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Engine cover

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by lovnthe70, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. Jun 5, 2010 at 5:08 PM
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    lovnthe70

    lovnthe70 [OP] Member

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    I searched for this but found nothing, Can i leave my engine cover off? i think its just on there for looks and doest seem to offer much protection, so any reason why i cant throw it out?
     
  2. Jun 5, 2010 at 5:14 PM
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    wlmuncy

    wlmuncy Well-Known Member

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    Keep it so you can put it back on when you sell it.
     
  3. Jun 5, 2010 at 5:21 PM
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    travelingman

    travelingman What would Scooby do?

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    Why do you want to remove it?
     
  4. Jun 5, 2010 at 5:23 PM
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    ktmrider

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    I run mine off it wont fit anymore, but still I have no problems with it off
     
  5. Jun 5, 2010 at 5:26 PM
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    T0LLPHR33

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    S1N C1TY...(from Hilo, HI)...
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    APR X-1 | TRD CAI w/Clear Cover | TRD Short Shifter w/ TRD "RED" Shift Knob | SGII w/Blendmount| Snugtop SL w/KeyLess Entry | 5% Tint | Pop-n-Lock | Bosch Icon WB | S2K Antenna | HRM | LS 8K Projectors w/BSP HLM & 8K Fogs w/FLM | Debadged |Tinted Tails | Black Weathertechs | MX RGM & RBM | Optima Red Top 35 | Gatorback Belt |
    yes you can drive the truck without the engine cover...I run mines every now and then without the engine cover just cause i like looking at the alien face huger...lol

    don't throw it out sell it to another member...
     
  6. Jun 5, 2010 at 5:27 PM
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    T0LLPHR33

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    S1N C1TY...(from Hilo, HI)...
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    APR X-1 | TRD CAI w/Clear Cover | TRD Short Shifter w/ TRD "RED" Shift Knob | SGII w/Blendmount| Snugtop SL w/KeyLess Entry | 5% Tint | Pop-n-Lock | Bosch Icon WB | S2K Antenna | HRM | LS 8K Projectors w/BSP HLM & 8K Fogs w/FLM | Debadged |Tinted Tails | Black Weathertechs | MX RGM & RBM | Optima Red Top 35 | Gatorback Belt |
    there's a guy on xru with a trd s/c...and made fittings to allow the engine cover to cover up the s/c...SLEEPER STATUS...:D
     
  7. Jun 5, 2010 at 5:27 PM
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    ktmrider

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    Hahah my truck is a sleeper as long as people dont look under the hood :laugh:
     
  8. Jun 5, 2010 at 5:28 PM
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    lovnthe70

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    Cool, thanks guys, I just don’t like the look, I rather see my engine and not some cover and its one less thing to remove every time I have to do maintenance.
     
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