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Old 04-20-2011, 09:30 PM
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Who makes the best looking heat shields for hooker 4" side pipes ? I don't want my sweetie to have scars on her legs .
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Here you go and Dean is a supporting member here.
http://www.steelshields.com/
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Old 04-20-2011, 11:30 PM
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I haven't seen any that look as good as Dean's offerings.
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Dean's Shields.......HANDS DOWN
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Here are Dean's plain & simple design . . .

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Who is Dean? Is his company called "steel shields" made in Thialand? What about the ones that Mid America sells. Does anyone have these?
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Who is Dean? Is his company called "steel shields" made in Thialand? What about the ones that Mid America sells. Does anyone have these?
Yes, Dean owns Steel Shields, quality are so good they are licensed by General Motors.

Mid-America shields and Steel Shiels are the same product.

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I'm still recovering from a 2nd degree burn I got the other day...I was being stupid, so it's my fault. Still resisting putting covers on there.....lol
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What looks better ........ shinny heat shields ... or ... that red spot on your leg? I don't want my sweetis leg to look like that. lol
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What looks better ........ shinny heat shields ... or ... that red spot on your leg? I don't want my sweetis leg to look like that. lol
C: Un-covered side pipes.

As for passengers, I've never had anyone burn there leg, because I open the door for them and help them in or out.
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My sweetie has short legs and I don't think she could get out without burning her leg sooner or latter and it would probably be sooner and then I would hear about it for a long, long time,
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My sweetie has short legs and I don't think she could get out without burning her leg sooner or latter and it would probably be sooner and then I would hear about it for a long, long time,
I hear ya! The safety of my passengers always comes before my own..

I myself am 5'5" and my ex was 5'2"...she never burnt herself because I helped her out every time, and I made sure to repeat "watch the pipes, watch the pipes, watch the pipes!" every time, haha.
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I am really starting to like the looks of these heatshields:

http://www.cobrastuff.com/36inchshield.html

I remember seeing that pic before as one of the members here, and they are now using it on the Cobrastuff website. I think it looks great, much like I remember seeing sidepipes on cars in the early 70's when I was just a kid.

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i purchased mine from mid america. they are the same as pictured.
quality is excellant.

they stay cool and no chanceof getting burned. wife got burned twice and a passenger got nailed(ended up at the hospital).

no brainer. put on a set.

only down side is there are a little pain getting behind them to wash and polish.
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Does anyone know of a US made shield?
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Indian Creek I have a set of Cobra stuff 24 inch shields on my Hooker side pipes.Ordered them natural steel unfinished.I painted them Satin black to blend in with my black pipes.I like the non bling look.I believe they are American made,and were not pricey.I have had them for about 5 years and think at that time they were a little over a hundred dollars.They also work very well. John
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Originally Posted by CRAIGVETTE View Post
I am really starting to like the looks of these heatshields:

http://www.cobrastuff.com/36inchshield.html

I remember seeing that pic before as one of the members here, and they are now using it on the Cobrastuff website. I think it looks great, much like I remember seeing sidepipes on cars in the early 70's when I was just a kid.

Craig
Here's the cobrastuff shields on my 78'. Wife got a couple nasty burns 10 years ago. No issues since I installed these.

Gary

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Kinda partial to this sidepipe option, never a burn one!


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Originally Posted by 3JsVette View Post
Here you go and Dean is a supporting member here.
http://www.steelshields.com/







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Old 04-23-2011, 01:36 PM
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Here's the cobrastuff shields on my 78'. Wife got a couple nasty burns 10 years ago. No issues since I installed these.

Gary

Yep, that's the one, the look great Gary! Do you ever have problems with dirt and debris getting trapped between the shields and the sidepipes? Are they hard to keep clean? Thanks!

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