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Old 17th October 2011, 15:03   #241
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Hemanth, B-E-A-UuuuuuuuTIFUL.

What more can I say!!
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Your punto looks very elegant with the stickered wheel arch and the alloys. Your idea on switching over to Linea alloys might not be such a good idea.

How about Checkered roof and colored handles.?? Any plans. May be you can create photoshop images and share. Checkered roof may look weird but you never know till you actually see it.

And what is the budget that is remaining for mods this year??

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Your punto looks very elegant with the stickered wheel arch and the alloys. Your idea on switching over to Linea alloys might not be such a good idea.

How about Checkered roof and colored handles.?? Any plans. May be you can create photoshop images and share. Checkered roof may look weird but you never know till you actually see it.

And what is the budget that is remaining for mods this year??

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Thanks UB, I've decided against the linea alloys. The punto alloys are here to stay.
The roof modification will take time...All investments on my car is strictly prohibited by the home ministry for some time to come
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My fair lady just completed 18500kms yesterday.

A short update:
I've decided to remove the rear mud flaps.
The mudflaps are of very soft rubber and it is not straight and now touching the tyre.
I don't want any wear on my tyres because of that...
The front mudflaps have not bend and hence they'll stay.

One photo taken on Saturday

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In the lime light...

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Black and My-fair-lady
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It was nice meeting you Hemanth over the weekend and "We" were just chatting about your Punto all day long.

Please upload the pic of your stead, post the Mud flap removal...I'm pretty sure it will be a Looker!!
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It was nice meeting you Hemanth over the weekend and "We" were just chatting about your Punto all day long.

Please upload the pic of your stead, post the Mud flap removal...I'm pretty sure it will be a Looker!!
Nice meeting you too buddy.

Had been thinking about the removal of the flaps, after talking to you and seeing your ride, I finally made the decision. will post the photos soon.

Your getz is one of the best looking getz I've seen...We'll surely meet up and have a photo session of the korean and italian fair ladies
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My fair lady just completed 18500kms yesterday.

A short update:
I've decided to remove the rear mud flaps.
The mudflaps are of very soft rubber and it is not straight and now touching the tyre.
I don't want any wear on my tyres because of that...
The front mudflaps have not bend and hence they'll stay.

One photo taken on Saturday

Attachment 838148
In the lime light...

Attachment 838149
Black and My-fair-lady
great pics buddy.

Please remove the mudflaps. Punto does not look good with them IMHO. yes, you will have to clean your rear bumper a lot harder now, ask me!
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Nice meeting you too buddy.

Had been thinking about the removal of the flaps, after talking to you and seeing your ride, I finally made the decision. will post the photos soon.

Your getz is one of the best looking getz I've seen...We'll surely meet up and have a photo session of the korean and italian fair ladies
Thank you Bro.

Yes, a Photoshoot has been long overdue and Needs a reckoning at the earliest!!
I actually missed asking you Hemanth about the tire error after this upsize. Is it negligible or you could care less about the value? Your Italian stead sure looks a stonker with those wide footwear but has this affected the otherwise precise steering ?

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Thank you Bro.

Yes, a Photoshoot has been long overdue and Needs a reckoning at the earliest!!
I actually missed asking you Hemanth about the tire error after this upsize. Is it negligible or you could care less about the value? Your Italian stead sure looks a stonker with those wide footwear but has this affected the otherwise precise steering ?
The new Tyre diameter is only 3.7mm (2.73%) higher than the previous Tyre.
2.7% error is negligible. I don't care about the error as long as I enjoy driving my car.
I'm also not able to see any mileage difference.
I can feel the steering difference though. I feel it a tad more harder in turns.
In comparision to the grip and comfort, for me this is a miniscule bargain.
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Thats the reply I expected Hemanth from a true Fiatian!! LOVE FIAT, LIVE FIAT.

Now that you have removed the mud flaps, can you please post some pics of your stead ? Since I have seen it in flesh, I can't just wait to see how she looks now without those flaps behind some wide footwear.
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Still,what the car needs the most is a black roof.Did a MS paint work for you .Excellent mouth watering pics of beauties and your Beast.
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Still,what the car needs the most is a black roof.Did a MS paint work for you .Excellent mouth watering pics of beauties and your Beast.
Thank you very much shk8896.
Its looking good..Let me see when I can get this done.
More than the black roof I'm looking for the smoked headlamps and tail lamps first.
The original Abarth ones are ONLy available in UK...Searching for people who can get me those.
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Yes, white car with black roof looks amazing!
Hemanth, can you please update this thread with photos of your Punto vis-a-vis the Black Polo?
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Thank you very much shk8896.
Its looking good..Let me see when I can get this done.
More than the black roof I'm looking for the smoked headlamps and tail lamps first.
The original Abarth ones are ONLy available in UK...Searching for people who can get me those.
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Yes, white car with black roof looks amazing!
Hemanth, can you please update this thread with photos of your Punto vis-a-vis the Black Polo?
check my pintu if you are looking for a black roof.
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Yes, white car with black roof looks amazing!
Hemanth, can you please update this thread with photos of your Punto vis-a-vis the Black Polo?
@MCR, Will plan a photo shoot of Black polo and White punto very soon.

For your info, The 5.5month old German black beauty has clocked 5k kms while my 13.5 month old Italian fair lady has come close to 19k

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check my pintu if you are looking for a black roof.
@raj, You don't need to tell me to check out your pintu...I always follow her
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