Originally Posted by elm3
Actually the two chrome bolts hold the two halves of the plenum together, eventhough they are glued on. I don't think anything will happened, and I really don't think that the dealer would give a flip if you painted the plenum or not. All they are going to do is the maintenance and that is it. Unless you tell them to fix it and they'll let you know how much your screw up is going to cost you.
Good point! Worst case scenario I remove the broken half of the chrome screw with a screw extractor and buy a 5 dollar new one to replace it.