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post #1 of 25 Old 07-05-2009, 08:20 AM Thread Starter
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Underhood insulation

Has anyone removed their underhood insulation? The blanket attatched to the bottom of the hood. Mine is trashed and am thinking about pulling it off. My concern is temperature. Is the heat our engines create high enough to cause damage to the hood? Thanks!!

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Many people have pulled it out. It may be a bit noisier but that should be it.

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Yeah, I'd probably feel a bit drained after firing twice in rapid succession.
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I was also wondering about this. Is there a tool that you can use to remove the plastic things without ruining them? I may want to put it back on someday.
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I was also wondering about this. Is there a tool that you can use to remove the plastic things without ruining them? I may want to put it back on someday.
Nope, you'll just have to buy new ones i believe.

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Nope, you'll just have to buy new ones i believe.
Whats the best way to remove them? Just rip them out with a pliers?
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i beileve snapon makes a tool. looks almost like a horse shoe on the end of a stick, works great

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most of the time them mats will just fall apart when you pull on them

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I used pliers to pull them off, they are still good to reuse, i had my insulation off for over a month now and no damage occur to hood or paint yet


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Has anyone noticed a sound difference? If it makes any difference, hell ill do it.

I just cant get enough of that turbo whine lol

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I did it and it is a little louder at idle. I just ripped the push button tab things out with my hands and they are still good to be reused.

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