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Amy Lauer

The DuraCoat® Machine - Part 2: The Roar of the T-Rex – Dyno Test

The DuraCoat® Machine - Part 2: The Roar of the T-Rex – Dyno Test

In part one of this series we introduced you to T-Rex, The DuraCoat® Machine. If you missed out on that you can read up on it here:  Part 1 - The Rise of the T-Rex The next chapter in the rise of the T-Rex brings us to the Dyno. Dyno testing puts the engine in a safe environment to measure horsepower and torque, allows for any adjustments or corrections to be made to optimize performance, and most importantly makes sure the darn thing doesn’t explode.    Exhaust noise was pumped outside so all we hear is the power and roar of...

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Amy Lauer

The DuraCoat® Machine - Part 1: The Rise of the T-Rex

The DuraCoat® Machine - Part 1: The Rise of the T-Rex

Some may say: “Oh, it’s just a Hummer.” But, it has a greater story to tell. One day, Steve Lauer, owner and inventor of DuraCoat®, decided it was time for a second Hummer. The H1 he bought back in 2000 needed a companion. Since they had stopped building H1 Hummers by this time we naturally went to the best place to find such things: the internet. Since finding a new H1 would be difficult we spent our time searching through the listings and stumbled upon something. It’s a Hummer! It’s a Humvee! NO! It’s a T-Rex! Wait, what? We had...

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