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Old 05-02-2010, 12:45 PM   #1
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Turbo Blanket. Yay or nay?

Was wondering if a turbo blanket would be a good choice for me. I bought the Comp turbo from Tom and my goal is ~300 on 100oct. This will be my daily driver, but my plan is to hit at least one road course a month (granted the weather is ok). Obviously the more spool the better, but my only concern is if it spools too quickly when I'm in the corners. I don't want to be mid corner and stand on it, and have the tq hit instantly, causing me to plow through the corner. Was wondering if it'd make that much of a difference, or if it'd be a good investment. Since I will be going w/Toms turbo kit which comes w/the cast manifold, there's no way to wrap that. But I was thinking of possibly wrapping the downpipe as well.

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Old 05-02-2010, 05:56 PM   #2
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I never had one on my small comp turbo and it spooled pretty instant but i will be putting one on my new turbo
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Old 05-02-2010, 07:04 PM   #3
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where would you get em for a smaller turbo like that?
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Old 05-02-2010, 07:06 PM   #4
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I'm thinking this sounds like a good idea.
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Was wondering if a turbo blanket would be a good choice for me. I bought the Comp turbo from Tom and my goal is ~300 on 100oct. This will be my daily driver, but my plan is to hit at least one road course a month (granted the weather is ok). Obviously the more spool the better, but my only concern is if it spools too quickly when I'm in the corners. I don't want to be mid corner and stand on it, and have the tq hit instantly, causing me to plow through the corner. Was wondering if it'd make that much of a difference, or if it'd be a good investment. Since I will be going w/Toms turbo kit which comes w/the cast manifold, there's no way to wrap that. But I was thinking of possibly wrapping the downpipe as well.

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You shouldn't be just mashing the throttle you should be rolling into the throttle. just saying. as for the turbo blanket I have no clue.
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you need to find one for a straight t3 size
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Jet-hot..... cleaner if you ask me.
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que?
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http://www.jet-hot.com/

I pulled my last turbo apart and had the hotside coated by them. Pretty amazing stuff. Check out the site.

The coat the hot side.... inside and out!
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The coat the hot side.... inside and out!
Still doesnt work as good as a blanket. but does make it look pretty
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