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    Show us your Engine bays!

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    Want to freshen up my engine bay a little any-one on here got nice engine bays lol?

    Im thinking Forge Carbon engine cover, and forge alloy oil caps etc. Along with the S3 plastics underneath.

    Just a thought any-one else done this?

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    i have S3 plastics lol
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    I upgraded my A3 engine bay
    <Insert meaningless geeky specs here>

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    is that a boat engine Dave?
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    it's big enough and heavy enough to be a boat engine, that's for sure!

    Been there, done that. Decided my dailly driver needed a snail afterall....
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    Hi Prawn

    Hope you dont mind but i love the snail so i have nicked it for my avator

    :D

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    no worries, I just found it by googling turbo snail!
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    Audi S3 8L 06/2000 APY -> Milltek, FORGE 007p, B&B TIP, BMC CDA, JD-engineering costum chip! 275.4PK & 408NM

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    that looks very clean there nobius

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    My God that is Gleeming Im loving it! Sweet if i had the time (and an engine worth it) i would clean mine but o well im lazy!

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    Using Nobiuss's pic who can do a full name that part!? A challenge for you Audi freaks!
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    quci questions, below the drivers side window wiper, and above the strutbrace
    theres a clear piece of plastic, rectangle, any one know what this is for?
    mines gone all brittle/broken, what was it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dares_uk View Post
    quci questions, below the drivers side window wiper, and above the strutbrace
    theres a clear piece of plastic, rectangle, any one know what this is for?
    mines gone all brittle/broken, what was it?
    thats the window for the chassis number mine was like yours so i just removed the brittle broken plastic it will leave a painted surface with the chassis number etched into it nothing to worry about they all do it

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    nobiuss im loving the engine bay making me want to get my charge pipe polished

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    this is the engine from my old mk4 golf,

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    1.8t engines are inherently ugly due to all the pipes etc. However, this guy has made a good job of his (ibiza).



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    just couple of mine, still loads to do like ploished caps, polished charge pipe, plastic covers painting

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    mine fairly standard.



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    Jason - will any of this shiny nonsense make your car go faster?
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    My bay






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    now that's cool!
    is it a genuine 32? or just a mk4 with the kit and a 20vt motor?
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    Lovin the R32 Rep, guessing its a rep as it hasnt got the headlights. very nice car! what power is it running?

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    Quote Originally Posted by danclarke View Post
    guessing its a rep as it hasnt got the headlights.
    Good spot! Still lovely though
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    yup defo not an R32 engine, looks like an S3 transplant as the throttle body is on the right
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    yeah he's been on here before about it, if im right its an amk 210bhp at the mo coversion looks very smart almost like its suposed to be in there especially with the s3 battery covers etc, be good to see the rest of the car,

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    yea its a pretend r32 lol will be coming off when i get my new grill it confuses the hell out of people is it a 1.4 is it an r32 is it a normal 1.8 gti

    then they see the s3 engine and confuses things even more

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    think it be good as a bit of a sleeper make it look like a standard 1.4 be funny to see peoples faces

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    i would leave it as it is even if it does confuse people its very nice! we need more pics n spec!

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    ok spec:

    Originally a 99treg 1.4 standard golf

    Full r32 kit
    R32 wheels
    Custom twisted canned r32 design exhaust
    engine amk 210bhp s3
    full s3 brakes black diamond set up
    full s3 subframe
    full s3 suspension
    R32 roll bar
    S3 lower brace
    vibratechnics mounts front and dog bone
    Red hosing
    Forge fmic full kit
    full s3 cats
    Forge splittr valve
    6 speed
    S3 covers
    2 wheel drive!!!!
    converted to drive by wire
    Soon to be custom coded
    boost gauge etc

    Errrm other then that not sure lol

    Obviously you have those pics heres the car its self

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    original engine bay lol




    Last edited by basscrazy; 10th January 2009 at 16:32.

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    good effort

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    very nice! Makes all the hard work worth it! keep up the good work!

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    erm very good effort....what did that lil lot cost you? surely it would have been more worth while buying an R32 or S3
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