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

TechnologyVincent vince@burnsstainless.com
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...
Muffler Technology - Sound Reducing Technology

Muffler Technology - Sound Reducing Technology

TechnologyVincent vince@burnsstainless.com
Muffler Technology – Part 2 Sound Reducing Technology In the last newsletter, I discussed sound and sound level measurements as related to motorsp...
Muffler Technology - Sound Measurement

Muffler Technology - Sound Measurement

TechnologyVincent vince@burnsstainless.com
Muffler Technology – Part 1 Sound Measurement Over the past few years, as residential homes have been built closer and closer to race tracks, there...
Not Just For Turbos! Double Slip Merge Collectors Are Great For Street Cars

Not Just For Turbos! Double Slip Merge Collectors Are Great For Street Cars

TurboVincent vince@burnsstainless.com
You are likely familiar with the Burns Stainless double slip merge collectors used in many top-notched racing turbo-exhausts. But did you know that...
Welding FAQs -  All You Need to Know About Exhaust Welding

Welding FAQs - All You Need to Know About Exhaust Welding

DIYVincent vince@burnsstainless.com
We often get questions regarding welding stainless steel, so we thought we would put together a compilation of these with answers.
Are We Ready To Weld Yet? - Part 5

Are We Ready To Weld Yet? - Part 5

DIYVincent Roman
We have our TIG welder ready to go. We have our header tubes tacked together with perfect fitment. We have properly fit the pipes to the flange and...
Welding Exhaust Systems - Part 4

Welding Exhaust Systems - Part 4

DIYVincent Roman
So we are now finally ready to weld. Well, no, not quite. In the past few issues of the newsletter we have discussed various welding techniques, tu...
Welding Exhaust Systems - Part 3

Welding Exhaust Systems - Part 3

DIYVincent Roman
In Part 2 we discussed the importance of tube fitment when fabricating headers. This month, we will discuss techniques involved with back purging e...
Welding Exhaust Systems - Part 2

Welding Exhaust Systems - Part 2

DIYVincent Roman
As mentioned in Part 1 of this series, TIG should be employed when welding thin sections of exhaust tubing, especially when using specialized alloy...
Welding Exhaust Systems - Part 1

Welding Exhaust Systems - Part 1

DIYVincent Roman
Welding is one of the most important fabrication techniques in motorsports. Today's race shop welders need to be well versed in applying welding t...

Detailed Header Construction insights and tips

Vincent vince@burnsstainless.com
When constructing racing headers, it is very important to make a logical plan before cutting any tubing. The design selection is the first step. Ty...

Exhaust Header Theory and Proper Exhaust Tuning

ExhaustVincent vince@burnsstainless.com
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...

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