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Old 2nd April 2008, 23:42   #91
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Or maybe it's Bellow???

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Haha! 'can try better guys!
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Bred, Borange, Bellow: You guys are just too much I must say.

Well, not much to it, but am choosing Black for 2 reasons:

1) The cars factory color was Black (prime reason)

2) Was thinking of Blue as in the Catalog color but wasn't sure of getting the right blue.

So does this mean that it's gonna be a LACK of color as in B Lack? :-)

Regarding the update it still hasn't hit the paint booth yet, but have been informed that it do so the coming week. Me, am already shuddering at the thought of the final fitment process.

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Bred, Borange, Bellow: You guys are just too much I must say.

Well, not much to it, but am choosing Black for 2 reasons:

1) The cars factory color was Black (prime reason)

2) Was thinking of Blue as in the Catalog color but wasn't sure of getting the right blue.

So does this mean that it's gonna be a LACK of color as in B Lack? :-)

Regarding the update it still hasn't hit the paint booth yet, but have been informed that it do so the coming week. Me, am already shuddering at the thought of the final fitment process.

PLEEEZ NOT BLACK!!! I agree its the original shade and all, but its waaay too common!
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PLEEEZ NOT BLACK!!! I agree its the original shade and all, but its waaay too common!
Not in Hyderabad! Considering that many black fiats have been repainted in lighter colours over here!
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Not in Hyderabad! Considering that many black fiats have been repainted in lighter colours over here!
Maybe u could try some dark shade like dark breen or glue.
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come on guys. let the guy be.
@ suren. make it red
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come on guys. let the guy be.
@ suren. make it red
He did want to at one point, but had a second thought upon the look I gave him when he told me of painting it in that colour! Right, suren??

And btw, I think red should be officially, formally, legally, etc etc. henceforth reserved for Heralds and padmini-shape (inc. delights/presidents) fiats!

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He did want to at one point, but had a second thought upon the look I gave him when he told me of painting it in that colour! Right, suren??

And btw, I think red should be officially, formally, legally, etc etc. henceforth reserved for Heralds and padmini-shape (inc. delights/presidents) fiats!
Ahh Come on!! I personaly think it will look SUPERB!!
A select too looks superb in RED!!
Here is one from bombay.
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Sorry GTA I still stand by my opinion- it suits padminis better at the most! Anyways, to each their own!
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The next stage of work on my elegant has begun. The tinkering work is almost through and we decided to give it a coat of primer so that I would have a better perception of the car than it was sans the paint.

So yesterday the workshop folks have started the Bondo (Body filler) work on the car and a few snaps taken of the work thats being done is being posted for all to see.
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Suren, glad to see work progressing again!
Btw, just a suggestion on looking at this pic.:

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/attach...d-img00336.jpg

I think its better if you have that petrol tank pipe with the rubber grommet removed during the bondo/paint work.

Also is this Bondo imported? Could I have a few tins for my Herald (which is again *supposed to have gone* for resto today! )
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Shyam, Have sent you a PM. Check your inbox. The fittings on the car would / should have been removed today before they continue work on it.

Sad part is am continuing the work without the holes drilled on the Dicky for the Fiat 1100 Badge since I have been unsuccessful in procuring one. Any kind souls out here who have a spare one to sell would see me indebted to them for this.
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Great to see progress. Im afraid though the petrol cap mechanism has been incorrectly fitted. If you are raelly keen on fitting it right, cut and redo it right now before paint. Otherwise ignore it and pretend I never said anything.
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Good to see that progress is happening. I hope both our cars come out beautifully as they should.
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