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Old 02-26-2024, 08:48 AM
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Question Hood liner insulator discussion

Why did some agencies delete the hood liners?

If an Agency deleted the liner for one model year, did they usually do it across all orders they placed each year after?

Reason Iím asking is looking through many online photos, Iím seeing some SSPís with deleted hood liners and others with the hood liners. The problem is, I donít know how it was when the vehicle was in-service since many (at this point in time) the images are of restored examples and itís possible the civilian owner didnít reinstall a factory hood liner due to lack of supply (now)Ö.
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Old 02-26-2024, 02:13 PM
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Why did some agencies delete the hood liners?

If an Agency deleted the liner for one model year, did they usually do it across all orders they placed each year after?

Reason Iím asking is looking through many online photos, Iím seeing some SSPís with deleted hood liners and others with the hood liners. The problem is, I donít know how it was when the vehicle was in-service since many (at this point in time) the images are of restored examples and itís possible the civilian owner didnít reinstall a factory hood liner due to lack of supply (now)Ö.
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my belief would be high speed pursuits and engine gets very hot and hood insulation makes it much more hotter and may catch fire? plus keep in mind, police equipment with wiring may come too close to the hood insulation..... and catch fire. I even tossed those out of my daily driver VW Jetta Sportwagen TDI (turbo diesel) as they tend to sag and touches the turbo which came close on my case, tossed.
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You're referring to what's under the hood and that sites above the engine when the hood is closed? I believe the answer you're seeking is it was deleted as part of the SSP package, so I don't think it was an Agency choice like silicone hoses vs. no silicone hoses (which was a choice).
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You're referring to what's under the hood and that sites above the engine when the hood is closed? I believe the answer you're seeking is it was deleted as part of the SSP package, so I don't think it was an Agency choice like silicone hoses vs. no silicone hoses (which was a choice).
Hi Mike,

Thanks for the reply. So the hood insulator/liner was an SSP ďdeleteĒ regardless of State Agency? I didnít know that; I was trying to figure out if these were added back by owners (after the auctions) or if they came with them as factory like their civilian counterparts. Just could not tell 100% when looking at the many online e pics of restored SSPís where some hoods are open and the insulator is there and on others it was not.
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