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    Default first attempt at carbon fibre wrap

    hello everyone honest answers if you think its rubbish please tell me if it looks good then comments about will help in trying to do more its my first ever attempt at it so i thought i would try the engine bay untill i get use to going round corners






    also i now engine needs a clean

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    Looking Not Bad Mate...Only Prob Is I Think Its Gonna Get Kinda Warm Under That Bonnet lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tam80 View Post
    Looking Not Bad Mate...Only Prob Is I Think Its Gonna Get Kinda Warm Under That Bonnet lol
    had a feeling it might i did the front one and the one on top of engine last week done about 250miles on motorway and been stuck in traffic for about half hour seems to be holding out
    what ithought would just do what you can see in pics then im driving to dorset in a few week heavon hoilday with kids so will see how it is and then carry on with battery and air box

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    Cool

    Looks Better Than Bare Engine Likes

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tam80 View Post
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    thats what i thought

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    Looks good m8, if i was being picky i'd change the "gsi" font, looks a bit blah?

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    Looks good But it wont last long done the same on my Gsi lasted around a week or so

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reevo View Post
    Looks good m8, if i was being picky i'd change the "gsi" font, looks a bit blah?

    i know im looking for a nice metal one or a Irmscher one not sure at the moment it only cost £1.50 for the sticker you get what you pay for

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    looks good mate, i done the same on my gsi it peeled off due to the heat mate


    Last edited by Dan.; 30th June 2011 at 19:43.

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    im am hopein it doesnt peel off but it makes it look nice.
    thats the next thing im doin the battery cover like urs
    ive been thinking if it was laquered i wonder if it will still peel or would it last longer

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