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Old 11-03-2012, 10:00 PM   #1
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2013 Toyota Tundra
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Default Infrared Testing Volume 3 **featuring PTP LAVA Turbo Blanket**

PTP has released a new Subaru turbo blanket for us, made from the Lava materials that they sucessfully use in their other products.

With an outer layer made from actual pulverized volcanic lava rock (continuous-filament basalt) formed into fabric and woven into a tight mesh weave, these turbo blankets are internally insulated with high temperature calcium magnesium silicate wool, overlaid with a high temperature silica fabric for increased durability and for improved thermal resistance. The Lava Turbo Blankets are designed to withstand the harshest of conditions. PTP Subaru Lava Turbo Blankets are designed to fit all stock Subaru WRX/STI turbochargers. They also can fit many other after market turbochargers with internal wastegates.


Subaru WRX Turbo Blanket - Lava Heat Tolerance:
Interior Surface:
Max Temperature Rating: 2300 Deg F/ 1260 Deg C
Continuous Use Limit: 1800 Deg F/ 982 Deg C

Exterior Surface:
Direct Contact Limit: 1800 Deg F/ 982 Deg C
Radiant Heat Limit: 2500 Deg F/ 1371 Deg C

comparison to the original turbo blanket

As you can see the new lava blanket is slightly larger than the original blanket. This size difference is really great and now covers the downpipes flange and has much better coverage with this slight size increase.
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Last edited by HeroCrank; 05-14-2013 at 10:16 PM.
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