I noticed driving my 2005 C6 from Florida to CA the center console gets quit hot. I saw a heat blanket advertised to place above the muffler pipes. On short trips no problem. Is this worth a $300 investment?

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Asked by Sep 18, 2007 at 10:50 PM about the 2005 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Trip from Florida to CA 2005 C6, center console got very hot. Saw a Heat blanket that goes above muffler pipes. Is it worth $300. Is this a normal heat?

Mike

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Sounds high priced, but a heat blanket may not be a bad idea. It is probably a normal heat but you may want to check that your factory heat shields are in place and in good condition. They can come loose and cause situations like you're describing.

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