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      02-24-2011, 03:30 PM   #23
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Better safe than sorry. IND sells something that you could use.
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      02-24-2011, 03:42 PM   #24
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The Eisenmann connecting pipes come with heat shields. I have them on my car..
You sure about that? I thought some vendors were including aftermarket shields with the exhaust and connecting pipes. They didnt come that way from Eisnemann.
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      02-24-2011, 03:43 PM   #25
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so we spend thousands on an exhaust and then need to add the shields to them...?
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      02-24-2011, 04:24 PM   #27
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Tom, what is the particular part number you are selling? i noticed there is a 11600 and 11604 with clamps...whats the difference and does the 11600 NOT come with clamps??

please advise so i can place the order with u. thx
We're not permitted to hotlink on the forums, but I've just PM'd you the link to the set you need on our site.

We have plenty in stock.
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      02-24-2011, 04:33 PM   #28
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so we spend thousands on an exhaust and then need to add the shields to them...?
Yes but what you actually pay for them will depend on the vendor. Some may throw them in with the exhaust if you ask nicely.
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      02-24-2011, 06:15 PM   #29
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Why not use some exhaust wrap? BMW uses it on the GT4 (and maybe GTS as well?)

Are there concerns about the durability of the tape? Or something else?
I'll take exhaust wrap route, too, on my forthcoming akra. It is cheaper, too.
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      02-24-2011, 06:15 PM   #30
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thanks..i read ur DIY. so are u saying that 11600 without clamps is better because 11604 clamps are useless?

if i buy 11600 w/o clamps where and what size clamps do i need?
Depends on what exhaust you are using, I measured the diameter of my exhaust and just bought some clamps that fit in the range at Autozone or Kragen or Pepboys.

People looking for this, I bought these from race-mart.com, at the time I bought them they were the cheapest around: Here's a link:

http://www.race-mart.com/Clamp-On-Ex...-_c_17006.html

Currently it lists for $18.43/each, and you need two.

Now that is a deal! Got it shipped pretty quick.

I don't work for race-mart or associated with it, just found it as having the cheapest price by far when I needed them last year.
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so we spend thousands on an exhaust and then need to add the shields to them...?
We spend thousands on our cars and need to add gas to them.
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      02-24-2011, 06:25 PM   #32
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We spend thousands on our cars and need to add gas to them.
I tend to forget and have the same complaint...but we still have to realize, at the end a business is a business...bottom line is most important, if a for profit company isn't profitting, than there is no point to be a company.
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Tom, what is the particular part number you are selling? i noticed there is a 11600 and 11604 with clamps...whats the difference and does the 11600 NOT come with clamps??

please advise so i can place the order with u. thx
Look online, I got my set for cheaper than most people. Look in the DIY section, i put up the appropriate part numbers. If you aren't sure take a look at the thermo-tec website.
I'm thinking Bout pulling the trigger on these. Will they cause ur pipes to rattle or make vibration noises? So I've heard.
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I'm thinking Bout pulling the trigger on these. Will they cause ur pipes to rattle or make vibration noises? So I've heard.
No, you heard wrong, if they are properly installed.
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So I don't track but sometimes I do long drives and several WOTs per week. Long drives as in 4-6 hours straight. Will i be okay without the heat shields?
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So I don't track but sometimes I do long drives and several WOTs per week. Long drives as in 4-6 hours straight. Will i be okay without the heat shields?
I installed silver colored exhaust wrap (secured by 2 SS tie wraps on each pipe). So far so good and no possibility of rattling.
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