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NorwayGT
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Apr 17, 10:03am - #157365 
how important are heat shield's?

when i installed the hotshot header i took off the heat shields around it. how important are they? here is a pic to show you what it looks like now. something gonna burn?

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Apr 17, 10:43am - #157366 
I dont think so

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Apr 17, 10:56am - #157367 
You should be fine...But I'm not too sure frown

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Apr 17, 11:56am - #157368 
hmm, not sure. I should go check if I still have mine after the header install

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Apr 17, 12:15pm - #157369 
nevermind

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RedSunCelica
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Apr 17, 1:44pm - #157370 
your fine. dont worry about it. the heat shield is so the common every day soccer mom doesnt put her hand on the header and get burned and then sue the car manufacturer for getting burned. dont worry about it


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Apr 17, 1:50pm - #157371 
depends on the engine, on most I4s its not a problem, but on a rotary i know that they are very important (do to the location of the Intake and exhaust), but seeing how on most engines they are on opposites sides of the block it should be ok

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Apr 17, 3:32pm - #157372 
i think it would actually help, that way the air coming from the scoops goes over the exhaust manifold more directly


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Apr 17, 11:08pm - #157373 
doesn't it also deflect heat from the firewall?


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Apr 17, 11:56pm - #157374 
Originally Posted by Evan
doesn't it also deflect heat from the firewall?

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Apr 18, 12:01am - #157375 
Originally Posted by xmangt1
Originally Posted by Evan
doesn't it also deflect heat from the firewall?

yea. there are 2 heat shields. one mounted between the header and the firewall, and one between teh header, and engine


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Apr 18, 12:02am - #157376 
Thx

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