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Old 2nd May 2008, 13:54   #106
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With a heavy heart last month, I bade the Vtec farewell.

I had put her up for sale in December. One person made an offer but never completed the deal. Another couple of guys came and looked, and enjoyed the car. I responded to a wanted ad and found a person who wanted a vtec badly. His uncle drove the car and pronounced it A-OK

I gave her a service before the sale - came to around Rs 2300. Again, no major issues. The deal was completed in a vry clear and straightforward manner. My wife said, I was going about this as if I was finding a groom for my daughter!

The new owner has just become a member and I hope will continue the story.
I do miss that engine note and the fun factor. My RS just whooshes!
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Sad to see that happen Ajit. Our cars do have a special bonding with us dont they? Hope the new owner keeps it as well as you do
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Ahhh!! that sinking feeling & the heavy heart.

Considering that vtecs are in demand in bangalore & yours would have been a neatly kept vehicle, wonder why you could not find a buyer.

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The new owner has just become a member and I hope will continue the story.
I do miss that engine note and the fun factor. My RS just whooshes!

Is that vinayvtec ?
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@new owner: you have got yourself a well pampered ride, enjoy her and as ajmat posted please take over the thread. It will be really interesting to hear about her from a new person's perspective.
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Hi Team,
I was the one who bought the car, its great experience driving this car. I had a Ikon 1.6 NXT before this car.... I had never driven a Vtec before (even though my friends had) I had heard lot about Vtec and was looking for a best car which was take care properly by its owner and who can treat this car more than a mean of transport. I had posted on many blogs and even in free ads. I got many replies even I got a option for bidding a car which belongs to a company in Raheja towers MG road, the funniest part was I got a call from that company saying some one had bid for a higher amount and it was given to them… it was a clean well maintained stock car. I was bit disheartened and after some day when I had been to visit my aunty In cradle hospital saw that car with a reseller who is opposite to that hospital ( LOL) then saw a car in rajajinagar which had just done about 20,000 Kms and the price that he quoted for a 2002 was like a new Vtec price (that owner was in US for a longtime)… after some time just left hope of buying a Vtec then I after some days finally I got a e-mail for ajmat saying to check the link… after checking the link I decided this was a best car for me so only I lost many other… It was a best and clean deal and after my uncle drove the car and gave me a clear note for buying that car. I just need to say Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious car (this big word say all about the car that I have). I had checked many Vtec’s before finalizing ajmat’s but this was the one for me…
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious means "Wonderful"

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Old 16th June 2008, 12:49   #111
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Hi Team,
It was a long time I had pdated this thread as I was busy at work and traveling. I have some snaps of my Black Stallion, name explains her characteristics. I have hardly driver 1500 Kms after I have bought her, but believe me I have enjoyed every moment I spent with her.


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Great to hear that Ajmat's Vtec is treating you well. The OHC Vtec is meant to be driven hard, more so with the awesome GReddy headers that Psycho sourced for our cars. Happy driving!

Have you got her waxed / detailed recently? She looks real slick in the pictures.
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Wow a well maintained car, no a beast going to a person who also does the same is really an ideal thing to happen!
The car looks mean and clean. Nice.
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Vinay

Glad to know that the car is treating you well. Ajit has really taken care of it lovingly and I'm glad to see you are doing the same. The car is shining and the pictures have come out real nice too. Are you into photography? Your shaadi.com picture is real nice
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Have you got her waxed / detailed recently? She looks real slick in the pictures.

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No, I have not got her waxed... but have got Amway car wash solution (pretty expensive, but my friend’s mother has the franchise of it ) and I will personally take care of washing it, one good thing in using the Amway is, it will not leave the white marks on the car like shampoo wash and yes the glow is very high.

Yes the Greddy is doing an amazing job. Saturday I had been to meet Raj, but it was in US, met Shaber and he say the car and was happy with the intake and the header, but was not happy with the exhaust pipe that goes from the header to the exhaust as the size of the pipe was not for the Greddy’s performance so advised me to get the 2” pipe done. He had assured there would be a boom in pick-up and the performance of the car would increase. Without having any second thoughts agreed to get it change.

Will be updating the snaps and the after installation performance details shortly…..
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Glad to know that the car is treating you well. Ajit has really taken care of it lovingly and I'm glad to see you are doing the same. The car is shining and the pictures have come out real nice too. Are you into photography? Your shaadi.com picture is real nice



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I am taking care of it very well, my friend and myself took these snaps.. we are not into photography but its the magic of the canon DSLR... we used telephoto zoom and wide angle zoom for taking the snaps... My friend would be flying to UK for some months... so we both were chilling off in Nice road...

shaadi.com picture I am not yet intrested in that.. I need to have atleast a turbo charged car and a super bike in my parking then only I will get into that..

There are many more snaps to come and even some cool updated on the car... planing to get on track after a long break
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Wow a well maintained car, no a beast going to a person who also does the same is really an ideal thing to happen!
The car looks mean and clean. Nice.
My wife did comment that the way I was going about looking for a buyer for the car was like looking for a groom for my daughter
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I am taking care of it very well, my friend and myself took these snaps.. we are not into photography but its the magic of the canon DSLR... we used telephoto zoom and wide angle zoom for taking the snaps... My friend would be flying to UK for some months... so we both were chilling off in Nice road...

shaadi.com picture I am not yet intrested in that.. I need to have atleast a turbo charged car and a super bike in my parking then only I will get into that..

There are many more snaps to come and even some cool updated on the car... planing to get on track after a long break

Nicely done. I myself am looking to pick up the Canon DSLR. Is this the D400? Sorry for going OT
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Nice.. black vtec's look killer!

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Nicely done. I myself am looking to pick up the Canon DSLR. Is this the D400? Sorry for going OT
Hi Dippy,

It's an EOS 40D kit, which came with the standard lens and the hood and got a wide angle lens and the telephoto lens. Lens completely depends on your needs… I would suggest you to buy the camera with the standard lens which will have mixture of the entire lens…. Once you know what sort of photos you like to taken then you can decide on the lens.. I think CANON EF LENSES will help you out. If you want to take the picture of a big car then you need a wide angle lens and for getting a Drag car in a track you need a telephoto or a super telephoto…
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