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Metal sump guard for my S3?

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    Morning!

    After the incident with my car i'm looking to get a metal sump guard. I've heard of a company called diesel geeks and checked out their site but they don't do it for the S3 anymore grrr!

    Does anyone know where i can get one please? I've never driven around so paranoid in my life LOL


    Thanks. Enjoy the sunny day while i'm stuck in work!

    Jay
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    Cheers Tuffty! I don't wanna spend on a new sump though, i've bought a new sump recently due to the incident. I'm looking for the huge metal sheet which covers it like the Diesel Geek ones.
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    TBH its only a bit of thick ali sheet welded onto an OEM sump... find someone handy who can TIG weld ali and get some sheet welded on to yours.. remove first of course :)

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    or just watch what you drive over.
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    Or maybe the council should fix the roads!
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    yea they will lol
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    mig can do the job as well
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    You can MIG ali? would be a sheet of aluminium to a sump of cast aluminium.... (no actual expert as you can tell) :)

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    yes a pulse set can do it easy without transferring loads of heat unlike the older mig ali sets.
    Its a reinforcing job so you would not have to fully weld it so not as much distortion...I could do it.
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    Get the kettle on mate and I'll pop over ;P

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    no weld sets here tufty but can do for buddies
    who have beer :o.k:
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    ...and curry judging from your facebook updates LOL!!

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    the song from Kings of Leon springs to mind
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