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Exhaust heat shield

I made up a heat shield as the sidewinder style exhaust was too close to the tyre, which resulted in a cooked tyre. I bought the heat shield form ebay and fixed it to the silencer using nut-serts and some spacers to create an air gap in between... I made up a heat shield as the sidewinder style exhaust was too close to the tyre, which resulted in a cooked tyre. I bought the heat shield form ebay and fixed it to the silencer using nut-serts and some spacers to create an air gap in between the silencer and heat shield. It works really well - when the exhaust is hot I can touch the outside of the heat shield but cannot touch the silencer itself. Next job is to do the underside of the rear valence to stop the heat from the header heating up the engine bay. More
13 December 2018
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