Header pipe tape up job!


4 replies to this topic
  • JayJayUK

Posted May 23, 2006 - 04:00 PM

#1

Hi Guys, I have read somewhere in a thread (can not find at the moment) that there are some benefits to using exhaust bandage on the header pipes on 4 strokes. I have a WR450f '05 and wondered if anyone had any views on this?

  • rasta

Posted May 23, 2006 - 05:12 PM

#2

i use it on all my bikes, never did a dyno test, but it looks good and protects it from small dings. also helps on not burning your leg

Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • gregwr450f

Posted May 23, 2006 - 07:36 PM

#3

If your in the UK I wouldn't bother, but I have used heat reflective tape on the bottom on my radiator.
On an 05 450 you wont burn your leg, it's not a berg!!

  • 427fastback

Posted May 23, 2006 - 10:50 PM

#4

I have been using 1 inch header wrap on my 400 for years.I wrap the header completely and the pipe where it passes close to the rear M/C reservoir.I also wrap my rad hoses to protect them.

DEI (the wrap manufacture)also make a 1500 deg silicone spray paint that (when baked,or heated) makes the wrap hard and less prone to unwrapping and/or fraying on branches or trail litter...

Trust me.....it still gets hot enough to burn your pants..

  • luckyfly

Posted May 24, 2006 - 12:02 AM

#5

G your everywhere :ride:

Oh I don't use the tape.




 
x

Join Our Community!

Even if you don't want to post, registered members get access to tools that make finding & following the good stuff easier.

If you enjoyed reading about "" here in the ThumperTalk archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join ThumperTalk today!

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the author, and have not been reviewed or approved by ThumperTalk.