[Healeys] BJ8 Temps
bspidell at comcast.net
Sun Sep 10 16:21:22 MDT 2017
re: "... I see no need to wrap them"
It looks cool! 'Nuff said.
On 9/10/2017 8:18 AM, BJ8Healeys wrote:
> I had mine Jet-Hot coated in 1999, and also didn't see any significant
> effect on the engine temps. They surely looked a lot better than the
> old rusty manifolds and have held up really well over that time and
> about 80K miles. Some browning is beginning to show at the sharp
> edges, but I think I have got my money's worth out of Jet-Hot and if I
> ever have a reason to remove the manifolds I'll probably get them
> coated again.
> I've never wrapped the downpipes. The new radiator core and the
> sleeved thermostat together have solved the engine heat problem, so I
> see no need to wrap them.
> Steve Byers
> BJ8 Registry
> AHCA Delegate at Large
> Havelock, NC
> *From:*Healeys [mailto:healeys-bounces at autox.team.net] *On Behalf Of
> *Bob Spidell
> *Sent:* Monday, September 04, 2017 3:38 PM
> *To:* healeys at autox.team.net
> *Subject:* Re: [Healeys] BJ8 Temps
> FWIW, I just had the manifolds on my BJ8 Jet-Hot coated and haven't
> noticed much, if any, difference in running temps or other effects (I
> also wrapped my downpipes). YMMV.
> On 9/4/2017 10:05 AM, Al Fuller wrote:
> Have you considered coating the exhaust manifolds, so as to
> conduct the heat down the exhaust system, as opposed to allowing
> the manifolds to be their usual heat radiating selves?
> I’m still thinking a winter project will be getting mine coated
> [Jet-Hot, etc.].
> Al Fuller
> al at bighealey dot org
> '65 BJ-8
> '85 Rx-7
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