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...
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 ...
Share Your Story

Share Your Story

As race and show season is among us we are excited to hear about all the cool stuff our customers are up to. We hope to celebrate the wins and exhi...
The Ins and Outs of Aluminum Tubing

The Ins and Outs of Aluminum Tubing

Earlier in these articles we explored welded vs seamless tubing. With Aluminum tubing this is not even a discussion as nearly all aluminum tube mat...
Making Waves - Wave Technology in Performance Exhaust

Making Waves - Wave Technology in Performance Exhaust

Competitive sports are a tough game. You know. You are out at the track, or you follow your favorite team, or watch Olympic Athletes perform every ...
Aluminum Alloys for Racing Applications

Aluminum Alloys for Racing Applications

Aluminum is widely used in racing to make everything from radiators to pistons to intake manifolds (However, we would never recommend aluminum for ...

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