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Old 8th September 2008, 00:47   #31
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the white looks majesssstic!!!!!!!!
thanx cyrus!
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the white looks majesssstic!!!!!!!!
thanx cyrus!
No problem!! Sorry i took so long, was in pune over the weekend!!
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Old 8th September 2008, 09:31   #34
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hey frank,
I found a guy who sells projector lamps for the esteem. I havent seen or heard if any one has used them. But you can give him a call. Im gonna call him for some pics of the lights this weekend. Lets see how good or how bad they are. lol
Another option is the clear lamps of the type 3 esteem. Direct fit.

anyways guys name is Yatharth 9873484422. Found this info in autocar.

-JRD

[quote=frankmehta;965425]is there any aftermarket replacement for the headlamps like the angel eyes????
and are there projector headlamps available for the esteem?????
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Old 8th September 2008, 10:17   #35
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yea type 3 is what i will be doing eventually...
ill call this yatharth and post here......
thanx JRD!


ok one more question!!!!!!!
i really really like the swift(not dzire) front grille..
seriously thinking of cutting the bonnet a lil bit and accomodating it..
the distance between the headlights is almost the same..
watsay????

how will it look?

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Old 8th September 2008, 10:29   #36
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just called him..
he says 9500 for the single beam projector
18000 for the dual beam projector..
and for angel eye its 1000 more..
i think its WAY too expensive..
lets see if we find someone here in mumbai..
watch this space for details!
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Old 8th September 2008, 12:27   #37
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I still prefer the mesh grille to the swift grille as the swift one looks luike the original one!

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kinda reminds me of the ford ka.. lol!

PS: alsoo of citroen c 6
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Old 8th September 2008, 20:26   #39
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im getting art leather upholstery...
if the recaros dont work out...
getting it on the seats, the door trims and the steering wheel..
any place else where art leather can be put????? what about the dashboard?
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questions questions questions:

1. if i go for art leather ill be doing the steering wheel, hand brake lever, door panels and gear shift.. if so then should i ask my painter to also paint the dashboard??

2. art leather then is it advisable to go for lighter shades or darker shades..

3. art leather then should i buy the best quality or the average quality will do? how much is the difference..(in feel: price ill know)

4. if car is black, what combination on the seats and others?
if car is pearl white, what combination on the seats and others?
if car is silver, what combination on the seats and others?
if car is beige, then what combination?

5. mesh grille or toothy chrome grille?

6. big rally fogs on bumber b/w headlights: yes or no?

7. finally. art leather or recaros? on a budget so cant do both?

8. momo steering wheel: yes or no.. of course the replica

9. type 3 clear lens lights: will they fit my esteem without any modifications? IMPORTANT QUESTION

10. hella rectangular fogs on front in the bumper recesses: yes/ no?

11. painting of not just b pillar but also c and a pillars+ the bumper waistline strips in black: yes/no?


12. which colour finally????

13. spoiler: yes or no?

my questions are not being answered well so putting up points!!
would really want ppl like viper and gto to PLEASE answer them...
thanx


please help.. please..
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im not keen on alloys..
should i go for the bare black wheels look or should i put my alloy type wheel caps?
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ive zeroed in on 3-stage Pearl White..
its the original standox colour that is used on the Prada..
whats the preferred colour of upholstery???
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how many coats of color are you getting... I would recommend something dark like black or maroon.. do not go in for light colors as they are hard to maintain.
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Hi All,

Frank since you are interested in getting your car done pearl white, maybe below the Black door guards and below the stripe in the bumper you can paint it Silver or silver grey . I recall seeing a contessa with this combo and looked cool.

Cyrus, cool piece of work mate,

Anybody : Are these spray cans for blacking out the lights special ones ? if so are they available in Chennai ? any brands ?

Thanks and Regards,

Srinivas
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im getting 3 coats of paint.. technically 6 but 3 is what it comprises of.. thats why its called 3 stage.. btw the colour has white, slight tint of green and a slight tint of yellow.. thats what gives it the pearl effect

as for the interiors, i think black with grey/silver accents on art leather is cool.. ppl at home insist on beige.. which one to prefer?



srinivas, im not too keen on a dual colour scheme but the idea sounds good!

spray cans are just for ppl who cant go to the workshop themselves.. the ppl at the paintshop do a nice shade for u.. no need to waste on the spray cans

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