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Dec 27, 12:00am - #73614 
Engine Compartment Plastic Removal

Any issues removing all the Covering plastic around the front and sides of the Engine compartment? they there for any real reason?


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Dec 27, 12:09am - #73615 
the left one has the clip to keep the thing that holds the Hood up from moving around (lol, bad explanation of that pole thing) but i took off the others


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Dec 27, 12:47am - #73616 
Someone said that they're there for heat protection against the Hood.

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Dec 27, 1:36am - #73617 


was....5speed with i/h/e
15.41 @ 89.30mph 2.282 60'

is....04 srt4 stock
13.936 100.15mph 2.177 60'
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Dec 27, 1:36am - #73618 
Originally Posted by Steven
Someone said that they're there for heat protection against the hood.


not true, its just for looks


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Dec 27, 1:51am - #73619 
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Dec 27, 2:03am - #73620 
Originally Posted by GTS00Falkkor
Any issues removing all the Covering plastic around the front and sides of the Engine compartment? they there for any real reason?


https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Number=57294

The engine plastics are there to protect your bone "stock" Hood from heat discoloration and to prevent violent change in engine block temperature during the winter (which can harm the engine block after the engine is turned off).


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Dec 27, 3:30am - #73621 
Isaac Just found that post after posting it. Should looked harder. Thanks !


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