Thank you, Michael, that makes perfect sense. I don't have to 'wrap' anything with the insulation, there's enough stiffness in the stuff for it to actually be the block itself. I will do that after today's autocross, and then to #2, and possibly #3. I can't wait to see the result!!
'05 Elise in Saffron Yellow ,Sport pack, ForceFed Intake, Stage II Exhaust, Potenza RE71R, LidBone, Stebel Nautilus AirHorn
First mid-engine drive: '74 Porsche 914 2.0 in Solar Yellow (Dad's car)
BEST mid-engine drive: '05 Lotus Elise in Saffron YELLOW!!!