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post #1 of 13 Old 06-07-2008, 08:19 AM Thread Starter
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hood insulation

What is the purpose of the hood insulation delete???? any draw backs from doing this? Thanks for your replies!




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post #2 of 13 Old 06-07-2008, 08:25 AM
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People do it to hear the turbo wine...

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I did the foil delete but don't believe I would remove hood insulation b/c it helps to keep the engine heat off the hood and would protect the hood if the Serpentine belt was to break IMO

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yea, ive never heard of anyone taking off the hood insulation. Might be confused with the foil delete mod, if you consider that a mod I guess

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Hood Insulation

I didn't feel like typing it all agin...here is a link to a thread I started not too long ago about it.

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i took my hood insulation off because it was all tore up from when my truck slung a belt gunna make a diamond plate cover instead

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I took my hood insulation off for the same reason, it was just torn up

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I took my hood insulation off for the same reason, it was just torn up



notice any different in sound or turbo sound
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notice any different in sound or turbo sound
Mine IS a bit louder outside without it than my buddy's....

Only(significant) difference, his has the insulation, mine doesnt...

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notice any different in sound or turbo sound
Yeah there is a little difference I can definitely hear the turbo a little more

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