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Meziere, Aeroquip provide only the best for the Summit SuperSeries dragster

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Over the past decade, the Summit SuperSeries prize package has grown into one of the biggest and most sought-after prize packages in all of grassroots drag racing. From new racecars to brand new trailers, the winner of the Summit SuperSeries if flooded with an incredible prize package that is made possible by the great companies that support grassroots drag racing. Today, we look at two more companies that have provided key components to the biggest prize of them all – the Summit SuperSeries dragster.

*Over the coming weeks the International Hot Rod Association will be taking an in-depth look at the parts and the people that make the Summit SuperSeries prize package the greatest prize package in all of motorsports. The Summit SuperSeries winners in Top ET, Mod ET and Junior Dragster at the Summit World Finals will each take home an elaborate prize package courtesy of the many great companies that remain dedicated to the grassroots racer. Thank you to all of our great sponsors and friends who help make this incredible program possible*




Meziere Reservoir style electric water pump and components will keep the Summit SuperSeries championship dragster cool under pressure

American made with quality far superior to any other performance aftermarket company, Meziere Enterprises build their water pumps with pride right here in the USA. And that is why they are a perfect match to team with the IHRA in providing a water pump and components for this year’s Summit SuperSeries prize dragster.

The Meziere 200 Series electric water pumps deliver up to 37 gpm of flow, and have an integrated expansion tank for use with low or horizontally mounted radiators. That makes the pump ideal for dragsters. And, because they are electric, racers won’t have horsepower loss at high rpm caused by a mechanical pumps impeller.

Meziere Pump

Its integrated surge tank makes these systems easy to fill in just a fraction of the time. Meziere pumps feature CNC-machined aluminum housings, epoxy coated motor windings, an RF suppression circuit, and a one-piece, carbon-ceramic seal. With ahead of water above a self-priming pump cavity, this design eliminates air locking and cavitation.

Also on this year’s dragster is a Meziere thermostat housing. These have a machined sealing surface with a 5 degree taper to ensure positive sealing. All water necks are aluminum, precision machined and finished to the highest standards.

Meziere Flexplate

They’re available in a variety of colors, and matching outlets for specific engine applications, hose and AN fitting options. The housing features a 360 degrees swivel for easy hose alignment and all mounting hardware is included.

The Meziere flexplate is forged from one-piece billet steel and use a starter gear that is machined in the same process. There are no welds to break and no warping or cracking of the flexplate. These true billet flexplates are the straightest, strongest, and most concentric flexplates available on today's market. Machined to exacting tolerances from 4340 round bar, their proprietary manufacturing process ensures the strongest gear tooth, least runout, and the best longevity on the market. All Meziere flexplates are certified to SFI 29.2.

LEARN MORE: www.meziere.com






Aeroquip Starlite Racing Hose and crimp fittings provide security to Summit SuperSeries dragster

The Summit SuperSeries dragster will hand all plumbing chores to the lightweight, durable, and race proven Aeroquip’s Starlite racing hose. This hose and fitting combination is approved by IHRA and other sanctioning bodies. It features a pre-dyed black Nomex cover to ensure peak performance and consistent, fade-resistant appearance.

Aeroquip Starlite

Aeroquip increased its abrasion resistance and overall hose strength by adding Kevlar to the fire-retardant Nomex cover. This hose assembly is up to 45 percent lighter in weight than conventional high performance assemblies. With a temperature range of -45 to 300 degrees, it can handle nearly any plumbing job safely and securely.

The Starlite Racing Hose also features AQP smooth bore inner tube, non-swivel and swivel crimp fittings and can be utilized for all fuel, lube, coolant and air.

LEARN MORE: www.aeroquip.com

Last modified on Friday, 26 September 2014

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