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Heat wrap?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by jab08, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. Oct 11, 2009 at 8:03 PM
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    jab08

    jab08 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    What do you think about heat wrap for a cai? I have a k@n cai and I know it hurts the 2.7L in the power department, but some people has said thats because it draws more heat then the stock. I also have a header and noticed that the intake gets very hot because there is no heat shield on the new header. I was looking at this heat wrap and they claim that it blocks 98% of radient heat up to like 500f.
    [​IMG] just wondering if anyone has any exp. with the wraps or is it a waste of $$$?
    Here is a pic. of my current set up.[​IMG]
     
  2. Oct 11, 2009 at 8:08 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    It draws the heat from the engine compartment. The best thing for your truck is to get the OEM intake, and do the deck plate mod to it. :)
     
  3. Oct 11, 2009 at 8:11 PM
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    jab08

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    Yea I know. But do you think this would help out any. Or is it a waste?
     
  4. Oct 11, 2009 at 8:36 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    I dont think it would help at all.
     
  5. Oct 12, 2009 at 5:54 AM
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    ^Cosign. If you are pulling hot air in from the engine compartment putting heat wrap around the tube isn't going to cool it off...It's still hot air.
     
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