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Old 06-01-2016, 09:38 PM
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Originally Posted by TimO View Post

The short of it is, I personally dislike the whole "Tunnel" idea on the -14 anyway. I think the cowl should have come down lower and the exhaust should come out the bottom just as it does on the -10. The tunnel itself is an eyesore from the bottom, and being made out of stainless, I don't think I'll paint it because the paint won't stick as well, and even if it did, it's going to have a hot exhaust pipe stuffed into it that would probably discolor the paint anyway unless there's plenty of airflow to prevent it. I guess we'll see after time.
Hot exhaust pipes stuffed into it

Is there any heat shield or insulation to keep the heat out of the cabin?
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