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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Westy, Oct 13, 2012.

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    [Oct 13, 2012]
    I'm sure someone on here had created a heat shield out of sheet aluminium that protects the red charge hose from the heat of the manifold? I've looked at Prawn's thread to see the way he made his but as it's on an A3 the charge pipe takes a different route to the S3.

    Has anyone got any info or pictures for making one?
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    I think it was Prawn wasn't it?
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    Wasnt it syvo or somebody with a similar name?
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    Liquid had one made out of titanium iirc and then sold the template onto another member although can't remember who :)
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    Titanium! How much was that? So he wont want to share the template with other ASN members! I'll have to make my own.
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    Pretty sure the new owner sounded generous about it all the thread was pretty recent?
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    I know it was somebody with a yellow car....:lmfao:
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    It was Prawn. Want me to get pictures?

    He made it with CAD.
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    [​IMG]

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    He has since extended it round to protect the servo.
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    [Oct 13, 2012]
    Prawn made one yes but somebody with an S3 made one too, it will have been when you went AWOL and bought a Renault...
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    I have the prototype and template bud. Pm me if you want some pics or a cardboard copy posting.
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    [Oct 13, 2012]
    That goes for anyone. It's for a S3 too.
    I'm not able to fab them up but believe Liquid is going to make some up.
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    Yes me and my freind did make one,ive just been really buisy with work atmo so have'nt had time to take the template to my local fabricator (freind),also these will be made with a few changes less flex.so won't be long untill the finished project is ready,i will pop out of work this week to get a start made on them.i will keep you posted.
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    Id defo be interested dude
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    [Oct 14, 2012]
    Ok,i will post up pictures ect when the batch is compleat.will be end of this week i will drop of the template,and bending angles,i will keep you all posted,just hard to find alot of time atmo.
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    Found some time to pop to the fabricators today,the person i know to fabricate the sheilds is bloody on holiday for a week,so i will pop back next monday,i did find out they can't or he will not be able to supply the materials,so gives me a week to source the sheet titanium.i will keep you all posted,and try to hurry these up as quick as i can.
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    [Oct 15, 2012]
    This isn't the shielding Westy is after... S3's have all this in place already... he wants a shield for the hose coming off the turbo as this gets fried if not protected...

    LiquidS3 has done a shield for his and Sam Bryant has also done similar (see pic below)...
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    Whose shielding is that in the pic PT?
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    [Oct 15, 2012]
    ....

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    Sorry. It wasn't clear if that was liquids or or Sam's.
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    [Oct 15, 2012]
    Reading it back now I can see why it isn't obvious soz... it is Sams :)

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    [Oct 15, 2012]
    If i was'nt on an iphone,i would upload a picture of the titanium one.unless anyone wants to pm there number,so i can send a pic to them to upload mayby (lazy *******),not near a computer sorry.
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    [Oct 15, 2012]
    sorry, keep seeing "PT" posted and IHNFCWIM?
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    Tuffty's initials ;)
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    oh....lol.

    Tuffty your getting far too famous if i thought your initials were some sort of new forum speak
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    It's short for PT Cruiser, Tufftys fav car......:shutup2:

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    It;s why he has tried so hard to emulate it..LMAO
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    Hummm..... :puke2:

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    [Oct 15, 2012]
    Here you go Liquids3

    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1350333190.003757.jpg
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    You can upload from iPhone if using tapatalk app.
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    [Oct 15, 2012]
    Thanks leigh,il bare that in mind.so you bent and fitted the template in the end then?
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    [Oct 15, 2012]
    So is Leigh's template actually Liquid's!
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    Yes,its a template,same design just slightly thiner.
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    [Oct 19, 2012]
    Not yet. Car is in the garage getting relentless mani DP and cat fitted at the min.

    Will do it when I get it back.

    Just trying to find a heat mat material to stick to it to try and help with the heat absorption / reflection.
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    I need one, has anyone got one for sale?
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    I might be able to make a couple of these in aluminium depending on how much sheet my mate has left.
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    [Oct 20, 2012]
    Is tam doing the creative work again ;)
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    He's supplying the material and I'm doing the work. He still has a stock mani ;)
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    Ahhh thought tam was your creative better half lol ;)
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    He was once apon a time but now we're a good 100 miles apart :(
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    Just ordered a 1.5mm thick sheet to knock up a heat shield.

    Leigh or liquid, can you confirm the length and size of the bolts you used to screw the shield to the rocker cover?
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