i finally managed to buy my friends pride and joy off him as ge had snapped a spark plug in cylinder 3, he left it for 4 years and it has suffered huge water ingress and siezed the engine, thinking i could just grab an engine for a few hundred quid (its the 2000 finned air cooled) i was...
I did a search on heat shields on the site, but didn't really find what I was looking for.
Here is my heat shield. It is partially "covered" with clear plastic, which is breaking away and falling off.
I have read of people who have a foil--type shield.
What have you all done...