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Painted Engine Bay Covers

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by DPM, Aug 26, 2006.

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What should i do with my engine bay covers on my beloved S3?

Poll closed Jan 23, 2007.
  1. Keep them standard you idiot! Have you got more money then sense!

    40 vote(s)
    66.7%
  2. Paint them the same colour as your interior, it'll look wicked!

    5 vote(s)
    8.3%
  3. I'm liking the body coloured option, very discreate!

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    25.0%
  1. DPM
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    Should i paint my engine bay covers the same colour as my interior trim?! I know a few people have actually covered them in the leather or alcantara but i want to be able to just leave them on all the time and this is a very costly option so that choice is out the question! Also, i could paint them body coloured but that wouldn't stand out as much! Pictures of the car and trim below and poll above!

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    PS. The engine bay is polished and chromed so think about that when making your choice!
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  2. dummi
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    buy another set and cover them.
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    do them red.
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    Yeah red or blue with matching hoses, that'll look sweet.
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    All my hoses are black so i don't think that the red or blue covers would really go.
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    keep them black imo
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    I reckon you should spray a union jack onto your engine cover. :p
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    Black all the way and if you want to paint a flag either go with the st. george's cross or the union flag as a 'union jack' is only called that when flown at sea. Do some thing in the box that say's 20v turbo with the audi logo.
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  9. DPM
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    Wow people, i think we're starting to go a little silly now! :laugh:
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    the engine bay is the place to go mad imo. noone sees it bar at shows so you can go crazy without looking like a twat parked outside tescos!

    This is my mates evo7 bay - looks great

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    ...dunno about the engine bay....the car looks nice though!
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    Hmmm, you've got me thinking now! :think:
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    Luvin the evo engine bay, very nice indeed
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    leave it standard.
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    Agreed!
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    you have a black S3 like mine then colour coding is not on as they are black already
    I'd fancy a nice custon job on it anyway
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    Leave it Standard Dude
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    Go for it go for it go for it :rockwoot:
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    I think i've decided what i'm going to do and it's booked in for painting the Monday after Edition 38! Gives me a little more time to totally decide! :meeting:
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    How the hell did this lot get through?
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    :wtf: :gun2: :gun2: Get him off the site :mad:

    bloody time wasting ... get a life
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    Ditto :wtf:
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    Carbon cover would have looked good but painted would look cool.

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