Tag: Toby Brooks

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
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 – 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
Fuel AutoMedia TV Visits the Scoggin-Dickey Raceshop!

Fuel AutoMedia TV Visits the Scoggin-Dickey Raceshop!

In this episode, host Toby Brooks gets a special behind-the-scenes look at the world-renowned Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Raceshop in Lubbock, Texas. SDPC Outside Sales Manager Keith Wilson shares the old-fashioned American success story of Scoggin-Dickey, now entering 90 years of service to West Texas and beyond before Raceshop General Manager Alan Bracey pegs the throttle […]

April 6, 2020 More
Trinity International 66″ Rolling Tool Chest: PE Garage Episode 19

Trinity International 66″ Rolling Tool Chest: PE Garage Episode 19

I had a corner of the shop that was looking like an absolute dump. Plus, I had a brand new benchtop mill/lathe combo from Klutch Tools sitting on the floor and tooling scattered everywhere. I considered building a stand or a rack, but the thought of a rolling benchtop tool chest seemed like a good […]

April 5, 2020 More
Shop Talk & Dually Updates: PE Garage Episode 17

Shop Talk & Dually Updates: PE Garage Episode 17

The Project Mustang takes a backseat to some long-awaited fixes to my daily driver 1994 Dodge 3500—The Drooly. This week, I finally get the Fuel Offroad wheels back on, temporarily fix the leaky air ride system, and complete the fab and upholstery on a cool trim panel made using my Jessem Rout-R-Lift and eAsy Fabrication […]

April 4, 2020 More
Three Tips for Working with Custom Auto Fabrication Shops: Shop Talk

Three Tips for Working with Custom Auto Fabrication Shops: Shop Talk

In this first episode of our new Thursday SHOP TALK series, host Toby Brooks shares three tips he’s learned during the buildup of his 2006 Mustang pro streeter. Read more stories like this at www.rpmmag.com Subscribe to RPM Magazine today!  

April 3, 2020 More
Welcome to the all-new Fuel AutoMedia Family!

Welcome to the all-new Fuel AutoMedia Family!

After a long hiatus, it’s time to get back to work! The original intention of PE Garage was to bring tech, tools, and how-tos. However, that just wasn’t enough. There are literally thousands of killer pro street, street machine, N/T, grudge, street/strip, and doorslammer drag cars out there that NEED to be featured. So while […]

April 3, 2020 More
Paul Stoffel’s Pro Street Big Block El Camino: Fuel AutoMedia FAMily Feature

Paul Stoffel’s Pro Street Big Block El Camino: Fuel AutoMedia FAMily Feature

In our first-ever FAMily Feature, host Toby Brooks updates on the progress (or lack thereof) on the project car and then gives an inside look on the history and specs of Paul Stoffel’s 1978 GMC Caballero/El Camino. We hope you enjoy the new format and if you have a feature-worthy car, we’d love to see […]

April 3, 2020 More
PE Garage Episode 6: The One with the SWAG Off-Road Dimple Dies (Dimple Dies for Tinwork Part 2)

PE Garage Episode 6: The One with the SWAG Off-Road Dimple Dies (Dimple Dies for Tinwork Part 2)

PE Garage Episode 6: The One with the SWAG Off-Road Dimple Dies (Dimple Dies for Tinwork Part 2) Dimple dies are cool fabrication tools that can add style and rigidity to your next sheetmetal tinwork project. Follow along as we show you how easy it is to use SWAG Off-Road dimple dies using a standard […]

April 2, 2020 More
PE Garage Episode 5: The One With the Greenlee Knockout Punch: Dimple Dies for Tinwork Part 1

PE Garage Episode 5: The One With the Greenlee Knockout Punch: Dimple Dies for Tinwork Part 1

Dimple die sheetmetal is a hot trend seen in hot rod, street rod, and street machine fabrication. Follow along as we show you how it’s done, starting with the perfect tools for making the perfect hole every time with a knockout punch! Read more stories like this at www.rpmmag.com Subscribe to RPM Magazine today!  

April 1, 2020 More
PE Garage Episode 4: The One With the Hazy Headlights That Need Restoration

PE Garage Episode 4: The One With the Hazy Headlights That Need Restoration

PE Garage Episode 4: The One With the Hazy Headlights That Need Restoration In this episode, we put the Meguiar’s Heavy Duty Headlight Restoration kit to the challenge on a pair of badly hazed BMW headlamp housings. If you see what you like, order your kit here: https://amzn.to/2yYVdqU Read more stories like this at www.rpmmag.com […]

April 1, 2020 More
PE Garage Episode 3: The One With the Tricked-Out Yamaha Marching Snare Drum

PE Garage Episode 3: The One With the Tricked-Out Yamaha Marching Snare Drum

PE Garage Episode 3: The One With the Tricked-Out Yamaha Marching Snare Drum In this episode, we treat a 20-year-old Yamaha sFz marching snare drum to a new wrap, powder coated hardware, and Cerakote along with new heads and Performance Engineering cup washer fasteners for a fresh new look!   Read more stories like this […]

April 1, 2020 More
PE Garage Episode 1: Packing up Some Billet Aluminum Cup Washers

PE Garage Episode 1: Packing up Some Billet Aluminum Cup Washers

PE Garage Episode 1: Packing up Some Billet Aluminum Cup Washers In our first-ever episode of PE Garage, host Toby Brooks shows you what happens after you order some cool anodized aluminum cup washers for your hot rod, street machine, or pro streeter! www.pebillet.com Read more stories like this at www.rpmmag.com Subscribe to RPM Magazine […]

April 1, 2020 More
How NOT to Build the Ultimate Pro Street Mustang:  Episode 3

How NOT to Build the Ultimate Pro Street Mustang: Episode 3

How NOT to Build the Ultimate Pro Street Mustang Episode 3:  The Waiting Game In the third installment of “How NOT to Build the Ultimate Pro Street Mustang,” Toby tells you about the biggest mistake to date: not putting agreements in writing. With the car sitting idle in a shop over 1,000 miles away, he […]

April 1, 2020 More
Episode 31:  Eugene Mountz’s KILLER 1983 Pro Street

Episode 31: Eugene Mountz’s KILLER 1983 Pro Street

EPISODE 31:  EUGENE MOUNTZ’S KILLER 1983 PRO STREET

April 1, 2020 More
How NOT to build the Ultimate Pro Street Mustang Part 2: The Twin ProCharged Kaase Boss Nine

How NOT to build the Ultimate Pro Street Mustang Part 2: The Twin ProCharged Kaase Boss Nine

How NOT to build the Ultimate Pro Street Mustang Part 2: The Twin ProCharged Kaase Boss Nine In this second installment of “How NOT to Build the Ultimate Pro Street Mustang,” host Toby Brooks tells about the big break that helped him open up the budget and swing for the fences with a wild 529 […]

March 31, 2020 More
How NOT to Build the Ultimate Pro Street Mustang Episode 1: Finding a Car and Planning the Build

How NOT to Build the Ultimate Pro Street Mustang Episode 1: Finding a Car and Planning the Build

How NOT to Build the Ultimate Pro Street Mustang Episode 1: Finding a Car and Planning the Build In our new “How NOT to Build the Ultimate Pro Street Mustang” series, host Toby Brooks starts to tell the tale of what on earth he was thinking when he decided to try to build a wild […]

March 30, 2020 More
Full Series of Apocalypse Horse Project Articles Released… Read Them Now!

Full Series of Apocalypse Horse Project Articles Released… Read Them Now!

Catch up on all your reading and follow the RPM Magazine Apocalypse Horse Project Mustang Series through the build.

January 21, 2020 More
Who’s In This Issue of RPM – December 2013

Who’s In This Issue of RPM – December 2013

FIRST ON RACE DAY  – Bob Perkins’ incredible collection of ultra-rare blue ovals is like a trip through a Ford Museum…only FASTER! STORM WARNING! –  This supercharged Cyclone roars out of the Midwest. YANKEY’S CHEVY II  – This potent Pro Street Nova packs a powerful punch! HOT ROD DREAM – Barry Cunningham’s 1940 Willys is a rat-motored […]

November 21, 2013 More
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