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Old 16th October 2008, 07:08   #16
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swift vxi,zxi & vdi come with black coloured A & B pillars
don know the reason but it does look cool though..
I believe the blackened A and B pillar is to give the car what they call a 'floating roof' effect. If you look at the side profile of the car with the A and B pillars blackened, it appears like the roof is not supported from the front or mid portion, but is extending from the back. Hence the name ' floating'.
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Old 16th October 2008, 10:00   #17
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I recently got the C pillar also stickered but it is not 100% to my satisfaction. The quality of the sticker and job is good but feels incomplete from close angles.

Will post pics.

I want to strip the A/B/C pillars and get it stickered with a glossy finish. Will lacquering help?
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I want to strip the A/B/C pillars and get it stickered with a glossy finish. Will lacquering help?
Just try to get a glossy vinyl.
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and the M series engine is coming out next month i read it on the forum only
Manikjeet, Where have you seen this info? The last thread I read about the m-series engine in the swift was speculative.
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But sunfilms, You cannot have it on the front screen, isnt it. Its against the law, I believe,

As per my understanding, sunfilms upto 50% reduction in light are acceptable by Traffic police in BLR, Correct me if I am wrong

Ram P
When the traffic police set the guidelines for the 50%(minimum) visibility, the RTO (almost after a month) shot back and said that the traffic police had no business deciding what was legal or not. If the RTO is to be believed, they are the sole authority to decide on what is legal or illegal on the car.
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Old 17th October 2008, 12:56   #21
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Just try to get a glossy vinyl.
Will do when I get the time.

Here's the pics.

To be honest in the photo's it looks ok but up close it seems incomplete when viewed from the back.

Iv also got a pic of a swift from google images which looks perfect, thats what Im aiming for, will post tonight.
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Will do when I get the time.

Here's the pics.

To be honest in the photo's it looks ok but up close it seems incomplete when viewed from the back.

Iv also got a pic of a swift from google images which looks perfect, thats what Im aiming for, will post tonight.
Hi ,

can you let me know where did you get the C pillars done in Black , and how much did it cost for you ?

Thanks in Advance.
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A friend of mine got it done at his number-plate guy on JC road I think.

If you goto any big Sticker/Numberplate guy they can do it for you. It cost around 250-300Rs I guess.

JC.Road / Frazer Town / Bamboo Bazaar has scores of these shops. Nowadays theres a lot of them in every area thanks to the numerous taxi's (Sony Xplode/Ferrari stickering)
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Glossy vinyl would be nice. The Japanese and European Swifts come with glossy black A-pillars. I guess this was yet another cost saving measure by Maruti.
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Thats what I was mentioning earlier in this thread... regarding a GLOSSY finish.

Till such time I find the right material and right guy to do a 110% job Im not going to mess with the OE Maruti stickers.
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can you let me know where did you get the C pillars done in Black , and how much did it cost for you ?

Thanks in Advance.
Sandeep, there is a car accessories shop diagonally opposite to sagar apollo hospital in Jayanagar. They will do it for you. I did it for my zen. And I recommend this shop only to get your pillars black not anything else. You can see many taxis getting their pillars done so he is good at it!
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Guys, I am planning to blacken the A&B pillars of Swift LXi with Glossy Vinyl.
Please suggect some shop in CHennai if any one knows or they did alreday.

Thanks in advance
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