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Old 11-07-2012, 10:54 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Ok cool, i love the blue as well, just wanted to make sure that there wasnt anything wrong.
Classic single walled exhaust header. Nothing's wrong. Don't worry about it.
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Old 11-08-2012, 09:47 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Old 11-08-2012, 10:19 AM   #13 (permalink)
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I even read a post somewhere that the pipes get red hot where it mounts to the engine.
Someone even took a video of a guy who got off the bike and lit his cigarette off of it.
Just something I read, don't know how true it is.
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Old 11-08-2012, 10:09 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Means your engine is more than decorative.

More specifically, the chromium oxide coating is being affected by being exposed to oxygen at a high temperature. At the present time I do not know if the coating is getting thicker, or simply changing oxidation states. In a few semesters I’ll be taking actual metallurgy classes instead of general education, so I’ll have the answer by then.

Anyway, it is nothing to worry about.
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Old 11-09-2012, 12:28 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I even read a post somewhere that the pipes get red hot where it mounts to the engine.
Someone even took a video of a guy who got off the bike and lit his cigarette off of it.
Just something I read, don't know how true it is.
It is very true! I ride my bike a lot during the early morning and at dusk (commuting) and if i stop it and look at it right after shutting it off, you can see the headers glowing. And of course, the harder you play, the more it glows!
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Personally I love the blueing effect . I leave mine blue and golden .
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Personally I love the blueing effect . I leave mine blue and golden .
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I like to ride my bike, not spend a lot of time to make it look like I don't.
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Old 11-11-2012, 11:27 AM   #18 (permalink)
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I even read a post somewhere that the pipes get red hot where it mounts to the engine.
Someone even took a video of a guy who got off the bike and lit his cigarette off of it.
Just something I read, don't know how true it is.
It happened to me too. I was riding twith a friend and he pointed out, he was in a car,that they were glowing, got off and they were red hot..


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