Wrapped exhaust and rust
I was planning to wrap my exhaust until I spoke with an experienced motorcycle mechanic in my area. He strongly advised against doing so, his reasoning being that the pipes would eventually rust as a result of doing so. On the flip side, many people whose opinions I respect on this forum have wrapped theirs (including Racnray). My engineering mind is telling me that if moisture did get into the wrap it would dry out in no time from the extreme heat of the exhaust.
I would appreciate comments from anyone who has previously wrapped pipes on a bike and ran them on the street for a long period of time. What was your experience? Did you ever experience rust out of the wrapped pipes? Thanks in advance for any input.
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