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This Weekend BANGshift To Provide First Time LIVE Streaming Video Coverage Of The Coffeyville Street Drags

When Justin and the guys from the Coffeyville Street Drags reached out to us and said they wanted to know if we might be interested in coming to cover the Coffeyville Street Drags in 2017, our...

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New Product Shop Test: The MYCHANIC Rechargeable MEK LED Drop Light

I’m in love with this light. It’s one of 7 lights that the folks at MYCHANIC offer, and I was fully prepared to think it was just another average rechargeable shop light. It is not. In...

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The Baja Ranchero Is The Coolest Truck Build You’ve Never Heard Of – Until Now

When Allen Repashy reached out to us and said that we should take a look at the Baja Ranchero project he is neck deep into, it looked interesting enough. When we actually got in there and looked at...

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Project Hay Hauler Update: New Headers, New Exhaust, and Interior Upgrades, Oh My!

(Words and photos by Scott Liggett) – We need to apologize for our lack of updates on my Project Hay Hauler, the 1967 GMC pickup. When we last checked in on the truck, I had just installed a...

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Discovery’s New Car Saviors Show Promises To Excite, And Maybe Piss Off Some Purists!

When the folks at Discovery invited us to review a new show, and sent us a link to watch the whole thing before the rest of you, we thought “cool!”. When we actually watched the show,...

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Watch The Boogeyman Camaro Get Annihilated At Kansas International Dragway – Driver Dave Hildebrand Walked Away

(Lead video credit: Urban Hillbilly Action Videos – second video NXGonzo YouTube) – Carl Scott and Dave Hildebrand had engaged in weeks of internet smack talk about their matchup at the...

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Watch a Drag Race Engine Make a Dyno Pull From 8,000 RPM UP!

There’s nothing like the sound of a V8 engine at about 10,000 RPM. It is the kind of music that we love to listen to. Yeah, Formula One engines spin themselves harder than that but let’s...

Watch A Cool, Circle Track Themed Rat Rod Eat The Wall During The Spectator Drags At A Maine Speedway As Peter Griffin Announces

Filmed at Beech Ridge Speedway in Scarborough, Maine the video you are about to see will both make you wince because of the wall banging nature but it will also make you smile because of the actions...

Racepak’s Free 8-Week Webinar Series Starts Tomorrow At 5pm Eastern – This Is AWESOME

Ok now THIS is awesome! Racepak’s free 8-week webinar series starts today at 5:00pm Pacific time. Watching is as easy as clicking on the link below and checking it out. You can see the schedule...

Listen To The Entire 1963 Album “Big Sounds Of The Drags” — No Music, All Screaming Engines, AWESOME

In the early 1960s a man at Capitol Records named Jim Economides had the brilliant idea to head to the drag races with a full compliment of audio equipment, several engineers, and what amounted to a...

This 1966 Buick Riviera Custom Blends The Old School With The New Perfectly

When I was a kid, I had a book that explained the world of cars. It showed trucks and buses, farm tractors and the like, but what I really remember from it was the depiction of a hot rod and a custom...

The Baytown Rumble: Elite Motorsports and Gray Motorsports Crews Brawl In Texas

Well, it got weird in Houston. A long simmering feud between Alex Laughlin’s racing operation and Gray Motorsports boiled over and resulted in the Elite Motorsports and Gray Motorsports crews...

Big Hit: Watch Bob Rahaim’s Rough J&A Service NHRA Pro Mod Ride At Houston

If you are an NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod fan you know that there was some true insanity during the 2016 NHRA event in Houston, Texas. Three major league wrecks headlined that race and competitors...

Money No Object: This 1971 Mercury Cougar XR7 429 Ram Air Is Good As Gold

The 1971 restyle for the Mercury Cougar did the model no real favors. The sexiness of the 1969-1970 models got lost in translation as the Cougar, like it’s cousin, the Ford Mustang, got even...

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Viva Las Vegas 2017 The Finale! A Final Blast Of Images From The Event – From Race Cars To Step Vans

(Photos by Wes Allison) – We’re not sure we have ever had a gallery of photos from an event that featured race cars and step vans in the same collection but this one does. That...

Unhinged: Maybe Ending Cars And Coffee Events Could Be A Good Thing?

19-year-old Tahj Turnley is going to remember the last Nashville Cars and Coffee for quite some time. That’s because he was filmed leaving the Thoroughbred 20 Theatre area after the show,...

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Happy 4/25! Today We’ve Got A Three-fer! Buick, Olds, and Cadillac Engine Inside

We have plenty of days with two engines but there are very few with three engines to highlight during the months of March and April. This is one of them and we’re talking Buick, Olds and...

BangShift Test Drive: 2017 Dodge Challenger GT – We Get A Crack At The AWD Mopar!

From the moment the Dodge Challenger appeared in 2008, there was one question that kept popping up: if the Challenger is a platform-mate with the Chrysler 300C and Dodge Charger, wouldn’t it...

This Weekend BANGshift To Provide First Time LIVE Streaming Video Coverage Of The Coffeyville Street Drags

When Justin and the guys from the Coffeyville Street Drags reached out to us and said they wanted to know if we might be interested in coming to cover the Coffeyville Street Drags in 2017, our...

FM3 Road Trip: Cars And Cones FREE LIVE Streaming Coverage, Presented by RIDETECH Continues April 25th!

That’s right folks, BANGshift’s own Chad and Daphne Reynolds will be cruising the country this week with some of the coolest hot rodders and parts manufacturers in the biz. We’ll...