schnowz at localnet.com
Sat Oct 4 18:41:27 PDT 2008
Yeh I'm aware of that, but some things they do for racing are'nt neccessary
durable in the real world.
I'm not saying it won't hold up, more of a question, than a factual
By the way they use aluminized steel in woodstoves and furnaces because of
the added heat resistance. Dunno how salt effects it though.
> Exhaust header coatings have been done for performance engines for a LONG
> time. The cheaper solution used to be to wrap them. The theory is that
> more heat you retain in the header, the greater the exhaust will expand,
> greater the velocity of the gas out the pipe, the more scavenging there
> be in the system and therefore a slight performance boost, and
> will pull the hot exhaust gases away from the exhaust valves and seats
> faster. With a tuned header, it is actually a sound theory.
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