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Old 30th December 2010, 22:06   #31
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Any answers of the below quoted query?

Since mine is a soft top what security measure should i look at to avoid theft (apart from the hard top option). I would not be putting a music system in it.

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You could get a Gear Lock made by Xenos for 1500 bucks. It locks the gear when in reverse. You can also have a concealed Hella Battery Disconnector Switch for 250 Bucks.
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Old 30th December 2010, 22:48   #32
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Or if you want to get fancy, get a quick release steering hub with a compatible steering.

A friend had recently put a NRG unit in his MR2 and it takes no effort to remove the steering wheel and carry it with you.
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Old 4th January 2011, 16:13   #33
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You could get a Gear Lock made by Xenos for 1500 bucks.
Where can i get this lock in Delhi? Is it on order only or can i get it in the market.

@gotzuk- How much will the quick release steering hub cost?
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Old 5th January 2011, 14:38   #34
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You can get it in the market, Just inquire at any good accessories shop and you shall get it.
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Old 5th January 2011, 19:26   #35
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Update:
Engine has been cleaned,
bearings changed,
new gasket,
valves changed,
new fan,
oil/water pump changed

The engine has been fired up, it sounds sweet. Interior being fixed. Shall post the pictures soon.
Few pictures of engine post cleaning.
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Old 6th January 2011, 23:00   #36
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Guys I need to get a half cabin made.
How much should a fiber one cost?
Is a metal cabin advisable or a fiber one?
Also, if anybody has a blueprint of the cabin structure it would be of great help.

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Where did you find 'Made in japan'. In which part of the engine is it seen?
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Old 7th January 2011, 01:30   #38
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tharakan9- A better shot for you.

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Old 7th January 2011, 23:21   #39
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Thank you so much. Somebody told me that it is seen only on army gypsies. I wanted to verify on mine.
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@Gotzuk, whats that rotary thing that is there in the centre console of your friends MR2.

It looks very much like the sound control knob for a hyundai 2.1 speaker system. Has he borrowed it for audio controls or what is it?
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Old 8th January 2011, 04:38   #41
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Thank you so much. Somebody told me that it is seen only on army gypsies. I wanted to verify on mine.
So did u find it on yours?
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Old 10th January 2011, 03:01   #42
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Update:
  • engine rebuilt
  • new radiator
  • new clutch plate/pressure plate
  • rims painted silver (sticking to stock right now)
  • Kill switch being installed.
Not much of response of fellow team bhp members, i know its not a complete rally build or a fancy gypsy rebuild thread, but i'm sure the car will be able to nake its mark in OTRs.

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Old 10th January 2011, 03:04   #43
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Coming out really well and as far as i can see you and your mech are doing the right thing by changing faulty parts instead of repairing it.
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Old 10th January 2011, 18:02   #45
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Yes Jaggu, we have replaced every essential part. Idea is to have a hassle free 70K-80K kms of ride with regular service.
Would you have a blueprint of a half cabin for a gypsy? Also one of my previous questions remains unanswered- Is a metal cabin recommended or a fiber one? Has anybody used FRP to ake a cabin?

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