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Old 02-02-2013, 11:49 AM   #9
vicious_fishes
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Originally Posted by kellygnsd View Post
Every layer of insulation you add helps to slow the rate of heat transfer but its not a linear relationship to the number of layers you add. There is a point of diminishing returns of what the wrap can do. If you put 80 layers on your header I'm sure you could put your bare balls on your headers after a run but is all that really necessary.
hence me asking the question... at the moment, with what i think is 2 layers, i can put my hand on the pipe for a few seconds before needing to let go.

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Originally Posted by skimobile View Post
Also, make damn sure that and slip joints, etc. Are secured very well. Header wrap will hold heat into the stainless piping, making it maliable and bendable.
slip joints?

can you elaborate for me mate?
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