Tag: Trick Out Your Truck

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
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
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