Tag: Tom Bailey

The Change Up – Part 2 – Glenn Hunter’s ’56 Bel Air

The Change Up – Part 2 – Glenn Hunter’s ’56 Bel Air

Like we have been telling RPM readers since day one, when you  follow along with our RPM projects, you are seeing them in real time. Chances are that most of the work you are reading about today was actually completed only a few weeks ago, pretty cool huh? We think so! We want you to  […]

April 22, 2020 More
TOM BAILEY’S SICK 2.0 4,000+ HP Engine Build

TOM BAILEY’S SICK 2.0 4,000+ HP Engine Build

BINGE READ IT NOW! Welcome to our first-ever RPM MAG Binge Read Build session! From the not so distant archives of RPM MAG comes our exclusive coverage of Tom Bailey’s groundbreaking boosted BBC build. It started in Jan. 2015 and wrapped up in our Sept 2016 mag complete with dyno sheets. To cap it off […]

April 15, 2020 More
Beyond SICK 2.0 – Part 1 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

Beyond SICK 2.0 – Part 1 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

Beyond SICK 2.0 – Part 1 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro Remember when 800hp was an over the top street engine? Believe it or not, Tom Bailey now thinks 3000HP is no longer enough to meet his goals. That’s the horsepower of the big block Chevy in his 1969 “SICK Seconds” Camaro, (as featured […]

April 15, 2020 More
Beyond SICK Part 2 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

Beyond SICK Part 2 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

Beyond SICK Part 2 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro With RPM “in tune” exclusively with Tom Bailey’s new Sick Seconds 2.0 engine build, last month we shocked readers with the goals of the new car along with spilling the all-billet motivation that will be in place to help meet those goals. This month we […]

April 15, 2020 More
Beyond SICK Part 3 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

Beyond SICK Part 3 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

BEYOND SICK PART 3 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro So here we are, month three of Tom Bailey’s wild Sick Seconds 2.0 4,000- plus horsepower street/ strip engine build. This month we are going to cover fuel and spark and what it will take to run this thing on the street and strip with […]

April 15, 2020 More
Beyond SICK Part 4 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

Beyond SICK Part 4 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

Beyond SICK Part 4 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro “So here we are in month number four and still waiting on the block!” exclaimed Sick Seconds 2.0 owner Tom Bailey. As promised, we’ll give RPM readers a glimpse at Sick 2.0’s drivetrain this month,  to allow Tom and his team to get back at […]

April 15, 2020 More
Beyond SICK Part 5 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

Beyond SICK Part 5 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

Beyond SICK Part 5 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro In the April issue of RPM we brought readers some of the heavier-than-heavy duty parts that will be backing up the motor in the SICK 2.0 Camaro, and it’s hard to believe that was three long months ago. “After a few months off, we are […]

April 15, 2020 More
Beyond SICK Part 6 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

Beyond SICK Part 6 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

Beyond SICK Part 6 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro Good things take time and great things take even more time. And when you are creating something that has never been done before… well, you get the picture. It’s been several months since we updated RPM readers on the progress of Tom Bailey’s earthshattering 4,000- […]

April 15, 2020 More
Beyond SICK Part 7 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

Beyond SICK Part 7 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

Beyond SICK Part 7 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro Smoothing out the bumps in the road towards the baddest billet bullet the world has even known can be a daunting task, but Tom Bailey is almost ready to light the fire in the 4,000-plus horsepower engine for his Sick Seconds 2.0 Camaro! It’s pretty […]

April 15, 2020 More
Beyond SICK Part 8 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

Beyond SICK Part 8 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

Beyond SICK Part 8 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro So here we are, another month or so has passed by and the engine is ever-closer to making it onto the dyno,” tells street car mad scientist Tom Bailey of his 4,000-plus horsepower billet bullet which will eventually take up full time residence between the […]

April 15, 2020 More
Beyond SICK Part 9 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

Beyond SICK Part 9 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

Beyond SICK Part 9 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro So finally!!! It is alive!! So many set backs, so many changes. I would of never imagined in a million years that it would be 18 months before we could complete this engine! Granted, we shelved it a few times to get out there and […]

April 15, 2020 More
DOWN WITH THE SICKNESS – SICK Seconds 2.0 – Tom Bailey

DOWN WITH THE SICKNESS – SICK Seconds 2.0 – Tom Bailey

Hold on a second. Re-read that article subtitle on page 55 again. We’ll wait here. Did you see it? It’s no typo. 4,000 horsepower. It seems like only yesterday that in order to crank out 4,000 horsepower, you needed a drum full of nitromethane and a last name like Garlits, Prudhomme, or Bernstein. Not today, […]

April 15, 2020 More
Drag Week Champion Tom Bailey Hits Yet Another Record During Testing

Drag Week Champion Tom Bailey Hits Yet Another Record During Testing

During testing January 22nd at Bradenton Motorsports Park, Tom Bailey and his standout ’69 Camaro laid down a

January 25, 2020 More
Holley EFI Powers Tom Bailey to First 5-Second Pass in Drag Week History!

Holley EFI Powers Tom Bailey to First 5-Second Pass in Drag Week History!

What could arguably be the last great milestone in street car drag racing was achieved two weeks ago as Tom Bailey went a 5.998 @ over 250 mph on the final day of Drag Week 2019.

September 27, 2019 More
Who’s In This Issue – October 2019

Who’s In This Issue – October 2019

THE HAPPENINGS Pre-Party in the USA…. Tom Bailey’s Third Annual Woodward Pre-Party, RPM Takeover & Birthday Bash, and ALL-OUT: Live invade M1 Concourse and Lapeer International Dragway. THE RIDESThe Fourth Child… This pro street 1969 Mustang is a fast member of the Hobkirk Family. Candy Brandy Whine…. We aren’t sure what’s better: the hue or […]

September 16, 2019 More
Tom Bailey’s Woodward Preparty/RPM 20th Birthday Bash Starts TOMORROW!

Tom Bailey’s Woodward Preparty/RPM 20th Birthday Bash Starts TOMORROW!

The day is ALMOST here! Tom Bailey’s Woodward Preparty starts TOMORROW August 8th at the Track with a Test ‘N’ Tune Sponsored by Lapeer International Dragway.

August 7, 2019 More
TOM BAILEY BRINGS BACK HIS WOODWARD PRE-PARTY FOR 2018! ..AND RPM MAG JUMPS ONBOARD…

TOM BAILEY BRINGS BACK HIS WOODWARD PRE-PARTY FOR 2018! ..AND RPM MAG JUMPS ONBOARD…

See a wild selection of the world’s baddest real street driven cars leading up to the huge Woodward cruise, nevertheless hop over to this website – Palm Beach Roofing Expert while looking at those designs. There’s nothing else like Tom Bailey’s Woodward Pre-Party/RPM MAG Takeover in the world! “We planned the first event last year […]

May 10, 2018 More
Holley EFI Propels Tom Bailey to Drag Week Victory

Holley EFI Propels Tom Bailey to Drag Week Victory

Hot Rod Drag Week is a very special stratosphere of drag racing, reserved for only the toughest and craziest drag racers in the world. It takes a special blend of mettle, perseverance, ingenuity, and flat out mechanical and driving ability to complete the entire week in any of the classes. It goes without saying that […]

October 8, 2015 More
Who’s In This Issue – March 2015

Who’s In This Issue – March 2015

For Immediate Release February 13, 2015 THE RIDES COVER CAR – PILOT DATA – This five-second Camaro pro mod is one beautiful piece of research! LIFE’S A JOURNEY – And this ultra-cool ‘46 Dodge hauler is only the latest expression of Bruce McConnell’s lifelong need for speed. 10 PIECE – From white, beat up and slow to straight, black and […]

February 13, 2015 More
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