Welding FAQs - All You Need to Know About Exhaust Welding

Welding FAQs - All You Need to Know About Exhaust Welding

We often get questions regarding welding stainless steel, so we thought we would put together a compilation of these with answers.
Welding FAQs - All You Need to Know About Exhaust Welding

Welding FAQs - All You Need to Know About Exhaust Welding

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

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

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

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

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

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

Detailed Header Construction Insights and Tips

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...
Inconel

Inconel

Inconel® refers to a family of trademarked high strength austenitic nickel-chromium-iron alloys that have exceptional anti-corrosion and heat-resis...
Yield Strength in Exhaust Tubing, Aluminum vs Stainless Steel

Yield Strength in Exhaust Tubing, Aluminum vs Stainless Steel

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...
180° headers Bundle of snakes

Bundle of Snakes - 180 Degree Headers

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.

The Optimization of Exhaust Performance

The Optimization of Exhaust Performance

Development Tools and Testing Methods. Pressure Analysis Top Topics Two highly technical presentations covering exhaust theory and the testing and ...

Are Burns' Bends Really Better?

“It takes less time to do it right, than it does to explain why you did it wrong.” - Henry W. Longfellow We are often times asked why our stainless...