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Old 04-27-2009, 07:42 AM   #321
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I wrapped my header and ORP wet this time. Both look great. I will have to get some
Picts up. I have some in my rebuild thread for now.
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Old 04-27-2009, 10:48 AM   #322
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Interesting that part of this thread is in reference to wrapping or otherwise shielding the oil pan from the Cat. This might be one of the major causes of the overheating issues I have during warmer weather. I noticed that my oil temp gauge (aftermarket) will spike before the car wants to crap out and die.

Is it a good idea to look into wrapping the cat and/ or shielding the oil pan when I do my SVT exhaust swap in the next month?
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Old 04-27-2009, 09:02 PM   #323
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What did everone use to grind the tabs off?
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Old 04-27-2009, 09:07 PM   #324
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I dremeled it off, took awhile but came out real clean.
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Old 04-28-2009, 08:23 AM   #325
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That would take a while. I was thinking about cutting off the most of the tab, then using a dremel. What type of bit did you use on it?
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Old 04-28-2009, 12:17 PM   #326
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That's what I did. Grind most of it with the big grinder and use a cut off disk on the dremel to finish taking off the tab and then carefully smooth it out. Makes the finished wrap look much nicer.
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Old 05-01-2009, 09:32 AM   #327
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I have to get off my ass and get this done this weekend..
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Old 05-02-2009, 01:37 AM   #328
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I have to get off my ass and get this done this weekend..
It is a pain in the ass, but well worth it. I did mine today. I went short with the first tube but it all worked out in the end. 6 hours, had to buy tools and used a branch trimmer in lieu of a metal snipper

I would leave the tabs on unless you are looking for show quality. It is pretty solid metal.
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Old 05-14-2009, 03:12 AM   #329
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colored wrap ?
n e one use or seen this stuff work

http://www.heatshieldproducts.com/co...haust_wrap.php

im thnking of wraping mine soon black but ..blue might be sweet

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dam all i can find is the 2''X 50' (blue)
for like $80
if i cant find it at a normal price looks like i will
be going with the black wrap
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quick one for ya.....

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