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    Up pipe heat shield?

    If I got a ceramic coated up pipe from Grimm do I need to place the old heat shield back on? 02 WRX

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    Quote Originally Posted by KingAroan View Post
    If I got a ceramic coated up pipe from Grimm do I need to place the old heat shield back on? 02 WRX

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    I don't recall if the old heat shields even fit on an aftermarket UP. IMO you should just heat wrap the up-pipe. I used the DEI Titanium stuff and it's working very well.
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    no but you can always heat wrap it with DEI titanium heat wrap
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    If you choose to wrap the part, make sure you don't wrap the flex section...that can cause premature failure.
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    oh yea...that^^
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