The testing portion for this new lava blanket is running the wrx until operating temperature is reached, than running the car for an additional 15 minutes. The infrared shots are taken when the car is running in a 68F room. The car has done the majority of the idling outside at around 55F before being brought into the 68F garage.
these next infrared shots are of the original ptp turbo blanket.
the original blanket is 174F
GRIMMSPEED heatshield temp with DEI gold foil 95F
Now here are the infrared shots of the new PTP LAVA Turbo blanket
GRIMMSPEED heatshield with DEI gold foil, and PTP LAVA turbo blanket
174F-136F=38F difference between the original and new LAVA turbo blanket.
the heatshield difference is 95F-63F= 32F