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post #121 of 122 Old 12-28-2015, 08:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Autoholic View Post
Ah, true. That only makes my statements about header material and ceramic coating all the more important. Using aerogel blankets for insulation would be smart. I don't believe a whole lot in using a regular piece of metal as a heat shield. Once that piece of metal gets hot, it will be ineffective and you're looking at less than an inch of space between the clam shells and the headers. The heat shield needs to have something else to it, be it a coating or insulation or both. Right now, it's like saying you are using a frying pan as a heat shield from the stove top, which is at say 1000 deg F.
check ur messages please. Also I went to aerogel site. Which blankets are you suggesting. I'd like to look it over thanks
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post #122 of 122 Old 01-14-2016, 10:10 PM
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I've had my 355 for 3 years. The header was cracked on inspection at purchase. Replaced with SECA manifolds and Capristo exhuast, with no problems since.

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