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heat shield with aftermarket header

Will it fit?

How do i make it fit if no?
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Old 01-28-2009, 01:24 PM
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Re: heat shield with aftermarket header

Weld the tabs from your stock header on there for the stock shield.
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Re: heat shield with aftermarket header

pointless to have it. Why buy an aftermarket header if you're not going to show if off
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Re: heat shield with aftermarket header

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Weld the tabs from your stock header on there for the stock shield.
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pointless to have it. Why buy an aftermarket header if you're not going to show if off

that's why.
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Re: heat shield with aftermarket header

aftermarket headers will look better than that, no offense.

but i just prefer seeing the mechanical happenings and components (hence my major, haha) rather than covering things up with shields and covers. thats just me tho.
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Re: heat shield with aftermarket header

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aftermarket headers will look better than that, no offense.
Not after a year...


I've seen people cover their $1200 SMSP header. Now that, I'd show off. If it's DC, Megan, etc. then I'd prefer to cover it to be honest. The only thing I have against covers is taking them off, like any Lexus, BMW, Acura, etc. made in recent years. You spend more time taking the covers off than you do actually fixing the problem.
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Re: heat shield with aftermarket header

I'd rock that heat sheild. Sometimes you just done wanna let ppl see what header is on the car.

I've seen it done, but there is welding required to allow the heat shield something to bolt to.

You might be able to make a braket that'll support the weight of the shield. Just place the heat shield over the header and see what needs to be bolted on...
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Re: heat shield with aftermarket header

I still have mine on my stock header, but it only hasthe 2 top bolts holding it on and no rattles or anything so I'd just cut those tabs off the stock header and measure the space between them then weld them onto the new one like Shoof said.
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Re: heat shield with aftermarket header

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I still have mine on my stock header, but it only hasthe 2 top bolts holding it on and no rattles or anything so I'd just cut those tabs off the stock header and measure the space between them then weld them onto the new one like Shoof said.
I think that'll work. I have access to a welder, so it should be a breeze. Thanks for the point about not using the 3rd blot down below.
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Re: heat shield with aftermarket header

Why would you have a heat shield on over ur sexy aftermarket headers?!

Do you see her having a heat shield on over her headers ( o Y o )?!

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you could always try hot glue..............
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Re: heat shield with aftermarket header

or just regular glue since it already gets hot
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I dig that heatshield!
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Re: heat shield with aftermarket header

I'd still ride around without the cover
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Why would you have a heat shield on over ur sexy aftermarket headers?!

Do you see her having a heat shield on over her headers ( o Y o )?!

I'd let her ride on my face, I mean in my car
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Re: heat shield with aftermarket header

agreed, headers look better without heat shield, especially aftermarket ones.
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Re: heat shield with aftermarket header

Ok why would you even want a heat shiel if you have an after market hearder they look way better with it off. And you can show it off a lil.
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