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Bonneville Speed Week 2018 Is The Fastest In History And We’ve Got More Photos!

(Photos by Chad Reynolds) With 5 streamliners reaching speeds of more than 400 mph, this is officially the fastest Speed Week in history and we’re so glad to have been a part of it. The...

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SCTA Bonneville Speed Week 2018: Sunday Photos From The Starting Line And The Pits

(Photos by the author) – It is an interesting year here at SCTA Bonneville Speed Week 2018. For starters all of the woe-stricken people who claimed that we’d never have good salt to race...

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Danny Does It: Danny Thompson Sets New Speed Mark At 448.757 MPH Cementing Family Legacy Of Speed

(Photo credit: Danny Thompson social media) – It was an incredible day of competition on the Bonneville Salt Flats, Sunday as speed marks fell left and right and one of the most significant...

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Bonneville Speed Week 2018: Scenes From The Salt On A Friday Full Of Anticipation

(Photos by the author) – It’s here! SCTA Bonneville Speed Week 2018 has begun. We were on the salt yesterday to check out the pits and see what we could see as racers were setting up,...

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This 9-Second Bench Seat Equipped 1966 Impala Is Just One Of The Cool Things From Street Car Takeover Spokane

When I saw this amazingly clean and sexy 1966 Impala, that runs 9s, has a bench seat, and weighs close to 4300 lbs, it made my heart skip a beat. After all, our own 1966 Chevy is one bigun as well...

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Bonneville Speed Week 2018: Alphabet Soup – What Do All Those Class Designation Letters Mean, Anyway?!

(Editor’s note: Starting this coming weekend, BangShift’s coverage of SpeedWeek 2018 will commence! As we are always gathering new readers we run this story about how to decipher...

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Rough Start: This 1972 Pontiac LeMans Is A Perfect Template For An Entry-Level Project!

GTO it ain’t, but when you’ve only got five stacks to make a fun second ride happen, you don’t get the luxury of being choosy. That’s what makes this 1972 Pontiac LeMans so...

133 MPH On The Highway, And It Is Perfectly Legal! Sign Us Up!

This video is not only cool because it has awesome cars and car guy stuff in it, but also because of just how giddy Kyle and the 1320 Video crew are during this trip to Germany. They run down the...

Caption This: Well…Hell With Mudding In The Jeep, We’ll Go Tubing Instead.

I have a question: If you are piloting a mega truck, wouldn’t you notice if one of the massive wheel and tire assemblies just quit being part of the program, up and left the scene, and just...

Hooker Introduces New BlackHeart Stainless Shorty Headers For 2005-2009 Mustang GT

Hooker’s BlackHeart brand of headers and exhaust systems is taking the hot rodding world by storm with some seriously nice looking and high performing products. The latest in the BlackHeart...

Our Bonneville Speed Week 2018 Coverage Is Nowhere Near Over. Check This Out!

(Photos by Chad Reynolds) I’ll admit that the car count at this year’s Bonneville Speed Week was lower than usual, but there were still hundreds of hot rods making big power and big speed...

The Necropsy: Find Out What Actually Killed The Engine In The Mighty Car Mods’ Mitsubishi!

When the smoke clears, you’ve determined that you are alright and that the car is not longer on fire, the next question is almost always, “Well…what the f**k happened?!” It...

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BangShift Question Of The Day: What Part Or Parts Are You Currently Lusting After But Cannot Afford?

Like virtually all hot rodders, we have champagne tastes and a beer budget. Ok, let’s be honest here. We have box wine tastes and a prison toilet hooch budget, but you get the idea. Every day...

Fly High And Free: Open Class Tough Truck Racing From The Pacific Northwest!

Occasionally, we get our kicks watching someone as they take a mildly prepared rig like a Jeep Grand Cherokee onto a Tough Truck course and prove just how durable they truly are. That’s the...

This 1953 Lincoln Raced In The La Carrera Panamerica Multiple Times. El Toro Amarillo!

I did some research and couldn’t find anything specific about a 1953 Lincoln called El Toro Amarillo that raced in the La Carrera Panamerica way back in the 1950s, but from the door stickers I...

Bonneville Speed Week 2018 Is The Fastest In History And We’ve Got More Photos!

(Photos by Chad Reynolds) With 5 streamliners reaching speeds of more than 400 mph, this is officially the fastest Speed Week in history and we’re so glad to have been a part of it. The...

Ridetech’s Builder Highlight: Ten Questions With Harold Chapman At Hot Rods Of Andice

When a hot rod builder garners a Ridler, Goodguys Most Beautiful Street Rod, Goodguys Muscle Machine of the Year, Goodguys Street Rod of the Year, and Hot August Nights Builder of the Year, all...

Who Wouldn’t Want To Own An LS Powered Mid Engine Baja Bug?

Baja Bugs are cool regardless of what they are powered by, but LS powered Mid Engine bugs are extra special and haul ass. With big power, tons of suspension travel, and a big tire, these suckers can...

We Hit The UMI Autocross And Cruise Last Weekend In Pennsylvania And It Was Rad!

Last weekend was the 7th Annual UMI Performance Autocross and Cruise In and holy cow, what a show! Hosted at the newly acquired UMI Motorsports Park, the racing this year was insane. Thursday night...

Cheap Car Hero: Watch As This Holden Barina Goes From Crapcan To Quick, Hillclimbing Crapcan!

If you’ve never seen a Holden Barina (or it’s European clone, the Opel Corsa B), here’s all you need to know: it’s a Geo Metro analogy, but smaller. They were sold as the...