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Under bonnet REVAMP

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by dpbayly, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. dpbayly

    dpbayly Member

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    Today I carried out some necessary maintenance, Changed the timing belt kit plus water pump on the old V6 done a few of these now (with mine around 10) fairly straight forward to do to be honest I don't know why people kick up such a fuss about them book gives them 4.5hrs to do I did mine in 2.75hrs with a waterpump change.....anyway when i got it all back together I stood back and thought what a nasty looking engine bay so when I got home I decided to tidy it up and the end result looks quite good (IMO)

    How it looked:

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    All spruced up and looking pretty:

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  3. mattyb6

    mattyb6 Active Member

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    Very nice, total transformation.

    you mind telling me what process and products you used?

    wouldnt mind doing this to my engine bay
     
  4. southylad

    southylad Active Member

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    Nice one mate looks great
     
  5. dpbayly

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    Thanks guys

    Its simple I used red engine enamel from Halfrauds picked the stuff up years back for a previous engine bay tart up but im sure they still sell the stuff and the black and everything else in and around the engine bay was simply cleaned with a silicon spray grease great stuff for cleaning plastics and they stay clean and shiny for aaaggggeeeessss months i did this to my TT engine bay plastics and it still looked this good months later when I sold up BUT if your about to have any spray work done dont use this stuff as its a sprayers worst enemy.

    some more pics from this morning in daylight:

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  6. Pabs

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    Looks like an RS4 engine bay now I like it, plastics look good silicone spray is on my shopping list now cheers
     
  7. Ollie-B

    Ollie-B Rockin' Shnit

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    Looks great that! That water bottle needs something now. Sticks out like a sore thumb
     
  8. crazypainter

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    what was the name of the spray? I have previuolsy used Aerospace 303 which lasted pretty well in the engine bay but is not very durable on grille mesh etc
     
  9. Pabs

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    A nice touch to finish your engine bay would be the Porsche oil cap and coolant cap like these on mine

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  10. dpbayly

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    This is the stuff I used, dead cheap but works really well:

    Halfords | Halfords Silicone Lubricant 400ml
     

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