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Old 28th May 2009, 17:15   #31
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Some quick questions about a 1999 410W HT, since I saw an ad for sale somewhere, and felt curious. So asking the Gurus of Gypsy.

@Dwarak, @Khan, @Shankar - please answer

In this model how is the 4x4 activated. Do you have to get out and lock it?

How is it different from current 413W - 1.3litres and MPFI only or also in the 4x4 section?

Seems the model in the ad has a LPG kit fitted. Will it be possible to remove it? will it be better to keep it? Any issues by way of LPG kit

What is the implication of an AC in Gypsy. Will it kill the much required power? This seems to have one.

Frankly how many Km can this 410 engine be run? 2Lakh, 1.5L? or under 1L

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@laluks: I don't think there was any 410W manufactured/sold in 1999. All should be 1.3 Carb versions (MG413W) in 1999. So there is some jhol here. So forget about it.
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Thanks @khan. I am researching the difference, why the costs, whats good etc.

Could you clarify the other queries?

1) In 410/410W model how is the 4x4 activated. Do you have to get out and lock it?
2) how many Km can this 410 /413 engine be run? 2Lakh, 1.5L? or under 1L

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Could you clarify the other queries?

1) In 410/410W model how is the 4x4 activated. Do you have to get out and lock it?
2) how many Km can this 410 /413 engine be run? 2Lakh, 1.5L? or under 1L

1.) 4x4 is activated by the 4x4 lever (besides the gear box). In 410 (or any Gypsy/Jeep which has 'FREE WHEELING HUBS') you need to lock/unlock the hubs to engage the front wheel drive line. This is what you do 'by getting out of the vehicle and locking/unlocking' them. So it is a 2 step process.

Don't fret too much over this part. Lots of people put in Free wheeling hubs as an add-on for various reasons


2.) No Idea.
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hi
am hardly a guru- just a user who enjoyed the gypsy as much as possible some time back!
however, I know of one particular gypsy that clocked 200000km and only now needs an engine overhaul.
this vehicle is one of the original Japanese 410's made in 1985 or 1986. Used throughout its early life on estates in tamil nadu and for the last 18 years or so in coorg

yes, the gypsy can really go on and on and on.

i dont subscribe to the LPG kit part - too dangerous.
And while I had an AC in my later Gypsy - it is true that the 970 cc old 410 could not handle the AC well - lost too much power.
The newer engine 1.3L carburettor - Gypsy King handled it much better - after all - Esteem Engine vs old M1000 engine.

The newer Gypsies - which have the MPFI 1.3 Litre engine (i think) will be able to deal with the AC much better than all their predecessors. (Khan would be able to clarify this better than me.)

A small word of caution - be careful whom you buy the gypsy from - many of them look fantastic from the outside but are completely ruined inside - also be sure to check for tell tale rust spots and corrosion underneath and on the floor boards - gypsies are usually used very roughly and over time, if not cared for, these things take their toll.

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Some quick questions about a 1999 410W HT, since I saw an ad for sale somewhere, and felt curious. So asking the Gurus of Gypsy.

@Dwarak, @Khan, @Shankar - please answer

In this model how is the 4x4 activated. Do you have to get out and lock it?

How is it different from current 413W - 1.3litres and MPFI only or also in the 4x4 section?

Seems the model in the ad has a LPG kit fitted. Will it be possible to remove it? will it be better to keep it? Any issues by way of LPG kit

What is the implication of an AC in Gypsy. Will it kill the much required power? This seems to have one.

Frankly how many Km can this 410 engine be run? 2Lakh, 1.5L? or under 1L
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