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Old 20th March 2011, 23:47   #91
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Hi Sanjay,
you've got a lovely machine in the first place, and good to see your dedication to further build it nicely. Believe me, all this is just acting as appetizer for my jeep hunger!

would like to personally see your machine. I believe some of the pics are from the backside Balkum road towards Kalva bridge, dont know the exact name.

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Old 21st March 2011, 02:25   #92
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Thank you Salil, let me know when you will be in Mumbai.
Sanjay,
I know this is way too late in reply. Nevertheless, You don't worry- I have your contact no, Ill be in touch when I am in Mumbai for a few days. I have to see and TD if possible the Jeep.
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PS: Please keep a detailed tab of the expenses. That would help in future planning.

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Old 21st March 2011, 22:19   #93
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We got these round plates ready from market and we made square plates in the workshop.
Hi, I have seen your jeep parked in RTO Lane at Andheri, I have seen it almost everytime I pass from that lane.

I have my office at Veera Desai Rd, and I pass by that lane to my home and office daily in the morning and evening. I will PM you my contact then let us meet once . I have contacts for all sorts of auto repairs in and around our area although I am a electrical consultant, lets see if I can be of any help to you Regards...
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Old 21st March 2011, 23:43   #94
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@ IQBAL VEERJI
Thanks!!
I have sent you PM.

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Sanjay,
I know this is way too late in reply. Nevertheless, You don't worry- I have your contact no, Ill be in touch when I am in Mumbai for a few days. I have to see and TD if possible the Jeep.
regards
salil

PS: Please keep a detailed tab of the expenses. That would help in future planning.
Dear Salil,
Yes too late in reply, last weekend I was in pune for 3 days with my Jeep. You missed TD of my vehicle, may be next week I will come again to pune, will give you call for test drive. I am collecting lot of accessories for my Jeep from pune.

Cheers!

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Hi Sanjay,
you've got a lovely machine in the first place, and good to see your dedication to further build it nicely. Believe me, all this is just acting as appetizer for my jeep hunger!

would like to personally see your machine. I believe some of the pics are from the backside Balkum road towards Kalva bridge, dont know the exact name.

regards,

Pranav
Thanks Pranav,
Give me a call when you want to see the machine.
The pics are not from Kalva bridge, WIP pics are clicked at Dahisar at fabricator's place.
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@4X4army - It would be great if you could also let me know when you are in Pune next time. I am from Pune and it would be a pleaure to take a look at your vehicle.

BTW - What are the accessories that you get in Pune and dont get in Mumbai. I have seen a lot of people go to Mumbai to get parts.

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Old 23rd March 2011, 15:09   #97
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SHOPPING - These are few thing I bought for my baby ( But my wife says its my second wife ),


LAMDA free wheel locking Hubs
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PRICOL odometer
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TVS Nut-Bolts, Washers and Clips

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LIGHTS
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SNORKEL HEAD
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TAIL LIGHTS
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Old 24th March 2011, 10:02   #98
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Got this stuff from scrap yard.
Swiped dust, scraped rust and old paint by sandpaper. And now trying to apply Black paint at home by myself.

Guys suggest me paint work is good OR Powder coating?


Shovel & Pickaxe ( small size)

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Jack -

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This is Brand new -


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4X4army,
Thats a nice comprehensive makeover coming up, looking forward to the final outcome.
Regards,
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Old 24th March 2011, 13:18   #100
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4X4army,
Thats a nice comprehensive makeover coming up, looking forward to the final outcome.
Regards,

Thank You Fazal Sir !

Sir, I am a newbie and I have no knowledge ( Mechanically & Technically ) at all,
as I am from Advertising & Design field and this is totally new field for me.
Even I don't know exactly the words for those things which I want to ask all of you. (My queries)

I am learning a lot from all Guru's including you to improve my vehicle, specially for off roading.
Whenever I don't have work, I always go through the discussion of all of you on different threads and try to increase my knowledge for improving my Jeep.

In this summer I am planning to visit Hydrabad for Jeep stuff, that time I would like to meet you if you wish.

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Old 28th March 2011, 15:24   #101
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Hi Guys

Update as on 28th March 2011

As I mentioned earlier, my fabricator is too busy with his work so no updates on my Roll cage work. In between I have done mechanical work.

As suggested by mechanic I have done the following work recently.

Guys, If I missed anything according to you then please suggest me.



Brakes

-Front Disc brakes and Rear drum brakes (work done from lathe machine)
-Overhauled and fitted both brakes with new pads.
-Front brake caliper washer set replaced.
- Lock washer and grease changed and overhauled.

Steering / Suspension

- Installed New DAMPER KIT
- Torsion bar bushes replaced with new ones
- King pin bearings changed.
- Wheel bearings changed
- King Pin overhauled.

Engine

- Done general checkup
- Changed Engine foundations
- Engine Tuneup
- Tappet setting
- Air filter Clean

Gear Box and Cluch

- Changed Gearbox foundations
- New FLY WHEEL RING
- New CLUTCH PLATE
- Changed bearing

Starter

- Changed New Starter Bendex, Bush.

Electrical

- Changed New ODO METER
- Changed New COMBINATION SWICH


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Good Work friend please check the Diffs,GB. You know one thing, after finishing all this work and when you drive it, A smile will come from your heart thats the thing we will never get from a brand new vehicle. May be that is the JEEP THING .

- Sreejesh

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The drain sipes on the snorkel head is not designed correctly. Any (rain) water sucked in through the snorkel will go straight into the filter.
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Good Work friend please check the Diffs,GB. You know one thing, after finishing all this work and when you drive it, A smile will come from your heart thats the thing we will never get from a brand new vehicle. May be that is the JEEP THING .

- Sreejesh

Thank you Sreejesh !

I have done this mechanical work in Pune. After finishing all this work, when I drove the vehicle on Pune-Mumbai Expressway,
I was thrilled but no one was with me to express my feelings about this. I was overwhelmed at that time and experienced the same and I agree with you that no new vehicle can give this heavenly feeling.

Yes, its JEEP THING!

In my next trip I will definitely do Diffs and GB work.




Thanks Jyobeb,
Your right, It's replica of the Safari snorkel, I ordered it from Banglore, when I received it I also noticed this.
The person who made this may be forgotten to make drill on it for drain sip. At the time of installing , I will do that as mentioned in the picture below.


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You have a great thing going here buddy. Your Jeep is coming along great. I had sent you a PM some days back, can you please look into it and when time permits get back to me.

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