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Engine Cover and DV

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by KRL, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. KRL

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    Received Daivie's ready trimmed engine cover through the post yesterday so fitted it today. Very pleased with the results and think my bay looks a lot more tidy now :)

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    Also fitted the OEM D revision DV. Its not made any difference to performance as my existing C revision DV had no tears in it however hopefully this DV will last better with it not having a rubber diaphragm.
     
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  3. Pii

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    Apologies for asking but what's the difference between now and before?
     
  4. KRL

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    The airbox has basically been cut out of the engine cover so that it will fit with my Twintake.
     
  5. akash_sky1

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    doh! I was meant to get mine trimmed at my mate's garage yesterday when i got my fog light surround duct made. have to do it next time.
     
  6. dc240969

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    lm liking this. l am going for the twintake and still have my cover. you also saved me £50 as l was away to get the version d DV.
     
  7. david_phillips95

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    That looks alot better mate, glad your happy with it :)

    Cheers Davie
     
  8. KRL

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    Cheers chaps,

    I am wondering if I should carbon wrap the white bit of the engine cover so it would then match the air filter cannisters of the Twintake. What do you think? Or would that look a little tacky?

    Anybody able to photoshop that for me?
     
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  9. gynads

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    I think it will look good :o.k:

    plus i guess , if you dont like it you can remove the sticker and clean up?
     
  10. Sarah's A3

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    Not sure tbh, looks tidy as it is, just my thoughts!
     
  11. PH1L

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    speak to s3 dan over on www.vagoc.co.uk he is planning on doing the same and im sure he would sort you out
     
  12. One Spoke

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    For what it's worth, I wouldn't put the carbon fibre on the engine cover - I don't think it would look right.
     
  13. BOSSS3

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    It looks perfect the way it is the carbon wrap may be too over the top.
     
  14. S3RYE

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    looks wicked, gotta do this myself i think.... i think leave it....
     

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