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Old 3rd January 2015, 01:13   #376
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Hello Ecosport Rules,
Exactly how and where did you get your alloys painted?
I have a Chill Metallic Ecosport and am looking forward to getting my alloys painted.
Thanks in advance
I got the tyres removed off the alloy wheels and then got them painted.
Dont forget to get the HS clear coat on top. (Very durable)



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Hey Ecosport rules,
I have always been a keen follower of this thread.
Recently I have acquired a new Silver Ecosport and I an having a tough time cleaning the side cladding. Can you please tell me about what do you use to clean them or any special Techniques that you incorporate in cleaning.
Thanks in advance.
I use sonax car shampoo and clean with a soft bristle brush in a circular motion.
Size of the brush is equavalent to a clothes washing brush.

Currently using Meguaris Plastic treatment spary to maintain the finish.

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Old 24th September 2015, 09:12   #377
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Hey guys,

1.I just got a mail , these accessories are available in delhi.
2.Notice the additional plastic cladding all around, IMO it does not match the OEM plastic cladding of company.
3.Will update as soon as I get more information.


Hi, Could you or anyone please share information on where these side cladding is available in Delhi? I am really looking something like this for my aunt who is little aged and new driver, but I could not find it on AliExpress or elsewhere.

Actually, my aunt has 2013 Mars Red ES and few months ago she rubbed the side bulges on top of rear wheel well with gates of the apartment's parking slot, resulting in some scratches and little paint chipping off. The damage is not to the extent requiring a costly repainting of entire panel. But finding matching mars red paint for minor job is difficult. She is busy working woman so calls me every time to check issues. Last time I used Abro scratch remover and wife's nail paint. Followed by a coating of clear coat pen. It does the job pretty fine for few months.

Sadly yesterday while reversing once again she hit the other side of the edge exactly on same spot and same place! and this time it doesn't look too good. I have shown her this picture of cladding and she is very much interested to have this full body cladding. Any help to procure this product will be appreciated. Thanks

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Thanks Ecosport Rules for this thread. Tastefully done mods. Very subtle.

I have recently purchased a Ecoboost in the same silver colour and looking forward to grab a lot of items from aliexpress. Keeping this thread as the ecosport bible

And like you have mentioned, planning to get the Auto Dimming IRVM, Rear View Camera from the dealer. Will try to fabricate the metal engine guard from outside.

Regarding the rear camera, is there any other way this can be fitted than screwing it. Looks like it can be easily removed by mischief makers.

Cheers,
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Do the front and rear bumper applique's match up to your car silver color? I have booked a silver ES and really love the way your ride looks. Makes it look very butch and cool.
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Do the front and rear bumper applique's match up to your car silver color? I have booked a silver ES and really love the way your ride looks. Makes it look very butch and cool.
I have seen my friend's silver ecosport recently. Yes, the appliques really do match the moon dust silver shade of the vehicle and add to the SUV stance. BTW which variant of ecosport have you booked?
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I have seen my friend's silver ecosport recently. Yes, the appliques really do match the moon dust silver shade of the vehicle and add to the SUV stance. BTW which variant of ecosport have you booked?
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Booked the Titanium AT variant.
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Thanks Ecosport Rules for this thread. Tastefully done mods. Very subtle.
Keeping this thread as the ecosport bible

Regarding the rear camera, is there any other way this can be fitted than screwing it. Looks like it can be easily removed by mischief makers.

Cheers,
Raj...
Thanks for the kind words.

Another way to install the camera is by drilling a hole with hole saw.


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Do the front and rear bumper applique's match up to your car silver color? I have booked a silver ES and really love the way your ride looks. Makes it look very butch and cool.
Perfect match to silver.
In fact you can apply a High solid clear coat to enhance the life of the paint on the appliques.
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Accessories updates:

-Installed roof mounted rack to carry my mountain bike.
-Added one pair of Hella Rally 3003 lights


Bike rack:
brand:BNB rack
model:aero 225R.

-Carrier mounts on the cross bars and is very sturdy at highway speeds.
-Carrier can be locked to the crossbars and bike can be locked to the carrier.


Lights:
Make:Hella Rallye 3003
Wattage:100 watts
colour:3000k.

-Excellent enhancement of visibility both on highway and in thick fog(attached pictures with all lights on)
-Light throw on the highway is way beyond the standard high beam.

Caution:Never use in city as it will render the opposite traffic blind.
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Thanks for the kind words.



Another way to install the camera is by drilling a hole with hole saw.









Perfect match to silver.

In fact you can apply a High solid clear coat to enhance the life of the paint on the appliques.

Hello Sir, good to see you back here after a long time !
How's your car doing ?

Thanks,
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Accessories updates:
Lights:
Make:Hella Rallye 3003
Wattage:100 watts
colour:3000k.

-Excellent enhancement of visibility both on highway and in thick fog(attached pictures with all lights on)
-Light throw on the highway is way beyond the standard high beam.

Caution:Never use in city as it will render the opposite traffic blind.
I have the same lights on my swift and they have improved my highway driving by leaps and bounds. I am finalising on buying the Ecosport Titanuim + Tdci and was wondering If i could fit the existing lights. This post has come as a blessing.
If its not much of a trouble,I would really appreciate If you could share some details on the installation-how was the clamp welded or bolted with some pics,front pics of the car in day time etc.
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I have the same lights on my swift and they have improved my highway driving by leaps and bounds. I am finalising on buying the Ecosport Titanuim + Tdci and was wondering If i could fit the existing lights. This post has come as a blessing.
If its not much of a trouble,I would really appreciate If you could share some details on the installation-how was the clamp welded or bolted with some pics,front pics of the car in day time etc.
Rakesh,

Welding the bracket might weaken the tie member,always best to bolt in the brackets.

-I bought the brackets which are used to fix the aftermarket front crash guard.
-Opened the front bumper-bolted the bracket around the tie member.
-Made a detachable wiring harness and hooked everything together.

Let me check if I have any pictures from my installation
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Rakesh,

Welding the bracket might weaken the tie member,always best to bolt in the brackets.

-I bought the brackets which are used to fix the aftermarket front crash guard.
-Opened the front bumper-bolted the bracket around the tie member.
-Made a detachable wiring harness and hooked everything together.

Let me check if I have any pictures from my installation

Pics would help a lot.

Am more intrigued to know where you have installed the switch as i didnt find any blank / dummy switches in the ecosport.
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Pics would help a lot.

Am more intrigued to know where you have installed the switch as i didnt find any blank / dummy switches in the ecosport.
Found two pictures,will add more later.


I installed the switch on the removable pad below the steering coloumn.
Also added a philips cut out to remove load off the switch.
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Found two pictures,will add more later.


I installed the switch on the removable pad below the steering coloumn.
Also added a philips cut out to remove load off the switch.
Many thanks for the pics. The clamps look neat. But do the lights vibrate since i see a big overhang plus the lights are very heavy. If it's not much of a trouble, can you please post a front pic of the car with the lights.
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Found two pictures,will add more later.


I installed the switch on the removable pad below the steering coloumn.
Also added a philips cut out to remove load off the switch.
Can you also share a pic of the switch and its location. I am not quite sure on the location of the switch that you have mentioned.

And cant the clamps be welded to the frame rather than bolted. That would take care of any loosening occurring over a period of time.
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