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Old 07-14-2005, 09:56 AM   #1
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i, like many of you, have read the header wrap threads and gone back and forth between whether "to wrap" or "not to wrap."

i know the benefits and would have no problem wrapping a set of $80 Hooker Headers on my Firebird - who cares about the warranty on a $80 set of headers?

BUT, on a set of $700 SLP, or worse $900 TOGS??? That i really can not bring myself to do, unless they are already out of warranty.

Thus my question:

When does the warranty on SLP and TOG headers expire? Is it a "lifetime" deal? 3-years? If i get a used set, how do i prove how old they are? (i know the answer to this last one - i don't, but i had to add it as my thought train was running )
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i, like many of you, have read the header wrap threads and gone back and forth between whether "to wrap" or "not to wrap."

i know the benefits and would have no problem wrapping a set of $80 Hooker Headers on my Firebird - who cares about the warranty on a $80 set of headers?

BUT, on a set of $700 SLP, or worse $900 TOGS??? That i really can not bring myself to do, unless they are already out of warranty.

Thus my question:

When does the warranty on SLP and TOG headers expire? Is it a "lifetime" deal? 3-years? If i get a used set, how do i prove how old they are? (i know the answer to this last one - i don't, but i had to add it as my thought train was running )
im a chicken i couldnt wrap a set of 900 dollar headers unless i was bill gates son and usually the warranty is about 3 years on performance headers that i have seen some is also lifetime its up to the manufacturer
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I'm pretty sure that TOG said something to the effect of 'even if you run over them with a truck' they will replace them. But they won't cover them if they were wrapped.
Did you ever think of just wrapping the crossover? I know i've seen just crossovers in some classifieds. So, you could replace it. Or find one for an extra.
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TOGS are lifetime warrenty, not sure though if its only to the orignal purcharser. Why the sudden interested in wrapping headers? Just curious. I can say with my ceramic TOGS that they do cool pretty fast. say 20 min or so you can grab them no problem. Local ILGPC member brought a digital Lazer thermometer. Checking blower/block temps with/out Intercoolers and checking headers to manifold temps. Headers helped big time, so does a intercooler
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TOGS are lifetime warrenty, not sure though if its only to the orignal purcharser. Why the sudden interested in wrapping headers? Just curious.

Sudden interest? i have always been interested! the price has been holding me back, but within the next two weeks i will have a set of SLPs if everything goes well.

anyone have any idea what the warranty is on SLPs?
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are you buying retail or getting used?
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used - its cheaper!
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