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Old 11-24-2012, 10:06 PM   #1
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Weird Oddity under the hood

i found this weird oddity under the hood/cowl and i was wondering if anyone could tell me what it is?

one pic is of the drivers side(hole) , and the oddity is on the other pic.
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Old 11-24-2012, 10:11 PM   #2
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looks like the paint shop forgot to peel off the covering for that hole

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Old 11-24-2012, 10:36 PM   #3
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It's the aluminum tape to protect the wiring harness. Best to leave it alone.
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Old 11-24-2012, 10:38 PM   #4
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I have the same thing on my Gecko
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Old 11-24-2012, 11:22 PM   #5
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I've got that too, my guess it's to keep dirt/debris out of the cowl/firewall area.
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Old 11-25-2012, 06:05 AM   #6

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perhaps those who are getting wet floor matts should check to see if the hole is covered.
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Old 11-25-2012, 08:30 AM   #7
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I bet if you looked at a Right Hand Drive it would be just the opposite.
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Old 11-25-2012, 08:35 AM   #8

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It keeps the area behind the firewall dry. You have to remove it if you install a River Raider expedition snorkel, which is how I know.

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Old 11-25-2012, 09:58 AM   #9
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I have it too, mine is painted black, just left it alone.
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Old 11-25-2012, 10:23 AM   #10
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I don't have it at all and am wondering if I should find a replacement...?

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