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Good Ole American Muscle

Ford Mustang GT & Chevrolet Camaro SS

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Muscles cars are back! Not that they have ever gone anywhere, but muscle cars have made a resurgence in the consumer’s diet for fast cars on the cheap. The Ford Mustang, Chevy Camaro, and Dodge Challenger are bringing back a retro look that is leading to huge sales- in 2010, Mustang sales went up 71.1%  compared to 2009 sales figures.

Both the Camaro and Mustang have made the Consumer Reports recommended buy lists putting them amongst the top 20 best selling cars in America. The Challenger, Mustang, Camaro trio are constantly tested against one another by the major car publications like Motor Trend, trying to determine which car burns the most rubber.

To put it simply, muscle cars are fun, exciting, and affordable to anybody willing to shell the bucks for a little good old fashion American power. The issue with muscle cars is the ride. The suspension and frame on some of the pony cars can give you a rough ride if you didn’t blow the big bucks on the higher end model with better suspension.

If you’re a larger individual, driving a pony car can kill your back, making it an uncomfortable ride- taking away from the muscle car experience.  Equipping the seat’s of muscle cars with the MitiGator Cushioning System can make up for the discomfort that many of us feel when driving a muscle car. The material can absorb impacts from typical vibrations that occur when driving. This can give ample support to the lower back, reducing the risk of back pain and other injuries. If you own a muscle car and you have any feedback or questions, please click on the media link below.

The MitiGator™ Technology is an engineered cushioning system designed to protect people and equipment from these assaults and to allow them to continue to perform their jobs or enjoy their leisure time. The MitiGator™ uses patented air control technology working with over 4,000 surfaces per square foot to dissipate energy before it is transmitted to the body and thus help alleviate the problems. For more information on the MitiGator Cushioning System email

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Sea Systems Group Honored with Business of the Year Award

On December 11, 2009, Sea Systems Group was awarded from the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce the Business of the Year Award “demonstrating the epitome of entrepreneurial spirit that creates jobs in communities like our town all across the State”  Rick and Barbara McKinney started the company back in 1995 after tyring to come up with a way to create jobs and opportunities in an area that needed Companies and People like this to continue on with the drive of Small Business owners.

Over the years, they have turned the “Mitigator” into a well engineered product that is heavily used in Military vehicles today in all aspect of combat.  The Mitigator is designed to dissapate a blast thus protecting the troops from death.  In addition, the company is looking at other applications that can use the same technology thus cutting down on the “everyday worker” and eliminate common aches and pains associated with sitting and/or repeated shock in heavy equipment.

You can read the story here and lets all congradulate Rick and Barb for a job well done, and for many more years to come of continuing on with helping Troops in need get home safe and sound to their familes.

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