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Old 03-09-2014, 08:02 PM
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Default Hood interior liner fell off - replace or ignore?

My interior hood liner finally just came a-tumbling down today when I raised the hood. There was no saving it - 17 years of use had done it in.

Any thoughts on whether to replace it? If so, where besides a dealer might find one? Or should I just let it go and not worry about it.

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It is only there for sound deadening & half ass looks
in colder climates it may help to keep some of the freezing temperature out, but mostly frozen temperatures rise out of the ground
If you ever noticed, between 2 am & 5 am your house seems to get warmer or cooler then it was a couple hours before then, if you don't use a/c or heating. It is from the ground releasing heat from the sun or chill from the ground

Just paint it pretty & forget it

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It might reduce noise by a hair. You might be able to make a better one using something like (fat mat) or marine Sound Down. Hamilton Marine sells a product called "Peace and Quiet". I put some in the back of my Dodge Magnum with very loud exhaust, helped a lot. GTyankee has the best idea, though.
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Wow! Quite a selection of awesome artwork there! I'm gonna spend some time taking all that in.

I'm just gonna blow of the idea of replacing the mat. If it's not crucial to vehicle operation or safety, I'm not going to waste time and money on it.

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