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Old 31st July 2009, 12:14   #1
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Default Goodbye to old faithful (MM540) hello to a new friend (Bolero Camper)

Goodbye to my old faithful...
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Where is your new friend dude?? And the Old and faithful too looked cool
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Good alloys mate. Which is the new one ?
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Old 31st July 2009, 12:38   #4
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Hello to my new beast...
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Lovely pics desigNation! Is that a stock grille or have you modified it to fit the mesh grille?

Congrats on your buy and drive safe!

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Both your old and new ride look good, by the way what's the OTR cost of the Bolero camper?
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I like the old faithful better.IMHO the mesh grille looks wierd on the camper. Or it's probably the pictures.

Congrats on the buy.

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I like the old faithful better.IMHO the mesh grille looks wierd on the camper. Or it's probably the pictures.
+1 to that , the Old faithful looked better.
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Default Pik up lines!

Thats a very classy modification to the Bolero Pik up. Mesh grille, scooped alloys, blacked out windows - very nice. Also, the overall effect is subtle. Have you also done some mechanical/interior mods?Can you give us an idea how much each mod cost you?

Congrats on owning a distinctive vehicle.
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Congrats on your new buy and the mesh looks fine to me

The old faithful is a classic beauty though.

Now make sure that you beat your new Bolero, Beat it to maximum and enjoy the ride
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old is gold, seriously

The new one looks alright but the front is really ruining it. The mesh looks really bad IMO.

Anyways, if your happy stick with it and enjoy!
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hi guys thanx for the comments,now about both beasts,1st the mm540:i bought it brand new in 1994,its did 2,50,000km and been with me for 15 years,i'm a planter,so its gone through the worst of terrain,carried all off roading job without any complaints.the only issue was there was no a/c and power steering and my family was not comfortable travelling in the back,especially in heavy rains.now about the bolero camper:its a 4wd,a/c fitted,the engine is got good torque,but noisy compared to the old peugeot engine in the 540,4speed gear box[something i dont like].about the grille,hmmm i think the pictures dont do justice...
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@desigNation - Nice pictures. 250,000 KM of MM540 is just great. just proves what a work horse it is.
Question - those addon lights on the top, is the position good to mount them there. Seems like its going to illuminate the hood more than solving its purpose. May be you add a bull bar and then mount those lights on the front bull bar.
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Congrats Designation. Did you finally win your court case with the govt to get this car privately registered?
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Wow, that's taste man! The MM540 looked great, well maintained and with just the right number of (subtle) mods.

Buttttttttttttt your Bolero camper has sheer character (Cars with character). Great looking front grille and overall effect. If you need to lug around goods, the Camper suits your needs to the T.

Out of curiousity, did you consider any other options (Bolero 4x4, Tata Xenon etc.) and if so, what made you decide on the Camper?
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