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exhaust...wasn't sure where

Post by neoncrazy101 » Tue Feb 20, 2007 7:27 pm

well i wasn't sure on where to ask this so yea lol...but how hot would you say the exhaust piping gets? cause i'm going to be putting JB-weld over some joints in my straight pipe to make sure theres no leaks and make sure they stay together but i read that JB only works up to 600F. so how hot would you say the exhaust gets?

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Post by Whodini » Tue Feb 20, 2007 7:33 pm

just weld it. done. as long as you have a cat, any muffler shop should do it .
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Post by vielecustoms » Sat Mar 03, 2007 5:43 pm

Whodini wrote:just weld it. done. as long as you have a cat, any muffler shop should do it .
I'd love to tape a cat (the furry one) to the bottom of my car and ask why won't you weld it? the cat's on and its workin fine!!!

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Post by metal_gear_jon » Mon Mar 05, 2007 7:27 pm

I found personally that j-b weld is crap on anything that gets hot or cycles from cold to hot then cold again..... just weld the sumbitch... :D
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Post by Diablo0 » Mon Mar 05, 2007 11:21 pm

Next time I have my car out I can do a temp reading on it with my IR temp reader... finally have a good reason to use it lol
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Post by mattie » Tue Mar 06, 2007 8:13 am

I have a pyrometer on my R/T before the cat and at WOT runs, I've seen it get as hot as 1200* F

Best bet would be to weld it. But if you don't have access to one, permatex has a product specifically made for exhaust patches. Working temperature up to 2000* F. I've used it before and works. But ideally it would be better to use a welder.

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Post by 1fast2liter » Tue Mar 06, 2007 12:53 pm

before the cat it gets hot...After the cat it stays around 600 but why jb weld it pay the little extra and go have a shop weld it...

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Post by monkeyman9630 » Tue Mar 06, 2007 1:48 pm

dont use jb weld, i havent had good experiences with it.

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