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How many problems are u guys having with the engine heat from the turbos and whats your solution.
 

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turbo blanket and wrapped downpipe. my engine temps are norm, i dont know about the engine bay temp.
 

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That's the whole idea, to keep the heat inside the pipes. Not allow it to enter the engine bay. Same here, blanket and down pipe only wrapped, electric fan, and a proper tune. Never seen over 190* and that's with a hot summer day.

I've heard some where that a blanket will also help with spool time also?

I also have my starter wrapped since it's real close to my down pipe.
 

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i've been told u shouldn't wrap the hotside by ON3 and B&G cause it holds heat.
The heat is what helps spool the turbo, the more the better really.

Anyways on my old setup i had wrapped the hot side, as well as the downpipe. The compressor side of the turbo was within 1/16" to the radiator, and i never had any issues with engine temps. This was with a small pathetic stock radiator with a pusher fan, and all a/c in place and working
 

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My under hood heat was too much (for my liking). So I removed my hood prob solved.
 

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Ahhh, I like running pump gas, ton'o'boost, and packed under the stock hood. The only problem is everyone thinks I'm rice with the glowing under body kit :)
 

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I dont have to many issues with heat but everything is jet hot coated.Dont get me wrong it is still hot but it does make a huge difference.That helps when you have to work on it after a run.
 

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Heat is my enemy. My car runs 210-220 on true street cruises in hot weather. There is just a lot of heat under there.

Working on somethings to keep it down this winter....moving trans cooler, maybe some high tech true cermic coating.
 

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My kit is coated (jet hot inside and out), and I have no heat issues. My car runs at 200ish on the street here in AZ.
Never melted anything...yet :(

Runs a lil cooler now with the E85 aswell
 

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coated (inside and out), wrapped with dei titanium wrap, and some ebay turbo blanket.

not much higher than my novi2000 although i do regret not doing a before and after the wrap test as it made a huge difference in temps and spool (it was never an issue but saw a difference)
 

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coated (inside and out), wrapped with dei titanium wrap, and some ebay turbo blanket.

not much higher than my novi2000 although i do regret not doing a before and after the wrap test as it made a huge difference in temps and spool (it was never an issue but saw a difference)
What type of coating do you have that you were comfortable with it on the inside?
 

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ceramic coating, which actually is most effective on the inside wall as it's in compression rather than the outside which is more for looks
 

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Who did it? I am not having much luck finding people that will coat the inside of a hot side.
 

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When I had a hellion kit on my car I honestly never noticed any increase in under hood heat. It never had coating, heat wrap, or a blanket. I just dont know what all the fuss is about
 

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I am planning on coating AND wrapping my headers, cross over and DP. I picked up a titanium turbo blanket from DEI and will be selling off my DEI Black wrap (NIB) to fund titanium wrap to match. I am running a BG kit and with the few miles the car will see I am not too worried about header cracks.

That should help keep the heat at bay. But as a precaution anything wire or hose type near the exhaust is covered in DEI heat sleeve. Pretty cool and flexible stuff; supposed to protect from direct contact heat up to 3000*.
 

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I am planning on coating AND wrapping my headers, cross over and DP. I picked up a titanium turbo blanket from DEI and will be selling off my DEI Black wrap (NIB) to fund titanium wrap to match. I am running a BG kit and with the few miles the car will see I am not too worried about header cracks.

That should help keep the heat at bay. But as a precaution anything wire or hose type near the exhaust is covered in DEI heat sleeve. Pretty cool and flexible stuff; supposed to protect from direct contact heat up to 3000*.
Wrapping the headers isn't a good idea, will void the warranty.

After 2.5 years and 125+ passes with 10 true street events and street driving I had some cracking on one header. Brian fixed it and had it back to me in less then a week but put me on a mission to get more heat out from under hood.

Wrap would have made this worse.

However, I am really hard on parts, you would never have that happen in a milder street car.

I will check out the DEI wrap for wiring. Thanks for that note.
 

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Wrapping the headers isn't a good idea, will void the warranty.

After 2.5 years and 125+ passes with 10 true street events and street driving I had some cracking on one header. Brian fixed it and had it back to me in less then a week but put me on a mission to get more heat out from under hood.

Wrap would have made this worse.

However, I am really hard on parts, you would never have that happen in a milder street car.

I will check out the DEI wrap for wiring. Thanks for that note.
I am not concerned with warranty. I am more concerned with cooking everything under the hood. The car is nothing but a street car and leaving me stranded somewhere is worse than a pin hole or crack in the headers.

I have had the kit for over 3 years and it still has not ran. I am on a long slow costly build but I am nearing the end at least.
 
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