I was concerned when biulding my kit. My down pipe is only about 1/2inch away from the starter. So I used a starter blanket from summit and also wrapped the down pipe passed the starter. No problems here been 3 years now.
88lx Conv. 200K mile stock longblock. Trickflow intake, 42lb inj, Pmas protube,TKO500, 3:27, pypes muffs, Pa Racing tubluar K-member, DIY single turbo setup. Summit aluminum rad, Crane Hi-fire ign, subfames, 17" sc saleen's, Saleen ground effects, SCT tune by Dynosport. 380HP 435ftbs.