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Quick question, has anyone fitted heat wrap around their exhaust pipes, if so was it easy enough, and how many rolls did you need to do both sides? Also pictures of your ones would be good.
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Yeah, I've wrapped mine twice now after changing my exhaust pipes. Pics and the link to the wrap I bought on Amazon below. The main reason I added it was so I didn't have to worry about my daughters burning themselves on hot pipes after a ride, because I used to park right next to where they kept their bikes. It definitely keeps you from getting burned if you accidentally bump a hot pipe. I really like the old school look to them too.

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Hello everyone.
Quick question, has anyone fitted heat wrap around their exhaust pipes, if so was it easy enough, and how many rolls did you need to do both sides? Also pictures of your ones would be good.
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Easy to do - you'll need 50 feet plus heat proof ties to attach - I fitted mine direct to the bike without undoing or loosening anything.

Here's a link - expensive (many cheaper options available) but this hasn't had any significant fading or fraying after almost a year of all weather UK riding. Same make Ysoslo links to (sooo much cheaper in US !)

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Beautifully done ysoslo and BoK

I have used the traditional wrap and the titanium wrap on different bikes. Both will give you a couple different looks Depending on the application. The titanium wrap should not be moisten or soaked before installation whereas the traditional wrap should be soaked. I did not seal The traditional wrap on my old springer only because I liked the frayed look. The titanium wrap does not require a Sealant. MadMaMa is debating on whether or not to wrap the headers. If you have clearance you can definitely wrap on the bike but I have never found to achieve a tight fit when doing so. My take is 鈥渨hen in doubt wrap it out鈥
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Easy to do - you'll need 50 feet plus heat proof ties to attach - I fitted mine direct to the bike without undoing or loosening anything.

Here's a link - expensive (many cheaper options available) but this hasn't had any significant fading or fraying after almost a year of all weather UK riding. Same make Ysoslo links to (sooo much cheaper in US !)

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Is that 50 feet per side or will 50feet do both sides? 馃憤馃徎
 

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Is that 50 feet per side or will 50feet do both sides? 馃憤馃徎
50ft total. I cut in half, started at the silencer and overlapped each wind about 50% over the last one (on the outside of the curve - its less on the inside) and had about 3 to 4 ish feet left after each pipe.

I also watched about a hundred videos on line first, but it was a simple thing to do - just take your time and don't be afraid to unwind a few turns if it starts to go to pot.

A handful of long zip ties let you put on a temporary fix mid pipe if you want to stop for a bit. Just don't forget to take off or they will melt later....
 

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Where did you pick up your shifter peg and the mirrors?
The items you mentioned were both from A&J Cycles. The mirrors were a bit of a splurge, because they're glassless mirrors. I really love them though. The shifter is great, but the brass rubs off on my riding boots/shoes. One guy on here used rubber o-rings in the grooves of the brass shifter peg to give more grip, and that might help with the discoloration.
 

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Ysoslo, I noticed more black on my shifter toe boots than the brass one I replaced it with. Yep some brass rubs off at first but seems to finally wear down
 

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Yeah, I've wrapped mine twice now after changing my exhaust pipes. Pics and the link to the wrap I bought on Amazon below. The main reason I added it was so I didn't have to worry about my daughters burning themselves on hot pipes after a ride, because I used to park right next to where they kept their bikes. It definitely keeps you from getting burned if you accidentally bump a hot pipe. I really like the old school look to them too.

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Yeah, I've wrapped mine twice now after changing my exhaust pipes. Pics and the link to the wrap I bought on Amazon below. The main reason I added it was so I didn't have to worry about my daughters burning themselves on hot pipes after a ride, because I used to park right next to where they kept their bikes. It definitely keeps you from getting burned if you accidentally bump a hot pipe. I really like the old school look to them too.

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Hello - Bobber looks great 馃憣 just had a look on Amazon and see the tape in 10 & 15 metre rolls so how much did you use on each side ?

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Hello everyone.
Quick question, has anyone fitted heat wrap around their exhaust pipes, if so was it easy enough, and how many rolls did you need to do both sides? Also pictures of your ones would be good.
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If you haven't wrapped yet, you may want to reconsider. Here's what your headers could look like after some time under wraps.
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The wrap that had been put on prior to purchase was getting a tad tattered. I wanted to run without and see how that looked and felt. I thought I'd go with a repaint 'cause I preferred the unwrapped pipes. Reality won the day; the heat coming off those pipes was noticeably warmer, especially while trapped at a traffic light for a few minutes. Here where the temp range is pretty much 21 - 35 C year round, I've decided to re-coat, re-wrap, and seal. It's not such a bad look and it's a whole lot more comfortable. For what it's worth, Dave, the potential degradation of your headers may be worth considering.
 

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Donner, that's a whole different shade of ugly. I kinda like like the golden colors mine have turned. My old Bonnie headers turned a blue shade but they were chrome
 

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I might need to become a rapper after discovering my bike cover has melted onto my left down pipe yesterday.

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Aw man. I've done the same thing thinking pipes had cooled of enough. Maybe not that bad. Yep, you need some black wrap
 
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