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Old 5th November 2008, 19:01   #16
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How about some on with some Tech skills and access to free web hosting start an online signature campaign. Hopefully, if there are enough of us, we can wake them up.
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Old 6th November 2008, 12:51   #17
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perhaps I can make a form on my blog that would lead to a database.
Should I?
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Old 6th November 2008, 16:04   #18
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Forget Maruthi. If one wants diesel in a Gypsy, try Nissan 1.5 or Isuzu 2 litre or a Toyota engine which are found in grey market. I have seen many such specimen doing job in a range of vehicles from Premier Padmini, Ambassador, Gypsy, Cielo etc.
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I had seen one diesel Gypsy ages ago and it felt like it was constipated or something when on the move. No seriously. Plonk to cylinders of LPG behind under the bench seats. Will do better.
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dear abhi,

I have driven a LPG driven a gypy and trust me it barely crawls. But hey! a gypsy retrofitted with a amby engine should be even worse.
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Forget Maruthi. If one wants diesel in a Gypsy, try Nissan 1.5 or Isuzu 2 litre or a Toyota engine which are found in grey market. I have seen many such specimen doing job in a range of vehicles from Premier Padmini, Ambassador, Gypsy, Cielo etc.
Here is one: http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...rsion-4x4.html
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Old 6th November 2008, 21:14   #22
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dear abhi,

I have driven a LPG driven a gypy and trust me it barely crawls. But hey! a gypsy retrofitted with a amby engine should be even worse.

You meant by barely crawls is not powerful enough, right?

I have been using LPG on my gypsy MG410 for over 7 years. I have not experienced change in power between LPG and Petrol, except that the engine is smooth in LPG and howls in Petrol.

I do off roading in LPG, so is few gypsyers.

My experience is , perfect tuning of LPG flow from vapouriser is the key.

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pardon me for asking this rather silly question .. but are new Petrol Gypsies still being sold by maruti ?
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pardon me for asking this rather silly question .. but are new Petrol Gypsies still being sold by maruti ?
I saw in their website it is still available. Hardtop around 5.4lakhs and soft top around 5.2 lakhs.

Also heard you have to pay the full amount as advance and wait for 3months to get it.

Is it worth the wait and that money - as it is difficult to get in the second hand market may be makes sense..dont know.

I have another silly question, since the Gypsy doesnot have AC, and you fit a new one as read in the threads, which is better - soft top or hardtop? Or is it that in softtop the front protion can be hard and back soft?????
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I saw in their website it is still available. Hardtop around 5.4lakhs and soft top around 5.2 lakhs.

Also heard you have to pay the full amount as advance and wait for 3months to get it.

Is it worth the wait and that money - as it is difficult to get in the second hand market may be makes sense..dont know.

I have another silly question, since the Gypsy doesnot have AC, and you fit a new one as read in the threads, which is better - soft top or hardtop? Or is it that in softtop the front protion can be hard and back soft?????
you can buy the soft top and get a custom made hard top for the front.
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i think it makes sense to get a Gypsy King as an off-roader, since it is the cheapest 4*4 in the country today.

And a soft-top should be fine too since a quality hard-top can be installed later as an aftermarket fitment.

Only doubt that now remains is whether the Ambulance version has 4 doors, which would be really nice for the rear seats.

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Have you dudes had a look at this thread?
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Count me Five, Hope maruti reads it !!! Please bring it on !
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Old 28th November 2008, 17:36   #29
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This is slightly OT but if Maruti put that engine in the Versa and sold it for 4.5- 5 lakh, there would be a lot of buyers for it, dont you think?
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Count me Five, Hope maruti reads it !!! Please bring it on !
IF Maruthi reads this - Count me 1 - Jimny (instead of Gypsy).
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