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so i decided to go to Advanced auto and pick me up some fiber wrap for my exhaust, seeing as i don't have the heat shield anymore. so i picked it up, went back to work, worked for the rest of the day, went home, ripped off my exhaust, wet down the wrap, wrapped her up nice and tight................... wow, I'm an IDIOT, in all my rushing to get home and start this project, i forgot to grab clamps to hold down the wrap. DANGIT. what do i do now, cant drive anywhere or ill shoot flames into my fans and radiator. i really don't want to take it all off again, it was enough of a hassle feeding 50 feet of wrap through a 1.5 inch slot between the pipes. come on now. DANGIT. ok ok ok, my buddy's still working. ill call him, YESSSS hes on his way. alright, uh ohh, its getting dark, hope he gets here soooon. ok there he is, mint. im all set, as darkness fell, i finished only half of my wrap job, got cylinder 1 and 4 wrapped, and it looks pretty good for only being half done. now its time to do cylinder 2 and 3. this time ill pick up some clamps, so i dont have to do that again. Kinda PO'd though, i had to get some high temp spray to put on it, and they only had black, but whatever, it looks nice under the hood, and ill get pictures when she's all buttoned up. heard some people were looking into getting black wrap. so it will kinda be a "preview" of what it would look like. [hihi]
 

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Congrats!? lol yeah i have nothing to say, Kinda sounded like you were in Fast Foward Mode on the Sims (with the fast chipmunk voice) ZIP ZIP ZIP ZIP ZIP ZING!!!!! or the F1 Crazy Frog lol
 

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i was excited to be doing something to help with the heat, forgot one little detail, and ended up sitting there on my porch with my headers lying on the ground saying to myself, "wow, how dumb am i". so next time, ill make sure i have everything b4 i get started. and the slap in the face was when i got to work, and there they were, 4 nice shiny new hose clamps...............
 

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That opening rant made me picture a 13 year old girl. It was kinda funny. No offense either. And make sure you get the heavier duty clamps.
 

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I usually keep a couple of bags of stainless steel zip ties around for just this type of emergency.
 

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03OrangeSVT, do you have a source for the SS zip ties?
yocrew, what do you mean by "heavier duty" SS clamps. Source?
Dan
 

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Fun times... Modding for me never goes right.. ;).. Cant wait to see it
 

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yocrew, what do you mean by "heavier duty" SS clamps. Source?
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I think he meant, and correct me if i'm wrong. Just straight up SS clamps, not those nickel plated cheapos. You can get bags of 10 at home depot, for pretty low cost.
 

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^^Thoughs are easier to tighten as well
 

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you should write stories, that was entertaining as hell

bring on da pics
 

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thanks you guys. well appreciated. and yea, i used the good hose clamps instead of the POS ones you buy at advanced that just connect and you pull tight. got a chance to finish up the wrap today at work, punched out early and wrapped it up tight. coated it with the black high temp spritz and re-installed. ill tell you this much, using a lift at work is much easier than lying on the ground in my driveway. it didn't smoke as much as i thought it would, until i got driving. it smoked pretty heavily and people were staring. but its all smoked out now. I'm not sure how to post pics, ill snap um tonight, so if someone could tell me how to post them, ill get on that a little l8r.

yup. gotta "re-up" my supplies at home so i don't have to call for back up.
 

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thanks you guys. well appreciated. and yea, i used the good hose clamps instead of the POS ones you buy at advanced that just connect and you pull tight. got a chance to finish up the wrap today at work, punched out early and wrapped it up tight. coated it with the black high temp spritz and re-installed. ill tell you this much, using a lift at work is much easier than lying on the ground in my driveway. it didn't smoke as much as i thought it would, until i got driving. it smoked pretty heavily and people were staring. but its all smoked out now. I'm not sure how to post pics, ill snap um tonight, so if someone could tell me how to post them, ill get on that a little l8r.

yup. gotta "re-up" my supplies at home so i don't have to call for back up.
lol......remind me not to do that. anyway, get a free photobucket account, and it's really easy to upload from there, then just copy the code from the one that says it's for messages boards, then just paste here.... and to make things easier, when you're uploading to photobucket, make it so your image size is 800x600, our maximum allowed size here, lol [:D]
 

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thank you much, ill get on that probably right now.
 

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how do i get a photo bucket account............ photobucket.com??? I'm lost here.
 

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i still got to put a couple more coats of paint on it.
 

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