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CHROMED INLET MANIFOLD AND CHARGE PIPE

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by shanejess, Feb 8, 2011.

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    i know where these are for sale, they havnt been fit to a car as they were done for a mk1 golf and then the money bags owner changed their mind and went down the 3.2 route. its the bam engine manifold ive checked that ie throttle boddie on the right. they really do look good as anyone got any picis of their S3 with chromed manifold and pipe, i think im going to make a cheeky bid.
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    i polished my charge pipe. mirror finish. obv not quite chrome though. i've thought about getting it done as i can get it cheap
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    didnt know you could polish up the charge pipe, mine is a mat grey colour.
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    Pics tomoro, its too dark now lol. I stripped the grey coating with nitromors then used a wire drill attachment followed by some cutting compound and a buffer attachment.
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    i dropped my intlet manifold, charge pipe, rocker cover and throttle body off to be mirror polished today.
    cant wait to get them back.

    theres a lad selling them on pistonheads for £180, but you have to send him your unpolished bits in return
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    i bet you carnt wait, please post picis when their refitted please.
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    oh i will! ive got sum pics of the ones the lads selling but dont know how to upload them as there not on photobuckrt etc, just on my harddrive
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    im getting mine done by the same guy mate spoke to him today cannot wait
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    what guy, need info please.
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    vince?
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    vince was doing mine, £150 i offered and he said yeh, but for me to post my bits to him would be £30ish

    so went to the local metal polisher who is doing the whole lot for £100, he showed me pics of stuff he's done before, and was midway through doing a manifold which looked amazing.

    last year he polished a set of wheels for me very cheap!
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    Are you sure these are polished and not chrome plated?
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    Mine looks like that in the pic, just polished. I could do with doin it more to be honest. I did my strut brace too
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    Yeh they are polished not chromed dave.
    Works alot better, looks great to
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    iv asked him to do my strutt brace too just waiting on a reply he said he will send me wha i want swop them over to my car and then send mine to him
    be need to leave a 100 deposit he will give it back when receives them

    what throttle body will it be cos i dont want it to be any other **** than genuin
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    Yep thats what he told me, i was worried about the TB too, and condition of the other bits, thats why im just having my own stuff polished. Saved myself alot of money this way too.

    Cant you find a local polisher and go in for a price?
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    i could but my car would be off the road then and dont realy want it to be only getting turbo pipe and strutt bar done anyway
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