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    Z20LET ?

    Guys,

    Looking at a standard Z20 LET engine does anybody know what the air intake manifold (the black thing that goes over the head) and the Plenium chamer (that sits to the rear of the engine compartment) are made out of?

    Are they and alloy of sorts or are they re-inforced plastic, got a mod in mind for them.

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    There are alloy

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    Alloy with a heat treated exterior. Can get chromed ones, and coloured ones IIRC

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    Lord of the Nikon,

    Thats what I'm trying to get done - but my efforts at the moment are proving difficult, there isn't a company around my way that are willing to under take a session of chroming these engine parts, I've been speaking to a couple of Metal finishers this morning and as the parts are made of alloy they've told me that you don't get a good chrome finish on an alloy.

    Reading betwen the lines I don't know whether these people were really interested in doing the job and just saying no to get me off the phone.

    Turbo-Toe has given me the name and telephone number of the company that have done his, so I might phone them as they have already done some, but they are way up country to where I am.

    Hassle & stress, sometimes I feel like giving up the car scene altogether.

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    You can get Blue ones from Regals that are powder coated Blue.

    I have carbon on mine - only ones in the country IFAIK

    OR you could have something like this ...


    Jon (Aturbo on here) has the above, you could PM him and ask where he got his done. IT looks stunning doesn't it

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    Cheers Mate,

    Feck me :shock: :shock: thats smart. Thats the look I'm after, or near to it. I'll send Aturbo a PM see if he will let me in on where he got his done.

    Thanks Again

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    Heres my Carbon ones for something different ...


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    how where has that carbon thing been done? doesnt look like foliatec to me! makes so much difference to the engine bay!

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    John's was just take to a metal polisher who removed the painted finish and then machine polished the ally underneath. Periodically it needs to be polished with Autoglym metal polish or the like.

    Steve's is a real carbon fibre cover, which is ready moulded to be bonded over the existing manifold piece. They're not cheap, but they do look the dogs!

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    I have carbon on mine - only ones in the country IFAIK
    You reckon - LN
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