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This maybe a silly question, but does the engine cover on the 05+ serve any real purpose? To me it looks to be purely to clean up the look of the engine bay. It even looks like they had to add the insulation to keep some of the engine heat off of it directly. I'm asking because I have an idea for a custom cover. Any insight would be awsome. Thanks in advance.
 

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it looks silly with the a big "square" covering most of the engine, but with the stock airbox it looks silly also,IMO
 

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Take it off and let that poor engine breath better.
 

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The engine is just so butt ugly without it. Looks like something out of the movie alien.

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yeah so what though, you never look at the engine 90% of the time anyways. they just put it on there for looks. its safe to take it off though if thats the answer you were looking for
 

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I think the engine looks lame with or with out it... That's why I am coming up with a custom cover of some sort. Hopefully I will get something together soon and get some pics up. Thanks for the info!
 

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This maybe a silly question, but does the engine cover on the 05+ serve any real purpose? To me it looks to be purely to clean up the look of the engine bay. It even looks like they had to add the insulation to keep some of the engine heat off of it directly. I'm asking because I have an idea for a custom cover. Any insight would be awsome. Thanks in advance.
I have a 2020 and I couldn't take the boring black and this cover is to cover how ugly it is underneath so I went all out and some say to far.
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This maybe a silly question, but does the engine cover on the 05+ serve any real purpose? To me it looks to be purely to clean up the look of the engine bay. It even looks like they had to add the insulation to keep some of the engine heat off of it directly. I'm asking because I have an idea for a custom cover. Any insight would be awsome. Thanks in advance.
I have a 2020 and I couldn't take the boring black and this cover is to cover how ugly it is underneath so I went all out and some say to far. View attachment 136008
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