Preformed Band Clamp
Simple to install and remove, JEGS Preformed Stainless Steel Exhaust Band Clamps seal better than U-clamps & flat band clamps. Preformed bands allow linking of OD parts (exhaust pipes) to ID parts (mufflers). Includes T-304 band & aluminized steel hardware. Sold 1/pkg.
I'm wanting to join a header with a 3" collector to a reducer which slips over the header collector. Would this work?
What should these be torqued to? Some of the big name exhaust companies recommend 40 to 50 ft lbs for their clamps. I started with 40, then 45, and now 50 ft lbs. They are still leaking.
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