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  1. Noquarter

    Noquarter Gold Member

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    i have what appears to be tape on the bottom (quarter panel) corner where the door jam meets. It is painted body color but looks funky and catches all dirt and wax. Does everyone have this? What purpose does it serve?

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  2. Tammie

    Tammie SRT Hellcat Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Yes, it's actually clear and you will find similar things in your trunk and hood where there a rub spots. Those are body paint protectors. I guess they determined that was a heavy rock chip area on the car.
     
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    Snappycat SRT Hellcat Moderator Staff Member

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    I think someone mentioned this several months ago. Didn't BB chime in on its purpose? Tammie is correct.
     
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    Noquarter Gold Member

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    Thanks.. figured it was serving a purpose but also didnt know if its something the dealer was supposed to remove it when prepping.
     
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    Johnny Gold Member Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member HCC Germany President

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    A good thread for my question.......
    Why is on the picture above a cover????
    No matter charger or challenger
    Some engines have one other not :rolleyes:
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    Tammie SRT Hellcat Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Good question. I have a cover on mine and its early production. I had to look. :)
     
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  7. 70Cuda

    70Cuda Yep, its got a HEMI

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    really now I have to go out an look at mine, to see if there is a cover.
     
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    70Cuda Yep, its got a HEMI

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    yep I have a cover:)
     
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    Johnny Gold Member Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member HCC Germany President

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    My buddys Hellcat delivered last week
    He has also one
    Maybe a preproduction car ?
     
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    Johnny Gold Member Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member HCC Germany President

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    ya mine has a cover, I'm guessing those press shots from pre-production cars don't have a cover or only some do.
     
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    FreightTrain Comfortably Numb

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    or finknal broke or removed it when adding the hose clamp?
     

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