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Exhaust insulating Wrap

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by 05PreRunner, Jun 27, 2008.

  1. Jun 27, 2008 at 1:19 PM
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    05PreRunner

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  2. Jun 27, 2008 at 1:22 PM
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    lsocoee

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    I saw that pb2themax used a wrap on his y-pipe. I'm not sure about the brand.
     
  3. Jun 27, 2008 at 2:12 PM
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    05PreRunner

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    Do you think It would be a good upgrade? Would i even notice/feel a difference??
     
  4. Jun 27, 2008 at 2:32 PM
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    lsocoee

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    I don't know anything about it, I just know that PB had some on his truck.
     
  5. Jun 27, 2008 at 2:58 PM
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    tacoskim

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    no on the feel a difference part, all it really is to help keep the life of the pipes longer. also keep it from getting too hot and rusting. yes its a good upgrade, question is though do you really need it in the kind of climate u live in?
     
  6. Jun 27, 2008 at 3:48 PM
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    I haven't done wrap on a truck- On a motorcycle iit was a decent mod- but it was a highly modified bike.

    You won't feel a thing- but you truck will notice the temperature difference.
     
  7. Jun 27, 2008 at 4:53 PM
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    Ridingontrd

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    I saw & read this as well. PB's rig was 4x4.(correct?).The y-pipe after removing the back cats,fit close to the transfer case.To protect that he wraped the pipe.Went to "any" auto store.It was simply a heat thing.Not a performence thing.
     
  8. Jun 27, 2008 at 4:59 PM
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    roxspin72

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    Any info on how much heat can be transmitted from the URD Y-pipe to the transfer case?

    Has anyone running it had problems with out the raps?

    Maybe some Signs & symptoms to look out for...
     
  9. Jun 27, 2008 at 5:08 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Im a big user of that wrap stuff. I like how it keeps the heat in the exhaust. On my 4x4's, my exhaust gets caked in mud before I get a chance to put it on, so I just leave the mud on. On my 2x4, I will be installing it as soon as I make an exhaust. :)
     
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