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    Default Brasso'd me engine

    was very bored, (been off work for 3 weeks) trying to find something to do, decided to clean under the bonnet, god it was filthy under there!! Dont think it had ever been cleaned under there in the 4 years since coming out of the factory. Brasso'd the cam cover and turbo heat shield, it came up pretty well IMO. Vinyl dressed all plastics and pipe work, polished visible paintwork,even got the old toothbrush out to get into the nooks (sad, i know). heres a couple of pics of my 3 hour effort. Sorry no before pics, forgot to take them.

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    nice going neil..........dont think ive ever been under the bonnet

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    Now all you need is a glass bonnet to show it off!!!

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    Wow that`s a clean engine bay m8!....looks good

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    well done mate, gleaming.

    (have a go at mine if you want)


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    It was one of those jobs that you get half way through and then wish you hadnt started. But it was worth it.

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    sparkling...one that you'd like to work on..not an oilslick motor..

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    hmmmmmmmmmmmmm just thinkin about colour coding the engine cover and battery cover and airfilter box

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    u forgot the oil filler cap and dipstick top(ha ha) only joking. top job. i cant be bothered to wash my car on the outside nevermind under the bonnet

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    Quote Originally Posted by tonypc1 View Post
    u forgot the oil filler cap and dipstick top(ha ha) only joking. top job. i cant be bothered to wash my car on the outside nevermind under the bonnet
    actually i did try to clean them but they're that sort of textured plastic that the marks wont come off so i gave up in the end

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