Originally Posted by barnakiel
Nothing wrapped here. Seen dry exhausts wrapped though.
Why the wrap?
Barnakiel, there is a consensus among some mechanics to wrap the exhaust
and/or mixing elbow
to lower the ambient temperature in the engine compartment when the engine is running as was mentioned by Chief Engineer
. We have a well functioning Yanmar
with only 1800 hours and I would like to do whatever possible to extend its life as long as possible. The practice is common in automobiles. Is there a parallel? Does the science work? Best, Ron