Trucks, SUV's & Off-Road

Design Engineering, Inc. (DEI) Announces Bill Herrmann as Vice President of Operations

Avon Lake, Ohio…Design Engineering, Inc. (DEI) is pleased to announce Bill Herrmann has joined as vice president of operations. He joined the company in late June and will report direct to Design Engineering Inc. CEO, David Markley. Herrmann has over 30 years’ experience in industrial and chemical distribution, as well as, chemical and food manufacturing. He has spent most of his career within the supply chain procurement, logistics, forecasting, operations management and inventory control disciplines.

TUFTRUCK'S Ram 1500 Extra Heavy Duty Rear Coil Kit

This new kit is exactly what you need to make the most out of your Ram Truck. Whether its business or personal, the added durability and security that TUFTRUCK® Heavy Duty Coils add to this truck is far superior to OEM Coil Springs.

The TTC-1211 Extra Heavy Duty spring kit was designed keeping towing in mind and is built to provide rear-end support for your 2009 – 2015 Ram 1500 models. By using the TTC-1211, you will increase your carrying capacity by and/or add capacity to the tongue weight over the OEM coils.
The TTC-1211 will make your drive a bit stiffer, which may make your truck feel like a truck and not a car.
TTC-1211
Extra Heavy Duty (XHD)

DEI Introduces Heat Shroud™

Avon Lake, Ohio…Design Engineering Inc. (DEI), specialists in heat and sound control, now offers a new convenient way to protect fuel lines, wires, cables and hoses from excessive direct or radiant heat. DEI’s Heat Shroud™ is made with a high-temp glass fiber fabric bonded to aluminized material that reflects 90% of radiant heat, and direct heat up to 500° F. A hook and loop closure design makes this a simple and easy installation. Now only remove or disconnect one end to install. This time saving convenience makes it possible to get a secure thermal protection barrier without compromising performance or safety; especially important for grassroots or professional motorsports.

Extremely pliable and fireproof, DEI’s Heat Shroud fits inside diameters ranging from ½” to 2-1/2”. In addition to its heat reflecting properties, DEI’s Heat Shroud also provides additional protection against oil, dirt and abrasion and can be trimmed to length.

Boom Mat Introduces XL Damping Material - Thicker Damping for Extreme Noise Control

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.

DEI Introduces New Larger ID Titanium™ Protect-A-Sleeve™

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).

WELD REKON XT B57B is a Stylish Bead-Loc Wheel Ideal for Off-Road Vehicles

Kansas City, Mo. – The WELD REKON XT B57B Bead-Loc is the lightest and toughest 17” off-road wheel on the market. The B57B’s one-piece forged construction provides high strength with no excess weight. It features a single outside functional black bead-loc on a 17x9 wheel, making it ideal for modern high performance off-road trucks, SUVs, and Jeeps. It includes WELD’s Advanced Tactical Coating (ACT), a proprietary nano-ceramic barrier to protect against mud, abrasions, salt, and corrosion. ATC protects the finish with no dulling or discoloration. Matching trailer wheels are available. WELD REKON XT wheels are designed, tested, and manufactured in the USA.

Grex Airbrush introduces their new fan spray cap accessory

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).

Design Engineering, Inc. (DEI) Celebrates 20th Year Anniversary: 1995 - 2015

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.

DEI Introduces Ultra Sheath MA™

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).

Ny-Trex™ Introduces Remote Cord Push Button Switch

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.

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