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Re: Wrap pipes?

I'm one for keeping it stock, but here's what I heard someone else say
about header wrap:

The heat wrap keeps:
- The exhaust pipe more evenly heated further down the pipe.
- Better scavenging to 'empty' the exhaust from the head.
- Reduces the radiant heat on your legs a tad.
- Looks really kewl.

And another guy added that it helps corrode your headers faster, which
seems plausible since the tape could collect moisture.

Thomas - Seattle

On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 7:43 AM, KDinJax <swodog@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Anyone try this? A good idea? Reasons not to? Bike has Techlusion 259 "chip"
> (actually a little black box). I have soot at rear of tail pipe (not bad,
> but unburned fuel). Mileage is high 30's, very occasionally 40ish if I'm not
> in traffic.
> Thoughts?
> Thanks.
> 2000 R1100R, 23.2K miles
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