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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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Crane Cams Back Up and Running

A rare piece of good news these days, Crane Cams (under it’s new ownership by S&S Cycle) has reopened and is back in the business of making parts. Currently only motorcycle stuff is being...

Texas Shop Building V6 Camaro to Kick Nissan GT-R Ass

East Texas Muscle Cars, a Texas hot rod shop, has announced its intentions to build a 2010 V6 Camaro that is capable of running with and beating the vaunted Nissan GT-R on the Nurburging in Germany....

Craigslist Pick of the Week: 1952 International Truck; Cool Ugly or Ugly Ugly?

There are varying levels of ugly in this car hobby we all know and love. There’s cool ugly, like, say, an Edsel. Then there’s ugly ugly that (and we know there’s some of you who...

Clunkers Progam Saved On Senate Vote; NY Times Damns Program With Faint Praise

We knew it was coming, but it still sucks to hear. The Senate voted to infuse $2 billion more dollars into the “Cash for Clunkers” Program today, cementing its presence as one of the...

Propaganda Machine? NASCAR.com Tells Mayfield to Pack It In

Of all the opinion columns we have read over the Mayfield mess this one, from NASCAR.com has the most blatant message of “Surrender Now!” that we have seen. We shouldn’t be suprised...

Chevy Tells NASCAR it will not run the Camaro in the Nationwide Series

The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that GM, when spproached by NASCAR about running the Camaro in the Nationwide series against the Mustang said no. It appears that there was actual thought put into...

It Came From the Fab Shop: Snatching Victory From the Jaws of Defeat With a Lathe

(By Loren Krussow) – With only a few days to go before Bonneville Speed Week 2009, my buddy Jake’s flathead-powered 1953 Ford “Mainliner” sits spread out around the garage.  The...

Great Car Show Gallery from the Iowahawk Blog

We love a good car show gallery and this one from the Iowahawk blog delivers the goods. The show, called the “Turn Back Time” car show in Sycamore, Ill embodies everything that a good old...

It Came From the Forums: Vote on Your Favorite Cash For Clunkers Cartoon

One of our BangShift.com Forum members, Steve Cole found a bunch of great political cartoons about the maush despised Cash for Clunkers the government is in the process of feeding billions of dollars...

Large Woody Collection to be Auctioned on August 13th; That Came Out Wrong

Oh get your heads out of the gutter. We’re talking cars people! One of the nation’s best and largest collection of “Woodies” will be sold by RM Auctions on August 13th, 2009...

Video of the Week: 10 Minutes in Nostalgia Nitro Funny Car Heaven

Larry Pfister has been operating HorsepowerHeaven.com for some years now. He is in the business of making killer drag racing videos and the one he has posted from the recently completed NHRA...

Event Coverage: Loring Timing Association 2009 Meet

Land Speed Racing officially exists in Maine with the successful completion of the Loring Timing Association’s inaugural 2009 event. Held on a 2.5 mile runway formerly used to launch and...

Hennessey Performance Expands Operation, Brings on New Partner

Hennessey Performance Engineering, the tuner/supercar builder from Sealy, Texas, has announced that the company is expanding its business and bringin in another parter. This positive news flies in...

Kansas State Fair Featured Combine Demo Derby; How the Hell Did We Miss Out On This?!

Once we heard that there was a combine demo derby at the Central Kansas Free State Fair we were immediately disappointed we weren’t there to see it. Bus demo derbies we have seen, standard...