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The PSCA Heads-Up Hootenanny, Featuring Mid West Pro Mods, Will Be LIVE Right Here Starting Friday Evening!

We’ve got another great weekend of LIVE drag racing coming next weekend at the PSCA Heads-Up Hootenanny, presented by Extreme Brand Products. The Mid-West Pro Mod Series, including Mid-West...

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Gallery: 1950s/60s Modified/Super Modified Circle Track Photos – Wrecks, Action, More!

(Jim Cheney photos from Stu Lord Collection) – My pal Stu Lord spent many years in the thick of the short track racing scene in New England. Serving as the track announcer at Lee Speedway,...

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Great BangShift Approved Gearhead Ads Circa 1966 – Cars, Gas, and More

It has been a while since we’ve delved into the archive here at the Lohnes Institute for automotive, racing, and cool gearhead stuff history so today, let’s dip our toe back in. Chad...

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Hell In A Handbasket: This Fiat 600 Is A Center Steer, 9-Second Quarter Mile, Argentinean Sensation (Video)

There are people who think that the internet will be the ruination of us all one day and those people are probably right, but the thing sure has its upsides, too. Take Pablo Diaz and his incredible...

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2017 Race Of Gentlemen Photo Coverage: One Of The Neatest Events In The Country Delivers Again

(Words and photos by Anthony Festa – AnthonyPhillipFesta.com) – This year marked the 5th outing for The Race of Gentlemen, a Stultz & Sons Productions event that harkens back to the...

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2017 Gasser Reunion Coverage! History and More On Display At Thompson Dragway

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – I’ll always have a special place in my heart for the Gasser Reunion at Thompson Dragway in Ohio. Why? My wife and I blasted off fro college just after...

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Unhinged: We Found A Stowaway On Board, Captain…

It’s a running joke within the family: I am a cat magnet. No, not that other kind of magnet, a cat magnet. There is something about me that felines simply gravitate to. I don’t know what...

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Great BangShift Approved Gearhead Ads Circa 1966 – Cars, Gas, and More

It has been a while since we’ve delved into the archive here at the Lohnes Institute for automotive, racing, and cool gearhead stuff history so today, let’s dip our toe back in. Chad...

Is This The Oddest Dually In America? 1985 GMC 3500 With An Inline Six And Manual Three Speed?!

My favorite “layout” for a dual rear wheel truck is exactly what you are looking at here. I like the “phantom” dually look with the eight foot fleetside bed and I love...

BangShift Feature: The Story Of The Lost and Forgotten WWII Ford Sea Jeeps

In late 1941, after signing off on construction of the original Jeep vehicles, the US government threw out a new challenge to manufacturers. That challenge was to design an amphibious version of the...

The $5,700 Spark Plug Wire Set – These New In The Box Boss 429 Wires Are Literally Brand New

You know that I’m a freak for looking around to find cool and rare muscle car stuff that has somehow survived the march of time and then bubbled up to the surface, right? That being said,...

Go Atomic For Less Than A Grand! MSD Reduced Atomic EFI Pricing To $999

From the earliest days of aftermarket EFI systems one of the major complaints has been the price disparity between EFI and a carb. Well, those boo-birds are losing ammo pretty quickly as the price of...

2017 LA Roadster Show: We’re Not Done Yet By A Long Shot – More Photo Fun

The 2017 LA Roadster Show was huge. We have run half a dozen photo galleries now and there are still plenty more to come from the event. We happened to be talking to some guys over the weekend that...

2017 Race of Gentlemen: More Awesome Action From The Beach

(Photos by Anthony Festa – Check out his website) – We have to thank Anthony Festa for sharing his killer photos from the 2017 Race of Gentlemen with us. The annual gathering has gained...

Meziere Introduces New Charging Lugs – Could Be The Best $20 You Ever Spend

Champion racers know that it is all of the little things that start to add up to make the big things happen. Making the next round is one of those “little things” that every racers needs...

Take A Look At The Workhorse Kenworth C510s That Haul Road Trains In Australia!

Depending on where you live in the United States, you might see a semi-tractor hauling two trailers or even three smaller pup trailers out on the highways and Interstates. What you don’t see in...

Rough Start: This 1995 Buick Roadmaster Is Ready To Roadtrip!

When the General Motors B-body died at the end of the 1996 model year, people mourned the loss of the Chevrolet Caprice and the Impala SS. The Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser had died four years prior, and...

Meet The Weinerfleet: Big Or Small, There’s An Oscar Meyer Weiner-Vehicle For Them All!

It’s summer. Races, cruise-ins, shows and the like are taking place all over the country. Cars are out, people are enjoying the sun, and sooner or later, someone is going to either get hungry...

Unhinged: FCA Trademarks “Cuda” and “Atlantic”…New Cars Or Vaporware?

From an outsider’s perspective, the FCA fleet is in some sort of doldrums. The Ram pickup line has been the same since 2009. The Dodge Charger and Challenger have more or less taken the...

Here Are The Winners Of The MYCHANIC Giveaway Here On BANGshift.com! See If You Won!

A couple weeks ago, the fine folks at MYCHANIC sent us some new stuff to test out in the shop and we figured there was no better way to unbox them and start putting them through their paces than to...