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Old 18th October 2010, 11:46   #1
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About 2 years ago , i had picked up four naval gypsy's from an auction.
All were pretty much in bad condition, which was a good thing since then i get to work on them ground up.
the first car was a 1997 gypsy which ended up like this
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the second one, a 1990 transformed into this
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so finally i decided that this next one, shall be restored to stock condition, just like she was when she rolled out from the showroom, 20 years ago.
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Old 18th October 2010, 11:57   #2
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Congrats Allan, you are the man with extreme creativity when it comes to what ever reads as 4x4. Wish you all the best with your current project, will be glued to this thread to see the progress.

Please post some recent pics of your that second project, would like to see the final looks.
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well i received the 1990 , 20 year old gypsy in quite a battered shape
mechanically all incomplete, body wise ok ok, narrow track
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mission was simple,
she transforms to brand new showroom condition, spotless and pretty
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Awesome! Good to see someone going down the 'oh ree ginal' route!! But why did you choose a narrow track for this project??
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Nice allan. You are "truly blessed".

So what plans with the fourth one?
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After a long time their is another project to be glued to but please keep on posting updates along with pics and most importantly complete my jeep before this .
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Allan,

It looks totally stripped off on all fronts. Good luck for your effort to put it back in showroom condition.
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great!!

please share the costs too.

because i have a 1990 gypsy waiting for complete restoration.
currently in work shop for cylinder head work.
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why go back to original mate, you always transform those into mean macho machines. and whats the plan for the fourth one.
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Great!!! Allan, keep it up your good works!!!
Cheers!!
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progress so far,
mechanicals all due
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Hi Allan,
As always, very good job!
One question, what did you do about the fenders?
In the initial pictures, they were missing and in the latest pictures, i see them. So, did you make it yourself or procured it from Maruti?
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hey allan,
i would like to visit your workshop.
so please me your workshop address.

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Hmmmmm, maybe Paras will buy this one off you too. You know the price
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Which is that vintage car in the background? 2nd pic from top.
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