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:
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.
Header Collector Science
I tested a simulated automotive header with some very interesting results.
Groutaone official race gear found here http://www.groutaone.com/
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.
Baileigh Industrial MB-350 Mandrel Bender
Baileigh Industrial MB-350 Mandrel Bender: Bending 2" 16 gauge tubing on a
The MB-350 Mandrel Exhaust Bender is
perfect for bending tight radi (down to 1-1/2 times the OD) of round tube
and pipe, as well as square tubing.
This mandrel bender is designed, manufactured and assembled in the USA,
specifically for Exhaust maufacturers
and small fabricators who want to be able to bend from 1" (25.4mm) up to 3"
(76.2mm) OD in mild and stainless steel round tubing and have control of
all 3 bending axis (X,Y,Z, distance between bends, bend angle and
* This mandrel Exhaust bender is
good for small to medium production runs. The simple design, heavy
construction and easy to use operator interface allows for quick change
overs, quality bends and quick production cycles.
The machine includes:
* Touch screen operator interface with capability to program up to 140
programs, with up to 10 bends per program.(Y axis)
* 3 metre bed
* Rotary positioning carriage on 3 metre bed to control X and Z axis
(distance between bend and rotation of bend)
* Tooling is additional, and specific to material and job but consists
of: 1 - Rotary Bending Die; 2 - Clamp Die; 3- Pressure Die; 4 - Mandrel; 5
- Wiper Die
* 6 bending speeds, quickest 0-180 degrees is 16 seconds
Please see our websites for more details, www.bifabuk.co.uk (UK, Europe and
rest of World) and www.bii1.com (USA)
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.
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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Cylinder Head Porting and Port Matching
Anthony @ DIYautotech takes you through the steps on how to port match (
gasket match) your cylinder heads. This is a fairly simple project that
may take you about a day, but will give you a cylinder head with high flow
High Flow = More Power
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