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Old 27th June 2011, 10:46   #436
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Where are you located in Kerala? I can speak to some people I know to help you out. Hopefully, they will be able to sort things out for you.
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Where are you located in Kerala? I can speak to some people I know to help you out. Hopefully, they will be able to sort things out for you.
Thanks !! Anywhere in and around Palakkad / Thrissur / Calicut / Coimbatore will be helpful!

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Hey guys, I was thinking of refurbishing the old maruti 800 which my grandpa bought some 26 years back. I don't want it to be sold off to anyone as I feel it's part of my grandpa's "legacy". She still runs pretty decently for an old bird but has the occasional coughs and whistles. The interiors are really beat up and look absolutely pathetic. I'm willing to spend a good 2 lakhs or more in refurbishing her, but I need some solid advice on where to start and what to expect. I don't want anything gaudy like spoilers and stuff. I would like a decent set of wheels, maybe an engine overhaul, new interior parts, a new paint- job, new lights, stereo and maybe central locking. I was also thinking if it's possible to put the new k10 engine into the 800. All your help would be much appreciated.
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I have Maruti 800, 2010 model. I have fitted brake booster (KBX) and Stebel horn. Works well. Original ceat tyres crossed more than 42,000kms. Planning to fit alloys and 165/60/R12 tyres. Its a good car and never let me down till today.
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I have Maruti 800, 2010 model. I have fitted brake booster (KBX) and Stebel horn. Works well.
Kindly detail the process.

Digital clock & volt meter, both are looking nice.
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Hi, Alok.
KBX Booster kits are available in major auto parts dealers. Earlier Maruti 800 ( 5 gears model) used to come with factory fitted booster kits. KBX is the direct replace for Maruti 800. If you have Old model Maruti 800, vacuum connection should be taken from the inlet manifold by drilling a small hoe and fitting with hose nipple. If you own latest Maruthi 800, vacuum pipe of the booster brake should be connected as per the picture I have posted below. I have used brass type gas nipple (3 way) which is freely available with domestic gas stove repairer. Please use good type of hose for vacuum outlet. Please note that after fitting brake booster unless the engine is in on condition, you won't get the pedal and while driving the down hill you should not off the engine.
Stebel is a high quality horn, hould be fitted with horn relay. I really like it.
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Hi, Alok.
KBX Booster kits are available in major auto parts dealers. Earlier Maruti 800 ( 5 gears model) used to come with factory fitted booster kit. KBX is the direct replacement for Maruti 800. If you have Old model Maruti 800, vacuum connection should be taken from the inlet manifold by drilling a small hole and fitting with small hose nipple. If you own latest Maruthi 800, vacuum pipe of the booster brake should be connected as per the picture I have posted below. ( red hose pipe) I have used brass type gas nipple (3 way) which is freely available with domestic gas stove repairer. Please use good type of hose for vacuum outlet as well as good quality hose clips. Also drain old brake fluid and use good quality brake fluid (TVS Girling Dot 3), see that there is no air-bubble in brake lines, cylinders. A good mechanic will help you in this process. Please note that after fitting brake booster unless the engine is in on condition, you won't get the pedal power and while driving the down hill you should not off the engine.
Stebel is a high quality horn, should be fitted with horn relay. I really like it.
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Does anyone have a set of steel rims available for disposal? My rims are all beat up and looking to change them.

I am located in Bangalore.

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Hi,

I have a sparingly used set of rims in very good condition. Let me know if you are interested. Iam also at Bangalore.


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I am located in Bangalore.

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I have a sparingly used set of rims in very good condition. Let me know if you are interested. Iam also at Bangalore.
Have sent you a pm.

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Hi, One of my close friend Mr.Varun of Bangalore successfully modified his Maruthi 800 with power steering. Amazing..
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Hi, One of my close friend Mr.Varun of Bangalore successfully modified his Maruthi 800 with power steering. Amazing..
Can we have more info about the installation such as the make and cost?

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Mr.Varun fitted EPS unit of Alto. You can contact him through email for further details. His email is varun560061@gmail.com.
Here is more pictures of his superbly maintained 10 year old Maruthi 800. Now it has power steering, power windows, power brake system, free flow exhaust, K & N filter, strobe lights, rear wash and wipe, remote fuel cover opener, extra power alternator, super cool A/c., wide tyres,excellent ICE system, etc.,
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Mr.Varun fitted EPS unit of Alto. You can contact him through email for further details. His email is varun560061@gmail.com.
Here is more pictures of his superbly maintained 10 year old Maruthi 800. Now it has power steering, power windows, power brake system, free flow exhaust, K & N filter, strobe lights, rear wash and wipe, remote fuel cover opener, extra power alternator, super cool A/c., wide tyres,excellent ICE system, etc.,
Some serious mods there BRS Rao by your friend, particularly the power steering & power brakes. Ask your friend to join TBHP so that many other petrol heads can be aided by his advice.

Thanks for sharing it all,
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Guys,
I am looking for a good Mechanic/ MASS in and around Dilshuknagar area in Hyderabad for my '98 M800.
Pls suggest based on your experience.
It's Odo is reading 1,20,000 now.

Thanks in Advance.

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