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Old 11-21-2018, 07:38 PM
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it only took me how many years to finally make that turbo sock move from cart to completion? LOL. Looking forward to getting one!
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Old 05-09-2019, 10:33 AM
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And only 6 months to install it. Lmao. I put it in last night. Easy as pie. Can’t wait to put a few miles on!
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Old 05-09-2019, 07:15 PM
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Wow, I can actually feel a difference, and my EGT gauge notices one too. I'm surprised. I noticed that my turbo actually lights a hair faster. I have a tune that has a little lag just off the bottom, and I felt it cleaned up a bit and lit faster now. Very cool.

Any sense in trying to run a sock on the cold side pipe and/or hot side? I'd like to do up-pipes one day, but I cringe thinking about taking them off again! LOL.
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Wow, I can actually feel a difference, and my EGT gauge notices one too. I'm surprised. I noticed that my turbo actually lights a hair faster. I have a tune that has a little lag just off the bottom, and I felt it cleaned up a bit and lit faster now. Very cool.

Any sense in trying to run a sock on the cold side pipe and/or hot side? I'd like to do up-pipes one day, but I cringe thinking about taking them off again! LOL.
Sorry! I flat out didn't see your posts but I'm glad you're liking the blanket!

I wouldn't recommend blanketing the intake pipes. While it might be beneficial for a short amount of time, eventually they will get heat soaked and work against what you're trying to achieve in the first place.

You're better off keeping the heat at the source and letting the pipe bleed heat to ambient if it needs. IMO
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Old 05-10-2019, 09:07 AM
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great advice, thanks. Somewhere in the back of my mind, I remembered you making a set for the Elephant, but I didn't find any update as to effectiveness... should have been my first clue
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great advice, thanks. Somewhere in the back of my mind, I remembered you making a set for the Elephant, but I didn't find any update as to effectiveness... should have been my first clue
I'm not sure that I've ever knowingly made a set of intake blankets. Not that I wouldn't. I just try to share my experiences so someone doesn't waste time/effort/money on something that might not work all that well.
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Old 05-10-2019, 10:41 AM
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found it. 4th post down - 4 foot turbo sock. https://www.duramaxdiesels.com/forum...ad.php?t=70247
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found it. 4th post down - 4 foot turbo sock. https://www.duramaxdiesels.com/forum...ad.php?t=70247
I stand corrected. Completely forgot about that one. Nice internet ninja skills.
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That was Mike though, weather it worked or not it made him happy so that's all that mattered.
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Old 05-15-2019, 04:03 PM
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That’s true! Remember the motor mounts making the handling better He was cool. We exchanged a lot of emails and texts
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Thatís true! Remember the motor mounts making the handling better He was cool. We exchanged a lot of emails and texts
I could see that being true on the generation of truck Mike was working on. Those older square body frames are flimsy compared to what we have in our factory equipped duramax trucks.
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No he had an 06-07 lbz he was just an oddball
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He was a unique individual, I thought he was annoying until I met him in person then I realized yes a dually a cool dude, still weird though.

I still got some conveyor belt in my shop with his name on it that I got from work that he was going to use to make an air scoop for his trans cooler
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Default Finally ordered mine

And you didnít have to remove the turbo for the blanket?? Iíd be interested in one for my LBZ

Update

Never mind I just checked out the guys website looks like theyíre held in with ties


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I mss ole Mike, he was cool old dude...
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