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Old 11th September 2009, 06:05   #496
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yes indeed. .. my cousine brother has a car which is fitted with a 13" and a very high profile tyre on it...The one with a original tyre size is my car and the other one is my brother's car... what do you say.. .does that look oversized ?
That is one evil looking SS80 pal. But nice to see the love for the SS80 running in the whole family!!
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Guys when the SS80 was introduced I was finishing school and had just learned to drive. One of my friends dad had a light blue car. He was an IAS officer and used to spend lots of time away on tours.

We used to sneak out with the car. The first thing we would do was jack up the rear, remove one tyre at a time and fit them back with the rims inverted, ie reversed, with the inside facing out. The wheels would then stick out of the arches and gave it a mean look.

Now this must have accelerated the wheel bearing wear but it was worth it for the fun of it. Chicks would go crazy and wanted rides in this thing !!
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Guys when the SS80 was introduced I was finishing school and had just learned to drive. One of my friends dad had a light blue car. He was an IAS officer and used to spend lots of time away on tours.

We used to sneak out with the car. The first thing we would do was jack up the rear, remove one tyre at a time and fit them back with the rims inverted, ie reversed, with the inside facing out. The wheels would then stick out of the arches and gave it a mean look.

Now this must have accelerated the wheel bearing wear but it was worth it for the fun of it. Chicks would go crazy and wanted rides in this thing !!

nice one!my grand father had a sky blue one also bu have been in thaqt car a few times only but i used to love that car.
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Don't even ask what we did with the girls after they got into the car !!!
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That Maruti 800 with big wheels does look good.

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Don't even ask what we did with the girls after they got into the car !!!
Oh you did give a hint in the previous post.

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Guys when the SS80 was introduced I was finishing school and had just learned to drive. One of my friends dad had a light blue car. He was an IAS officer and used to spend lots of time away on tours.

We used to sneak out with the car. The first thing we would do was jack up the rear, remove one tyre at a time and fit them back with the rims inverted, ie reversed, with the inside facing out. The wheels would then stick out of the arches and gave it a mean look.

Now this must have accelerated the wheel bearing wear but it was worth it for the fun of it. Chicks would go crazy and wanted rides in this thing !!

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Oh you did give a hint in the previous post.
*ahem* why are we suddenly shifting gears in this thread now?
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Hi guys, i have a 97 model 800.The engine bay of the SS80 looks similar to mine.What i wanted to know is how different or similar are the engines for these two cars? And i am not talking about the quality ie Japanese/Indian etc.

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the engines are different with regard to power , torque,etc
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*ahem* why are we suddenly shifting gears in this thread now?

We are !! and don't we just love it ??
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We are !! and don't we just love it ??
Yea, Afterall, there is nothing wrong in taking the girls for a 'ride' is there?

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Yea, Afterall, there is nothing wrong in taking the girls for a 'ride' is there?
Second that, my sentements exactly
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Yea, Afterall, there is nothing wrong in taking the girls for a 'ride' is there?
it would be nice if everyone keeps the other "girls" out of this thread.
there is only one girl in this and that is the "SS80"
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yes indeed. .. my cousine brother has a car which is fitted with a 13" and a very high profile tyre on it... he lives in bangalore but the car right now is in the home town.. may be i can post some pictures for its curiosity .. its a pleasure to drive with a bigger and broader wheels.. The one with a original tyre size is my car and the other one is my brother's car... what do you say.. .does that look oversized ?
Saw a very similar looking SS80 with the high profile mag wheels in Sadashivnagar last week, same colour too, had your cousin dropped in to Bangalore by any chance ? Could not take any pics of the car for comparison though.
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the engines are different with regard to power , torque,etc
Sorry to interpret.

The gear box is different with regard to Torque.

The engine block is same as the later models of SS80, sharing the same Deawoo block.

I had the opportunity to change my SB308's gear box with that of an SS80. I had a horrid time while doing this mod. Finally swapped all moving parts from an SS80 gearbox onto the SB308's box.

And the results are just PHENOMENAL , my M-800 is running madder than ever, i can call WICKED
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The SS80 tyre size is mentioned as 4.50-12-6PR which is the same as the Maruti omni.
The SB308 tyre size was 5.65-12 6PR (now radial 145/70 R12)
Now my question is do these tyre sizes differ?
I have always felt the SS80 runs on bigger wheels as compared to SB308; or just my perception I guess.
What do you guys think?
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