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      08-29-2012, 06:55 PM   #1
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So I was at the track today and after a 20~25min session i opened to trunk and my god it was like an oven in there. It was a dramatic increase in temperature from before the session, i had to empty the trunk before the session. Has anyone experienced this? I am thinking it has to be the exhaust or something? can anyone point me in a solution? FYI I am running a AA HFC Xpipe with a UUC axel back. Thanks all for the help!!
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Seems normal to me.My trunk also gets hot on long drives not to mention long sessions on a fast track like Mosport or WGI.I have the BMW Performance exhaust only.
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Mine also gets really hot. It got hot enough to melt the bond of the duct tape I had holding my EDC sims to the top of the trunk, annoying.
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so this is a pretty typical situation? is there anything I can do to reduce the heat level? I am pretty sure i could cook a chicken in there....
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When I go at the track, I put a frozen pizza in the trunk for that last session before lunch break. After the session, voilą, perfectly cooked pizza for lunch .

Kidding aside, seems pretty normal to me .
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When I go at the track, I put a frozen pizza in the trunk for that last session before lunch break. After the session, voilą, perfectly cooked pizza for lunch .

Kidding aside, seems pretty normal to me .
Ingenious idea!!!!!
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so this is a pretty typical situation? is there anything I can do to reduce the heat level?
Come Ice racing up here in January
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My guess is that a catless or high flow setup might contribute to added heat since there are no cats/less cats to hold the exhaust heat in.
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And it smells wonderful too. Ugh. Lol
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would wrapping the exhaust in heat wrap help or should i just live with it
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And it smells wonderful too. Ugh. Lol
Especially if you run 100 octane. Hmmm the sweet smell of racing fuel in the morning .
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would wrapping the exhaust in heat wrap help or should i just live with it
I say just live with it . What is the down side .
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would wrapping the exhaust in heat wrap help or should i just live with it
You could try. There are already heat shields under the car but if you are concerned, then give it a shot.
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When I go at the track, I put a frozen pizza in the trunk for that last session before lunch break. After the session, voilą, perfectly cooked pizza for lunch .
Yes, and with DCT you can actually eat the pizza while driving the last session.
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