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April 20, 2015 (Louisville, KY)
PBM, Erson Cams and World Products Become Official Companies of the Battle of the Bluegrass
The Howes Lube/Battle of the Bluegrass Pulling Series (BOB Series) is proud to announce that PBM and its affiliated companies of Erson Cams and World Products are now a part of the BOB Series. “PBM is a name that has long been known to everyone in the racing world, as its product line up includes just about every hardcore engine part that pullers need to get down the track. Erson and World Products are a part of the PBM family as well, so we are pleased to be able to serve all these companies and look forward to a long relationship with a leader in the high performance world,” commented BOB Series CEO Tom McConnell.
PBM, formerly Engine Parts Warehouse and established in 1964, is a company that started its racing business in the circle track world. As the growth of pulling has continued for the past several years, PBM is now being able to serve the pulling community with its products that can be shipped directly to shops and drivers. Products that PBM has includes connecting rods, crankshafts, fasteners, gaskets, oil pans, rocker arms and more. PBM also manufacturers many of its products.
Erson Cams, also founded in 1964, has been a leader in racing including circle track, drag racing, and world speed records. Erson has been known as a company that’s products give the racer the horsepower they need, but also are very easy on the valve train components. Erson was bought by PBM in 2006 and is carry on the tradition that was started by in 1964. Erson also does custom cam work, and the turnaround time is the best in the industry. Parts include lifters, valve springs and much more.
World Products was founded in 1987, and is known for their reliability in their engine blocks. World Products started by making high performance small blocks, but has grown to include big blocks as well. World’s blocks and heads are loaded with horsepower enhancing features that make them superior to OEM castings. World Products are made in the USA and use high strength iron alloys. A state of the art facility used high end CNC machines and their technicians are very experienced. Engine and cylinder heads are keep in stock to ensure customers across the United States for quick and easy delivery.
For more information on PBM, Erson Cams and World Products, please go to their website at www.pbm-erson.com.
March 23, 2015 (Louisville, KY)
Diamond Pistons Dominates 7th Annual Bluegrass Antique Super Pull
This past weekend the 7th Annual Bluegrass Super Pull in Richmond, Kentucky took place, with over 700 hooks of the best Antique Tractor Pullers in the United States and Canada. The event was dominated by Diamond Pistons, with several of the top teams winning and placing near the top all weekend long. Diamond Piston powered machines won an incredible 14 wins at Richmond. “A lot of people do not know that Diamond Pistons are being used by some of the top Antique teams in the country and beyond, and this weekend showed just how good the Official Piston Company of the Battle of the Bluegrass performs,” said BOB Series CEO, Tom McConnell. “Diamond Piston powered machines won several of the larger classes and is the choice pistons of the top
Hinton Engines, the largest engine builder of Oliver and other brands of Antique tractors, has been using Diamond Pistons for several years. “When I build a puller for someone, I always use Diamond Pistons. Diamond Pistons have stood the test of time and their customer service is second to no one,” said Bobby Hinton, owner of Hinton Engines. “All the years I have been building pulling tractors, I have never found a piston that works as well as Diamond. When you take a tractor that was making 50 horsepower and it is now making over 300, you have got to have good Pistons, and Diamond Pistons are the best.”
Diamond Pistons are also being used by some of the top pullers in the Battle of the Bluegrass, including two time Pro Street Diesel Truck Puller Clint Corwin. “I won both of my championships using Diamond Pistons, and would not even consider using anything else,” commented Corwin.
For more information about Diamond Pistons, please go to their website at www.diamondracing.com.