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Old 13th June 2007, 10:02   #1
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Recently I am seeing a lot of swift in B'lore who have the A pillars ( the ones where the Front Windscreen ends on your right and left) in Black color, even when the body color is different? It appears to be a recent trend? Any particular reason attributed to it?

Original Models of swift didn't have this color?

On another note, Does anyone have any idea when swift is coming with the M series engine ?

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Original Models of swift didn't have this color?

On another note, Does anyone have any idea when swift is coming with the M series engine ?
the lxi and ldi didn't have the black pillars all the rest had and have black pillars from day 1

and the M series engine is coming out next month i read it on the forum only
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A and B pillars are blackened for Vxi, Zxi and VDi models ....
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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..
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yes, i have a Vdi model and I have both the pillars blackened. its not a specific features but it kind of adds a difference to the overall look of the car., especially if you have dark sun films to your windows.
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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

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You can have a film put on your windscreen...there are legal as well as illegal (dark ones) available..Garware and couple of other manufacturers do market totally transperent windscreen films...They claim it cuts down glare and helps keep the car cool and in turn the airconditioning is more efficient. Do check with your local accessory store
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In my opinion, swift without the blackened A pillar is pointless. The Cockpit effect is all but gone. So all LXi LDi owners should just paint their A pillars. Or just buy the car in Black!!
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In my opinion, swift without the blackened A pillar is pointless. The Cockpit effect is all but gone. So all LXi LDi owners should just paint their A pillars. Or just buy the car in Black!!
firstly the pillar is not painted black but has a tape in matt black finish and it can be done from autside for around rs200



and i have seen a zxi black swift without the pillar in matt black finish

has anybody seen it
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Manikjeet

Did you remove the BLACK tape on the pillar of your car ? Was just wondering if thats possible? Does it have any effect on the inside painted body color ?

I still prefer the A and B pillars with body color? Any idea how I can get it done ?

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The beauty of swift is its black A pillar & it goes well with all the color variants they have. LXi looks like a cheap car compared to its bros.
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Hi ,

Can some one let me know whether the A pillar in swift is painted black or it is covered with a tape .

I have a LDI which i need to have the A pillars in Black , Can some one let me know where can this be done in Bangalore.

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I think its done with a number plate sticker.
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yup its the same tape as the numbers on your no. plate.

OT: A-pillar in fabia is painted black, glossy black. looks real nice!!
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Make sure the tape is of good quality,local tapes shrink after something,leaving borders of adhesive.
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