Q&A with Ny-Trex Product Manager

Nytrex Nitrous Systems1. Since nitrous has been in racing for a number of years now, are there any new developments in this product category?

There are a few key developments, primarily applications and technology.  The diesel market is the latest to recognize the incredible potential in using nitrous oxide.  There is NO other product which can decrease charge-air temperatures more drastically than “good old” nitrous oxide.  Also, its oxygenating effect increases efficiency in the diesel engine, eliminating black smoke.  When all the fuel is burned, no power is wasted at the cost of soot.  Concerning technology, the introduction of the progressive nitrous controller changes everything.  Simple window switches are a thing of the past.  Modern progressive nitrous controllers offer the safety and control necessary to make those old images of hoods flying off, an urban legend!

"Idaho" Rob Credits Success to Ny-Trex Diesel

Idaho Rob Coddens Wins Indy NationalsRob Coddens, known as "Idaho Rob", sent in a 2012 race season update.

I wanted to update everyone of what's been happening so far during the 2012 race season. We've got great news!  We were the #1 qualifier in Super Street class in the NHRDA Lucas Oil Indy Nationals and went on to win that event.  We also broke the National record for ET by running 9.81 at 143mph and backed up that record run with a 9.69 at 146mph.  We also own the National Record for MPH at 148 in this class.

We are well in the lead in the National Points series for Super Street as well as being in the top 5 in Pro Street.

I could not have done it without the great Ny-Trex Diesel N2O kit from DEI.  The kit helps with spooling the large turbos in any elevation, is well put together, and relyed upon on most every pass to keep us at the top.  The customer support has been second to none.  I look forward to turning up the power during the world finals and see what the package is capable of!

2012 Ultimate Biker Makeover Winner Announced

Garage-Girls Contest Winner MarilynGarage-Girls are pleased to announce the winner of the 2012 Ultimate Biker Makeover brought to you by GEICO powersports:  Marilyn Elmore Bragg.

Marilyn along with 3 other contestants were chosen from a group of over 26 submissions of who was most deserving of an Ultimate Biker Makeover. The final 4 were then placed up on www.garage-girls.com for public voting.   The final 4 all had compelling stories of why they were in need of the makeover, but after the publics vote the winner has been chosen.

Winner, Marilyn Elmore Bragg has been down on her luck after she decided to stop working to be a full time caretaker for her mother. It’s been tough for her to make ends meet and has been riding her 1993 XL 1200 since 2004. With over 193,000 miles on the bike she finds herself “making due” with the simplest of things to keep the bike on the road. New riding gear is way far down on her list of necessities. She was hoping this contest could help her obtain some parts and gear she is in dire need of to stay on the road, which she attributes to the only thing that gives her a sense of enjoyment these days.

Power in a Bottle - Installing Ny-Trex Big-Diesel

Power in a Bottle
Installing the New Ny-Trex Big-Diesel Nitrous Oxide System
Diesel World Magazine

BY CHRIS TOBIN
PROTOGRAPHY CHRIS TOBIN

Nearly every diesel enthusiast wants more power from his or her truck, and when It comes to bang-for-the-buck performance improvements, the installation of a nitrous oxide injection system is hard to beat. Once you've added the intake. programmer and exhaust, there's still plenty more power on the table with an NOS system.

Diesel enthusiast Cody Shipley, of Jonesborough, Tennessee, uses his bright-red '00 crew cab Chevy truck as a daily driver. But he's also hooked (pun intended) on sled pulling and drag racing. While most sanctioning bodies do not allow the use of nitrous oxide in sled pulling, it is warmly welcomed on the drag strip.

Power in a Bottle - Ny-Trex Nitrous Diesel System Install

Retaks Racing: Formula Drift R2 Road Atlanta Results

Ryan Tuerck of Retaks RacingRetaks Racing driver Ryan Tuerck beats 2011 FormulaD Champion Dai Yoshihara into the top 16. Ryan finished the race weekend 6th overall in points (of 60).  Some 20K+ fans attended & 32+ media brands covered the race.

After beating Dai & advancing into the Top 16 we were up against the current points leader Justin Pawlak to advance into the Great 8.  “This weekend went great.  I’m starting to really get comfortable in the new Retaks car, the team is working well together, and the Maxxis tires are getting us closer to that podium spot.  I can’t wait for Palm Beach!”- Ryan Tuerck

Boom Mat featured on Spike's Power Block!

PowerBlock TV LogoHere’s some exciting news!. This weekend on the hit cable TV program "Trucks!" they will be installing Boom Mat products on their '49 Chevy project truck.

TRUCKS! is part of RTM’s 2-hour long PowerBlock lineup of car enthusiast programming and airs this Saturday & Sunday at 12 PM E/P on the SPIKE network. The Spike network is seen in over 106 million homes in the U.S. and Canada and an average of 650,000 DIY automotive enthusiasts tune into RTM’s PowerBlock each weekend. Check your local listings.

DEI Sponsors Thermal & Sound Deadening Seminar

Boom Mat Family of productsDesign Engineering, Inc. (DEI) is a leading supplier of performance thermal and acoustic aftermarket products, and parent company of Boom Mat. On Saturday, August 4 from 1-2 p.m., Mike Zenone, DEI’s Business Development Manager, will conduct a seminar at the NSRA Street Rod Nationals, Plus on how to use thermal and acoustic products available through DEI and Boom Mat to improve and protect your street rod. The hour long seminar will focus on how their thermal products can be used to provide maximum protection of your engine, ignition, and fuel line components from direct or ambient heat or cold.  The seminar will also cover Boom Mat’s extensive line of acoustic products developed to improve interior sound quality by quieting your ride.  Zenone will be available briefly after the seminar to answer specific questions.

Fastest Street Cars Boom Mat Install

DEI Boom Mat Article in Fastest Street Cars MagazineWith over 550 horsepower, no air conditioning, and long tube headers, we knew heat and noise could make for a toasty time driving the streets of sunny California. After doing a bit of research we called up our friends at Design Engineering Inc. in order to try out their new line of insulation/sound deadener and ultra light carpet padding, named Boom Mat. The line of insulation and sound deadening materials include a mat that you “roll”, or press, on all your sheet metal panels, a spray on formula for the hard to reach areas and lightweight carpet padding. Boom Mat is specifically designed for automotive use and it serves two functions, to keep engine heat out and to reduce noise vibrations. While we don’t want our muscle cars to sound like a Prius humming down the road, we also don’t want to feel like the car is about to shake itself to pieces while sweating from every pore in our body...

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