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Old 07-08-2007, 09:17 PM   #1
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Exhaust wrap?

So I've been thinking about buying some header wrap and wrapping the downpipe to reduce underhood temps and such. Has anyone done this?

While searching through summit racing, I found this:
http://store.summitracing.com/partde...5&autoview=sku

Is that even safe? Would it just cause the turbo to get too hot? I've pushed my viggen pretty hard... to the point where the manifold and turbo actually glow... and I dont think holding all that heat in could be good for the oil going through it. Thoughts? Would any of this be more harmful than helpful?
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I have heard good things about Exhaust wrap? but i haven't heard anything about it on turbo cars. So i am not much help..
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I've done it. My tuner seemed to think it was a great idea as well. I'll post a pic of mine in a few.
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i've done exhaust wrap on my dp it worked great and turbo blankets will help alot to. haven't heard on weither they hurt your turbo or not?
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Old 07-10-2007, 07:14 AM   #5
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No way would i put a blankey on my turbo... My battery on the other hand, is another story.
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Old 07-10-2007, 07:29 AM   #7
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I run header wrap on my header and my dp and I coat all my ic lines with insulation wraping tape. Everything under my hood is wrapped. It all adds up and does seem to help.

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