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    Dropped a washer with the plenum off...

    ...and watched it bounce off my 3SX intake covers. Best $20 I ever spent.

    Cover those intakes guys!

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    I didn't even know they made those.... I. Must. Buy. Now.

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    putting a rag or 2 over the intake works pretty good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SkortchGT View Post
    putting a rag or 2 over the intake works pretty good.
    Yeah I've always just used rags, but sometimes the rag works its way off of a corner or something and allows for a possibility of something getting in. I like how these sit flat against the surface and pretty much ensure that nothing will get in there ever

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    I have developed the habit of basically pulling the plenum with one hand and putting on the cover with the other. Can't be too careful.

    Even though I watched the washer fall, I still had to take a 10 minute break to recover from the initial "oh sh*t" feeling, lol.

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    Haha! I usually tape it with like painters tape all across or put a rag across.

    The phreak blew his motor from dropping a bolt in there. It's a sad time if you watch it go in.
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    Piece of cardboard does the job for me..
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    plenum spacer taped up works well.

    but good mechanics dont drop things down the intake or vee.
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    Old Gasket and duct tape = almost free.

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    I like to use double sided tape. It shows what all would have gone in there if it wasnt there.

    Just also make sure nothing got down the v into the t-belt area. I had a friend that dropped a copper washer down there, didn't say anything, went to fire the car, hole in the timing belt and 12 bent intake valves.

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