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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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Todays featured car tuning article

Clutch tuning: performance clutch modifications and triple plate clutches setup

The clutch takes the engine power, and puts this down through the drive shaft, to the driven wheels on the road but allows you to disengage the engine whilst performing a gear change.

Contact like this requires a lot of grip and a fast response. The more power you have the harder it is for the clutch to operate.

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