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...
Inconel

Inconel

TechnologyVincent Roman
Inconel® refers to a family of trademarked high strength austenitic nickel-chromium-iron alloys that have exceptional anti-corrosion and heat-resis...

Merge Collectors Configurations - What You Should Know

ExhaustVincent vince@burnsstainless.com
Burns Stainless Merge Collectors are highly respected by many engine builders including NASCAR, and are widely used by champions in NHRA, IMSA, FI...

Yield Strength in Exhaust Tubing, Aluminum vs Stainless Steel

ExhaustVincent vince@burnsstainless.com
A question I am often asked is “why don’t you recommend aluminum for an exhaust material?” They continue, “so-and-so" has been running it on his ca...
Bundle of Snakes - 180 Degree Headers

Bundle of Snakes - 180 Degree Headers

Vincent vince@burnsstainless.com

Many of you have seen the so-called “bundle-of-snakes” headers on the infamous Ford GT40s of the late sixties, but you might wonder.

Are they still relevant today?

Those beautiful works of art built by English craftsman on the Lola-designed chassis where two tubes from each bank of the V-8 are crossed over the engine to collect in 4-1 collectors with opposing tubes.

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