Archive for May, 2020

WELCOME TO THE NEW RPM MAGAZINE ALL DIGITAL VERSION

WELCOME TO THE NEW RPM MAGAZINE ALL DIGITAL VERSION

Well, it’s finally here….the very first ALL DIGITAL RPM MAGAZINE!  Here is just a little Teaser the June issue.  If you were a subscriber, you would already have this in your email inbox today. Subscribe by June 1st and you will receive this issue in your email just as the thousands of other RPM Magazine […]

May 25, 2020 More
FEATURES – Trading Up – RJ Miolla – 55 Chevy Cameo Pickup

FEATURES – Trading Up – RJ Miolla – 55 Chevy Cameo Pickup

RJ Miolla found his passion for drag racing after trading an ATV for a basic 11-second Chevelle race car. He didn’t know it at the time, but letting go of the trans brake in that rattling big block Chevelle would change him forever. From the  Chevelle, RJ parlayed a trade into a nasty 1966 pro […]

May 22, 2020 More
EVENTS RE-LIVED – Yellow Bullet Nationals 2014

EVENTS RE-LIVED – Yellow Bullet Nationals 2014

Since most of the outlaw style events have been gone for some time in the northern and Mid-Atlantic states, the talk over last year’s 2013 Yellow Bullet Nationals was even more than expected. Picking up steam each year, the Yellow Bullet Nationals (AKA the YB Nats) for 2014 had its own share of controversy, just […]

May 22, 2020 More
FOOD & SPIRITS FRIDAY – World’s Best Lasagna

FOOD & SPIRITS FRIDAY – World’s Best Lasagna

FOOD AND SPIRITS FRIDAY – World’s Best Lasagna Try this recipe out during your downtime (if you have some).  Freeze it and save it for the track or for when you decide to have some socially distanced 😉 guests over.  Don’t worry, summer is coming…wouldn’t it be nice just to have this prepared when you […]

May 22, 2020 More
NEWS – DiabloSport Tuning Now Supporting 2020 Ford F150 2.7L Ecoboost & 5.0L V8

NEWS – DiabloSport Tuning Now Supporting 2020 Ford F150 2.7L Ecoboost & 5.0L V8

Tuning for 2020 Ford F-150 2.7L Ecoboost & 5.0L V8 DiabloSport tuning is now available for 2020 Ford F-150 2.7L Ecoboost and 5.0L V8 motors. Adding power to the already impressive Ford F-150 was no small task. DiabloSport’s calibration team spent the time to develop awesome tunes that enhance thnee driving experience for any F-150 […]

May 22, 2020 More
FEATURES – YRUSLO – Shannon Renfro X275 Fox Body Mustang

FEATURES – YRUSLO – Shannon Renfro X275 Fox Body Mustang

>>>Shannon Renfro’s X275 Mustang is rolling art….it just happens to be rolling fast! With over twenty years racing experience on his resume, it is safe to say Kentucky native, Shannon Renfro is an extremely talented driver and a fierce competitor. His ’89 Ford Mustang is a rolling piece of art, and a  visually rousing display of not only […]

May 21, 2020 More
TECH – COOL TOOLS – Metal Fab – Shrinker Stretcher

TECH – COOL TOOLS – Metal Fab – Shrinker Stretcher

Metal fabrication is an acquired skill that takes patience and repetition in order to approach some level of competence. It also requires tools. In the past several months, we’ve brought you a series of Cool Tools features on metalworking tools we have added to our arsenal, including a box and pan brake, a slip roll, […]

May 21, 2020 More
STS Releases Piping Kits for Multi-Fit Systems!

STS Releases Piping Kits for Multi-Fit Systems!

It’s time to stop dreaming of whistling noises, as it has never been easier to install your favourite power adder! Holley is pleased to introduce their new multi-fit single turbo piping kits from STS, the perfect bundle to install your next remote mount or single front mount turbo system. Available in mild steel, aluminized steel […]

May 21, 2020 More
NEWS – 2020 F-150 Support with Superchips Flashcal

NEWS – 2020 F-150 Support with Superchips Flashcal

Superchips is pleased to extend Flashcal calibration support for 2020 F-150 with PN 1545. The Flashcal for Ford trucks offers multiple options to adjust for larger tires, read/clear trouble codes, adjust speed limiter and more. This latest release covers the 2.7L and 3.5L Ecoboost, along with the 5.0L V8 engine platforms. Flashcal offers a low […]

May 21, 2020 More
FEATURES – PAST – BRADLEY GRAY – 69 Camaro, 65 Chevy C10 Pickup, 56 Chevy Pickup

FEATURES – PAST – BRADLEY GRAY – 69 Camaro, 65 Chevy C10 Pickup, 56 Chevy Pickup

>>>BRADLEY GRAY’S ARMY OF WILD HOME-BUILT PRO STREET CREATIONS IS ANYTHING BUT ORDINARY! From a distance, it looks like any other vendor trailer you’re likely to see at a major show. As you draw closer, you notice that the bright red Kenworth tractor with matching stacker trailer is spotlessly clean and adorned with more chrome […]

May 20, 2020 More
TECH – COOL TOOLS – Metal Fab – Air Over Hydraulic Tube Bender

TECH – COOL TOOLS – Metal Fab – Air Over Hydraulic Tube Bender

For most every RPM reader, the goal is to have the fastest and nastiest car (or truck) you can afford. And for the vast majority of those individuals, the only thing more satisfying than that is to actually do it yourself. A big step in that direction is to equip your shop with the fabrication […]

May 20, 2020 More
TRUCKS – TRICK OUT YOUR TRUCK – BedRug Install

TRUCKS – TRICK OUT YOUR TRUCK – BedRug Install

Most of us have trucks, or at the very least borrow a buddy’s or neighbor’s at some point to haul, load or tow. At RPM, we’re always lookingfor new ways to help Trick Out Your Truck by sharing toys, tips, and tricks we’ve done to spice up our haulers for power, performance, to be more […]

May 20, 2020 More
PROJECTS/BUILDS – 4 LUG THUG – Nitrous Express Water Injection

PROJECTS/BUILDS – 4 LUG THUG – Nitrous Express Water Injection

For eons we have become accustomed to water methanol injection on both diesel and gasoline engines. It has been used in boosted racing and street performance primarily, but in the last few years water injection has become increasingly popular for nitrous engines, as well. Although it may seem like someone just recently discovered the advantages […]

May 20, 2020 More
FEATURES – PAST – ONE OF ONE – Bob Romano ’69 Dodge Dart

FEATURES – PAST – ONE OF ONE – Bob Romano ’69 Dodge Dart

A bright orange Mopar out of Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania had the street car drag race world in awe this past July as it led qualifying in Kristal Cowle’s inaugural War By The Shore Real Street Showdown class. A Dodge leading the pack…this just doesn’t happen, let alone a 100% Mopar powered Dart. For those less […]

May 19, 2020 More
IMR Inc. Releases Insight on Disruption in Parts Availability Affecting Shop Purchasing Behavior During the Pandemic/Shelter-in-Place Requirement

IMR Inc. Releases Insight on Disruption in Parts Availability Affecting Shop Purchasing Behavior During the Pandemic/Shelter-in-Place Requirement

IMR Inc. interviewed 400 independent repair shops, nationally representative by location in the U.S., to gain insight on their parts and brand purchasing experience during the pandemic 84 percent of shops surveyed have reported a decrease in revenueFull report contains consumer demographics, purchasing trends, maintenance habits, and more 48 percent of shops have experienced disruption […]

May 19, 2020 More
NEWS – Automakers seek new revenue streams from wireless services, upgrades

NEWS – Automakers seek new revenue streams from wireless services, upgrades

By Nick Gibbs, ANE      The dashboard, once the place where drivers checked their speed or changed the radio station, is fast becoming the car’s most valuable real estate, as automakers seek to generate new revenue through wirelessly delivered services, features and upgrades. The upgrades can include everything from in-dash apps up to software […]

May 19, 2020 More
FEATURES – RATATTACK – Mic Sites ’72 Chevy Cheyenne Pickup

FEATURES – RATATTACK – Mic Sites ’72 Chevy Cheyenne Pickup

…..Mic Sites’ heavily nitroused big block ’72 Cheyenne “crowd pleaser” pick-up Eastside Raceway was the place where Michael “Mic” Sites first cut his teeth in drag racing. “It was 1976 and I was just 18 years old,” recalled Sites. “And I have to give my father, B. J. Sites, owner of Sites Parts Co., thanks […]

May 18, 2020 More
INSTALL – NITROUS EXPRESS Billet Single Entry Crossbar Plate

INSTALL – NITROUS EXPRESS Billet Single Entry Crossbar Plate

Classes such as Ultra Street and Ultimate Street seem to be all the rage in small tire drag racing these days. There is something basic and pure about a class of small blocks on DOT 275 radials duking it out with simple plate systems. Forced induction guys get the ever-evolving 76mm turbo that has proven […]

May 18, 2020 More
EVENTS – New Location—Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Moves to St. Louis!

EVENTS – New Location—Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Moves to St. Louis!

Due to the COVID-19 crisis and based on the Illinois regional plan, it is unlikely the Chicago-area will reopen for a spectator event in a reasonable amount of time. The Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by HPJ Performance has been moved to World Wide Technology Raceway outside of St. Louis […]

May 18, 2020 More
NEWS – Fiat Chrysler confirms talks for $6.8B state-backed loan to weather virus crisis

NEWS – Fiat Chrysler confirms talks for $6.8B state-backed loan to weather virus crisis

MILAN — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles confirmed that it is in talks to obtain an Italian state-backed credit line of as much as 6.3 billion euros ($6.8 billion) to buttress the automaker’s finances after the coronavirus caused a steep downturn. In a statement on Saturday, the company said talks were ongoing with lender Intesa Sanpaolo for a three-year […]

May 18, 2020 More
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