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Old 17th May 2009, 09:48   #31
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spadival-the cheaper option than changing the whole unit would be smoking the indicator part of the rear lights, which would make it look smaller.[pls check my garage]
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Old 17th May 2009, 23:40   #32
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Who ever that girl is, she needs to work on her front end

Besides, great DIY!! Wonder if anyone in India can do this....
I personally did not like the rear lights. They were too roundish for the square mold. And lots of empty gray space.

Memo from the forum had done a nice DIY angel eyes job on his Baleno. To my knowledge this car is 'No more'. Someone please fish out some old pics of this?
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Old 4th June 2009, 03:00   #33
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@leodelg:

I would not mind picking up 2 pairs of these Tail Lamps. They are awesome!
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Here are some aftermarket tail lamps i found on the net... Look killer!! Just what the Baleno needed.

Anyone here who can source them??

Where in the world is a Suzuki Baleno sold as a Chevrolet Esteem?

Or is that some extra badging someone has added?
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Old 5th June 2009, 13:37   #35
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Yeah that seems to be a case of mistaken love. Its sold as Suzuki Esteem in the states.
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Yeah that seems to be a case of mistaken love. Its sold as Suzuki Esteem in the states.
There is chervolet esteem. Looks same as that of Baleno/ Esteem. No idea on the other specification. Do a google search.
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Old 5th June 2009, 21:00   #37
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I stand corrected. First time I am seeing it. Looks like the baleno only, wonder whats the story behind this one.
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Old 6th June 2009, 01:00   #38
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Hey guys, yea this is true. After reading the posts above i tried to google and see if I could find any thing about the Chevy Esteem, but came across none. I did get a few pics of these vehicles being up for sale. And its exactly the same as our Baleno, like the 2000 model.

I guess Chevrolet Marketed the Esteem in some country. When they do this the company marketing the vehicle puts its name and logo on the car I guess. Please correct me if am wrong here.

Here are the pics that I came across.
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Default GM had a certain share in Suzuki ??

On furthur research i stumbled upon something. And here is what I found.

1998 - Suzuki and [COLOR=#0000ff]General Motors[/COLOR] form strategic alliance and [COLOR=#0000ff]Chongqing[/COLOR][COLOR=#0000ff]Chang'an Suzuki[/COLOR] Automobile Co., Ltd. received official approval from the [COLOR=#0000ff]Chinese government[/COLOR] for production of passenger cars.

[COLOR=#0000ff]Suzuki[/COLOR] (1981-2008, GM owned over 20% at one time)

and this info I got from this website Wapedia - Wiki: Suzuki
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No story. GM used to have a minority share holding in Suzuki. So they rebadged Suzuki cars up until the point where they gobbled Daewoo Motors.
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I was once told by Memo ( a fellow member) that he got a VW Golf type III angel eyes and custom fitted in his baleno. So I think thats possible the european sites are asking somewhere between 150-200 pounds for a set.

@leodelg:2 sets for me dear, if u can PM me your account number.

As for history our good old baleno was known as Suzuki Cultus-crecent/Baleno/ Esteem chevy esteem and all.
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I was once told by Memo ( a fellow member) that he got a VW Golf type III angel eyes and custom fitted in his baleno. So I think thats possible the european sites are asking somewhere between 150-200 pounds for a set.
Mohnish's thread here : http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...up-baleno.html (Dressing up a BALENO!!)
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Where in the world is a Suzuki Baleno sold as a Chevrolet Esteem?

Or is that some extra badging someone has added?
The number plate looks like it's from Brazil or Argentina. The other pictures clearly say Ecuador.
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I;m keen on a set of the Rear tail lights. Is it still possible to source them from abroad?
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Checkout: Performance Zone New Delhi

Performance Zone : Automative Lights Shopping Page

There's an LED tail lamp from US model Chevrolet Esteem

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