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Avon Lake, OH…Boom Mat, the automotive leader for acoustic control, now offers a new premium damping material that is 166% thicker than standard damping products. The XL version is an industry-leading 4mm thick. For unwanted noise in trucks, classics, street rods, modified street performance vehicles and stereo competition vehicles, Boom Mat’s XL is the most effective product for eliminating unwanted vibration, engine and road noise.
Constructed with a 4 mil aluminum panel-stiffening skin with an odorless, 4mm thick butyl noise constraining layer, Boom Mat XL traps unwanted noise while requiring less overall material to get the job done. With the thicker 4mm, only 25 to 50% coverage is required which reduces weight, installation time and material cost.
Avon Lake, OH…DEI’s Titanium™ Protect-A-Sleeve™ with LR Technology™ provides the best possible protection of wires, lines and cables of any sleeve available on the market. Design Engineering now offers this same Titanium sleeving in sizes large enough for radiator and heater hoses; providing the ultimate protection from heat and fluids.
Last year, DEI introduced the ½” ID Titanium Protect-A-Sleeve to fit larger diameter spark plug wires for added protection against extreme heat generated by hot exhaust manifolds and headers. Now, this same level of protection is available in new 1” and 2” IDs that will snugly fit most radiator and heater hoses. Four new part numbers are now available: 2” ID x 36” (#010482), 1” ID x 48” (#010483), as well as bulk lengths: 2” ID sold by the foot (#010482B) and 1” ID sold by the foot (#101483B).
Kansas City, Mo. – CCW Forged Performance, a division of WELD, has introduced its new pro-touring inspired Daytona Series of Wheels. Engineered from years of track experience, CCW has produced a unique, strong and lightweight wheel. Each design features aggressive styling with depth and dimension not commonly found in a two-piece wheel. Every Daytona Series wheel is 360-degree welded on the back side, and wheel backspacings are available in 0.25” increments. This American-made product is available with multiple finish options. For more information about WELD or CCW Forged Performance visit SEMA booth # 25125, phone 800-788-9353 or visit www.WELDwheels.com.
Kansas City, Mo. – WELD, manufacturers of WELD Racing and WELD Street & Strip wheels, has introduced its new Black Draglite wheel. The iconic Draglite design has been America’s original forged high performance wheel for more than 30 years. It is now available in a black finish with polished edge in 15-inch diameters and in widths from 3.5” to 15.” The WELD Street & Strip Black Draglite wheel is proudly Made in the USA. For more information, visit SEMA booth # 25125, phone 800-788-9353 or visit www.WELDwheels.com.
Grex Airbrush announces a brand new fan spray cap accessory for their current line of Tritium and New Genesis Airbrushes. This transforms the standard round spray pattern of an airbrush into an elongated fan spray pattern of a spray gun. A very useful and desired trait for laying down even coverage with less passes. The Grex fan spray caps are available for the 0.3mm, 0.5mm & 0.7mm nozzle sizes. They will be sold individually or packaged along side a full nozzle kit. They add even further versatility to an already highly adaptable airbrush system. For more information, visit www.grexairbrush.com or call 888-4GREXCO (888-447-3926).
Avon Lake, Ohio…Design Engineering, Inc. (DEI) is proud to announce the company’s 20th anniversary. Formed in 1995 by Dale and Nancy Markley, the company continues to expand and thrive under the leadership of their son, David Markley.
In the course of the past twenty years, DEI has designed and developed a multitude of new and innovative thermal protection materials and products. Now employing 30 at the company’s main headquarters in Avon Lake, OH, DEI has stayed true to the company’s original focus on developing the most advanced performance heat and sound control products while also introducing new brands including: Boom Mat™, DEI Powersports™, Ny-Trex™ nitrous oxide performance systems, Radiator Relief™ performance coolant additives and CryO2™ cryogenic intake systems. In 2003, Design Engineering was honored with the Best New Performance-Racing Product award from SEMA in recognition of the outstanding and innovative design achievement for the introduction of CryO2.
Avon Lake, Ohio…Design Engineering’s new lightweight Ultra Sheath MA™ reflects direct and radiant heat that can damage underhood components, burn ignition wires and wiring or excessively heat brake and fuel lines. Designed as a replacement to aluminum or foil sleeving and to be the most advanced protection for cable lines, wire and hose, DEI’s Ultra Sheath sustains direct heat up to 1100°F and is over 40% lighter than foil covered sleeving.
More flexible to use than standard foil or bonded aluminum products, Ultra Sheath MA is easy to trim to desired lengths for quick and easy installation; even in hard to reach locations. Ultra Sheath MA can be purchased in multiple ID sizes and lengths as well as bulk including: ½” ID x 3’ (#010230), ½” ID x 15’ (#010231), ¾” ID x 3’ (#010232), and 1-¼” x 3’ (#010233).
Avon Lake, OH…Ny-Trex™, the nitrous brand of Design Engineering, Inc. (DEI), now offers a Remote Cord Push Button Switch that works with any Ny-Trex nitrous system including: Bare Bones™, Triple Threat™, Big-Diesel™, or Prime Time™ purge kit. Developed for multiple applications, it also works with all of DEI’s CryO2 branded products—Purge Valve, Fuel Chiller or Intercooler Sprayer Kit. This versatile switch is universal in design allowing it to be used with most nitrous, purge or intercooler systems on the market today. As an auxiliary switch it can be used to replace any mounted push and hold activation button. DEI’s momentary Remote Cord Push Button Switch remains “open” until the button is depressed and held to activate.
Avon Lake, OH…Boom Mat now offers a premium peel and stick 2mm automotive Damping Material that offers a more effective way to reduce unwanted vehicle interior noise. Boom Mat’s original damping material has been used for years to improve cabin acoustics. The new and improved 2mm damping material is designed to more effectively reduce low frequency noise typical of structure borne vibrations with less material coverage - reducing weight, material cost and installation time. Road, engine and vibration noise is reduced dramatically when applied to floorboards, firewalls, door skins and overhead interior roof panels.
Avon Lake, Ohio…In hot temps, both performance and factory fuel injectors can be at risk of vapor lock or heat soak causing a rough idle, slow starting or other potential serious engine problems. DEI has the solution by introducing Fuel Injector Reflective Heat Covers available in packs of two, four, six or eight, that reflect direct and radiant heat away from the injectors.
Constructed of high-temperature rated glass fiber material bonded to a heat reflective aluminized material, DEI’s Fuel Injector Heat Covers can be used on most any engine configuration utilizing stock or aftermarket fuel injectors. Cooler fuel injectors will perform more efficiently, offering a more consistent throttle response.
Installation is a breeze as the injectors do not have to be removed. The covers are made with a split design allowing them to wrap around each individual injector and are secured with a sewn-in hook and loop fastening edge.
• Part# 010380 – 2 pack
• Part# 010381 – 4 pack