how to wrap motorcycle headers

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Start wrapping it around the header as tightly as you can and overlap each wrap about halfway.Wrap it all the way down the pipe and use a stainless steel zip tie to fasten it down. Now you can start wrapping down the other pipe and use another wire tie to fasten the end down.

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