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What about exhaust wrap on V7Racer ?

Discussion in 'V7/V85/V9 Chat & Tech' started by Emir, May 5, 2016.

  1. Emir

    Emir Tuned and Synch'ed

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    Hi,
    I want to ask your opinion about black exhaust wraps.
    Does it look good on V7racer ? or it ruins the chrome look.
    Generally cafe racers ile wrapping exhausts and v7racer is a fabric made cafe racer :)
    What do you think ? I couldnt find a racer image with exhaust wrap. did anyone tried it before ?
     
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    Bob Ponticelli Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Contributor

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    I have never read anything good about wrapping pipes unless aesthetics. Heats pipes more, etc. Guess it adds to the look but I am not planning on doing this...................
     
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    Emir Tuned and Synch'ed

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    İn fact i heard abot heating is less with wraps but i dont know.
    thanks for the images. i did not like the black but the titanium color looks good i think.
     
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    john zibell Moderator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    Heat wrap keeps the heat in the pipe. It is insulation so the pipe isn't exposed to air for cooling. That is why it is cooler on the outside of the wrap than a bare pipe. Also the wrap will attract moisture when the bike is cool. If you don't have stainless pipes, can you say rust?
     
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    Emir Tuned and Synch'ed

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    stock pipes on v7 is not stainless steel ?
     
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    I like the stock pipes once they blue.
    It shows that you know how to use the bike
    Not at all a fan of the fabric wrap
     
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    john zibell Moderator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    They might be, don't know for sure. However there are different grades of stainless steel. Lower quality grades can get some oxidation if exposed long enough in the right conditions.
     
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    Not stainless pipes.
     
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    Tonerjockey High Miler GT Contributor

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    I wrapped the exhaust on my V7 Sport.
    Completely destroyed the finish on the pipes.
    Just FYI.
    Alex
     
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    Emir Tuned and Synch'ed

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    Hmmm then i will not wrap it.
    bu the way what does FYI mean ?
     
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    For Your Information :>
     
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    Emir Tuned and Synch'ed

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    Thank you :)
    In fact i had to figure out myself but I can't practice daily English a lot. In fact I can only use English on internet.
     

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