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Crit Bliss 11-28-2019 10:20 AM

Zero noise reduction

Tom442 12-09-2019 02:48 PM

Do you have a picture Crit?
 
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Originally Posted by Crit Bliss (Post 469814)
I put a blanket on the elbows and turbo to reduce heat transfer to the cabin. I have my down pipe wrapped with header tape to protect the airbags, yes, it may cause it to rust faster by holding moisture. The short pipes are stainless and the turbo would take a long time to rust through

Do you have pics? Did your exhaust manifolds to the turbo have the flat metal shields or just round pipes.

Crit Bliss 12-09-2019 03:58 PM

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Thomas, my former engine had the flat shields, the new one does not. Here are some pics from the installation, hope they can help

Tom442 12-09-2019 04:59 PM

Thanks Crit,
 
Looks great! So these blankets are new since the engine. Do you think the same pattern would kinda fit over the shields on mine? If not I'd have them do just the turbo and the elbow. Those shields are just put on with U bolts.
ATP stuff is really nice but kind of pricey, Maybe Santa will spring for the $$$ ones!

Crit Bliss 12-09-2019 07:35 PM

Thomas, I dont see why not but won't the blankets do the work of the shields and then some?

Crit Bliss 12-09-2019 07:58 PM

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If you blow up this pic I think you will be able to see how the blankets are installed

cemjam 12-10-2019 05:15 PM

Great picture Crit. I agree the shields should do the work of the blankets.


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