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Old 04-28-2007, 09:25 AM   #1
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Default idk just a question? ill like you too answer :)

the black mat screwed on the ceiling of my hood probally serves the function of keeping the engine warmer, well ...
if i took it off would the engine stay cooler?
would anything bad happen?

I have seen other people doing it in pictures.
there is also a sqwege infront of the mat, should i leave that alone?
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Old 04-28-2007, 09:49 AM   #2
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Its called a hood insulator and it protects the paint from engine heat.
Your hood paint might bubble if you remove it and experience high engine heat.
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That insulator will not make your engine heat up. I saw the same engine temps with it on or off, both before and after my hood vents were installed.
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It does nothing for your engine, Its there for your paint. Plus if something brakes like a belt & you dont have the insulator it might dent your hood.
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