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Cadillac SRX Second Generation Forum - 2010+ Discussion, Undercarriage engine guard in Cadillac SRX Forums; Have anyone install this and would it have any effect in protection and cooling performance when installed....
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    Undercarriage engine guard

    Have anyone install this and would it have any effect in protection and cooling performance when installed.

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    Re: Undercarriage engine guard

    Without knowing specificly what guard you're talking about or how it works in the SRX..

    Generally speaking the purpose of these are to;

    Cut down on wind noise, improve aerodynamics and protect the aluminum oil pans from debris.

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    Re: Undercarriage engine guard

    Let's move this from Detailing and Appearance to the SRX discussions threads .........

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    Re: Undercarriage engine guard

    Quote Originally Posted by M5eater View Post
    Without knowing specificly what guard you're talking about or how it works in the SRX..

    Generally speaking the purpose of these are to;

    Cut down on wind noise, improve aerodynamics and protect the aluminum oil pans from debris.
    Incorrect, generally speaking the purpose of these are to: enrich the person and/or shop installing it. If it were necessary, it would already be there.

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    Re: Undercarriage engine guard

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    Re: Undercarriage engine guard

    does such a guard even exist (from GM) ? I must confess, the 1st time I climbed under my SRX I was surprised there was no such cover - as my wife's CTS has two covers from the factory that pretty much seals up the whole underside of the engine bay.

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    Guys, thanks for the feedback. Attached photos for ref.

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    Re: Undercarriage engine guard

    interesting. link?

    i'm assuming this is not a gm part...

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    This is not GM, it's aftermarket. Try this http://jinkeqcyp.tmall.com/view_page-668923242.htm?

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    Had this installed and noticed improved engine noise.
    http://i1344.photobucket.com/albums/...ps060d3f5e.jpg

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    You installed a cover UNDER the drivetrain, and have less noise in the cabin? That makes no sense.

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    Besides protection from road debris, FYI the Panel is made of some kind of thermo plastic.

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    Re: Undercarriage engine guard

    I know this: My 07 Lexus RX 350 had pretty much the entire front end covered by plastic panels. I had the chance to change a friend's oil in her 2010 RX 350 (new body style). Her 2010 did not have any plastic panels under the front end. I am guessing the low front air dam keeps most of the wind out of there. I trust Lexus and GM would not have left them off if it would have made it any quieter.

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    Have anyone seen the undercarriage of your SRX? There are some exposé wiring and connector. Don't these get damage or short circuit when water gets into them.

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    No, the connectors are water proof. Cars have had exposed exterior wiring for decades upon decades.

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