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Old 05-09-2022, 04:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Turbo blanket

I came across Engineering Explained's video


Then I checked Ecomodder and turbo blankets are hardly mentioned, so here we go!

Something I haven't found in my very shallow search is whether the benefits of turbo blankets are the same for both diesels and gassers? I mean, yes, for either they insulate the hot side of the turbo, allowing it to spin faster and get a bit more boost... EE's vid uses a VW gasser as an example, but I haven't found much about diesels.

My turbodiesel already has a partial cover over the turbo, but I don't know whether it is to insulate, or just to protect from the heat? Would adding insulation give noticeable results during hypermiling, or only during high-performance driving?

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