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Old 08-21-2010, 06:00 PM
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Is it bad to take off the engine cover, and leave it off? I feel like it would look cooler under the hood if it wasn't there.
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So far as I've heard, it's only really for looks anyway, so no, you should have no problem leaving it off.

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From what I've seen here, its not a problem. Some people have done a great job of customizing them too.
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Yeah, that's always an option, too, seen a lot of really cool painted ones!

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No problem. It's purely cosmetic.
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sounds good, thanks guys
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mine has been removed to fit my intake and i have no troubles. its all cosmetics. keep it clean! lol
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Is it bad to take off the engine cover, and leave it off? I feel like it would look cooler under the hood if it wasn't there.
find my post on the 5.7l forum to see pictures of mine. just note on the "cooler" side of the deal. you should know there are some exposed mounting spots. so if youre ocd or obsessed with clean looks then leave it on. but my intake sets the engine bay off. and do a little dress up and youre looking at one cool ass engine bay. also a well matched painting would look great if you want to keep it.
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I don't think they would call it a beauty cover if it wasn't for looks.
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