plastic engine cover. On or Off ?

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    Carver
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    Canada

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    Is it cosmetic or serve a purpose?   My thinking is that it just traps heat over the engine!

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    ianrs
    ianrs
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    UK - England

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    Good point, I think its more sound deadening but if the bonnet had vents it would get rid of the heat more efficiently without the cover

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    Carver
    Carver
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    Canada

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    Agreed.

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    MINER
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    United Kingdom

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    Thinking of venting mine,carefully of course sounds sense

     

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    Nicklas Byriel
    Nicklas Byriel
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    On some cars, the engine cover has more of a purpose regarding weather – this was on the Seat Cupra very common for people tuning their Cupra’s, they remove cover (due to the size of intakes) and they get water down Cylinder 1 or 4 on the car, which corrodes your sparkplugs and coilpacks, which shortens the lifespan of them ALOT…

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