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Old 2nd March 2017, 13:55   #76
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7. After market wheel caps. Most of them seems cheap to me. More so, Iíve seen some older gen Innovas using the ones written Ertiga on them. I mean really!
I have personally witnessed few of them getting loose and running free on the roads. The car owner will not even realize that he has lost one of these plastic thingies and in two of such cases, a two wheeler guy almost got hit by it and another one rammed into an auto rickshaw, while trying to avoid these rolling saucers.
In recent times I have seen better sense prevailing & people using plastic tie-bands to secure them but I think these can be potential killer on roads.

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This reminded me of a picture which was doing rounds over whatsapp couple of years ago.

Some oversmart person had tried to scan and make copies of popular TBHP stickers.

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Those are copies of genuine TBHP stickers. I'd noticed in Chennai someone with absolute fake TBHP stickers where even the fonts & design are different. Wanted to take a snap, but road safety first!
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A bit off topic : What not to keep on the dash or how not to maintain your dashboard
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Yuck! How awfully tasteless on an otherwise classy car. Side reflector strips on an S-Class

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Yuck! How awfully tasteless on an otherwise classy car. Side reflector strips on an S-Class

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It is compulsory by law to have these on tourist permit vehicles (at least in Mumbai):

White reflector strips on the front bumper
Yellow reflector strips on the sides
Red reflector strips on the rear bumper

The S-Class looks like a rental / hotel vehicle.
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How can one forget a new trend in Delhi -- keeping a Police Cap on the dashboard..

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Yuck! How awfully tasteless on an otherwise classy car. Side reflector strips on an S-Class
As salilpawar said, it is mandatory by law, so can't do anything about it. However it is good that the strips have been pasted at the bottom and not on the waistline which would have looked far uglier
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The Honda City has a metallic and shiny right rear window beading at the base, detached and projecting out now, just above the rear door handle. Even the plastic door handles have become metallic !

This is evidently a cheap accessory and the owner might have fitted it, being convinced by the spare seller that his car will look no less than a Jaguar.

And the poor owner was perhaps convinced that his Rs 12 L car will look like a Rs 56 L car.

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