Anyone removing under hood soundproofing material?
Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:01 PM
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Posted 05 December 2012 - 03:56 PM
My GT has a mural with automotive pain under the hood and its been 4 yrs. no damage
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Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:31 AM
I read that somewhere too....
My Lightning didn't come with underhood insulation and the paint is still good.
Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:53 AM
LOTS of people have done it and I've never heard ONE have a problem, with paint or stripes.
I did it for awhile when my STB was pushing up on the hood a tad. It only lowered it by about half so I took the STB back off and put the blanket back on.
I saw one person say it's there in the case of a fire and how it will fall off and 'blanket' the engine to put it out. The real reason it's there is for (EPA) noise reduction.
It may or may not quench a fire. I've been in the towing/vehicle recovery business early in life, pulled MANY a burned up car and not one was helped by a hood blanket! (and ALL started in the engine bay).
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