Category: Trick Out Your Truck

TRUCK QUICK TECH – Hit The Brakes

TRUCK QUICK TECH – Hit The Brakes

Like most of readers, we use our vehicles for everything Imaginable, and honestly, we are not what you would call “easy” on them. And contrary to popular belief, we don’t cruise around in a fleet of brand new stuff. Instead, just like you, we have to make our old rigs last. Oh sure, we take […]

July 31, 2020 More
TRUCKS – Trick Out Your Truck – Lighting & Style F250

TRUCKS – Trick Out Your Truck – Lighting & Style F250

With new diesel F-250 pickups running into the upper $60,000 range, we decided it would be worth the upgrades to freshen our 15 year-old reliable Powerstroke instead. The newer trucks actually still have very similar overall body styling but our lights and grille really show how dated our old truck  really is. Our 2000 F-250 […]

June 18, 2020 More
TECH – TOW TECH – Slow Down & Cool Off

TECH – TOW TECH – Slow Down & Cool Off

Pulling a loaded enclosed race car trailer is serious business. Hopefully you have been following along a few issues back as we went through some equipment we picked up for our custom Mopar hauler, along with some dos and don’ts for towing safety. This month we’ll tackle some issues with one of the senior members […]

June 16, 2020 More
TRICK OUT YOUR TRUCK – TOW TECH – Safety, Style, Function

TRICK OUT YOUR TRUCK – TOW TECH – Safety, Style, Function

If you have a high performance street machine or drag car, chances are that sooner or later you are going to have to haul it somewhere. In fact, having a fully-equipped tow rig is—for many  enthusiasts, at least—one of the key steps in being ready for the race or show season and not. If you […]

June 12, 2020 More
TECH – TOW TECH – Need a Lift – Air Bag Install

TECH – TOW TECH – Need a Lift – Air Bag Install

Yes, I am guilty of it. If you consider yourself  a gearhead then you are probably guilty of it as well. What am I accusing you of? Gearheads like having toys and usually don’t have enough money to buy something new or something that is the “best” in its class—mostly because we can fix them […]

June 10, 2020 More
TRUCKS – TRICK OUT YOUR TRUCK – Flares

TRUCKS – TRICK OUT YOUR TRUCK – Flares

Trick Out Your Truck – A Flare for New Shoes My wife has a flair for new shoes and so does our vintage RPM F-250 hauler. Four flares to be exact, but only one set of new shoes. If you have been following the Trick Out Your Truck tech in RPM over the last several […]

June 5, 2020 More
TRUCKS – TRICK OUT YOUR TRUCK – In a Day!

TRUCKS – TRICK OUT YOUR TRUCK – In a Day!

FROM MILD MANNERED TO MENACING….IN A DAY! We’ll be honest, we got sick and tired of being made fun of for our mundane 2015 F150 shop truck. We just heard one too many “hey look at the magazine guys driving around in a stock pickup,” comments and decided to do something about it. First, we […]

June 3, 2020 More
TRUCKS – Tow Tech – Gettin’ Hitched

TRUCKS – Tow Tech – Gettin’ Hitched

If you’ve towed your race car or street machine before, you  know that depending on the quality of your tow setup, it can either feel like a stress-induced worryfest where your rig seems to constantly teeter on the brink of disaster or pretty  much like any other drive. The less heavy duty your equipment, the […]

May 29, 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
TRUCKS – TRICK OUT YOUR TRUCK – Dodge Dually Makeover Edition

TRUCKS – TRICK OUT YOUR TRUCK – Dodge Dually Makeover Edition

One thing we weren’t ready for when we started Project aPocalypSe Horse was how to get it from place to place during construction (and hopefully completion). Although hauling race cars and high-performance street machines is no big deal for much of our readership, yours truly had never had anything more stout than a half-ton pickup […]

May 13, 2020 More
TRUCKS – Trick Out Your Truck – Bumpers & Lights Ford F250

TRUCKS – Trick Out Your Truck – Bumpers & Lights Ford F250

When planning out our ultimate race car tow rig build, we realized that replacing the old factory chrome bumpers on our F-250 could modernize our truck’s look while providing some serious protection. After shopping Google Images for aftermarket bumpers on Ford Super Duty trucks, we found that ICI bumpers had the exact look we wanted. […]

May 8, 2020 More
TRUCKS – Trick Out Your Truck – Brake Upgrade

TRUCKS – Trick Out Your Truck – Brake Upgrade

If you have been following along in our ongoing Trick Out Your Truck series, we have installed a number of aesthetic and performance upgrades to a couple of trucks around the shop. Make no mistake, looking good and running good are critical to anything on wheels. However, effective stopping isn’t just a “nice to have” […]

April 30, 2020 More
Snow Performance Releases new 50-State Legal MPG-MAX™ Diesel System

Snow Performance Releases new 50-State Legal MPG-MAX™ Diesel System

New MPG-MAX™ water injection system earns Executive Order D-723 from California Air Resources Board.  Woodland Park, Colorado – In response to requests from California customers with street driven diesel trucks, Now, the popular MPG-MAX™ injection system is available in 50-state legal form. The system includes: 1. All the robust components as Snow’s other MPG-MAX™ systems […]

November 1, 2014 More
AEROMOTIVE’S TERMINATOR FUEL PUMP EARNS STRIPES

AEROMOTIVE’S TERMINATOR FUEL PUMP EARNS STRIPES

After crisscrossing the country all season with his ’69 Camaro nitro funny car, competing in multiple events within multiple drag racing sanctions, John Hale Racing completed the season with a bang: he runnered-up to NHRA Heritage Series Champion Dan Horan Jr. at the 23rd Annual California Hot Rod Reunion. This race marked John Hale’s first […]

November 1, 2014 More
Edge Reveals Special Edition Mossy Oak® Evolution, Including Free Mechanix Wear Gloves

Edge Reveals Special Edition Mossy Oak® Evolution, Including Free Mechanix Wear Gloves

OGDEN, UT — Today, Edge Products revealed a limited-edition Evolution CS/CTS performance tuning product line that includes an officially licensed Mossy Oak camouflage design.  The exclusive gas & diesel Evolutions will be embossed with Mossy Oak’s Break-up Infinity® pattern and a number of user-selectable official camo patterns for the digital gauge LCD screen. To commemorate […]

November 1, 2014 More
BAK INDUSTRIES INTRODUCES THE ROLL-X TONNEAU

BAK INDUSTRIES INTRODUCES THE ROLL-X TONNEAU

Ann Arbor, MI (September, 2014) BAK Industries’ Roll-X hard rolling tonneau cover has the look of a classic tonneau, with the added security of a hard, heavy-duty cover. Roll-X comes equipped with rolling aluminum slats that attach to its locking rail system, making it the most secure rolling tonneau cover on the market. The slim […]

September 29, 2014 More
BAK INDUSTRIES INTRODUCES BAKBOX2

BAK INDUSTRIES INTRODUCES BAKBOX2

Ann Arbor, MI (September, 2014) The BakBox2 is a toolbox for the back of your truck that is designed to integrate with any full-size BAKflip or Roll-X tonneau cover. As the most versatile toolbox on the market, BakBox2 can be positioned anywhere on the rails, and fits discreetly underneath your tonneau cover. BakBox2 comes with […]

September 29, 2014 More
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