Header merge tab kits

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sidemarkers
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Header merge tab kits

Post by sidemarkers » Sat May 19, 2018 11:53 pm

Anyone use these for a turbo header slip on merge, instead of welding it on?
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Post by buguy » Sun May 20, 2018 9:34 am

I can't imagine getting a seal that way. On regular exhaust it would be fine I'm sure, but with the restrictive turbo I have a feeling you would get a huge leak at the union.

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Re: Header merge tab kits

Post by sidemarkers » Sun May 20, 2018 8:10 pm

Pressurized the union and it threw a hissy fit! Looking at options.
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Re: Header merge tab kits

Post by Chip Birks » Sun May 20, 2018 8:36 pm

How much pressure?

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Re: Header merge tab kits

Post by sidemarkers » Mon May 21, 2018 2:26 am

Ultra scientific pressure test of sealing off the big 1.75 end and one of the 1.5's then inserting a correctly sized tube into the other 1.5 and blowing a big breath into it. Wouldn't be complete without soapy water to see the leakage.

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