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Finnegan Shares 5 Must-Do Hacks For Building Headers At Home, So Watch!

Building headers at home is fun! Okay, so you’ve probably not heard that statement very often when talking about building headers, but the truth is that there are tips and tricks that can...

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Lights Out 12 Action Photo Coverage: Wheels Up, Header Flaming Images From The Baddest Radial Race On Earth

Oh yes, it’s Lights Out 12 week here at South Georgia Motorsports Park and that means the baddest small tire cars in the country have all converged on this fabled drag strip just north of the...

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Listen Up: Too Fat To Fly – The Incredible Story Of How Big Rig Super Speedway Racing Started In America Circa 1979

In 1979 a promoter from Tennessee put on the first ever big rig super speedway race and it caused a national panic. The government, the trucking industry, the Teamsters, tire companies, and sponsors...

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Ever Want To Know What Goes Into Building A 410 Sprint Car Engine? World Of Outlaws Power Starts Here!

410 Sprint Car engines are pretty bad ass bullets that make more than 900 horsepower, naturally aspirated, on methanol. When you bolt one into a car that weighs just 1,400 lbs, you can imagine that...

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This 1965 VW Beetle Does It For Me! Lowered, Clean, And California Style

I have never owned a Volkswagen. Not one. It is kinda weird, because I really dig them and would love to have one. In fact a bug like this is way higher on the list of cars I want to own than some...

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Incredible Video: This 1964 Film Featuring The United States Drag Team Shows Things We Have Never Seen Before!

The United States Drag Team and their venture to England in 1964 was a revelation to a country who had just awoken to the prospect of the sport of drag racing. Some of the game’s biggest stars...

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The Top 11: Guys We’d Put In Charge of New GM

New GM is the horribly uncreative name for a company that was just given a free get-out-of-crushing-debt free card. It’s also not very “new” with the vast majority of it’s...

eBay Pick of the Week: An Odd Diesel With Endless Options

We’ve seen a bunch of guys build old trucks and ratty rod looking creations using Cummins 4BT engines. The small turbo diesels make creat torque and in a light car provide lots of zip and...

More Good GM News; Seriously, A Second Positive Piece of GM News

Thanks to ace tipster Dave Wallace for this New York Times story regarding the new Camaro and its effects on the showroom traffic and sales at GM dealers. In a shocking turn of events, the story is...

Monday Time Killer: Everything You Could Ever Want to Know About Chrysler Wing Cars

Chrysler’s wing cars, the Dodge Charger Daytona and Plymouth Superbird, are love ’em or hate ’em cars. Just about everything about them is polarizing: their look, their competition...

Lutz Says: G8 to become Chevy Caprice

Bob Lutz, who was supposed to be retiring from GM but now is staying on with “New GM,” recently mentioned to Automobile magazine that he is fighting to keep the G8 in production and wants...

Late Breaking News: Chrysler Keeps Viper; Will Not Sell Brand

We’re still hard at work here at the BangShift.com news desk and that’s a good thing because Chrysler just laid a press release in our paws that says they will not be selling the Viper...

The Night Time is the Right Time: Listen in on Lohnes Calling Big Drag Action Tomorrow Night!

If you tuned into Lohnes announcing the match race at New England Dragway last month like we did, he probably had you in stitches. Just when you thought it was safe to go outside, he’ll be back...

RideTech.com Coverage of the Goodguys Show in Des Moines, Iowa

BangShift.com sponsor Air Ride Technologies is at nearly every Goodguys show across the nation and usually posts some coverage of both the show cars and the Street Challenge Autocross. Click here for...

Ford Mustang Personality Test: Hemi Powered ’69 Fastback or Brand New Shelby Super Snake?

Ok, here’s a personality test. We made outselves a nuisance at the chassis shop the other day only to find a pair of killer, but completely opposite Mustangs. One is a 1969 fastback sporting...

Car Feature: Jet-X, The 1972 Plymouth GTX that Mopar Never Built

Here’s a car from the cover of the October 2009 Mopar Action magazine, and one that’s being debuted at Chryslers at Carlisle, July 10-12, just as this is being posted at BangShift.com....

Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink: China Blows Our Doors Off in Auto Sales

Well that didn’t take long. An AP report published yesterday says that China has passed the US for first place in terms of the sale of new cars. Our junk box of an economy, combined with their...

So You Like the New Camaro? Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That

So you really like the looks of the new Camaro? Into its muscular good looks and high performance? You must have been in GM’s latest target group for potential Camaro buyers: gay men....

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wants to Drive an Indy Car; What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Since he’s handily dominating the world of NASCAR, Dale Jr. is apparently ready to move onto his next area of conquest, Indy. Oh wait a second, he’s not dominating NASCAR? We naturally...

Craigslist Pick of the Week: Vintage 1935 Dodge Jalopy Race car

With this week’s CraigsList pick we’re headed to the backwoods of Thomasville, North Carolina, where we have located a killer, near prehistoric 1935 Dodge jalopy racer. These are the cars...