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Detroit Diesel Turbo Blanket
I am planning to install a turbo blanket on my Detroit engine turbo. The seller of the blanket states that the temp ratings (i.e., momentary and continuous) are 800-1200.

Is that high enough?

I have seen some high-end turbo blankets, such as...

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Re: Detroit Diesel Turbo Blanket
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I am planning to install a turbo blanket on my Detroit engine turbo. The seller of the blanket states that the temp ratings (i.e., momentary and continuous) are 800-1200.

Is that high...


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Pierce, thanks. I'll proceed with the install.

That's good to know about the lower EGT on the DD.

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Here are a couple of photos of a dyno readings on the slightly larger 8V-92TA putting out 782hp, 1799 Ft/Lb torque at 2281 rpm. Note the maximum EGT of 870 degrees F. This version goes in Eagles, Prevosts, etc. This engine is also made in 12V-92...

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