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Old 03-16-2016, 07:20 PM   #1
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Approximately how much would I need to do a 4into1 all the way to the can
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Old 03-17-2016, 11:30 AM   #2
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Approximately how much would I need to do a 4into1 all the way to the can
I would advise against it, if you want my opinion. Unless you have stainless exhaust, you're wasting your time, and I have seen pipes rust badly from the wrap, on-top of stinking horribly, all the time.
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Old 03-17-2016, 11:49 AM   #3
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I have to agree. They make a bike look like it belongs to a homeless person. Have you considered heat paint? I high sided on my brand new 750 Kat at 68 mph years ago...got some fixable fairing damage and long scratches on the can. After sanding on the can, I used black heat paint and it looked very nice. None of my business, just a suggestion. Do as you please, of course.
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Old 03-17-2016, 12:32 PM   #4
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Why would you want header wrap? The motor is air cooled, it dissipates heat everywhere. Only forced induction would benefit from it.
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Old 03-17-2016, 08:06 PM   #5
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Literally for looks guys I was just curious about how much would be needed I'm assuming 50 ft will be enough but being the cheapskate I am I was hope 25 would be lol it has no failings and well maybe I will just paint it

I chopped the tail on kinda going for a rat rod look of sorts idk

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Old 03-17-2016, 08:35 PM   #6
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For a good rat look, use height temp rust colored paint then high temp black. Then spot sand threw the black to the rust color.. Saw that on a car build TV show.
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Do the header wrap! The point of header wrap is to keep thermal energy in the exhaust. Why is this important? As air cools the exhaust tubes, the gases within cool as well. They then become denser and takes more energy to flow out. Another benefit to keeping the heat in the pipe is not allowing it to transfer to the outside air that flows around the engine. A majority of this is negligible but ask any racer here...any real racer... whether if by an inch or a mile...winning is winning.

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Did you just quote Fast and Furious?

It may be beneficial if you were racing other Katanas
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Old 05-26-2017, 04:39 PM   #9
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Wrap is crap. That went out with cassette tapes. It rusts out your pipes prematurely and won't boost hp on a naturally aspirated engine so whats the point? If you really want to insulate them get them ceramic coated. Avoid Jethot because it's junk.

If you're going for a mummy themed bike go for it...
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Yes, The Fast and the Furious was quoted.
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