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Show us your Engine bays!

A3_Turbo Jan 8, 2009

  1. A3_Turbo

    A3_Turbo Swaying towards IHI....

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    Hi,

    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?

    Jason
     
  2. 1animal1

    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!! VCDS Map User

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    i have S3 plastics lol
     
  3. Dave_Bayern

    Dave_Bayern Slipping at 3.5Krpm

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    [​IMG]

    I upgraded my A3 engine bay :sly:
     
  4. S3fan

    S3fan Kiteyboy

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  5. 1animal1

    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!! VCDS Map User

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    is that a boat engine Dave?:shrug::blush:
     
  6. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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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....
     
  7. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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  8. 1animal1

    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!! VCDS Map User

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    :laugh::laugh:
     
  9. DrugDealersAudi

    DrugDealersAudi Member

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    Hi Prawn

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

    :D :icon_thumright:
     
  10. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    no worries, I just found it by googling turbo snail!
     
  11. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator DSG

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  12. Nobiuss_993

    Nobiuss_993 Member

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    [​IMG]
     
  13. S3 Rav

    S3 Rav Well-Known Member

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    that looks very clean there nobius
     
  14. DrugDealersAudi

    DrugDealersAudi Member

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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!:haudrauf:
     
  15. Ibzzzzz

    Ibzzzzz Member

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    Using Nobiuss's pic who can do a full name that part!? A challenge for you Audi freaks!
     
  16. dares_uk

    dares_uk Member

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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?
     
  17. s3_kev

    s3_kev Stage2'd!!!!!!

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    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
     
  18. s3_kev

    s3_kev Stage2'd!!!!!!

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    nobiuss im loving the engine bay making me want to get my charge pipe polished
     
  19. jays3

    jays3 Member

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    this is the engine from my old mk4 golf,
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  20. HTC

    HTC Active Member

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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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  21. jimmy S3

    jimmy S3 Member

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

    danclarke 2001 Denim Blue S3 Rep

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    mine fairly standard.

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  23. jim s3

    jim s3 Member

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  24. S3Steve

    S3Steve Active Member VCDS Map User

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  25. Dave_Bayern

    Dave_Bayern Slipping at 3.5Krpm

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    Jason - will any of this shiny nonsense make your car go faster?
     
  26. basscrazy

    basscrazy Member

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    My bay

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  27. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    now that's cool!
    is it a genuine 32? or just a mk4 with the kit and a 20vt motor?
     
  28. danclarke

    danclarke 2001 Denim Blue S3 Rep

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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?
     
  29. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Good spot! Still lovely though
     
  30. 1animal1

    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!! VCDS Map User

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    yup defo not an R32 engine, looks like an S3 transplant as the throttle body is on the right
     
  31. s3_kev

    s3_kev Stage2'd!!!!!!

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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,
     
  32. basscrazy

    basscrazy Member

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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 :blink:
     
  33. s3_kev

    s3_kev Stage2'd!!!!!!

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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
     
  34. danclarke

    danclarke 2001 Denim Blue S3 Rep

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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!
     
  35. basscrazy

    basscrazy Member

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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

    after many many hours and pain and tears

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  36. basscrazy

    basscrazy Member

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    original engine bay lol

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  37. s3_kev

    s3_kev Stage2'd!!!!!!

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    good effort
     
  38. basscrazy

    basscrazy Member

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    :thumbsup:
     
  39. danclarke

    danclarke 2001 Denim Blue S3 Rep

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    very nice! Makes all the hard work worth it! keep up the good work!
     
  40. 1animal1

    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!! VCDS Map User

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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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