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As an FYI tidbit,

Inconel (Nickel alloy of ~30% Chrome and about ~5% Iron) is used for headers to save weight. It is actually similar density to Stainless Steels but it has a much higher resistance to heat. It is stronger (by weight) than SS at high temperatures. Therefore, F1 teams or high-budget racers can use paper-thin Inconel tubing to save on materials and weight. The problem is that it work hardens quickly and is very easy to fold/bend with tube walls than thin.
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