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Mar 17, 3:21pm - #419422 
heat shield for short ram

im looking for a good heat shield for a good price...maybe carbon fiber? i found the Injen one in the celica store, but it was like 50 bucks. is this a common price? if anyone can point me in the right direction, that would be great, thanks.


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Mar 17, 3:32pm - #419423 
yeah most of the heatshield by Injen is 50+ i've seen a carbon fiber also but it was custom made.

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Mar 17, 3:47pm - #419424 
i've never seen a carbon fiber heat shield that retailed. every one i've seen has been a custom job..at least those are the ones that i've seen.

you can buy universal heat shields though for like $10 on ebay and some other autosport websites. does the same job, you just don't get the name

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Mar 17, 3:51pm - #419425 
are you all talking about mine wink If this is what you were talking about, its an RMM heatshield (dont know how much it costs alone, came as kit with Intake) but i am sure you can email rmm to buy it seperatly. Then i took some carbon fiber and overlayed it onto the heatshield. thumbsup I have never seen one premade for sale. Come to think of it i havent seen another carbon fiber heatshield in a celica. if someone else has post some pics thumbsup

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Mar 17, 4:38pm - #419426 
^^^damn that looks really good for an overlay, i might have to do that thumbsup thumbsup

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Mar 17, 4:46pm - #419427 
lol for an overlay? given the shape, you can't really do better than that..overlay or complete fab thumbsup

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Mar 17, 5:00pm - #419428 
can anyone give me some links for other brand heat shields and prices? i wouldnt need an Injen one, anyway...how much would material cost for an carbon fiber overlay?


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Mar 17, 6:08pm - #419429 
here is the link to rmm website. same peopel that make the c/f wing wink They dont sell just the heatsield on the site but i am sure you can call or email them. its :

http://www.rodmillenstore.com/default.aspx

And thanks everyone for compliments. cheers if anyone has questions let me know thumbsup

As for the c/f you can just buy some, overlay it and epoxy it thumbsup I dont have the funds for vac cooking my own c/f wink Was to pricy for me to make more, that and its hard to make crap in a dorm smile

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Mar 17, 8:00pm - #419430 
is it worth getting a heat shield? i have the Injen Short Ram.

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Mar 17, 8:43pm - #419431 
i dont know but it looks good wink Isaac posted some results. It does have a small effect. Also depends on the kind i think. To me the RMM woudl block more then the Injen but i dont know.

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Mar 18, 11:08am - #419432 
anyone have the results whether or not a heat shield has much effect?


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Mar 18, 12:05pm - #419433 
here ya go. this is all i have seen.

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthrea...#Post1869869613

The rmm website also had some tests but i cant find them now. They said it had small gains

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Mar 18, 12:10pm - #419434 
i don't mean to be an @$$ but isn't this suppose to be in Engine mods? and i haven't noticed a big diff. with my heat shield [/color]


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Mar 18, 12:15pm - #419435 
prob should be moved to engine but he is a semi noob so gotta cut some slack wink but yea i put my heatshield in with my Intake so cant really claim gains. i just think it looks spiffy wink

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Mar 18, 10:08pm - #419436 
well, if you want to get technical, it should be in engine mods, but this also still being an exterior mod, i dont necessarily see a problem...but whatever smile no beef here...anyway, thanks for all the input


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Mar 19, 11:31am - #419437 
no problme goodluck. feel free to pm with any quesitons. thumbsup

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Mar 20, 8:44am - #419438 
right true it is a part of the exterior of your car but... if you read the descriptions on the forum lists youll see that under exterior is for "Aero parts and exterior appearance modifications, (body kits, wheels, lighting, paint, graphics, etc)" while the Engine forum is for "Anything to make your car go faster or handle better (Engine, Exhaust, Suspension, Tires ...etc)" and Im just letting you know so that you can better utilize the great ecelica site. and don't sweat it for everyone here has had some screw ups here and there. thumbsup but now back to your question you can get one off of ebay for like 12 bucks, but seeing how the heat shields are just a piece of metal i doubt that it'll make a diff. between the diff. costs. [/color]


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