This is how I did it, Dyno video at the end.
Set up by:
Dynoit.co.uk (HT racing)
These three unknowingly helped with research:
Superb Mandrel bends off ebay from ebay seller:
Header Collector Science
I tested a simulated automotive header with some very interesting results.
Groutaone official race gear found here http://www.groutaone.com/
Model 32 Hydraulic by JD Squared, Inc.
This is the official Model 32 Hydraulic Bender video by JD Squared, Inc.
Watch Bob Hughes - owner/engineer demonstrate how to load and operate the
Model 32 as well as discuss some important features.
How to Paint Rims - Stripe Color Change
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Refinish Network consists of various professional and enthusiast painters
whom work collectively to help eachother out using the websites discussion
forum. You will also find various helpful 'how to' articles from painting
to body repairs.
These rims where dropped off with red stripes originally and the entire
wheels were sanded and painted. This how to paint your rims video doesn't
properly illustrate the prep work that was done prior to painting.
The wheels where completely scuffed, cleaned and the black was masked off
before painting the rims. The clear coat applied at the end provides the
shine and durability of the wheels.
This customer had brought me a set of rims from his Mazda 6 that had a red
strip originally but he wanted it painted yellow to match the rest of his
car. After about 10hrs of work the rims had been painted successfully. I
think the rims look pretty sweet, they kinda remind me of the bumblebee man
transformer. This is how to paint rims with or with the stripe, base and
clear like any other job works great.
The rims were first scuffed with a sanding paste and scotch pad to prep
them for the paint to adhere. Next the line was taped up and the color was
applied to the rims. The first coat was a white ground coat to help my
yellow cover better since it is transparent. I used a Devilbiss Dagr
airbrush to apply the basecoat and a Devilbiss gti was used for clearcoat.
After basecoat the tape was removed and I removed any overspray off the
rims and remasked them. The tire was masked off of the rim and the valve
stem was taped up also. Two coats of BASF clearcoat was applied and allowed
to dry. The basecoat used here was RM ONYX HD Waterborne paint.
Have you ever wondered how the best Exhaust on the market makes their pipe? This 2
minute video will give you all the details you need to know about our
Custom Headers Part (1 of 6 ).wmv
Custom header design, header mockup, custom header fabrication and header
welding series. We have used this process for many applications such as
Corvette headers, Ls1, Small Block Chevy, Big Block Chevy, Small Block
Ford, Big Block Ford Hemi, Pontiac, Buick and many others.
Production of the G&G GP exhaust for the Yamaha R6
Have you ever wondered, how your G&G GP Exhaust is produced? This video shows a couple
of the steps in the process of creating your Exhaust. All our Exhausts are hand-made in Italy, according to
high standards. Of course, we are always ready to answer all your
We receive a lot of comments about the fact that no welding gloves are
used. Our main goal was to show the process as well as we could, and the
decision was made not to use gloves for once. Rest assured that our welders
normally use protective gear. We thank you for your concern for our
Check www.gegshop.nl for our different GP Exhausts.
"How To" Port polish an intake manifold
In this video I show you how to port polish an intake manifold. Remember to
wear your safety gear and take your time. The intake itself took roughly 2
hours to polish. Removal of the head is recommended before any grinding or
polishing to ensure none of the filings make it into the cylinder bore and
cause damage to the cylinder walls.
Comp Cams - How it's Made
Competition Cams, one of the industry leaders in performance engine
equipment, walks PowerTV through the complex process of designing, creating
and manufacturing its high performance cam shafts.
Exhaust Header - Explained
What are Exhaust headers? How does an
Exhaust header increase horsepower? What's the
difference between a 4-2-1 header vs 4-1 header? This video explains how Exhaust headers are used as a portion of
the Exhaust to increase horsepower, by using long
piping and larger diameter piping, as well as a larger diameter collector.
Yonaka Headers -
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How to make your own side exhaust
- Tired of $600 side-pipe (side exhuast) kits that lose power in the end?
Make your own! Note* The shorter the muffler, the less drastic a bend you
need to make. The thinner, the closer to the middle of the car they can be
situated, also making for less of a bend.