Category: TRUCKS

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
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
FEATURES – ENTROPY – Kevin Amar – 1955 GMC 3100 Pickup

FEATURES – ENTROPY – Kevin Amar – 1955 GMC 3100 Pickup

ENTROPHY – Kevin Amar 1955 GMC 3100 Pickup Lack of order or predictability. Gradual decline into disorder.” Entropy isn’t a suggestion. It isn’t a probability. It is a scientific law. In  short, it is the natural order of things to decline, decay, and become less organized—unless energy is added to the system. Take Kevin Amar’s […]

May 27, 2020 More
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 of 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 […]

May 25, 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
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
2-Cycle and 4-Cycle Fuels for Emergency Preparedness

2-Cycle and 4-Cycle Fuels for Emergency Preparedness

For consumers and businesses seeking to prepare for unexpected disasters or events, access to portable equipment is critical. From portable generators and water pumps to chainsaws and powersports vehicles, you simply need it to work. What many people don’t realize is that pump gas destroys the fuel systems components inside most outdoor power equipment. What’s […]

April 27, 2020 More
Flowmaster Releases New 3.5″ Exhaust For 2010-2020 Toyota 4Runner!

Flowmaster Releases New 3.5″ Exhaust For 2010-2020 Toyota 4Runner!

Holley is pleased to announce the release of a brand new 3.5″ exhaust for 2010-2020 Toyota 4Runner. Flowmaster’s stainless cat-back system utilizes the popular FlowFX muffler to deliver a deep, powerful sound from your Toyota 4.0L! Designed to tuck tightly to chassis components, you won’t have to worry about tearing up your exhaust system when […]

April 9, 2020 More
Superchips 2018-2020 Jeep® 2.0L Turbo Amp’d Coverage

Superchips 2018-2020 Jeep® 2.0L Turbo Amp’d Coverage

Our popular Amp’d Throttle Booster is now available for 2018 – 2020 Jeep® 2.0L Turbo JL applications. Check out the benefits below to see how you can instantly boost throttle response with Amp’d! Faster Acceleration From a Stop Reduces “Laggy” Dead Pedal Feeling Quicker Spooling for Turbo Application Optimizes Driving Experience on the Highway or […]

March 28, 2020 More
NEW 2020 JEEP® WRANGLER® JL PULSAR AND AMP’D THROTTLE BOOSTER

NEW 2020 JEEP® WRANGLER® JL PULSAR AND AMP’D THROTTLE BOOSTER

A performance product unlike any other on the market is now available for 2020 3.6L Jeep® Wrangler® JL vehicles. Pulsar is a brand new, innovative invention that has been engineered to keep your stock PCM on the Jeep® with no flash tuning, or removal of the PCM itself, required. Enjoy Pulsar as a shift-on-the-fly performance […]

February 29, 2020 More
Holley News: New Flowmaster American Thunder Exhausts for Ram & Silverado

Holley News: New Flowmaster American Thunder Exhausts for Ram & Silverado

Holley is pleased to announce the release of two new cat-back exhaust systems for late model pickups. Flowmaster’s American Thunder series exhaust uses Delta Flow technology to increase performance and deliver a deep, powerful sound. Their new exhaust lineup is designed for 2014-2019 RAM 3500 models with the 6.4L Hemi engine. Flowmaster has also expanded […]

February 25, 2020 More
Mickey Thompson’s Baja Boss® M/T premium extreme mud terrain tire now in 15 new sizes

Mickey Thompson’s Baja Boss® M/T premium extreme mud terrain tire now in 15 new sizes

STOW, OHIO – The popular Baja Boss® M/T premium extreme mud terrain tire line is expanding with the addition of 15 new sizes. Featuring an asymmetrical tread pattern that reduces noise while improving handling, and deep and wide voids that enhance off-road traction and forward bite, the Baja Boss M/T is designed to rule every […]

February 18, 2020 More
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