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DEI Vapor Block™AVON LAKE, OHIO (JANUARY 8, 2018) – DEI now offers an innovative fuel line solution for a problem common with carbureted early model vehicles – vapor lock. DEI’s new Vapor Block™ Fuel Line Sleeve provides an easy, sensible and low cost solution to prevent rough idling and difficult starting caused by vapor lock. Designed to greatly reduce heat in the line to keep the fuel cooler and below boiling, the DEI Vapor Block line sleeve installs easily with a split design and adhesive flap. There is no need to disconnect the fuel line to install. Simply wrap Vapor Block around line, remove the adhesive release liner and press adhesive back flap into place.



Easy Loom™ Split Line Sleeving Master KitAVON LAKE, OHIO (SEPTEMBER 25, 2017) – DEI introduces the Easy Loom™ Split Line Sleeving Master Kit with everything you need in one convenient kit to add protective split line sleeving for an entire vehicle. Ideal for wrapping wiring harnesses for an EFI conversion, DEI’s Easy Loom Split Line Sleeve Master Kit offers a solution to protect exposed wires, hoses and cables from heat and the elements. This can be especially important for high performance modified vehicles exposed to swings in temperature.

The kit provides a method to professionally customize an engine bay for show vehicles and builds, and can be used for any vehicle from hot rods, street rods, race vehicles, trucks/SUVs, as well as marine and ATV and UTV powersport vehicles. They are also ideal for replacing OEM wire looms or dressing up an engine bay, and are approved for use by most automotive OEMs.



DEI Heat Shroud GOLD™AVON LAKE, OHIO (JULY 11, 2017) – DEI now offers its popular Heat Shroud™ with hook and loop closure for quick installation on fuel lines, wire, hose and cable, in a heat reflective Gold material for the highest level of thermal protection.

DEI first introduced its successful Reflect-A-GOLD™ as a lightweight, low-clearance material to protect sensitive components from extreme heat swings from hot to cold. Heat Shroud GOLD is a metalized polyamide polymer laminated to a 20 oz. heat treated glass cloth material, capable of handling continual temperatures up to 850°F. In addition to its heat reflecting properties, Heat Shroud GOLD also provides additional protection against oil, dirt and road grime, and resistant to UV degradation. For installation, there is no need to remove wires or hoses to install. Simply measure, trim, wrap and close around existing fuel lines, wire, hose and cable.



Boom Mat Black UnderhoodAVON LAKE, OHIO (MARCH 23, 2017) – Boom Mat™, the automotive aftermarket’s leading brand of heat and sound solutions, now offers its Underhood Thermal Acoustic Lining in a new black color with a cool carbon fiber look. Developed to serve a dual role, it effectively reduces noise entering the passenger compartment and also works to keep the hood surface cool to protect paint. Like Boom Mat’s original Underhood Thermal Acoustic Liner, this too is an easy peel and stick product that is easy to install.

Made of 1/2” thick, high quality, industrial acoustical grade material with a textured carbon look, the 13 sq. ft. sized lining is ideal for insulating the underside of the hood for a quieter, more comfortable ride; especially in today’s modified vehicles with high performance heat producing engines. Sized 32” x 59”, it resists both mold and mildew and can also be used to reduce noise on generator boxes, insulating engine doghouses or marine and powersports applications.



DEI 12 Volt Sales Manager Chuck KenneyAVON LAKE, OHIO (February 28, 2017) – DEI Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Tom Miller, is pleased to announce Chuck Kenney as the company’s newly created position of 12 Volt Sales Manager. A 30 year veteran of the electronics industry, he is responsible for overseeing sales, distribution and profits for Boom Mat, DEI’s acoustic brand.

With expertise in account management and team development, Kenney has been selected to grow the Boom Mat brand in the 12 volt market, to solidify and further develop DEI’s heat and sound control product distribution and sales, and to explore new market opportunities in the home theater, trailer, RV, commercial work truck and marine industries. He will be the primary contact for trade and distributor shows and will be integral in the selection of sponsored project car builders to represent the Boom Mat brand under Team DEI.