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Old 05-27-2009, 10:01 PM
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Only to look nice. But IMO the engine looks better without it.
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Originally Posted by billberry12 View Post
By the term "heat trap", do you mean the large gray plastic engine cover held on by the oil fill cap? Is it better to leave that off? It seems to serve no purpose. What is it'* purpose?
It'* intended to clean up the look of the engine bay. It does trap heat, which on a SC motor can be problematic if your trying to squeeze extra ponies from it with increased boost. It'* up to you if you want to keep it on or not.
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clean indeed... Grandma must have drove that puppy from the house to the mailbox only!!!!!!!!!
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