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Anyone Got any Exhaust Wrap?
« on: January 15, 2003, 07:01:28 pm »
I need some exhaust wrap, but I'm hoping someone has some extra laying around. I don't need anywhere close to 50 ft, which is how much you usually get when you buy it.

Let me know if you have some, I may want to buy it off of you.

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Re: Anyone Got any Exhaust Wrap?
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2003, 05:08:47 am »
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I need some exhaust wrap, but I'm hoping someone has some extra laying around. I don't need anywhere close to 50 ft, which is how much you usually get when you buy it.

Let me know if you have some, I may want to buy it off of you.



Nate,

I just finished going through the last of my 50ft roll this last summer.  Eventually you'll go through it all.  If you want though, I'll go in on a roll with you since I need some more for this year.

Cool-Tech is the stuff I've used, and the stuff works well enough that you could lay the back of your hand on the headers after a race without getting burned..;.


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Re: Anyone Got any Exhaust Wrap?
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2003, 06:59:39 am »
Sounds good! I'll probably use 20 ft or so, if that.  I'll e-mail you off the board. I found some for a relatively good price.

I just need to wrap a part of the pipe so the fairing doesn't melt/burn.


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Re: Anyone Got any Exhaust Wrap?
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2003, 07:44:37 am »
Not to throw anything into the deal here, but just a heads up. Exhaust wrap wears out and you will end up using more to rewrap the pipe as the season goes on, specially when it rains a lot.
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Re: Anyone Got any Exhaust Wrap?
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2003, 10:11:34 am »
Yeah, that's how I burned through all 50'.  But I figure if Nate needs a few feet to get rolling, I'm more than happy to work it out with him...

Even after I wrapped my header mid-pipe, I had some burn spots where the wrap wore/etc.  I was thinking of adding a bit of heat shield inside the lowers as well...
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Re: Anyone Got any Exhaust Wrap?
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2003, 10:24:06 am »
And the wrap traps moisture near the pipe and causes it to disintegrate.  

In the Milwaukee area, Classic Coatings up in Sheboygan, can put a Jet Hot coating on it.  Keep the heat inside and keep it looking good...
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Re: Anyone Got any Exhaust Wrap?
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2003, 11:32:46 am »
I wrapped my exhaust AND used a thermal barrier, and STILL managed to burn my bodywork.

I've heard good things about Jet Hot.  Anybody tried it?
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Re: Anyone Got any Exhaust Wrap?
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2003, 01:49:16 pm »
It's ok.  It is really more appearance oriented vs real thermal efficency.

There is a place called Swain Tech that I use for any kind of coatings.  They are out east.  Do good work.  Their exhaust thermal barrier works.  Won't be a pretty color though...
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Re: Anyone Got any Exhaust Wrap?
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2003, 02:19:06 pm »
I don't care what color it is, as long as it keeps my bodywork from roasting. ;)  Poor exhaust is already quite "ugly".
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Re: Anyone Got any Exhaust Wrap?
« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2003, 02:35:58 pm »
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 Poor exhaust is already quite "ugly".


Well, it IS a TL after all :P
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Re: Anyone Got any Exhaust Wrap?
« Reply #10 on: January 16, 2003, 04:11:28 pm »
I know for a fact that Andy Weiberdink has a whole role sitting in sheboygen, If you want I can forward him your email
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Re: Anyone Got any Exhaust Wrap?
« Reply #11 on: January 16, 2003, 06:35:42 pm »
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Well, it IS a TL after all


:D I refer to it as having the "lived-in" look ;)
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