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Engine bay styling

Dress up your engine bay with our styling tips

Find out the latest car styling modifications to dress up your dull and boring engine bay.

With a few simple parts and some hard work you can really dramatically improve the appearance of your engine bay.

Engine styling dress up kits hoses, dress up parts and engine covers

Engine dress up kits are a simple modification that can typically be installed in an afternoon. Car shows would not be what they are if people ignored the little details. Something grabs your attention when you see a clean engine with brightly coloured hoses, polished surfaces and carbon fibre panels.

Without stripping the engine a simple engine dress up kit can completely transform the engine bay. Even a dull standard engine can be made to look impressive with a few shiny and brightly coloured components. Keeping an engine clean can be a difficult task. The engine will often leak oil, grime and dirt from the road is thrown up into the engine bay.

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Engine covers – carbon fibre, plastic and painted

Years ago the engine was considered functional and nobody really paid much attention to it. Then car makers started adding plastic engine covers which helped to hide the dirty metal oily lump.

It was only a matter of time before people caught on to the idea that they can be creative in their engine bays and we start to see a whole plethora of engine covers springing up.

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Ian’s EVO 6 Tommi Makinen tuning

Ian’s Mitsubishi EVO 6 Tommi Makinen No 2 with Autronics & antilag

The standard Evo setup wasn’t quite right so Ian set about improving it the current spec of his Evo is:-
HKS racing suction kit , Blitz exhaust , downpipe & decat, Uprated fuel pump , fuel pressure regulator, Arp conrod bolts, Cusco heat shield ,exedy clutch, Forge dump valve Sabelt harnesses, fidanza flywheel…..

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