KX Riders
  Home Help Login Register   *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
August 20, 2018, 11:37:17 PM

Login with username, password and session length
Recent
[Today at 10:01:26 PM]

[Today at 10:01:06 PM]

[Today at 05:08:20 PM]

[August 19, 2018, 07:33:49 AM]

[August 17, 2018, 03:56:29 PM]

[August 16, 2018, 09:09:39 AM]

by Pmcg
[August 16, 2018, 04:57:49 AM]

[August 14, 2018, 07:19:35 PM]

[August 11, 2018, 06:19:07 AM]

[August 11, 2018, 04:48:58 AM]

[August 07, 2018, 06:52:41 PM]

[August 07, 2018, 11:19:35 AM]

[August 04, 2018, 10:04:09 PM]

[August 03, 2018, 08:52:59 AM]

[August 03, 2018, 08:49:34 AM]
Pages: [1]   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: Rc4 header burning hole through radiator hose 2012 kx450f  (Read 351 times)
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
Mikeman1189
Newbie
*
Offline Offline

Joined: 06.12.18
Posts: 3


« on: June 12, 2018, 07:12:32 PM »

Need some advice to keep my header from burning hole through my hose. Had to buy new ones and don't want it to happen again. Thanks mike
Logged
umberto
Administrator
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Joined: 01.14.15
Posts: 2,079


Goliath Returning from Battle


« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2018, 06:41:35 AM »

Welcome to the site Mikeman1189.  Have you tried this stuff?  It's very common in the hot rodding world to keep the engine bay temperatures down, and is specifically made for exhaust.  Just don't forget to pick up a couple of clamps to hold it on.  They are like a zip-tie, but made from stainless steel.

https://www.amazon.com/010121-Exhaust-Heat-Wrap-Roll/dp/B000E243CA

« Last Edit: June 13, 2018, 07:08:12 AM by umberto » Logged

Perhaps I have a dirt bike addiction?

03 KX 250/88 KX 525 - Goliath
2017 KX250F/2004 KX250
04 KX 250 - Lunchbox's Bike
05 KX 125/144
Mikeman1189
Newbie
*
Offline Offline

Joined: 06.12.18
Posts: 3


« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2018, 09:57:07 AM »

Thank u, I'm glad to be here! Yes I have tried it on my atv but was told that it's not a good idea to put on titanium headers. It worked pretty good on my kfx450r always had a red mark from my knee to my ankle lol doesn't feel good. Wrap did help with the heat reaching my leg. I'll give it a go. Thank u!!
Logged
umberto
Administrator
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Joined: 01.14.15
Posts: 2,079


Goliath Returning from Battle


« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2018, 10:21:50 AM »

You might try just putting a piece over the radiator hose where it comes close to the header pipe.  That way it's not affecting your pipe in any way.
Logged

Perhaps I have a dirt bike addiction?

03 KX 250/88 KX 525 - Goliath
2017 KX250F/2004 KX250
04 KX 250 - Lunchbox's Bike
05 KX 125/144
Pages: [1]   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines
TinyPortal v0.9.7 © Bloc
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.151 seconds with 27 queries.