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This Willys Coupe Was Bought New And Kept In The Family. This Survivor Is Now Fully Restored And Awesome

When we first heard about the guys at MetalWorks restoring Sheridan Hales one owner Willys Coupe, we knew we had to check it out. And man were we glad we did. The history of the car is awesome, and...

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We’ve Got Drag Racing Photos From The Throwdown In T-Town! Tulsa Was Packed With Social Distanced Cars And Fans!

Social distancing was in full effect at Tulsa Raceway Park for the Throwdown in T-Town, but that didn’t stop tons of rad race cars from showing up and putting on a show for the mandated limited...

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LIVE Streaming Drag Racing! Watch Mid West Pro Mods, Funny Cars, Dragsters, Big Tire & More From The Lonestar Nationals Pay Per View!

Drag Racing is finally getting rolling again! While we are not allowed to have spectators at the drag races here in Texas yet, we are excited to be able to be a part of the Lonestar Nationals Pay Per...

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Recall Warning: Harbor Freight 3-Ton And 6-Ton Jackstands

Of all of the ways I could potentially come to harm doing what I love, the scenario of being trapped between the earth and at least three thousand pounds of automobile might scare me even worse than...

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CLOCKS ON! Murder Nova Runs 4.0 At Throwdown In T-Town

The Street Outlaws guys are often super secretive about what their cars actually run, since they are always trying to hustle a race, but not this weekend in Tulsa! Both Murder Nova and Daddy Dave...

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Sign Up To Win Your Dream Car! Bandit T/A, Bronco, Mach 1, Corvettes, Hellcat, Shelbys, And More!

There is nobody like the Dream Giveaway crew. These folks put awesome hot rods, customs, trucks, street machines, and more in the hands of grateful hot rodders while supporting awesome charities at...

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Craigslist Find: BMW, The Ultimate Wheeling Machine

This trar is officially BangShift.com approved. Anyone who has synapses misfiring badly enough that they were driven to mount a 1981 BMW 320I body on a 1979 Chevy Blazer frame is a-ok in our book....

War on Racetracks: Battle Over Proposed Social Circle, GA, Drag Strip Rages On

Both sides of the Social Circle, Georgia, drag strip debate met on January 26, 2010, for a so-called “work session” with the Planning and Zoning board. According to news reports, not much...

Caption This Photo: Chad Wears a ProCharger

Chad Reynolds is one half of the dynamic duo that brings you BangShift.com each and every day. Recently, Chad was out at the MPMC media trade show in Los Angeles. If you are a regular reader,...

Vintage Drag Video: The Coolest Jungle Jim Tribute Video We Have Ever Seen

One of the great games that fans of vintage drag racing play is “what if.” If history could be rewritten and events were to happen in a different way, how would things be different? One...

Cool Show Coverage From Down Under: The 44th Victorian Hot Rod Show

The guys over at CarDomain posted some show coverage from the 44th Victorian Hot Rod show held in Melbourne, Australia. This is one of the longest running shows in Oz and therefore draws lots of the...

No Winches on Mars: Spirit Rover Stuck For Nearly a Year, Probably Forever

The Mars rover Spirit is currently stuck in a sand pit and has been for nearly a year. NASA engineers are working hard to figure a way to get the robotic machine out of its quagmire because it...

Tough Times: W.J and K.J to Start 2010 NHRA Season Without Primary Sponsors

In a true sign of the financial times, both Warren Johnson and his son Kurt will begin the 2010 NHRA season without primary sponsorship and may only compete at a handful of races through the year....

Toyota Crisis Worsens, Cars Pulled From Rental Fleets, A Million More Cars Recalled

In what is quickly turning into one of the great automotive company catastrophies of all time, Toyota has recalled an addditional 1.1 million vehicles due to the potential for them to unintentionally...

GM’s New Chief Whitacre Isn’t a Car Guy, Columnnist Thinks That May Not Be a Problem

With Ed Whitacre essentially choosing himself to serve as the new CEO at General Motors, pundits and columnists are beginning to share their opinions on the man who publicly admitted that he...

Video: Chrysler Begins Airing New Charger Ads

Starting last weekend, Chrysler began airing a new series of ads for the Dodge Charger. They are focusing on the “manly” attributes of the sedan and eschewing stuff like the cupholder...

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Video Bonanza: Idiots Jumping Cars and Trucks

This set of videos, featuring amateurs jumping their cars and trucks will make you laugh, cringe, and deflect your eyes from the screen. A couple of the jumps are really funny and others absolutely...

This Could Be the Craziest Cylinder Head Ever

For those of you not familiar with Sonny Leonard, he is a legendary southern engine builder who is well known for his big-cubic-inch nitrous and naturally aspirated engines. When we say big cubic...

eBay Find: Uber Rare Smokey Ram Intake Manifold

We probably should be callous to this stuff by now, but we’re not. We shouldn’t be shocked, or even mildly surprised when unicorn-esque speed parts show up on eBay, but we turn into giddy...

Brent Hajek: Racer, Farmer, Potential Reality Show Star

We’ve always thought of Brent Hajek as a human dynamo. Anyone capable of operating a massive farm, a car museum, an oil field operation, a racing team, and a trucking company is worthy of that...