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Old 04-02-2012, 02:40 PM
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Default Engine bay detailing completed....

The weather has been so nice I took the opportunity to detail the engine bay. Polished the chromewith Jax Wax "Original Purple metal polish, wiped down all the painted parts and treated all the rubber parts with Jax Wax "Super Blue" rubber, vinyl, plastic treatment. car show season is almost upon us............











 

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Old 04-02-2012, 02:42 PM
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You ever think about doing the Aluminum UIM swap and painting it red?
 
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Old 04-02-2012, 02:45 PM
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Awesome
 
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Old 04-02-2012, 03:16 PM
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Originally Posted by ChibiBlackSheep View Post
You ever think about doing the Aluminum UIM swap and painting it red?
What? never knew they made an aluminum UIM....Used the upgraded composite one. Now you tell me...LOL, just my luck. Perhaps I now have another mission, Thanks Chibi...GRRRR
 
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Old 04-02-2012, 03:24 PM
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The Series 3 UIM is aluminum. You just have to do some slight modifications to adapt it to your car.

Most people with a turbo do this because it is much much stronger than plastic.

I believe there is a TB kit but I'm sure you could figure it out

BonnevillePRO.com • View topic - L26 aluminum UIM on L36--Done! With results!!
 
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Old 04-02-2012, 04:04 PM
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That's an amazing engine bay, I like it!
 
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Very nice zippy ...I bet that took some time...yeah I did the same thing and then read about aluminum uim but I've also read that the plastic doesn't restrict air as bad as aluminum one does but your Turbo so I don't think it would matter but if I were in your shoes I would do the aluminium one for sure...man its looking really nice
 
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Old 04-02-2012, 04:29 PM
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Looks really great! Just like Chibi, my eye was drawn to the plastic intake cause it just don't look like it belongs. Maybe you could just paint the plastic one? But that looks awesome regardless!
 
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Old 04-02-2012, 04:38 PM
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Looks Nice..
 
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Old 04-02-2012, 04:46 PM
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Originally Posted by MONTE2000SS View Post
Very nice zippy ...I bet that took some time...yeah I did the same thing and then read about aluminum uim but I've also read that the plastic doesn't restrict air as bad as aluminum one does but your Turbo so I don't think it would matter but if I were in your shoes I would do the aluminium one for sure...man its looking really nice
Doesn't each intake have the insert so the aluminum isn't really touching the air anyways?
 

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