Re: Removing Pentastar Engine Cover
Checked the cover of my 3L CRD GC. There is padding underneath. So other than cosmetic, it also provides a noise dampening function. I can't see that is has any airflow function. If anything it traps the air. This is not necessarily a bad thing. The engine is cooled internally anyway. The outside doesn't matter. If the cover has any temperature related function at all, it is that it helps maintain an even temperature over the head which otherwise might be differentially cooled by cold air flowing over it front to back. In frigid climates, people put blamkets over their engines at night. Perhaps the covers serve a similar function. But what would I know, I'm not an engine designer.
Ordered 9 Nov 2011 - Delivered 3:30pm Friday 13 April 2012
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