The power plants in today's vehicle are extremely efficient as technology advances every year. Motors are producing more horsepower and torque while becoming smaller and lighter to increase the overall efficiency of the vehicle.
In performance applications we always strive to push every ounce of energy and efficiency out of our engine's but most fail to realize that the more you upgrade your motor that you must also upgrade the other components in your vehicle to match the output of your motor.
Horsepower is one of the most saught after goals with engine tuning which is in actuality a measurement of energy/heat. So as we increase our horsepower, we also increase the heat that our engines push out. This places a strain on our OEM Cooling systems which can easily be overwhelmed.
The radiator and water pumps are often constructed of metal components which can take quite a bit of abuse. But most forget that the plumbing of our cooling systems are constructed of flexible soft-rubber hoses that are easily overwhelmed and can burst under the rigors of competition.
As the coolant in our systems heat up, they attempt to expand; this is why we upgrade our radiator caps, so that they can take the added pressure before opening into an overflow canister. At the same time, the plumbing also begins to expand which can cause cracks to form and burst overtime due to heat.
Megan Racing has now developed a line of Silicone-based coolant hoses that are designed to take a higher range of heat and coolant pressures than OEM hoses. Silicone has a much higher tensile strength than the OEM rubber hoses which will prevent the hoses from expanding which will keep your coolant from creating air-bubbles in the system which can reduce the efficiency of coolant flow throughout your power plant.
Created with competition vehicles in mind these hoses are the ideal upgrade for any vehicles that strive to increase the efficiency of their vehicle the right way.