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Old 26th December 2008, 09:54   #16
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Excellent work Shankensoul. Looks fab. Wish I could do that on my Alto but the grill is part of the bumper and can't be removed.

Are you planning on putting the "S" logo on the grill. It looks empty without it and I think it will really look good with the S logo.
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Old 26th December 2008, 10:00   #17
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Really nice work. Im impressed
I was planning to do something like this but was hesitating due to lack of proper knowledge about the tools needed and steps to be followed. Now you have made my task a lot easier.
Please do post the cost break-up for our benefit.
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Old 26th December 2008, 10:23   #18
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Great work there Shakensoul.

Your Wagon-R indeed looks awesome, the colour, the offset wheels and now the front bumper all complement each other.

BTW how much did the Hella's cost.
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Old 26th December 2008, 11:15   #19
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Good job dude !!

Did you use any help in removing the bumper etc. or you did that all by your own too?
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Great looking DIY, very good pictorial procedure too.
How long did it take you from beginning to finish?
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Old 26th December 2008, 11:32   #21
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good work.
suzuki logo and neaon lights will give killing effect.
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Old 26th December 2008, 11:45   #22
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Man, that is one helluva DIY. Very clean and professionally executed stuff. Looks excellent. Now get a blue neon behind that grill.
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Old 26th December 2008, 11:49   #23
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Wonderful work dude.

U really seem to be a pro at it.

I would like to know the detail for the polish paper you used to polish off the putty.
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Old 26th December 2008, 11:58   #24
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Beautiful DIY work done there, very impressed .

The black beauty looks good/better than before.
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Old 26th December 2008, 11:58   #25
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Really nice work and very well executed!
Good to see someone getting his hands dirty for that special look
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Old 26th December 2008, 11:59   #26
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Great DIY dude. Wondering how a mesh will look on mah scorp

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Old 26th December 2008, 12:01   #27
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Dude, nice!
Instead of green lights, why don't you use the K.I.T.T. light? It's the knight rider red light which goes from side to side. It available at any auto accessory store and usually sold as reverse and brake light. Looks good in the front. I have it installed in my OHC.
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Old 26th December 2008, 12:34   #28
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Thank you all guys.

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In my opinion, the grille looks a little empty, so how about adding the Suzuki 'S' logo on the grille? You can find a really small logo from the Suzuki bikes in India(used on the petrol tanks like seen here).
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Are you planning on putting the "S" logo on the grill. It looks empty without it and I think it will really look good with the S logo.
I'm looking for a RS badge like this one below, its available on ebay but little expensive

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Superb. Very well done. I am only concerned about the L bracket for the Hellas. All said, if you take it to ladakh, or just wade through the muck we call good-gaon monsoons, then you can potentially end up cracking the bumper/getting it misaligned. That's the only danger.
The brackets are quite strong and hold the lights firmly, and the lights can be realigned. But if muck reaches that height, then anyways i'm a gonner.

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I was planning to do something like this but was hesitating due to lack of proper knowledge about the tools needed and steps to be followed. Now you have made my task a lot easier.
Please do post the cost break-up for our benefit.
Please be careful while trying this own your own, I do like to tinker around with tools, and even though it looks easier here practically its tough. I'm not trying to discourage you, but trying to prepare you for the worst, it might not go well as you expect, but all the best for your project.

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BTW how much did the Hella's cost.
I believe the hella's I have are fake, when I opened the casing to change the bulbs, the bulbs were of unmarked brand. I replaced the bulbs with Hella H3 55w bulbs. I got the Hella 450 pair for 1300.

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Did you use any help in removing the bumper etc. or you did that all by your own too?
I removed the bumper myself, infact its very easy once you know the locations of the screws.

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How long did it take you from beginning to finish?
Well, you can say it took me about a month. I did not waant to rush through the job, I started to work on the spare grille first, once it was complete I removed the bumper for the grille and fog light installation which took me about a week.

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Dude, nice!
Instead of green lights, why don't you use the K.I.T.T. light? It's the knight rider red light which goes from side to side. It available at any auto accessory store and usually sold as reverse and brake light. Looks good in the front. I have it installed in my OHC.
I'll try to look for them, can you post a night shot of them.
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Old 26th December 2008, 12:40   #29
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Brilliant DIY. I am inspired.
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Old 26th December 2008, 12:45   #30
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Excellent Job.

Quality and Creativity.
I am tempted.
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