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Old 7th January 2017, 09:23   #91
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It looks awesome! I hope you will be adding a winch. Recaro seats, SS shovel on side and LED light bar will be useful and they will add to the character IMO.
Thanks for your inputs.

Winch, no; not enough usage to justify the expense of good ones. The cheaper ones are poor quality all-show-no-go.

Recaro seats, no. Market is flooded with ergonomically poorly designed look-alikes. The originals are prohibitively expensive, and with their jumbo side support, are good for rallies but not comfortable in city driving and too restrictive in allowing range of body movement and all round visibility from OTR perspective. The currently serving Innova seats are perfect in that matter and also pass the wife+daughter test.

SS shovel, yes. In the rear as before. But have shortened the shovel and redesigned the mountings.

Round LED lights will replace the existing Hella's which are going into the headlamps. On an LED bar, keeping the option open.

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can you share details on the multi link coil spring conversions. Springs used?Some pictures etc would be great
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All the time wasted, was not wasted time.
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can you share details on the multi link coil spring conversions. Springs used?Some pictures etc would be great
Got this done from Samrala, Punjab. These guys have extensive experience doing builds for RFC winning Jeeps & Gypsies.

Here is their FB page ..

https://www.facebook.com/riatoffroaderssamrala/
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All the time wasted, was not wasted time.
Wow! It looks deadly. What next? Are you planning to participate in OTR competitions? I would love to see it performing sometime.
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A quick back to back size-comparison ..
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A quick back to back size-comparison ..
C'mon! That's not fair.

Apples to apples comparison please
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Thanks for your inputs.
It was nice meeting you Manveet.

Your Jeep is far better to look at in real than in the pictures (though it looked awesome in pictures too). I loved the way it crawls on difficult obstacles as if it is moving on leveled road.
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