Smart ideas for finding companies for racing header fabrication

Published On December 15, 2016 | By Weund Easton | Automotive

The needs of the racing industry in terms of engines and parts are changing continuously. Most of the racing teams, retailers, hobbyists and jobbers are looking for companies that can handle these requirements. If you need to find a service that can deal with custom header fabrication, a few essential steps must be followed.

  1. Firstly, make a list of your requirements. Do you need both round straight tubing and oval straight tubing? Do you require complete exhaust systems? Having the set of specifications will help in sorting the services better. Check with the racing team for all the components required, based on which you can place the order.
  2. One of the best ways to find a company that deals in stainless headers is to check online. Most of the manufacturers have their websites, where you can find a lot of details. The changes in racing systems are adding value to performance and can impact success on the track, and therefore, you need a company that meet the design needs.

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  1. It is also a wise idea to know the overall infrastructure and in-house capabilities of a company, both in terms of manufacturing and testing. Ask them how their engineers design the products and components. Do they use SolidWorks and TezetCAD? Can their plant handle all the specific requirements with regards to different material gauges? What are the in-house testing processes followed by them to produce varied components? Do they double check their goods before delivery?

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Apart from these basics, do seek a quote in advance for your needs, and since the requirements are custom, the costs may depend on many aspects. Also, make sure that you have a delivery time and date, especially for bulk orders. If a company seems reliable, make sure to ask for a few client references.

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