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Re: exhaust paint


I will now if I can only get the cash to rebuild the engine

James
-----Original Message-----
From: Scott Morrow <smorrow@gbutler.com>
To: type3@vwtype3.org <type3@vwtype3.org>
Date: Wednesday, June 17, 1998 06:06
Subject: Re: exhaust paint


>At 12:06 AM 6/17/98 -0600, you wrote:
>>Hey, DONT USE THE EXHAUST HEADER WRAP!!!! It will put X-Tra Heat in your
>>Engine! Unless you have Turbo, It isnt all that good to keep all that heat
>>in there eh? If I'm wrong sorry.. but in a T-3 ALL the Cooling Air comes
>>from the FENDERS Through that Big Boot in the back of your Car.... so
having
>>the header unwrapped, seems hotter to open the decklid... but.... in the
>>longrun your engine is cooler.. Well later all...
>>
>>Jason
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>>>I've also used the header wrap on my drag car.  It works great.  Made a
>>>big difference in the under hood temperture.  I wouldn't use it on a
daily
>>>driver though, because when it gets wet, it will start to rust your
exhaust
>>>out very quickly.
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>Like I said above, I HAVE USED THE HEADER WRAP!, Not just guessing what
>could happen.
>
>In my opinion and experience, The exhaust wrap won't keep extra heat in the
>engine,
>it keeps the header and exhaust from transfering heat into the engine
>compartment.
>Also, why would a Turbo engine require header wrap, and not a normally
>aspirated?
>
>Maybe we need to run a few test with a head temp gauge and oil temp gauge,
with
> and without header wrap.  Anybody interested?
>
>See ya
>
>
>Scott Morrow
>Kansas City, MO
>smorrow@gbutler.com
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