Exhaust Header Theory and Proper Exhaust Tuning

Exhaust Header Theory and Proper Exhaust Tuning

In order to explain the effect of exhaust tuning on performance, let’s take a quick look at the 4-stroke engine cycle.  The first step in the 4-str...
Stainless Steels for Exhaust Systems - Comparing 304/321 and More

Stainless Steels for Exhaust Systems - Comparing 304/321 and More

Stainless steel is a material that we wish never was labeled "stainless" because it can do so much more than simply resist rust. The origins of sta...
V-12 Exhaust Header Design

6-Cylinder and 12-Cylinder Exhaust Header Design

Hope you are enjoying these articles on exhaust header design. Building headers from mandrel-bent stainless tubing using proper fabrication techni...
Straight vs Stepped in Performance Pipe Design

Straight vs Stepped in Performance Pipe Design

For decades Burns Stainless has been focused on building peak power throughout the power band. We are often asked the question “are stepped pipes b...
What is your biggest challenge?

What is your biggest challenge?

As we break into summer we have seen some incredible vehicles at local and national events that just blow our mind. Sometimes it is the little det...
Wonderment and Inspiration

Wonderment and Inspiration

Some may wonder. We wonder. Going to an event like the recent Born Free Motorcycle Show which specializes in old-school choppers and custom bikes i...
Born Free Motorcycle Show

Born Free Motorcycle Show

13 years ago, Mike Davis and Grant Peterson had a party. Maybe not the breaking news you might expect, but this party was a bit different. There we...
4 steps in specifying the best merge collector

4 Steps In Specifying The Best Merge Collector

Burns Stainless Merge Collectors are highly respected by many engine builders including NASCAR, and are widely used by champions in NHRA, IMSA, FI...
Do It Right, Or Do It Over.

Do It Right, Or Do It Over.

"The Quality Is Remembered Long After The Price Is Forgotten." - Henry Royce During these disruptive times, we are reminded to our core principle ...
Trans-Am Racing History

Trans-Am Racing History

Trans-Am is a uniquely American racing series that is sanctioned by the SCCA (Sports Car Club of America). SCCA President (at the time) John Bisho...
The Roar of Can-Am Racing

The Roar of Can-Am Racing

All-Out Can-Am Racing became quite the hit when introduced in 1966. Can-Am Racing started as a race series for “Group 7” sports racers with two ra...
Burn Up The Track!

Burn Up The Track!

We have seen an increase in street take-overs here in Southern California recently. This has prompted local District Attorney’s offices to make a c...

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