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I made my own but i'd say that's a good product.I would definitely run a heat shield.

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does Englnd get hot enough o really worry about this?

it makes it harer to get the bolts I believe I hard someone say.

Long as your driving your ok If hot and city stop and go traffic then maybe yes.

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I had the T3 heat shield, it worked well for my car. Helped cut down the heat around the carbs.

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My car has a similar style shield on it with the SUs.  I can't speak for a difference between having it or not having it, but I've had the car out in traffic in 100 deg weather many times and it never vapor locked or anything.

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I wasn’t a big fan of it...

 

didnt fit with my shorty Mikuni manifold and unknown header without some serious trimming...

 

the holes weren’t lined up the best either...

 

pretty easy to fab one up with some sheet aluminum. But if your not confident the t3 would be better then nothing 

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1 hour ago, 510_dreamin said:

What are the dimensions on it? I have an unknown header and wonder if it would clear 

The you could make your own if you are capable.

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If it were me Id dump that header, get the better OEM manifold..frankly the header is only beneficial at WOT conditions for sustained periods (balls out racing) not so much street.

 

 

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I have one on my 510. I just installed it last month. I'm running an L18 with an unknown header, shorty Mikuni intake, and the Mikuni 40's. It took a lot of fitting to get the shield to bolt on my car, 2 hours worth. I like it though, it's doing the job and looks good. I looked at it as being the place to start instead of having to fab the whole thing from scratch, so even with the fitting time i'm about even on the money and faster on the time...

 

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19 hours ago, Metzman510 said:

I have one on my 510. I just installed it last month. I'm running an L18 with an unknown header, shorty Mikuni intake, and the Mikuni 40's. It took a lot of fitting to get the shield to bolt on my car, 2 hours worth. I like it though, it's doing the job and looks good. I looked at it as being the place to start instead of having to fab the whole thing from scratch, so even with the fitting time i'm about even on the money and faster on the time...

 

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Any chance of a photo of it fitted...?

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The problem is in the VARIOUS intake manifolds.  The carburetor front & rear faces are consistent, but the spacing BETWEEN the carburetors, in other words the spacing between the runners of the intake manifold, varies by manufacturer.  That is why that T3 heatshield will fit SOME intake manifolds, not others.  To complicate things, you might have a UK manufactured manifold that we Yanks have never seen!  What brand intake manifold do you have?  I can't imagine pics of other peoples set ups would help much, because the differences might be small, but would still potentially make buying the T3 heatshield a waste of time (PS we use LOTS of T3's other products with great success!)!

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