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A.I.R. and header rust

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Blue85, Oct 7, 2003.

  1. Blue85

    Blue85 Troll Premium Member

    Jul 26, 2000
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    Grand Rapids area
    Just a thought: header rust is due to heat. The high temperature promotes oxidation of the steel. The tube is even hotter on the inside, but there is less oxygen since most of it was burned in combustion. However, slap an A.I.R. system into the mix and you are adding more oxygen. So the question is, does an Air Injection Reaction system shorten the life of headers (or other exhaust components) noticeably?

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