1. Key Benefits of Installing Exhaust Wrap

    Key Benefits of Installing Exhaust Wrap

    Whether it’s a street car, race car or a vehicle that sees a bit of both, installingexhaust wrapprovides multiple benefits that increase performance while improving reliability and longevity. Any time you can control and reduce the amount of heat being radiated from your exhaust system, from the headers all the way to the tail pipe, you car, truck or motorcycle will be better off and so will you.

    Installing exhaust wrap results in:

    • Improved reliability due to reduced heat exposure to vehicle components near the exhaust system
    • Increased engine performance from the exhaust system working more efficiently
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  2. Don't Use Exhaust Wrap on Cast Iron Manifolds

    Don't Use Exhaust Wrap on Cast Iron Manifolds

    What kind of thermal barrier/insulation do you use on cast iron exhaust manifolds? It’s one of the most frequent questions we get at Heatshield Products. The majority of customers ask about if they should use or what kind of exhaust wrap to use on their vehicle’s cast iron exhaust manifolds. Our answer: do NOT use exhaust wrap on cast iron exhaust manifolds.

    One more time. Do NOT use exhaust wrap on cast iron exhaust manifolds.

    The main thing behind why you don’t use exhaust wrap on cast iron manifolds is the cast iron needs to breathe so it doesn’t exceed its maximum rated temperature. Similar to installingHeatshield Armor/Muffler Armorexhaust insulation where you leave a section of pipe uncovered to allo

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  3. Heat Issues to Look For and Fix Before Cruising Season

    Heat Issues to Look For and Fix Before Cruising Season

    夏天巡航季节就在拐角处。Now’s the time to go over your ride and make sure you’re protected against heat-related issues so you don’t end up on the side of the road or in some parking lot. Heatshield Products has a variety of thermal and reflective/deflective heat barriers and insulation that can help guard against summer heat adding to underhood and under-vehicle heat to create reliability issues and possible premature component and system failures.

    Areas to protect for heat issues:

    • Fuel lines
    • Power steering and brake lines
    • Wiring harnesses and connectors
    • Clutch slave cylinders
    • Under-vehicle components located near the exhaust system

    There areas to look at for where heat can cause you problems are anyplace on the vehicle where fluid lines, fuel lines, wiring harnesses and ignition wires/components are close to a major heat source. For example, fuel lines that run close

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  4. Heatshield Armor, Stealth Shield and Sticky Shield Test

    Heatshield Armor, Stealth Shield and Sticky Shield Test

    In ourprevious blog, we showed the benefits of replacing the OE insulation typically found under carpet or vinyl flooring with ourStealth™ Shield. Stealth Shield works great, and to achieve the best results in keeping as much heat as possible from being radiated into the vehicle’s interior from underneath, you can use two additional thermal barriers from the Heatshield Products lineup.

    Sticky™ Shieldstick

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  5. Heatshield Products Across the Pond

    Controlling heat, improving performance and protecting components from heat knows no borders. The same heat issues we face in the U.S. are the same as those faced by fellow enthusiasts all over the world.

    We recently had a chance to visitOld Hall Performance(OHP), based in the Coventry area of the U.K. The company offers high-quality automotive performance products throughout the European market. It is also the primary outlet for our English cousins to get Heatshield Products exhaust insulation and thermal barriers for their rides and race cars. Established in 2005, OHP has built an arsenal of experience in the automotive aftermarket, from street performance to racing.

    Miles (background) and Guy (foreground) are the men on the ground forOld

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