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Old 20th November 2007, 15:58   #1
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I would like to buy an used Gypsy which is costing around 50-1,00,000INR

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U can find the original gypsy with 1000cc engine and narrow track for this budget.
There are plenty available.
I can help U source one if U're quite serious.
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Dear Nitrous,

Yes, Iam very much serious in buying an gypcy.The purpose to buy an used gypcy is to modify it and particiapate in rally atleast by 2008, Request your advice on above lines....

Note:Iam based at chennai....




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What rally?
The gypsy 1000 is too underpowered ,a minimum 11 years old and will need a hell a lot of skill to finish a rally.
Up ur budget and find a king with the 1300 engine and wider track.
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Hello Nitrous,

Thanks for your advice, will go for a gypsy king in that case.I just had a word with a senior manager service (maruti service station in chennai), All he says is its difficult and it takes a lot of time to procure spare parts for gypsys ,would like to know from you whether its true fact?
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Hi Nitrous,

I'm interested in a King. Could you give me an indicative idea of how much it would cost along with the cost of the mods?

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Spare parts are difficult to procure. We had a Gypsy king a few years back, and we had a tough time sourcing clutch plates.
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All he says is its difficult and it takes a lot of time to procure spare parts for gypsys ,
YES!
It took us almost a month to source the steering box for Headers' king.
Gypsy spares come from Delhi.
And a Gypsy king here costs a minimum of around 1.5 lakhs.
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Vicra, if rallying is your motive, start a thread on what is the best way to do it. Many people here will advise you start with the carb esteem instead.
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Dear Nitrous,

As you also have said that spareparts for gypcy is difficult to procure, please advice whether i should go for gypcy or esteem because the very purpose of buying another vehicle is to participate in rallys.



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It took us almost a month to source the steering box for Headers' king.
Gypsy spares come from Delhi.
And a Gypsy king here costs a minimum of around 1.5 lakhs.
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What kind of rallies,man?
There are Time-Speed-Distance rallies as well as INRC rallies where U'll have to go as fast as U can.
Do U wish to do endurance rallies like the Raid-de-Himalaya or the Rally Desert Storm?
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Hi Nitrous,

Iam interested in endurance rallies like raid -de-himalaya etc...,And also please advice me on how to get an rally driving licence....




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What kind of rallies,man?
There are Time-Speed-Distance rallies as well as INRC rallies where U'll have to go as fast as U can.
Do U wish to do endurance rallies like the Raid-de-Himalaya or the Rally Desert Storm?
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