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The FM3 Road Trip 2018 Is On And We Are Having So Much Fun! Take A Look At Our Photos

The FM3 RoadTrip: Cars and Cones is a really bitchin event and we’re so thrilled to be a part of it again this year. We’re lucky as hell to be driving Ridetech’s original 48-Hour...

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Viva Las Vegas 2018 Photo Coverage: This Is Our Opening Gallery From The HUGE Vegas Party!

(Photos by Wes Allison) – We’re back with the beginning of our yearly tradition of loading you up with photos from the massive Viva Las Vegas car show which draws cars and people from...

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Historic Gearhead Americana Gallery: From Futureliners To 1970s Ford Vans, These Photos Rule

(Photos from the Detroit Public Library Digital Collection) – It has been a while since I have roamed the digital stacks at the Detroit Public Library but finding myself with a few minutes the...

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BANGshift’s LIVE Streaming Video From The Spring Fling Million In Vegas Starts Wednesday Around Noon!

It’s time for the biggest payout in bracket racing history folks and that means SPRING FLING MILLION IN LAS VEGAS!!! And the live video all starts Wednesday thanks to Jegs and Hoosier!...

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63rd Annual O’reilly Auto Parts Omaha Autorama Coverage: Great Photos From This Long Running Show!

(Words and photos by Scott Liggett) – The 63rd Annual O’reilly Auto Parts Omaha Autorama is a definite mouthful. I am glad I am writing about the show instead of having to say this like...

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PDRA East Coast Spring Nationals Coverage: The Baddest Doorslammers In The Land Are Back!

(Photos by David Whealon) – It was a parade of bad ass performances that carried PDRA’s first winners of 2018 to glory at GALOT Motorsports Park during the East Coast Spring Nationals. A...

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Chugga Chugga Tug Of Wars: These Videos Of Steam Tractors Applying Their Grunt Are Awesome

What’s heavy, slow, and makes a chuffing noise when worked hard? No, not me you jerks! I am talking about steam tractors. I went around and assembled a bunch of videos of these machines hooking...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Could You Get Down With A VW Beetle-based Roadster?

I’ve often said that the only vehicle series I cannot tolerate is the Ford Granada/Mercury Monarch/Lincoln Versailles trio, and I haven’t wavered yet…still don’t like...

Awesome Engine Video: Watch This Vintage Packard V12 Get An Incredible Rebuild – First Class All The Way!

We often talk about a situation where a car is restored and in the end the thing is actually better and nicer than it would have been brand new. It is not often that we talk in such a way about...

Pro Street Perfection: This 1969 Camaro Has A Blown 632ci Big Block, A Jeffco, and The Fit and Finish Of A Show Car

Sweet sassy molassy. That’s the non-profane version of what I said when I laid eyes on this 1969 Camaro that is currently for sale for just under $70,000. Yeah, we know. It is another pro...

Scrapple, Your Guide To The “meh”-Worthy News! This Week: Hindsight Is 20/20, Isn’t It, Cadillac?

Racing is going on EVERYWHERE! Pick a track, drive to it, and enjoy the sights and sounds of machines getting pushed to the limit. Or you can look up a road trip…Chad’s out on Cars and...

Watch A Dude In A Screaming Lotus Cortina Go From First To Last To Fourth In Less Than Five Minutes

There’s something about the intensity of in-car road racing videos that I love. While you cannot see driver Steve Soper’s face in this film because of his helmet, you can pretty well bet...

If It Is Standing On The Bumper, It Must Be Good! This 3rd Gen Camaro Has The Coolest Listing Photo On Craigslist

Check this out! When was the last time you saw a car standing up like this in a Craigslist ad? Not often, and that is just one of the reasons we dig it. Of course we’re suckers for good 3rd Gen...

MAHLE Piston Tech Video: Checking Out Skirt Wear and What It Can Tell You About Your Engine

Engines tell stories. They tell stories by how they run and what type of wear that they have. That being said, you need to be able to read the story to understand what the engine is telling you and...

9.90s And Plated: SRTMush’s Challenger Demon Was Whipping Up At ChallengerFest 9!

With ChallengerFest in the books until next Spring, we have time to reflect a bit on what we saw. We didn’t see too many Jeeps out playing this time…we can only assume that some WKs were...

A Later-Model GTO: This 1979 Pontiac Grand Am Is A Pro-Touring Build Ready For Action!

I have said it before and I’ll say it again: Pontiac’s bi-polar nature in the 1970s might have been the first step towards the brand’s retirement and was certainly visible to the...

More Awesome Historical Photos From The Detroit Public Library: America On Wheels From The ‘Teens To The 70s!

(Photos from the Detroit Public Library Digital Archive) – My favorite thing to do on the internet when I have time is to hit the Detroit Public Library website and search random words in...

Outlaw Street Car Reunion V: Where The Wild Children Play!

Outlaw Street Car Reunion V was a wild affair…for the last few days Beech Bend has been rocking with the sounds of some of the heaviest hitters out there right now lighting up the strip as they...

Screaming Detroit Commuter Video! This 1951 Dodge M37 Has A 3-53 Under The Hood – BangShift Approved

BangShifter Ken Melrose has us all beat by a mile. The man recently restored a 1951 Dodge M37 truck with his dad which makes him a boss but the fact that he repowered the sucker with a 3-53 Detroit...

Dyno Video: Watch And Listen To This 427ci (Modern) Chevrolet LT1 Go Through A Daytona Dyno Simulation – Cool!

It is amazing to think about the tools that modern racing organizations have at their disposal. We like to think about what the Harry Millers and Duesenbergs of the world would be able to achieve...