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Up-pipes, heat shields, and wraps

Ok gonna wrap my up pipe (I know ceramics are better), was hoping if I did this if I could get rid of the heat sheilds on them.

Anyone have any luck getting rid of various heat shields and what was required to accomplish this. Thanks.
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I wrapped mine and use no heat shields.

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I don't wrap mine nor do I use heat shields...

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Ok gonna wrap my up pipe (I know ceramics are better), was hoping if I did this if I could get rid of the heat sheilds on them.

Anyone have any luck getting rid of various heat shields and what was required to accomplish this. Thanks.
IMO... I would ceramic coat, wrap, and keep all the heat shields... Why not


Theoretically it should keep down engine bay temps, increase spool up, and looks cool

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IMO... I would ... keep all the heat shields... Why not
Because heat shields are a PAIN IN THE ARSE when it comes to working on stuff. JMO, but I think you can acheive all you want to with ceramic coating and heat wrap.
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Because heat shields are a PAIN IN THE ARSE when it comes to working on stuff. JMO, but I think you can acheive all you want to with ceramic coating and heat wrap.
Tell that to the fire I started a few weeks ago

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Tell that to the fire I started a few weeks ago
You know air makes an EXCELLENT insulator... Probably the best one in fact.... It helps when you have adequate space between stuff...

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Thanks for the entertaining help guys. Personally I hate heat shields but sometimes they are necessary.
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Mine are naked as well. No wrap or shields.


07 F-250 Lariat CC/SB 4x4
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Wrap and no shield here. No issues.

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