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mellowyellow
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posted 02-12-2002 01:25 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for mellowyellow     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Have read about honing out intakes and exhaust manifolds. Read in one article about Hi Po exhaust manifolds being extrude honed. Seems lik it could possibly weaken the part.

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AKBOSSMAN
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posted 02-12-2002 02:33 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for AKBOSSMAN   Click Here to Email AKBOSSMAN     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I don't think they leave it on that long

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posted 02-12-2002 02:45 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
You do have to be careful, but from what I've read it is very effective. Costly, too.

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Moneymaker
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posted 02-12-2002 03:24 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Moneymaker   Click Here to Email Moneymaker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
It is a abrasive push through process and the length of time is irrelavent. It is the amount of abrasive that is used and under how much pressure.

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