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Old 11-08-2012, 10:05 AM   #33
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Originally Posted by Zuesskroph View Post
They are a little close but it has been over a thousand miles and they have yet to be affected
That's one of those things that even if it doesn't cause damage right away it would be a long term durability issue if there is not sufficient clearance to prevent the lines/ hoses from being damaged by the heat.

It might be ok now, but there was shielding over the stock manifold to protect the other under hood components for a reason.

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Originally Posted by BaconZombie View Post
That's what heat wrap is for!
Well then they had better get wrapping, its still completely exposed in those pictures minus the heater coolant lines which were already wrapped.
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