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Old 05-23-2012, 06:51 PM   #75
wrxdrvr
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Originally Posted by Faster_Gun View Post
My thought process behind wrapping the piping first is that the engine itself gets pretty toasty. I have a turbo blanket and heatshield that I can touch so I don't think that much heat escaping off the turbo. I want to keep the colder side of the I/C as insulated as possible because presumably the charge is cooler than the engine bay temp.
Yes, wrap the pipe into throttle first, do you more good than wrapping the exhaust with a FMIC...
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