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Old 12-16-2014, 04:55 PM   #1
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I am new to this forum and it looks to be very lively.
I am searching for info on heat shields, exhaust wraps, and the best way to protect you aftermarket kit form heat damage. I am just trying to determine if it is better to wrap your exhaust pipes and place the blanket heat shield inside the plastics or is this over-kill.
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Old 12-16-2014, 05:27 PM   #2
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Old 12-16-2014, 05:35 PM   #3
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Old 12-17-2014, 10:11 AM   #4
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Old 12-17-2014, 10:32 AM   #5
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Old 12-17-2014, 05:37 PM   #6
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I ride a 06 CBR1000RR and have melted many aftermarket lower fairings.

After lots of trial and error I was able to mitigate some of the heat.

Wrapped the headers, heat taped every square inch of the lower fairings and trimmed a little off the rear near the pipe.

All is good now and I hope this helps.
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Old 12-18-2014, 12:10 AM   #7
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Old 12-18-2014, 12:39 PM   #8
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That's exactly what I did.
I wrapped the exhaust pipes and place the blanket heat shield inside the plastics. Worked like a charm... I had to do it because I put a 2008-2010 race plastics on a 2006-2007 bike and the bally was too close to the pipes making the paint to bubble up.
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Old 12-18-2014, 01:53 PM   #9
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Welcome to the forum! This stuff here works like a baws!! My race belly pan was burning and the paint was scorching. Slapped this stuff in the belly pan right next to the mid pipe and hasn't burned since.
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