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Exclamation WTF is this stuff in my engine valley

I was washing under the hood of my truck today, and i see some grimy stuff by the HPOP and fuel bowl. I reached down and theres big chunks of padding there.

It seems like hood liner material and I so far have removed about a handfull of it. Its all shredded up and grimy. I have never seen this before, is it like a heat shield or protector for the Hpop?

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Could it be some of your hood or fire wall insulation that got chewed up and built into a nest, then soaked with oil? Thats typically where I find pack rats to be setting up shop.

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I had mice nests in mine also.

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Its probably a mixture of hood insulation and the inner fender garbage as well along with anything else that would stick to oil. It gets real messy down there

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I pulled the fuel bowl and took a bunch of stuff out. there was a couple wires that were chewed up pretty bad so I guess there was a mouse in there at some point.

Oh well, I painted the fuel bowl an regulator flat black while it was out lol, looks pretty cool

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that was the hpop warmer.........

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that was the hpop warmer.........
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it was the knomes i tell ya

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i just did a bowl delete and electric conversion. i had a ton a crap in there too. looked like someone dumped handfuls of lawn clippings in there where it say and cooked for years. im sure much of it was hood insulation.

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