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Old 26th April 2012, 12:23   #16
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Great DIY mayankk. Love the black shrouds.

Now, I am so etched to try it on our Swift. But not very comfortable with the idea of prying open the transparent cover.

How good is the fit with silicone sealant?
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If you are going to order from Com-paint, make sure you give them sufficient time. If you are in DEL, it should reach faster. My recent order took 10 days to be delivered from DEL to BLR .. and it even went to Vizag on the way before it reached me.
Yes, because Aerosol's need to be shipped by Road transport.
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Great DIY mayankk. Love the black shrouds.

Now, I am so etched to try it on our Swift. But not very comfortable with the idea of prying open the transparent cover.

How good is the fit with silicone sealant?
Its the same as what the manufacturer would use, I presume.
Plus, any headlight guy I have seen working, they always use the same stuff.
I think you are good to go.
Go on, just 4 hours!!

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Yes, because Aerosol's need to be shipped by Road transport.
Yeah, that makes sense, now.
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Go on, just 4 hours!!
I got the new Swift. And the headlights are BIG! So the bling from the chrome is little over the top.

And I will need to find that huge aluminium thing used to cook chhole for at least 1000 people.

But really would love to have black shrouds like the Swift Sport. It will look very smart indeed.
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I got the new Swift. And the headlights are BIG! So the bling from the chrome is little over the top.

And I will need to find that huge aluminium thing used to cook chhole for at least 1000 people.

But really would love to have black shrouds like the Swift Sport. It will look very smart indeed.
You could look for a headlight guy.
Borrow a heat gun/blower.

(Hair dryer does not work. )

Try and take the dimensions to a tent fellow, see if you can't get something.
Or wrap it cling film, see if you can't get a green house going.
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Wonder how the blackened shrouds would look on my black fiesta... might give it a go this weekend... i am inspired!
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