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Old 11-26-2010, 05:00 PM   #104 (permalink)
Piwoslaw
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Svietlana II - '13 Peugeot 308SW e-HDI 6sp
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Originally Posted by vtec-e View Post
You're welcome. I had to make a cutout in mine for the intercooler duct but it holds in a lot of heat all the same. Gets a bit tatty after a year of use though.
Nothing a bit of McGyver tape won't sort out!
You wouldn't happen to have pictures posted somewhere, would you?

For now, I'll try to find the cardboard+alufoil I made in the summer (to block heat from the solar roof), put it on top of the engine, foil-side down, and see how that works. I hope the monster that lives in the depths of our garage and feeds on random trash hasn't started munching on it yet...



EDIT (06.12.2010):



Not the best fit, but almost perfect. Good enough for government work, anyway. I haven't had too many occasions to test it out, only once, actually. It didn't take more than 1.5h to cool down to 25°C, but it was only -15°C outside. Damned aluminum block!
And even if I do upgrade to a better material, I'm not going to be able to install it (without amputating fingers later) until it warms up.
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