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Old 28th April 2017, 11:47   #481
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Hi Manuuj, still waiting for updates with pics from your side.
Do share the details of cost involved as I'm also planning the same mods for my 2013 Fortuner.
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Hi Manuuj,

No update on the modifications that were planned. How did it go through? Any issues post the modifications? Can you please update the status and pictures if possible?
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An update on Obelix

Watch this space for pics and updates!
Wow! Hats off to you for your immaculate maintanance of this beauty. She looks stuning in her new avatar. Eagerly waiting see the final look after all the new additions. One more Fortuner that is out of the league. (other one is Atlantis). Pls keep us posted.
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Wow! Hats off to you for your immaculate maintanance of this beauty. She looks stuning in her new avatar. Eagerly waiting see the final look after all the new additions. One more Fortuner that is out of the league. (other one is Atlantis). Pls keep us posted.
Hi! Sorry i havent been able to post any pics. The reason is that all mods went on hold as soon as the bullbar ban came into effect.

Waiting for clarity on the issue.

Will post a few recent pics of Obelix.

Obelix is almost at the 2 lac kms mark now. A trip to nepal or leh is planned for this summer. Fingers crossed!
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Had upgraded the tyres after the suspension upgrade too. Went for 275/65/17 Yokohama Geolandars.

The suspension upgrade caused the 265 tyres to look a bit undersized. They had also completed almost 1 lac kms and were ready to be replaced anyway.

The bigger tyres gave the vehicle a good stance also.

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Had the rims painted black as well

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Amazing stance and getup now Manuj.
Is the rim paint permanent or otherwise? Is it a DIY or you gone to market for the same?
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Amazing stance and getup now Manuj.
Is the rim paint permanent or otherwise? Is it a DIY or you gone to market for the same?
Thank you for the compliment. The paint on the rim isnt permanent. Its a kind of spray on plastic paint that i had done from Connaught Care who did the wrap for my car also in 2016. Cost was approx 2k per wheel with lifetime touch up warranty.
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