Show us your engine bay

S3AMJ

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Hi guys,

I think there may have been a thread many moons ago like this.

But would everyone like to post up your engine bay pictures. I’m looking for ideas on tidying up mine, trying the shaved look. Almost impossible with our cars admittedly they are basically a rats nest of wires and pipes.

I’ll start off with mine, which I posted up in “what have you done today” thread.

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Okies...
When I first bought the old girl back in 2008...
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At 600hp
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...and as she is now with two spare cylinders and no power :)
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Love that your car looked nearly after the big turbo build PT I’m very tempted to keep the OEM appearance you had.

The 3.2 sits very nicely in there, plenty of room for that tubby! very neat cabling and pipework.


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Mine is pretty much standard apart from the filter. Nice and tidy though.

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Not the best pic but
 

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Not the best pic but

Very nice chap! I was kind of aiming at the S3 8L owners but thank you for your contribution. We should all stop messing around with our old cars and get one like yours


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Very nice chap! I was kind of aiming at the S3 8L owners but thank you for your contribution. We should all stop messing around with our old cars and get one like yours


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My LCR from a good 12 years ago, I loved that 1.8T engine...

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My 8P today...

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I've personally never like the engine cover on mine when I first bought the car last year..probably because my car was a fixer upper when I bought it. But after seeing your guys shiny covers i may also go down the route of sourcing new covers
 
Since you asked
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Oh come on....that green bucket was never going to match the blue washer bottle cap??


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Haha you don’t have to worry about that I’m no good either side of the camera lens, honestly do not know why it turns side ways when I upload it it’s not like that on my camera roll
 
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Technically not my own engine bay but it’s my engine being test fitted in an 8L S3 parts car.
 

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Technically not my own engine bay but it’s my engine being test fitted in an 8L S3 parts car.

That looks exciting, this is something I was contemplating on doing one day!


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It has an Iroz 575 kit on it with borgwarner efr7163, it’s a fully built engine done by race developments.
 
It has an Iroz 575 kit on it with borgwarner efr7163, it’s a fully built engine done by race developments.

Sounds very exciting!! What power are you gonna have from this setup?


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It was 560 in the ttrs it came from, our fuel is lower octane so no way it’s going to make that. I’d be happy with anything over 500
 
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My sons Mexico Blue S3 from South Africa. We just finished the R32 conversion. Everything done as close to OEM as possible.
 
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