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post #1 of 2 Old 01-19-2011, 10:13 AM Thread Starter
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Smile Heat wrapping on the exhaust pipes?

What is the purpose of heat wrapping the exhaust up-pipes, y-pipe & down pipe. I've read this on several posts relating to modifications.

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It helps reduce the temps under the hood, AND contain the heat within the exhaust system to speed up the flow. Hotter air moves faster throughout your manifolds and up-pipes...feeding your turbo quicker and flowing more easily.
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