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    Manifold Heat Wrap.

    I've just purchased some heat wrap off shebay for 10 pounds. Besides keeping the heat down within the engine bay it is supposed to improve bhp by keeping the exhaust gases hot. Has anyone used this product before and noticed anything different? Thanks!

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    A mate of mine had this on his modified corsa 1.6 sport. The idea is to keep the heat in the exhaust which helps speed up the flow of exhaust gases. Not sure if it makes much difference but it can't hurt.

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    Cushty. Just going to wrap loads of it ad keep everything super cool. Not arsed what it looks like haha.

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    If you've got a standard cast iron mani then don't use it!!

    If you've got a tubular one then think twice - http://www.centuryperformance.com/ex...e-spg-138.html

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    How much would it degrade the manifold and what kind of time scale? Maybe if I just wrap the exhaust up then.

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    It's not worth it, by all accounts you'll gain nothing to make it worth while.

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    I will leave the manifold bare then and wrap up the other stuff until I can get a manifold suited for it. Probably a sports one sometime next year. Cheers for the help guys!

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    Probably not worth the risk on the exhaust either but your choice

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    I wrapped my 4-2-1 manifold before it fitted it to my car and had no bother.....but then again i dont think it will get half as hot as an engine double the size lol

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    Was that cast iron? My car is a 1.6 and rarely reaches ideal temperature when driving round.

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