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Thermo-Tec partners with Bone Shaker Jet Truck

Greenwich, OH – Thermo-Tec Automotive, Inc. has partnered in sponsorship with Bone Shaker Jet Truck, a custom-built 1981 International Transtar 4300 race truck, boasting 18,000 HP with 12,000 lbs of thrust from a J79 General Electric Turbo Jet Engine.

The J79 GE is an Axial flow turbo jet built for use in a variety of fighter and bomber aircraft. Some of the major applications include the Convair B-58 Hustler, the LOCKHEED F-104 Star Fighter, and the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom, to name a few.

“Our truck produces heat…lots of heat”, said Rick Kopp, owner and driver of the Bone Shaker jet truck. “We needed a product that will shield that massive heat. Thermo-Tec’s products are number one when it comes to that.”

Chrissy Gilmore, CEO of Thermo-Tec, says “We’re excited to be part of the Bone Shaker team. Its good to know that our products will be helping protect parts and components on that fire-breathing dragon. Its an impressive truck, for sure.”

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About Thermo-Tec

Formed in 1987, Cool It Thermo-Tec, a family owned business was the first to market Exhaust Insulating Wrap to reduce under the hood temperatures for more horsepower. Thermo-Tec exhaust wrap is now sold online and in specialty automotive stores nationwide. The company’s proprietary Thermal Conduction Technology (TCT) – is a coating that effectively conducts heat across the wrap's entire surface to dissipate heat build-up allowing it to withstand heat up to 2000°F. All Thermo-Tec products are manufactured in the USA and innovations have been used in space, by the United States Armed Forces and top racers like Jack Roush, Steve Matusek, Joe Gibbs and many more.


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