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Through trial by fire, Dinjee Glo Rails is proving that 3D Printing can make a usable, reliable automotive product out of ABS Plastic; despite certain limitations!!
Trial by fire, you ask? Please sit back and enjoy hearing how we feel confident in saying this. We feel certain these few paragraphs will help everyone who has been or just beginning to show interest in what all 3D printing entails, to further understand the methods used to create our automotive product and also, what a finished product can endure. Hopefully a wry smile might follow as well...so let us begin with just two words...monster trucks...cue wry smile...
Mooresville North Carolina December 17, 2014 JRi Shocks is excited to announce the winner of our SEMA sweepstakes, Ride Height system giveaway. Attendees at the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas Nevada had the opportunity to enter a drawing at the JRi Shocks booth for a complete Hydraulic Ride Height system. William Hodge of Houston Texas was the lucky winner who couldn’t believe it when notified by JRi staff following the show.
“I almost deleted the email as spam,” said Hodge “I had no expectations of actually winning the contest and have been thinking about it since!”
Hodge is nearing completion of a ’69 Camaro project that has been underway since 2010. The car was a gift from his parents back in 1997 and has been a part of his life for over 17 years. As luck would have it, the Camaro is equipped with Detroit Speed suspension and JRi's baseline shock package so the JRi Ride Height system makes for an easy addition and a welcome upgrade.
November 13, 2014
Las Vegas, NV – Drivers looking for better traction and mileage can find this news interesting, as ZAFCO exhibited a number of tire brands at Las Vegas Convention Center from November 4th to 7th, 2014. Being an active participant, ZAFCO unveiled a wide range of categories of its very own brand – ZEETEX –including PCR, TBR, Winter, and SUV / 4x4, claiming to offer the best traction and mileage, while favoring the environment as well.
For UHP category, ACCELERA tires seemed to grab the attention of dealers and distributors, as the number of drivers seeking ultra-high performance is pretty sound in the U.S. However, on the other hand, ARMSTRONG and FORCEUM focused on a single category each where they showcased their TBR and PCR categories, respectively.
1200°F / 648°C Continuous Exposure: Higher Intermittent
high temperature Braided Basalt Sleeve
high temperature Braided Basalt Sleeve has outstanding electric insulation, high temperature resistance and chemical-corrosion resistance making it the best choice in wire stripping parts of electric apparatus, inner connecting wire and pipe insulation of all kinds.
Braided Basalt Sleeve is made of the braiding continuous basalt fiber.
high temperature Braided Basalt Sleeve withstand 1472 F/ 800°C continuous exposure
High Temperature proof Heat resistance High Insulation.
Excellent electric insulation chemical corrosion
High chemical stability sound proof
BSTFLEX provide special V Titanium Exhaust Wrap, same material as other titanium exhaust wrap.
Titanium Exhaust Wrap is extremely durable and capable of handling more heat than any other exhaust wrap found in the market today.
Typical glass fiber exhaust wrap is rated at handling 1200 degrees F of maximum direct heat, while V Titanium Exhaust Wrap is capable of handling direct continuous heat up to 1800 degrees F and radiant heat up to 2800 degrees F.
This V Titanium Exhaust Wrap is constructed from pulverized lava rock, extruded into fibers and then woven into a tight weave gives this material titanium-like strength and toughness. This improvement in thermal protection helps reduce underhood temperatures resulting in cooler air intake for improved performance. And less heat in the engine bay means reducing the chances of “heat soak” conditions on vital underhood components.
Heat protection up to 2800°F degrees
Made from pulverized lava rock
The turbo blanket isolates the heat produced by your turbocharger, and prevents that heat from damaging, or even igniting, components surrounding the turbocharger within your engine compartment, such as plastic and rubber hoses and electrical wiring, as well as painted surfaces, such as the engine bay and the surface of the hood. Also, it prevents areas of localized high temperature from damaging the engine itself.
Kansas City, Mo. – WELD, manufacturers of WELD wheels, announced today at SEMA 2014 their strategy to apply WELD’s race-winning heritage and expertise to all segments of the high performance wheel market. WELD will speak directly to the different consumers in each market segment through its four brands: WELD Racing, WELD Street & Strip, REKON Off Road by WELD and CCW Forged Performance. This new structure will better connect with customers and clarify each brand’s target market, allowing for more powerful messaging for each type of buyer, and more targeted high performance forged wheels.
“As WELD has experienced unprecedented growth, we’ve increasingly seen the need to make our brand positioning very clear to the marketplace,” said Norman Young, president and CEO, WELD. “This new structure defines who are as a company, and gives us a platform to further expand and grow as a company. We are very excited to make this announcement today at one of the aftermarket’s premier events.”
Direct-fit, Bolt-in Upgrade Available for Jeep Wrangler JK
Las Vegas, Nov. 6, 2014 – Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) introduced The Ultimate Dana 60™ axles for the Jeep Wrangler JK yesterday at the Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) Show, held here through Nov. 7 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The new axle line, which includes bolt-in replacement upgrades for front and rear axles on the Jeep Wrangler JK, reflects the experience of serious off-roaders and incorporates many of the features they need.
“For years, hardcore Jeep Wrangler off-road enthusiasts have been modifying axles to achieve better performance, and we’ve been paying attention,” said Bill Gryzenia, vice president and general manager, Dana Aftermarket. “We have incorporated a number of new ideas into The Ultimate Dana 60™ axle family to deliver unmatched performance off-road.”
FOND DU LAC, Wis., Nov. 4, 2014 – Mercury Racing unveiled a concept Small block four-valve automotive crate engine today at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. SEMA consists of a diverse group of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, publishing companies, auto restorers, street-rod
builders, restylers, car clubs, race teams and more.