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Old 8th April 2011, 07:37   #16
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Congratulations Mikon of acquiring the best TDI in the C segment. Truly amazing the number of Ventos here in the recent past and also good to know VW is gearing up in all fronts from Sales to After market.
IMO suggest you to go for all black interiors with a splash of red, would look awesome. Would be following your thread closely on your updates!

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Brilliant Rims! Photos are too good. Congrats!!
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Great looking car there. Simply loved the black alloys. Goes really well with the car. How about a full pic so that we can see the car?
Do update us with your driving experience. Glad to hear that you are enjoying it.
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Congratulations mikon on your VW Vento. You have bought the best diesel car available till date in 8-10 Lac range. And those alloys look stunning. Keep the thread updated with servicing experience and please post more photos of your car. Good luck and drive safe.
Thank you sir !
I'll keep updating the thread. Require your valuable inputs too.
Servicing is 15000kms/1 year

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After reading the monthly sales report, I would say not just on T-BHP!! Congratulations on getting a great car! That too under 3 weeks! Looks menacing with those tints, alloys!

EDIT: Any plans to 'smoke' the head/tail lights for the complete look?


The Dark Knight
Now you got me thinking!!
Any Idea How Can I go ahead with the smoke lights in Pune ?

I'm also a batman fan ! Dark Knight sounds promising.

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Congratulations Mikon of acquiring the best TDI in the C segment. Truly amazing the number of Ventos here in the recent past and also good to know VW is gearing up in all fronts from Sales to After market.
IMO suggest you to go for all black interiors with a splash of red, would look awesome. Would be following your thread closely on your updates!

Cheers!
Thank you!!.
I was thinking of beige interiors, But now I'm rethinking about black and red.

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Brilliant Rims! Photos are too good. Congrats!!
Thanks a lot!
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Great looking car there. Simply loved the black alloys. Goes really well with the car. How about a full pic so that we can see the car?
Do update us with your driving experience. Glad to hear that you are enjoying it.
thanks Naveen,
I've been closely following your vento thread and learning stuffs.
I'll upload the full pic after I take ther to the expressway!
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I must give you a pat on your back for the photos. They are really good. The angles at which you have clicked them, add a whole new dimension to the Vento.

I'm not a fan of black alloys, but, they do look good here.

Congratulations & good luck.
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Any Idea How Can I go ahead with the smoke lights in Pune ?
The easiest way to get that done would be to get a film pasted on the lights, not too dark, just about enough to give a 'black-ish' look. A fellow member SuBuS got this done on his cruze a while back. His post below,

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Light Tinting: Back lights are blackened. Headlight - there is a sunfilm going on top of the indicator alone. I didn't want to open up the headlamp after reading some horror stories about how they do it and water entering it if we do it.
The proper way to do this however, would need opening the headlamp and spraying on the inner side. Not sure, but you can always seek help in the modifications/accessories sub forum.

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The easiest way to get that done would be to get a film pasted on the lights, not too dark, just about enough to give a 'black-ish' look. A fellow member SuBuS got this done on his cruze a while back. His post below,



The proper way to do this however, would need opening the headlamp and spraying on the inner side. Not sure, but you can always seek help in the modifications/accessories sub forum.

Glad you liked the name!
Thanks a lot for the info!
I'm still skeptical whether the smoke lights will suit the vento or not

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I must give you a pat on your back for the photos. They are really good. The angles at which you have clicked them, add a whole new dimension to the Vento.

I'm not a fan of black alloys, but, they do look good here.

Congratulations & good luck.
Thanks for the pat
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Thanks a lot for the info!
I'm still skeptical whether the smoke lights will suit the vento or not
Well, if you go the film way, it won't cost much and you can always peel it off!

Better still, post proper front, back and 3/4 pics, will try to do it in PS for you. That way, you will have an idea before actually going for it!
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Mikon, post some interior shots buddy. Any changes there? Anyways, since you are a fan of the Batman series, how about the name, Bruce?

Try photoshop to get a feel of how the car will look with smoked tail lamps.

Cheers!
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Well, if you go the film way, it won't cost much and you can always peel it off!

Better still, post proper front, back and 3/4 pics, will try to do it in PS for you. That way, you will have an idea before actually going for it!
Superb!! I will post some front and back pics definitely

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Mikon, post some interior shots buddy. Any changes there? Anyways, since you are a fan of the Batman series, how about the name, Bruce?

Try photoshop to get a feel of how the car will look with smoked tail lamps.

Cheers!
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bang on!!. Loved the name Bruce.
The interiors are still plain jane. Even the polythene is still there
I'll try to take it to expressway, and try to click some pictures!
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you got your rims from infinity was it ? i was there with my white vento when you took delivery took. saw same vento with same rims so asking.
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mikon, CONGRATS!!! on your Black Stallion (Name suggesstion ). It looks stunning with black alloys!!! Welcome to the vento family. Any number preference for your balck beauty?

Also if you are interested you can try out the grey hood strips like the ones seen in black BMWs used in Mr & Mrs Smith. I love it!!!

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How did you fit the Kenwood dual din after replacing the original HU? Does it fit perfectly with the dash? Can you please post the pictures of it? Also please let me know the frame model that was used to fit the dual din. I want for my new vento here in Chennai. BTW mine is a white Vento HL TDI.
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you got your rims from infinity was it ? i was there with my white vento when you took delivery took. saw same vento with same rims so asking.
No I dint get the rims from infinity.
But i dint see any vento when i took the delivery.
And the Rims i installed 1 day after i took the delivery.
If you have seen the car in pune, then its mine.

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mikon, CONGRATS!!! on your Black Stallion (Name suggesstion ). It looks stunning with black alloys!!! Welcome to the vento family. Any number preference for your balck beauty?

Also if you are interested you can try out the grey hood strips like the ones seen in black BMWs used in Mr & Mrs Smith. I love it!!!

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How did you fit the Kenwood dual din after replacing the original HU? Does it fit perfectly with the dash? Can you please post the pictures of it? Also please let me know the frame model that was used to fit the dual din. I want for my new vento here in Chennai. BTW mine is a white Vento HL TDI.
Nice name sir !!
Well I got the number 83 for my car. There was no preference though.

Sir, those are BMWs, and i truely love them. I had put white racing strips on my red OHC. So you never know
Mine is a trendline, so I did not have any audio system. The Kenwood dual din fit was okayish, there were some gaps, but its filled by 3M tapes. Looks good though. I'll post the pics.
Vento looks amazing in white. If you are planning to change the alloys, pleeaaase please put black ones. Congrats on your purchase!!!
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Simply Wow!!

IMO this is the most dashing looking Vento on Team BHP. Those alloys are killing.

Please, could you post a pic of the Vento in full profile? And more interiors pics too.

Wishing you great time ahead with the "Dasher" (stupid suggestion may be).
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