haul-ass American muscle-cornering needs. They build stuff that can launch you into the realm of complete Italian “super...

SEMA 2009 Parts Spotlight: Painless Performance

Painless Performance Products is known for having top-quality, easy-to-install parts, and at this year’s SEMA show they brought out several new products that continue that tradition. For...

Killer 1962 Corvette Is Goodguys Street Machine of the Year

As you’d imagine, we’re not the only members of the automotive blogosphere here at the 2009 SEMA show. The dudes from Autoblog.com are here as well, and their man Drew Phillips spent some...

Jeremy Mayfield To Auction House, Cars, Guns, Wife’s Jewelry

Thanks to a tip from Bangshift.com forum reader Wally, we found out that Jeremy Mayfield is set to auction off his home that sits on 475 acres, his car and gun collections, and his wife’s...

Bangshift Approved: The McLeod M-800 5-Speed Transmission

One of our favorite parts of the 2009 SEMA show is McLeod’s brand-new M-800 five-speed manual transmission. This thing has survived 800 ft/lbs of torque and enough torture that the guys...

SEMA 2009: Notes From the Floor

We’ve been giving you the nuts and bolts from the show, but we know that what you really want is the inside line on what’s happening. There hasn’t been an incredible amount of juicy...

SEMA 2009 Parts Spotlight: Aeromotive

Aeromotive, the fuel system company that supplies everyone from street rodders to drag racers, has some cool new stuff in its booth. Probably the neatest thing we saw was the Stealth Fuel Cell, which...