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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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Incredible: This Guy Built A 1963 Olds Station Wagon RC Drift Car and Spent A Year Developing An Active Suspension System For it!

The clever nature of the human mind will never stop impressing us around here. BangShift ace tipster Matt Cramer sent along the link to both the video below and the website you need to check to to...

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BACONSHIFT: American Powertrain’s Holiday Sale Is On! Great Deals And Free Bacon…It’s That Easy! Extended To JANUARY 10TH!

Manual transmissions and bacon…is it any wonder why we like the folks at American Powertrain so much? Sure, you’re probably hard at work cramming bread crumbs up the south end of a...

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Craigslist Pick of the Week: A Monte We Wanty

This one is personal. Back in high school in the late 1990’s we knew a kid, whose name we’ll withhold to protect him, who had this identical car. It’s so close to the car he had, we...

Audi President Says Chevy Volt is a Car for Idiots; We Think It Sounds Like a Perfect Fit For Him

Smarmy. It’s a word used to describe someone who oozes trumped-up self importance, arrogance, and a sickening level of uppity-ness. Basically it describes Johan de Nysschen, who is the...

BangShift Member’s Project of the Week: Eric’s Speedy Beater 1979 F350 Build

This is a new weekly feature where we’ll feature a Bangshift.com forum member’s project each week. We have a huge number and variety of reader project cars that you can read all about...

Ridetech.com Coverage of the 23rd Goodguys West Coast Nationals

BangShift.com sponsor Ridetech attends numerous shows nationwide each year, and often posts coverage on the Ridetech.com site. The most recent photos there are from the Goodguys 23rd annual West...

Chainsaws from Hell: Cool Story on Pro Lumberjack Hot Saws

If you’ve ever attended a lumberjack competition or watched one on television, no doubt you saw the “hot saw” competition. It’s essentially a drag race through a big log using...

Chrysler Posts Year-to-Year Sales Loss During Cash For Clunkers Program

Chrysler was the only car company to actually see a US sales decrease in August, despite the Cash for Clunkers program. This was due to a lack of inventory to sell. The company is getting ready to...

German Cash For Clunkers Program Ends Early

The German government has announced the end of its Cash for Clunkers program earlier than expected as the program, much like the one here in the USA, cooked through its alotted cash a lot more...

NASCAR Suspends Three Crew Members On Drug Policy; 10 So Far This Season

The Associated Press is reporting that three NASCAR crewmen have been suspended from competition due to violations of the substance abuse policy. The story seems to indicate the the three were caught...

Event Gallery: 2009 NHRA Keystone Nationals at Maple Grove

The Keystone Nationals, held at the scenic and spacious Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Pennsylvania, is one of the biggest and baddest events on the NHRA circut. BangShift.com forum member Joe...

Event Gallery: Cruise the Spirit July 2009

Just to prove that the fine people of Western Canada are not stuck on Mopars only (since we have featured two Canadian Mopar events recently), BangShift.com forum member Bruce Lozinsky (known as...

Video of the Week: Messing With AJ Foyt is Not a Good Idea

AJ Foyt is a racing legend. He can be spoken about with a straight face as one of the best race car drivers ever. He drove and won in just about everything, including IMSA prototypes, as shown in...

Hell Yeah! NHRA Run Top Fuelers Four Wide Exhibition Pass at zMax Dragway

We’d pay to see this! The NHRA will run a quartet of Top Fuel dragsters on a single exhibition lap at the upcoming Carolina Nationals held at zMax Dragway in Concord, North Carolina. This event...

Event Gallery: Southy Mopar Muscle Meet 2009

We’re on a Canadian Mopar hot streak around here! Earlier this week we had “Fast Ed” Nicholson’s coverage of the Canadian Mopar Fest, and now here’s a gallery from...

Meddling Do-Gooders Try to Block Proposed New Hampshire Drag Strip

New Hampshire is the “Live Free or Die” state, which apparently means you can live free as long as you don’t do something your neighbors don’t like. A New Hampshire...