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Old 11th May 2009, 09:10   #31
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Originally Posted by phamilyman View Post
I am thinking of upgrading to 90/100 bulbs. Will it affect my reflectors? I can manage without a HID for now. Bulb recommendations?
Phamily_wale_aadmi..I use Osram 80/100 they're pretty good, both for city AND the highways. You need to use an aftermarket relay, thats all. No need to worry about the reflectors unless you use 100/110 and above.

Coming back to the main topic, when are you installing ICE?
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Old 11th May 2009, 20:47   #32
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Originally Posted by phamilyman View Post

Time to get back to the conversation.

I am thinking of upgrading to 90/100 bulbs. Will it affect my reflectors? I can manage without a HID for now. Bulb recommendations?

Skid plates have been pending and by the current look of things - will remain that way for some time to come - no time to drop the car for two days at Motorcraft/Raj Kapoor noida.
I'm running 130/100 phillips. no problems yet.
Skid plates for which part? The undercarriage of the swift is most vulnerable ahead of the front wheels(radiator and intercooler). Behind them, there is just the exhaust pipe that needs protection.

its the front overhang that needs to be be worried about.
I'm not sure why you think a skid plate will help. maybe pics of what you intend to protect will help us in getting an idea.
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Am tuned into this thread. Looking for skid plates for the Sx4 as well!
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Old 11th June 2009, 13:43   #34
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Originally Posted by phamilyman View Post
ping pong. Time for a skid plate upgrade. I really need one.

Has anyone gotten skid plates on their sedan/hatchback.
Hey fellows, I am in the same situation. Need to get skid plates installed in my Esteem ASAP. Any help/information would be highly appreciated. The quotes I've received from Performance Auto, Noida are:
1. Sump Guard - 11K (Aluminium)
2. Fuel tank guard - 3K
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I am reviving a 1 year old thread !!!!
Did any of you looking for skid plates upgrade ??
I am looking for a oil sump guard and fuel tank guard for my Baleno.
If someone knows any person who does that in Bangalore, please let me know.

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Old 30th June 2010, 11:32   #36
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I too am tuned in especially for headlamps and skid plate,

First started using OEM lamps, then moved straight to 130/100, awesome performance for night driving, during its reign I did, Pune Ratnagiri, Pune Murud, Pune Hyd 4 times with amazing performance. Now after 4 years, they are buried and I am on Philips Xtremepower, main disadvantage for me is the frazzled lens (zen 2003), all o you are lucky to have clear lens.

Also smaller fogs really dont work and I have seen a skoda with HID and otherwise great looking fog lamps go bust near Tanda (enroute Nainitall), they ended up following my puny i 10, the fog was worth scampering out of the car and feeling the road by hand. I was on 130/100 Philips Rally, with a lil cautious patience it was easy.

Please help with some latest high powered bulbs that fit frazzled lens for a zen.
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Default Re: Basic Swift touring mods in Delhi (HID, skid plates, GPS mount) - what else?

Reviving an err long lost thread,i dont know if the following qualifies for touring mods-
1-Upgraded HL bulbs to phillips 100/90 with roots dual HL relay
2-Hella comet 500 aux lights with Bosch dual HL relay with 55w bulbs,will upgrade to HIDS later
3-Two pair of horns
A-Roots vibrosonic horns for highways(found them to be the best)
B-Seager twin tones for city
4-Garmin GPS with MMI maps
5-Upgraded tyres to Michelin XM1 ZDI spec with alloy wheels
In the pipeline-
1-Sump guards and fuel tank protectors
2-HIDs for the aux lights
3-Hella 500FFs as they are driving lights
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