Sorry in advance if this question has another thread, but I couldn't find anything via the search function. I recently purchased an '07 MCS, and to my dismay the engine didn't have the attractive plastic cover with the mini insignia on it, I believe the cover is there for heat/sound purposes as well. the MINI dealer said "the earlier versions didn't come with the cover" but I see the mounting holes on the top of the engine...just wondering if anyone knows where I can pick one up?
for some reason the cutsheet part does not look right to me, here is a picture of the part I am after, hope the link works, this one unfortunatly didnt have the styrafoam backing, but from the top you can't tell
Just wondering, but could you take a picture of what the engine looks like under the cover? I love BMW and MINI, but the plastic engine covers always bugged me, especially on cars like the BMW M5, where they really should be showing off the engine, not some flimsy piece of plastic.
sure, at work right now, but will try to shoot it tonight....I think it looks better with this piece installed, and i am scared my plastic scoop may melt due to the heat on long trips, the foam underside(that is missing off the piece in the picture) is supposed to absorb a lot of the heat, as well as some of the sound I think, at least sound was a motivation on a similar piece on my my fathers Jetta TDI.
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