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Old 10-12-2007, 03:51 PM   #171
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hmmm...i rly wanna try wrapping the HFC...but i might just get an ORP...idk yet.
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Old 10-12-2007, 04:06 PM   #172
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I wanna wrap that R/t, but considering how much it costs........meh.......
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Old 10-12-2007, 06:30 PM   #173
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Actually I was thinking and I may leave the honeycomb section unwrapped and rig up some WRC exhaust fans and have them point at the Cat so it will push the heat away.
why dont you just weld a shit load of heat sinks onto it. make it all spiky and stuff. fans and what-not is too much for what is finally accomplished. the hotter that cat gets, the cleaner your exhuast will be.
this may fall under the category of performance modification that actually helps the environment. where is SVTmonkey now?
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Old 10-15-2007, 11:26 AM   #174
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I might have a new project for this weekend!
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Old 10-15-2007, 04:53 PM   #175
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I have been saying that for months now haha I need to get off my lazy ass and do it before winter gets here.
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Old 10-18-2007, 10:44 AM   #176
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Just re-read the whole thread, you got a good one here. I am convinced that wrapping up my header is a go but I would like more info on wrapping the HFC. If there is no doubt that it will hurt it, then I will take it all the way down to the flex-pipe. Thanks for the cool info in this thread.
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Old 10-18-2007, 10:52 AM   #177
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why dont you just weld a shit load of heat sinks onto it. make it all spiky and stuff. fans and what-not is too much for what is finally accomplished. the hotter that cat gets, the cleaner your exhuast will be.
this may fall under the category of performance modification that actually helps the environment. where is SVTmonkey now?
I ended up wrapping everything except the honeycomb section. Then placed the heat shield back on the top section to protect the oil temps. I then wrapped around the edges of the heatshield so there most of the heat stays on the bottom where it can be cooled while driving down the road. Air + exposed metal bottom of the cat = cooling.

I did have the whole thing wrapped but after talking with my uncle who works at Toyota as an engineer said to wrap everything but the honeycomb.

I have some bigger electrical problems right now. The car is going to be apart yet again...Good thing I have my Ranger.
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I will be doing this sometime this weekend. I was wondering for the people who used hose clamps, what is the size of the 4 the 2 and the 1 parts of the header?

Basically how many and what sizes will I need to wrap my header and use hose clamps.
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shoot...I used a really wierd way to measure it, so i couldn't tell you how long each secon comes out to be.....
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Old 10-21-2007, 08:51 PM   #180
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Wrapped mine today.. smoked like a mother er. It turned out great.
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