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I've seen threads where it was recomended that the plastic covers not be used, only metal. Is this just a matter of preference, or is a plastic cover NOT to be used.......?

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Nice ride. I have not heard that one is better than the other. I would suspect that the metal cover would simply wear better over time as I would think that as the plastic cover gets older it may become more brittle and have a tendency to crack or break if you hit/ran over some road object -like Zombie's or something.:wink2:

Seriously though, I would think personal preference.
 

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Purely cosmetic. Metal was original, plastic covers came later to save cost and weight. But do run a cover. Had a friend with a '70 Caddy ragtop pick up a pillow on the highway and wrap it around his torque converter and flywheel. Locked up the rear wheels, and broke the bellhousing on the tranny and flex plate too. Stranded. All because of no cover plate!
 
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