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This Restored 1970 Ford Econoline Pop Top Camper Van Is Road Trip Perfection

Any regular reader of BANGshift will know that I have an addiction to motorhomes, camper trailers, and vans among other things. I don’t personally own a van, but I have wanted a cool window or...

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Cool Old Stuff Gallery: The Northern Illinois Steam Power Club Show and Threshing Bee!

(By Greg Rourke) – It’s the second weekend of August, and the air north of Sycamore, Illinois is thick with coal smoke…it must be time for the Northern Illinois Steam Power Club...

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Bonneville Lunch Break: Your Speed Week 2017 Photo Fix Continues

If you have been less productive at home or work since Friday, we’re really sorry. We didn’t mean for our unstoppable coverage of Bonneville Speed Week 2017 to keep you from other...

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It’s Bonneville, Baby! Here’s The Spot For ALL Of Our 2017 Bonneville Speed Week Coverage!

So here’s BangShift’s 2017 Bonneville Speed Week information hub. This one place will be updated with all of our photos, breaking news, record qualifiers, features, and stuff that happens...

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The Mecca Of Speed: Our Bonneville Speed Week 2017 Photos Just Keep Coming

Warning: Bonneville Speed Week attendance will result in an uncontrollable urge to build cars to go speeds no man was intended to reach. You have been warned. We’re not sure of the severity of...

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Engines! Here’s A Gallery Of Very Diverse Power Plants On The Salt At Bonneville Speed Week 2017

Engines. They are the thumping lifeblood of Bonneville Speed Week 2017. Part of the reason people love this place and the sport of land speed racing so much is that creativity is not punished as it...

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Here’s The Dirt Equivalent To Outlaw Pro Mod Racing – These Dirt Drag Racing Rigs Are Nuts!

We’ll forever be fascinated with the application of massive horsepower to the ground whether it is on asphalt or something way less sold. This video falls into that “way less solid”...

Historic Drag Video: Drag Racing – Sport of the People

By now, you should have read our great interview with Jon Lundberg, the truly great drag racing announcer from the golden era of the sport. Lundberg was called the “Voice of Drag Racing”...

Watch And Listen To This NASCAR Engine Get Spintron Tested To 9,000 RPM – Wild Stuff!

The Spintron machine is one of the greatest tools ever devised for race engine builders, valvetrain manufacturers, and people who make their living making horsepower on the highest levels. This is a...

This Restored 1970 Ford Econoline Pop Top Camper Van Is Road Trip Perfection

Any regular reader of BANGshift will know that I have an addiction to motorhomes, camper trailers, and vans among other things. I don’t personally own a van, but I have wanted a cool window or...

Modern Street Hemi Shootout At Milan Dragway 2017: Where The Elephants Play, Part One

Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Conner Avenue, Telegraph Road…the road to a Mopar homecoming all meets up in the Detroit Metro area. Which makes the Modern Street Hemi Shootout series’...

Vintage TV Ad Perfection: Evel Knievel In All His 1970s Greatness Hawking AMF Bikes

There were few people more famous in the 1970s than the late Evel Knievel. From jumping motorcycles to jumping canyons (Ok…trying to jump canyons) he was known around the world for his feats of...

To Innocent To Die: This 1984 Ford Mustang Is Sitting In A Copart Lot As A Donation!

Copart is where I go to see dead vehicles. Pure and simple. For years I’ve associated the site with the mangled remains of what was useful transportation. And in my off time, I occasionally...

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Project Angry Grandpa: The Second Round Of Work At BFNY Performance And Milan

When we last left our in-house project Chrysler action-wise, I had finished up running at ChallengerFest 8 and was pretty content with the performance of the big gold brick. It wasn’t running...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s The Strangest Thing You’ve Ever Seen Run The Quarter Mile?

For the most part, I’m not exactly surprised with what I see at a dragstrip. There’s cars that I’d love to drive, cars I’d love to own, pit vehicles, food stands, fuel, track...

1977 Mack Vs 1972 Chevelle! The Chase Scene From Convoy Including An Under Appreciated Jump!

Listen, whenever we get the chance to get Earnest Borgnine some screen time here on BangShift, we take it. Why? Who the hell knows why, honestly. The real reason we’re posting this clip from...

Bonneville Push Car Perfection? This 1963 New Yorker Station Wagon Rules and It Has A Cross Ram, 426ci Max Wedge Engine!

We know what you are thinking. “Why would you ever put a wagon this nice and awesome on the Bonneville Salt Flats?!” Yes, the thing would get salt on it but frankly it ain’t the end...

More Salt! We’ve Got Photos Galore Left To Share – From Small Blocks to Target 550, You’ll Enjoy These

(Photos by the author) – You didn’t think we were simply going to share one measly gallery from the salt today, did you? HA! Oh ye of little faith. Nope, here’s a second blast of...

This Is Bonneville: Rebuilding An Amazing Motorcycle In The Bed Of A Truck Sitting In Front Of A Motel 6 Hotel Room

(Photos by Bret Kepner) – It was a couple of years ago that we introduced the BangShift reader universe to Alp and Jalika. To me more specific we’re talking about Alp Sungurtekin and...

Not Today! Watch Racer Nick Swift Complete A Spectacular High Speed Pass At Goodwood – Opposite Lock!

The 74th running of the Goodwood Members Meeting took place a short time ago at the famed Silverstone Circuit in England. The course has been around for a long, looong time and has produced exciting...