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January 2020 Pomona Swap Meet Photo Coverage: The Fairplex Was Packed With People, Parts, and Cool Stuff!

(Photos by Wes Allison) –  At the end of the day all of us who love cars and trucks have a few things in common. We are attracted to the stuff we like for reasons of emotion, style,...

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This 1965 Film – The Hot Rod Story Drag Racing – Is Officially The Best 1960s Drag Movie We’ve Seen

We know that we fall into the “this is the best old drag racing film that we’ve ever seen” trap far too often but the problem is that we see an incredible film that we have never...

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PRE-REGISTER FOR LS FEST WEST NOW! Vegas Baby, Vegas. Don’t Miss Out, Registration Is Now Open!

Holley’s LS Fest West is fast becoming the outlandish, crazy and fun no so little brother of Holley’s LS Fest in Bowling Green Kentucky. With growth that can only be described as awesome,...

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Impractical? Fooey! Watch This Pulling Tractor Take Care Of Multiple Jobs On The Farm!

There are times in this world when practicality rules all, right? Certainly aspects of life are just better when approached with that mindset. Racing and motorsport are not parts of this discussion....

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Rough Start Fox Body, Part 1: Meet Our $600 1989 Mustang LX!

From the moment I got hired on to write here at BangShift, I’ve championed the idea of spending the least amount of money to have the maximum amount of fun in the process. The Rough Start...

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The EPA Is Actively Attacking The High Performance Aftermarket – WE NEED THE RPM ACT – IMPORTANT

Just in case you think that the active and continued support that BangShift gives SEMA and very specifically The RPM Act is some sort of a waste of time, understand that at this moment, the United...

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Classic YouTube: 1973 Southern 500 at Darlington

If you haven’t seen some of the higher-quality footage of NASCAR races from the 1970s on YouTube, you need to check them out. With Car And Track’s Bud Lindemann narrating, it’s...

The Dentist Treatment: Fogging Out A Mustang With Nitrous!

I have never played with nitrous. For that matter, I’ve only been in one car ever that was on the bottle, and when the driver wanted to show off the fun the blue bottle of happiness provided,...

Urchfab Tears Down The CB550: What Will Come Of This Cool Little Project?

It’s tear own time for the latest project form Urchfab. Matt is tearing stuff apart in an effort to make this thing cool and clean and we love him for it. We first introduced this project a...

Oh Mon Dieu: Flogging A Hemi Daytona At Mont Tremblec With Extreme Prejudice

In some road tests, the video will start off with some basic driving, or maybe some clean beauty shots of the car parked up, perfectly polished, looking like you hope your potential dream machine...

Rough Start: 1977 Chevrolet Nova Rally – One Seriously Rough Bastard!

I grew up around plenty of people that would fall under categories like “shady”, “dangerous”, “unstable”, “criminal”, and just about every other...

The Truly Mental: Drag Bikes At Santa Pod Raceway

A rundown of my personal bests: Top speed, 172 MPH. Fastest quarter-mile to date, [email protected] MPH. Fastest speed on a motorcycle? About eighty miles per hour on a fire road on a Yamaha YZ80 at full...

This Levi’s Edition 1976 AMC Gremlin Has Just 48,000 Miles On It And Is A One Owner Car! Make It Yours Dude!

Sometimes it surprises me that there are still one owner cars left in the world like this 1976 AMC Gremlin Levi’s Edition. After all, this was an econobox car in it’s day, and even though...

Swamp Thing: Check Out The Recovery Of This IH TD24 Crawler That’s Been Buried For 45 years!

There’s a line attributed to EOD bomb technicians. Reportedly, when asked about whether or not they were stressed out when it came time to defusing a bomb, the answer was something to the...

Hail To The Chief: The Perfect 1982 Jeep Cherokee Chief Is Available!

Any other day, any other vehicle, this would be the point where I would start complaining about a lack of interior or underhood pictures on a classified ad for a car or truck. Not that I’m a...

Classic YouTube: The First Demo Flight Of The AH-56A Cheyenne Attack Helicopter Prototype

Arming helicopters was a relatively new thing when the 1964 Advanced Aerial Fire Support Systems (AAFSS) program was announced. Up to that point, any armed helicopter was a modified version of an...

Shreddy Life Is Building A Class 11 Volkswagen! This Is The Gnarliest Class At Baja Period

Class 11 is the nearly stock VW beetle class that SCORE runs in Baja and it is without a doubt the most difficult class to finish in each and every year. Any racer in Mexico knows that these...

Slight Miscalculation There: Ott Tänak’s Big Crash At Rallye Monte Carlo

Any time the words “rally crash” are printed, it’s time to tune in for some sincere carnage. It’s been my personal draw to rally racing, I can’t lie. I grew to...

Tim McAmis Talks About Window Net Mounts, New NHRA Pro Mod Rules, And Has Special Guest Richard Dick Jr.

Tim McAmis never ceases to entertain and inform folks and this latest video is no different. With the announcement of new NHRA Pro Mod rules there has been lots of discussion, argument, and quite...

He’s Back: Shawn Langdon Will Wheel Connie Kalitta Tuned DHL Top Fuel Dragster In 2020 NHRA Action

The speculation has been out there for a couple of months but we need speculate no more as Kalitta Motorsports has announced their driver lineup for 2020. Shawn Langdon who has been driving the...