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Will the newer style engine cover ("Turbo Power") like what is on the '97 up maybe fit my '95 engine? It seems like that shorter one like the newer models would fit much better. Mine tears firewall insulation off every time I put it back on and it also covers the fuel filter. I guess I could just trim mine so it does the job better.

I know the older ones on the mechanical engines had the cables coming out, but are there differences on the electronic pump versions?
 

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I have a 1996 & 2000 covers,both the same.
 

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IIRC, late 96 to 2000 are the same, the alternator and AC compressor are reversed than that of 94-95 may be early 96. Therefore, 94 to early 96 are the same.
 

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Why would you want it on there? Pia every time you need to do anything to the engine. Also holds in more heat. I have 4 or 5 of them laying around waiting to go in the trash.
 

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Why would you want it on there? Pia every time you need to do anything to the engine. Also holds in more heat. I have 4 or 5 of them laying around waiting to go in the trash.
Do you have any of the newer style?
 

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I took mine off and left it off, pain in the but when you need to do a fuel filter change.... I imagine that it would hold more heat around the ip installed. I don't even think it would fit back on with the boost guage fitting in place.
 

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bk95td -

Rather than binning it, if you have a cover in good condition that would fit my '95 I would be interested in it. I've never actually seen one before.

Send me a PM to discuss terms if you want to proceed.
 

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There are two on e-bay and they don't look alike. Search for-- 6.5 turbo cover.
 

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I wonder which one is which then? The first listing seems to have a cut-out for the turbo manifold casting, the second is a completely different shape. Both are claimed to fit from '92 to 2000. Confusing!
 

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I prefer the finished look with it in place, to without, myself. When I put on my intercooler, I'll also try to incorporate it somehow.

Someone did a test a while back and found no increase in heat, whether with or without the cover. If I remember right, he had a heat probe in several different places throughout the testing phase.
 

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Why do you want it? Most of us have already taken it off. It does not allow the heat to get out.

Anyway, in my 95, I used the one in IA. The one WITHOUT the round hole on the left.
 

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The main reason I want one is that my truck originally would have had one but it was missing when when I bought it. It would just finish off the engine compartment. My enthusiasm has its limits, though, and I'm not prepared to pay big bucks for one.
 

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IIRC, late 96 to 2000 are the same, the alternator and AC compressor are reversed than that of 94-95 may be early 96. Therefore, 94 to early 96 are the same.
My truck is an early 96 (ordered end of january 96, and has the single thermostat, later 96's have 2 t-stats) and has the late turbo power cover.
 

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I never liked the earlier ones, the engine looks better with them off IMO, but since my 98 came without it, the newer style covers look 10X better.

I still won't put one back on though, I'll go for function over purdy anyday. :D
 

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I think it looks better with it :D Mine is off right now, but only because i just haven't put it back on yet.
 
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