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Performance & Hotrod Business - December '14

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32 n Performance & Hotrod Business n December 2014 PERFORMANCE Design Engineering Inc. (DEI) Avon Lake, Ohio Dan Stark Customer Service Representative Our hottest Nitrous Oxide product for the performance aftermarket is … …our Ny-Trex Camaro V6 Nitrous System. This is a direct bolt-on for the 2010-up V-6 Camaro. Its best features include … …direct bolt-on application to add nitrous to your V-6 Camaro. It can be installed in 1 hour or less. You only need to drill holes for the tank. The most common mistake aftermarket shops make when choosing a proper Nitrous system for a customer is … …going with a system that is too large to start with. Nitrous systems need to start with small jets and see how the motor reacts. Many people just put jets into systems that they have had in the past. They may fit, but some systems are more efficient than others. This could be criti- cal if you are already at your maximum horsepower levels. A tip to make installations easier and safer is … …always use safety switches. A simple kill switch could save a $10,000 race motor. Also, make sure you are following the directions. Just because something may work another way doesn't mean that it is the right way. For installations, lay the system out on a table and place the components in their areas. This way you can visualize how the system will go together. In the end this can save you time. And finally, always do a leak-down test before start-up. Check all fittings and con- nections for leaks. You won't be able to detect a leak when you are driving, and this is critical. Nitrous Express Inc. Wichita Falls, Texas Mike Wood CEO Our hottest Nitrous Oxide product for the performance aftermarket is … …the hottest new product NX has is the single-stage billet CrossBar plate system. These plates are CNC machined from 6061-T6 bar stock and are the ultimate in precision and distribution. This system includes the NX exclusive Lightning sole- noids, the industry exclusive Lightning high-flow bottle valve, billet high-flow Y fit- tings, jets from 100 to 500 whp and includes a billet solenoid mounting bracket and all parts to complete the installation. Its best features include … …the Billet Crossbar system features an industry-exclusive CNC machined plate that guarantees accurate nitrous distribu- tion at very high horsepower settings. It also includes technology to guarantee up to 500 hp to the rear tires. New technology is affecting the Nitrous market by … …NX's 2015 catalog includes 10 full pages of new and exciting products. These range from a new, lightweight 0.375 ori- fice, progressive nitrous solenoid to a new, lightweight billet bottle valve with 0.500 orifice and 0.500 piston lift. Both of these products are required to take advantage of the new SLP (Super Low Pressure) nitrous technology that is powering the fastest cars on the tracks today. The most common mistake aftermarket shops make when choosing a proper Nitrous system for a customer is … …selling their customers based on price alone. There are many low-quality, offshore-produced nitrous systems on the market today. NX products are 99-percent manufactured in the USA to the highest quality standards attainable. A tip to make installations easier and safer is … …the easiest, most important tip for the ease of installation of an NX system is very simple and straightforward: read the instructions completely before you begin! Nitrous systems need to start with small jets and see how the motor reacts. (Photo courtesy Design Engineering Inc.) The easiest, most important tip when installing a nitrous oxide system is simple and straight- forward: read the instructions. (Photo courtesy Nitrous Express)

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