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Manifold sheild anyone got one fitted?

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Has anyone fitted one? I have had the rear wheels off today to sort the handbrake and have been looking at where I could place a sheild to help prevent the manifold being sprayed in the wet. And hopefully stop it cracking. My only concern is that if I make a sheld could I cause more problems due to heat and lack of air flow?

Any ideas?

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Paul Matty was talking about this some time ago and mentioned fabricating some shields. It's a design problem with the Esprit that should have been sorted out. The manifold is very close to the back wheel and a hot manifold and cold rain water don't go! My solution is not to drive it in the rain but thats not always possible.

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Hi Mark,

I just bought 88 X180 Esprit turbo. PO suggested adding a splash shield which was missing when he bought it. I found thread you started in Jan 2008. Could you send me some pictures of your shields, please.

Please PM me for the email address.


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