anyone wraped their head pipe in exhaust wrap


3 replies to this topic
  • the426master

Posted June 04, 2004 - 06:13 AM

#1

I'm considering wraping my head pipe in exhaust wrap to lower the temp down there, and I think it will keep my gas from getting hot :thumbsup:has anyone done this :thumbsup:

  • holeshot426

Posted June 04, 2004 - 08:30 AM

#2

I have heard a few things here and there, but the main thing I heard of was the header wrap traps moisture in and next to your head pipe which can lead to corrosion/rusting problems. Probably not a problem if you have SS or Ti pipe though...

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  • SuperRat

Posted June 04, 2004 - 08:40 AM

#3

I've done it for years on my 1998 YZ400F with no problems. I did it to try and drop the coolant temp on tight single-track. I have a Ti Powerbomb and its discolored (with the wrap removed) but I figured that I could replace the header after a few years if it damages it, but so far no issues.

  • sabin

Posted June 04, 2004 - 09:55 AM

#4

It helps a lot. My engine temp drop down 7-8C deg. No problem with SS header (2002 wr426)




 
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