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Old 05-07-2006, 12:04 AM   #1
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Yeah so anyway I'm detailing my car today, and I get to the engine compartment, and I take off the engine cover.

Will it have any effect if I don't put it back on. The cover I removed is the one that says 3800 series II. I kinda like the look without it. Will the engine dissipate heat any faster without it.??


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keep it off. its like a blanket for the engine. no harm will come.
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Cool,....Thanks Macho.

How'* the swap comin??


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Yes keep it off
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Leave it off, but don't throw it away.
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10-4, especially on the not throwing it away part.


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i made the mistake of spending time wetsanding and painting mine and highlighting the letters with red paint and i took it off one day and im pretty sure i felt a difference
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Yes, keep it off. Your SC makes a crap load of heat, not just the engine. Better performance due to running cooler is nice.

You can keep it on in the winter though.
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Yes, keep it off. Your SC makes a crap load of heat, not just the engine. Better performance due to running cooler is nice.

You can keep it on in the winter though.

I have never heard of better performance due to keeping the engine heat shield I mean cover off. Car manufacturers take heed....
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You may not necessarily get any noticable performance from the lack of cover. Your engine should be able to disapate heat better though.
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