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Old 02-25-2006, 04:24 PM
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I want to leave the heat shield on the header off is there anything I need to do i.e. heat wrap hoses etc. This is a 1990 Civic LX 1.5 ltr.
 
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Old 02-25-2006, 04:35 PM
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why? and are they headers or a stock exaust manifold?
 
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Old 02-25-2006, 04:38 PM
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its stock
 
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Old 02-25-2006, 04:43 PM
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leave it on.. it keeps some of that hot exaust air away from your intake.. it may not be pretty, but ie serves a purpose... if you do take it off, then just make sure any rubber hoses or wires are AWAY from that heat, cause it will F*** them up
 
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Old 02-25-2006, 04:55 PM
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^ Yeah, I'd just leave it on. It's there for a reason.
 
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Old 02-26-2006, 09:03 PM
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save some weight. take it off.
 
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