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Old 12-13-2008, 10:08 AM   #281
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a lower heat shield i think on my cat was rattling, so i removed it and put the exact stuff on. sounds so much better.
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Old 12-14-2008, 12:35 AM   #282
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Slow03, why did you gut a HFC? you could have sold it and bought an ORP and came out with cash.

an answer to your question, i believe there is no worries in your situation. AS LONG AS the welds arent full of air and they are nice and tidy. ive read where crappy welds have a chance of breaking when being wrapped.
im assuming the HFC was tig welded back together. when it comes to tig, there is really crappy or really good. nothing in the middle.

Thanks for the help man. To awnser your question, I did not gut the HFC. I bought it off of a guy for really cheap or had it gutted out a while back.
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Old 12-14-2008, 08:47 AM   #283
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I've got a question about the curing. when i wrapped my header, i cured the paint in situ on the car, and next im gonna do the ORP.

but, has anyone tried curing on the BBQ?
that way i dont have to smoke out my kitchen. and it will cure all at once, instead of over a week like the header (i could smell curing paint for that time)
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Old 12-14-2008, 09:44 AM   #284
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cure it on the car so it will dry evenly and be nice and tight. just gotta deal with it...


I CANNOT believe this thread is still going..lol. It just won't die!!!
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Old 12-19-2008, 03:46 PM   #285
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^ it will never die!

I plan on doing this soon so haveblue be on the look out for a PM from me!
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Old 12-20-2008, 11:41 AM   #286
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haha...thx. yeah, i will walk you through it.

the HARDEST part i had was wrapping it without cutting the roll, so i didn't run out of wrap......that was interesting and tedious..lol....I ended up with about 3' of extra
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Old 02-13-2009, 09:12 AM   #287
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^^ You sold me ^^

I am going black wrap now ...

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do you need to use that spray stuff cause i have seen blue wrap
online and that might be cool?
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Yeah black looks good.
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