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Old 9th November 2010, 18:40   #16
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It will also give you an idea of white wheels (the black tyres pop out) and should you decide to add fenders.

Thats a beautiful looking jeep. I get your point of painting the rims white. Yes fenders are something I should definitely add. I like the repositioning of the turn indicator too. Very nice. Thank you for your inputs.
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Old 9th November 2010, 20:23   #17
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Hey Papaboost,
I'd seen Vijay's Jeep at Solotech. From what it was to what it is; Awesome!!
Really, fantastic work! Superb attention to detailing. It looks like it has just rolled out of factory.
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it s for sale in our classifieds.

http://classifieds.team-bhp.com/buy-...ra/MM550.html/

was it built for this purpose only? (just a question)
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Old 16th December 2010, 07:42   #19
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Thanks Starter.
Jeepster - Yes that was the general idea. Thought I would document the first build.
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Hi,

Thats a brilliant job done. Can we have some information about the tires please. Where can these tyres be picked up in Bangalore. Will they be available for Gypsy rim size? How much they are gonna cost ?
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extremely amazed by the way body tub and chassis glittering after removing paints.
is it removed by hand or did something like sandblasting or any chemicals used??
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Old 17th December 2010, 19:41   #22
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Thats a brilliant job done. Can we have some information about the tires please. Where can these tyres be picked up in Bangalore. Will they be available for Gypsy rim size? How much they are gonna cost ?
These Cooper STT 31 x 10.5 R 16 were picked up from Cherry Agencies, 115, Near Minerva Circle, Bengaluru 560004 Ph: 080 26676379 for 10.5k each.

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extremely amazed by the way body tub and chassis glittering after removing paints.
is it removed by hand or did something like sandblasting or any chemicals used??
Paint removed on this jeep by hand using chemical stripping (Paint remover) and then wire brushing to bare metal. In future we are going to media blast. Machine has arrived, waiting for a new air compressor.
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These Cooper STT 31 x 10.5 R 16 were picked up from Cherry Agencies, 115, Near Minerva Circle, Bengaluru 560004 Ph: 080 26676379 for 10.5k each.
Sorry these tyres are 235 x 85 x R16 and not 31x10.5 as mentioned above. Got confused with the tyres that I purchased for the second jeep. :-)

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Adding a few pics of the second jeep done by Vivek.
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I just loved this jeep @ devarabetta OTR. Beautiful restoration


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Lovely pics. The red paint adds to to drool quotient.
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I missed the second one, looking nice. A black top would make it really look good
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Here are pictures of the third jeep we restored.
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great work.

BTW what is the price of Cooper 235 x 85 R16 tyres?
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The coopers were 10.5k when I got them
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