Design Engineering, Inc. (050551): Stainless Thermal and Acoustical Floor & Tunnel Shield

Engine and exhaust heat got you burning up? Engine noise rattling your skull? If you need to dial things down a notch in your vehicle’s interior, the new stainless steel Floor & Tunnel Shield from Design Engineering, Inc. is your solution.

DEI designed the 050551 Floor & Tunnel shield to be a versatile high-temperature (1,750°F direct heat) solution, backing sound-absorbing, micro-perforated stainless steel with 100% e-glass insulation. Peel-away adhesive backing gives you custom control that’s easy to apply: just cut with heavy scissors and stick. Available in 22” x 19” sheets.

Features

  • Durable stainless steel outer layer
  • Micro perforations absorb sound waves.
  • Backed with 100% e-glass insulation
  • Direct heat resistance: 1,750°F
  • Peel-and-stick adhesive backing
  • Cuts with heavy scissors
  • 22” x 19” sheet
DEI Stainless Acoustic and Thermal Barrier 050551

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Design Engineering, Inc. (010225): Sprint Car Thermal Engine Cover

Want to warm your engine up faster? Or, do you want to keep the heat inside your engine while waiting for the next race to start? Either way, the Design Engineering, Inc. Thermal Cover for Sprint car engines does both! This Thermal Cover is made to take heat and is built to last. Designed with tough PVC-coated polyester fabric with glass-mat insulation and fiberglass-lined wings, this cover is both rugged and light weight. The fiberglass-lined wings will not melt when touching the hot exhaust. Plus, built-in snaps hold the wings in the up position to allow easy engine servicing while the thermal is in use.

Features:

  • For most Sprint car chassis
  • Makes engine warm up faster
  • Keeps heat in engine between races
  • Rugged, lightweight design
  • Made of PVC-coated polyester fabric
  • Glass-mat insulation keeps heat in
  • Fiberglass-lined wings will not melt resting on headers
  • Built-in snaps hold wings up for engine servicing

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Design Engineering, Inc. (010669): Vapor Lock™ Fuel Line Sleeve

The Vapor Lock™ fuel line sleeve from Design Engineering, Inc. prevents fuel and other fluids from boiling due to extreme heat and causing a vapor lock situation—along with the rough idling and difficult starting that accompany it. Made from glass fiber and polyester laminated to an aluminum outer layer, Vapor Lock™ fuel line sleeves (PN 010669) work by greatly reducing heat in the line to keep fuel cooler (340 degrees of direct heat resistance). Plus, thanks to its split design and adhesive flap, this DEI product installs easily without having to disconnect the fuel line.

Features

  • Use on fuel lines to prevent vapor lock
  • Or use on any cable, hose, or line for added heat protection
  • 5/8” (16 mm) interior diameter x 36”; easily cuts to size
  • Split design with adhesive flap
Design Engineering Inc Vapor Block Fuel Line Sleeve 010669

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Design Engineering Inc.: Black Floor & Tunnel™ Shields

With their good-looking black finish, Floor & Tunnel™ Shields from Design Engineering Inc. solve the problem of engine and exhaust heat without sacrificing style.

DEI gave its Floor & Tunnel™ Shields a proprietary high-temperature black coating to control the migration of heat into vehicle interiors and protect components from heat-related damage. The aggressive, wind- and water-resistant adhesive backing makes installation easy—just shape, trim, peel, and stick—while the flexible material easily conforms to firewalls, trans tunnels, floors, and similar areas where insulation is desired.

Available in full sheets (42” x 48”; PN 050549) and half sheets (21” x 48”; PN 050552).

  • Proprietary high-temperature black coating
  • Easily shapes, trims, peels, and sticks
  • Aggressive self-adhesive backing is wind- and water-resistant.
  • Minimal clearance required (3/16” thick)
DEI Floor and Tunnel Shield 050549

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Design Engineering, Inc. (010140): Titanium™ Turbo Shield™ Custom-Fit Turbo Blanket Kit

Able to withstand direct heat up to 1,800°F and radiant heat up to 2,500°F, Titanium™ Turbo Shield™ from Design Engineering, Inc. solves the problem of extreme underhood heat, stops heat damage of painted or carbon fiber hoods, and helps turbos spool faster. High temperature–rated silica insulation under the tight outer layer provides extra protection against extreme turbo-generated heat, making Titanium™ Turbo Shield™ stronger and more durable than similar products. DEI also engineered in a true riveted anchor and fortified seam protection to accommodate higher-horsepower levels of heat.

In addition to serving as a superior heat barrier, custom-fit Titanium™ Turbo Shield™ provides the ultimate means of reducing turbo lag. Allowing more heat in the turbine and less damaging underhood radiant heat results in a horsepower boost.

Each DEI 010140 kit includes one Turbo Shield™, one 2” x 1.5’ roll of Titanium™ exhaust wrap, two 20” stainless steel locking ties, and one 5’ roll of fastening wire. Turbo Shield™ also sold singly.

Features

  • Ultimate thermal barrier reduces turbo lag.
  • Direct heat resistance: 1,800°F
  • Radiant heat resistance: 2,500°F
  • Double-reinforced seams inside and out
  • High-tech custom carbon fiber look
  • Riveted anchors secure shield.
  • Available singly or in a kit
Design Engineering Inc TurboShield Kit 010140

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Design Engineering, Inc.: Boom Mat Sound-Deadening Headliner Kits for Jeep Gladiator

Design Engineering, Inc. Boom Mat headliners offer a custom-fit noise solution for Jeep Gladiator hard tops. Available in Black and Gray leather-look and Black, Gray, and White original finish, DEI headliners install easily and greatly reduce noise, block heat from the sun, and insulate your interior to improve interior climate-control performance. Enjoy a 3–4 dB reduction in noise levels for easier in-cabin conversations and better music enjoyment!

Providing an instant dress-up element in addition to tangible noise, heat, and vibration reduction, preshaped DEI headliners apply easily via their peel-and-stick design.

Features

  • For Jeep Gladiator
  • Made from open-cell polyurethane foam with polymer surface treatment
  • Install easily to block noise and temperature
  • Improve cabin acoustics (3–4 dB of reduced interior noise)
  • Available in five different finishes
DEI Boom Mat Headliner for Jeep Gladiator

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Design Engineering, Inc. (500409): Precut Interior Thermal Acoustic Kit for ’67-’69 Camaro/Firebird

Engineered to combat unwanted interior heat and noise, the 500409 thermal acoustic kit from Design Engineering, Inc. contains everything needed to cover floors, firewalls, headliners, trunks, and more. Drivers will enjoy diminished noise from tires, road, and engine, as well as reduced heat from the engine bay and hot exhaust running underneath the floorboards.

With components specifically cut for 1967–1969 Camaro and Firebird, this DEI kit includes fully illustrated instructions that show exactly where each piece of material should be positioned.

Features

  • For 1967–1969 first-gen Camaro and Firebird F-body
  • Boom Mat damping material reduces vibration and unwanted engine/road noise.
  • Under Carpet Lite functions as a superior heat and noise barrier.
  • D-Mat layer shields against heat on firewalls, headliners, and other areas.
  • High-temp spray adhesive
DEI Camaro Firebird Thermal Kit 500407

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Design Engineering, Inc. (050510): Under Hood Thermal Acoustic Lining

Straight from the innovators at Design Engineering, Inc., Under Hood Thermal Acoustic Lining greatly reduces heat and noise generated in the automotive engine compartments of today’s modern modified vehicles. Installing via a simple peel-and-stick 5 ml acrylic adhesive that produces a permanent bond, the 3/4” thick, marine-grade acoustical foam is reinforced with a reflective aluminum skin. This material not only insulates the underside of the hood, but it also protects your vehicle’s paint finish. In addition, DEI’s Under Hood Thermal Acoustic Lining can be used as a noise-control solution on generator boxes, industrial HVAC scenarios, and similar applications.

Features

  • Insulate from heat while reducing noise and vibration.
  • Peel-and-stick self-adhesive creates a permanent bond.
  • Protects paint finishes.
  • 3/4” thick and 32” x 54” (12 sq. ft.).
  • Temp range: -45° F to 275° F.
DEI Under Hood Thermal Acoustic Lining 2

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Design Engineering, Inc. (010486): Cool Cover GOLD Air-Tube Cover Kit

Designed to reflect heat from air tubes and promote cooler air charge for additional power, the 010486 Cool Cover GOLD air-tube cover kit from DEI features high-temperature metalized polyimide lamination bonded to a robust 20 oz. heat-treated glass fiber. The material installs and removes in seconds for show-and-go convenience and fits tubing with up to a 4” diameter via unique full-length hook-and-loop fastening system.

Features

  • Reflects heat from air tubes.
  • Promotes cooler air charge for added power.
  • Installs and removes in seconds.
  • Hook-and-loop closure.
  • Fits up to 4” OD x 28” L tubing.

DEI Cool Cover GOLD Air Tube Cover Kit

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Design Engineering, Inc.: Heat Screen GOLD Metalized Matting

GOLD metalized radiant matting from DEI—made from high-temperature metalized polyimide film bonded to heat-treated glass fiber—can be installed almost anywhere in your vehicle to reduce the damaging effects of heat. GOLD metalized matting can reflect direct heat up to 800°F and radiant heat up to 1,100°F.

This DEI product can be used to cover air intake tubes, firewalls, over-transmission tunnels, air boxes, under the carpet, and around mufflers and catalytic converters. Non-automotive uses include marine, powersports, or wherever direct or radiant heat protection is desired.

GOLD metalized matting goes on mechanically or via adhesive spray (DEI 010490) and is available in two sizes: 24” x 24” (4 sq. ft.) and 36” x 40” (10 sq. ft.). Custom-cut lengths available by special order.

Features

  • For firewalls, bulkheads, engine covers, floors, seat bottoms, and more.
  • Handles continuous temperatures up to 850°F.
  • Resists UV degradation for long-term performance.
  • Adhesive protected by release liner rated up to 325°F.
  • 0065” thick.
  • Easy to apply and remove.

DEI GOLD Metalized Matting

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