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What is the real purpose of this cover? I took mine off.

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by Dacon, Jan 12, 2020.

  1. Jan 13, 2020 at 7:24 PM
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    CrippledHo

    CrippledHo I'm calling about your car's extended warranty

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    No. I can confirm. if that doesn't work, the coolant cap is rated to come off and throw coolant over the flaming engine bay
     
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  2. Jan 14, 2020 at 8:47 AM
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    I thought it was extra storage like under the rear seats
     
  3. Jan 14, 2020 at 8:52 AM
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    It’s a guard, and helps with soundproofing. Keeps engine bay looking neater, protects nesting rodents from getting caught.
     
  4. Jan 14, 2020 at 9:38 PM
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    Stops hood from delaminating.
     
  5. Jan 15, 2020 at 12:33 AM
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    It's a holder for keeping my burritos hot on long road trips.
     
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  6. Jan 15, 2020 at 3:18 AM
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    Its to discourage people like you from wrenching on their own cars.
     
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  7. Jan 15, 2020 at 3:51 AM
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    What do you mean by “people like us”?
     
  8. Jan 15, 2020 at 7:38 AM
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  9. Jan 15, 2020 at 7:52 AM
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    The problem with telling people you are not being sarcastic is it always makes you sound more sarcastic :rofl:
     
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  10. Jan 15, 2020 at 7:54 AM
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  11. Jan 15, 2020 at 7:55 AM
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    It improves the aerodynamics of the engine bay so the radiator runs cooler.
     
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