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Old 10-01-2019, 01:16 AM   #126
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Pearl white = Beige?

Nice looking Audi, yourís?
Neighbor's.

It looks beige in normal light. Sun was under the horizon at this point.

Beige and bronze go together. I insist.
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Old 10-17-2019, 09:10 PM   #127
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Beige and bronze go together. I insist.
Haha! They do, just not quite what I’m going for.

The 242 is tucked away for winter already. Didn’t remotely get done what I had hoped I would but she’ll be on the road next summer. This is my winter project/to do...clean, rebuild, replace everything in these boxes. I want to hit the ground running come next spring as far as the engine and engine bay go.

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Old 10-18-2019, 07:27 AM   #128
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Sticking with Kjet?
Or maybe stealth install some injector bungs on the bottom of that intake and tuck everything real nice?
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Old 10-18-2019, 02:59 PM   #129
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Sticking with Kjet?
Or maybe stealth install some injector bungs on the bottom of that intake and tuck everything real nice?
My first priority is getting it running and reliable with Kjet, just because itís what I have. I want to enjoy the car as a simple summer cruiser for now, in time Iíll look into a different engine management system along with better injectors and such.

I will keep as much as I physically can clean and tucked away as parts go back in. First, a good cleaning of everything and as Iím dismantling and rebuilding items Iíll take inventory of whatís needed for a smooth install and hope for minimal headaches next spring!
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Old 10-18-2019, 03:00 PM   #130
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I will be spending a lot of time on the intake manifold. Inside and out, smooth and shiny is the plan!
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Old 10-18-2019, 11:17 PM   #131
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Old 10-18-2019, 11:22 PM   #132
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Ok...I can get behind that ^
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Old 10-30-2019, 10:12 PM   #133
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I’ve always wanted to try to smooth out all the casting marks and fully polish a B21 intake manifold, this is going to take a very long time but I think it’ll be worth it when it’s done. Today I spent about an hour hitting the high spots and taking down areas that can be smoothed out.









Once I’m happy with the results I’ll replace all the vacuum lines and hardware.
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You gonna put some clear powder coat on there? I'd hate a polished intake just from a maintenance standpoint lol
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Old 11-07-2019, 11:12 AM   #135
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You gonna put some clear powder coat on there? I'd hate a polished intake just from a maintenance standpoint lol
No, I don't think I will, I'll keep it clean. That stuff doesn't bother me at all when you're standing back and admiring the results.
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Old 11-07-2019, 05:27 PM   #136
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Use Shine Seal. I like polishing aluminum so I have a lot of raw polished aluminum stuff, including the lips of my Epsilons. I bought a Shine Seal kit and the stuff is great. Easy clean with soap and water, lasts for quite a while. Really does a great job protecting the finish.
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Old 11-07-2019, 11:40 PM   #138
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Use Shine Seal. I like polishing aluminum so I have a lot of raw polished aluminum stuff, including the lips of my Epsilons. I bought a Shine Seal kit and the stuff is great. Easy clean with soap and water, lasts for quite a while. Really does a great job protecting the finish.
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Old 11-09-2019, 09:03 PM   #139
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Starting to get some promising results on the manifold, this is just down to 2500 grit sand paper...I’ll wet sand it all as a last step then buff and polish it. So far I’m happy to see what it’s going to look like, some of the tighter areas are going to be tough...




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Old 11-11-2019, 01:51 AM   #140
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I'm excited to see your results. You are one of few people I've seen on the forums that might actually pull this off.

I've always liked that manifold.
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Old 11-11-2019, 04:38 PM   #141
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I'm excited to see your results. You are one of few people I've seen on the forums that might actually pull this off.

I've always liked that manifold.
Thanks man! Iím excited too, Iíll get there, the goal is to make it something that helps set you engine bay off amongst other details but this one should be neat!
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Old 11-12-2019, 09:15 PM   #142
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Small Victories...another couple of hours and I have the top pretty much ready to polish.

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