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Old 11th January 2010, 16:13   #1996
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@ rjstyles,
the photo is really cool however i dont want to be a spoilsport but please don't do that frequently. sea water is highly corrosive and it can wreak havoc with your cars under body even if you have the anti rust treatment in place. do stuff like this in freshwater lakes or river banks
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Besides sand is very abrasive and it damages many a moving part. (Visualise sand-paper)
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Old 11th January 2010, 16:20   #1997
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scorp in the water splashing mode. fantastic. try to send it to mahindra people so that they can use it for advt.
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nice pic

some small points you may want to consider

1. Water has a habit of getting into the wheel bearings sometimes
2. Water gets into the disc brakes
3. Sand abrasion on your disc brakes can be seriously bad
4. Electronic fiddly bits can short circuit and stop working
5. Sea water is highly corrosive

Basically if you do indulge in this kind of recreational stuff, then please ensure the car is taken quickly after the activity, to a regular high pressure water wash place and ramped up and thoroughly cleaned with fresh water. Else you can be letting yourself in for some seriously big bad bills!



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She loves the sea


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Old 11th January 2010, 20:09   #1999
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till post #1993, rj was really cool & happy.

then onwards, the kind of posts which started bombarding, rj must be having nightmares by now. i bet he is lying under his scorpio now wondering where the sand & salt water must have gone.

kidding buddy...
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Old 11th January 2010, 21:18   #2000
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till post #1993, rj was really cool & happy.

then onwards, the kind of posts which started bombarding, rj must be having nightmares by now. i bet he is lying under his scorpio now wondering where the sand & salt water must have gone.

kidding buddy...
Honestly pal, not at all !! One dip in the sea and don't tell me your cars a goner. LOL it takes a lot to believe that . So does every other car simply rust off in the coastal areas ?

From where my mom hails(cochin), even the backwaters are salty. Does that mean every car in the vicinity is gonna rust and then owners are gonna end up with a hefty bill ? We have a baleno and a viva at my mom's place which is still hale and healthy even after 5 years of usage in close proximity to the sea. Occasionally taken to the beach for some fun. I am yet to see any form of failures on both the cars as mentioned by some members in the last few posts.

From their POV, I can understand their concern. But that's when you do such a thing often and I am gonna seldom do this.

BTW for those of you who dint know. After the beach fiasco I drove the scorp' for 350+kms and then parked it for the night. Gave it a super wash the next morning. Its been over 2 weeks now and I am yet to see any form of rust. So peace .

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rj, thats a beautiful pic of your scorpio.. BTW when did you switch over?

Its been loooong time since i logged in. pls. find a pic from goa..

All T-BHP Scorpio Owners with Pics of their SUV-goa-018.jpg

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Old 14th January 2010, 17:35   #2002
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rj, thats a beautiful pic of your scorpio.. BTW when did you switch over?

Its been loooong time since i logged in.
i know. thats probably the reason you missed my post #1979! find the quote below-

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@ Mansidea: buddy, i saw you in allepey (kerela) near medical college junction on 26th at around 2pm. i was in my innova but sadly i could not wave to you as you were driving in the opposite direction.
btw, i always think that the new scorpios look better than the older ones. your scorpio/pic proves me wrong.
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rj, thats a beautiful pic of your scorpio.. BTW when did you switch over?

Its been loooong time since i logged in. pls. find a pic from goa..

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Nice pic, Birthday Boy !
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Old 14th January 2010, 18:07   #2004
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Thanks Raj. I was going back to cochin from my wife's place. missed that meet

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Nice pic, Birthday Boy !
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Thanks Raj. I was going back to cochin from my wife's place. missed that meet
thats ok buddy. now onwards, i will make trips to kerela quite often, so we can have a planned meet anytime.

c ya.
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rj, thats a beautiful pic of your scorpio.. BTW when did you switch over?

Its been loooong time since i logged in. pls. find a pic from goa..

Attachment 265166
We would request you to drop by some time. You have shot some of the best scorp' pics I have ever seen and they apparently havent made it to this thread . Yeah the old pics from a few tbhp meets.

Its been over 6 months since I picked up the Scorp'. Here's a few more

All T-BHP Scorpio Owners with Pics of their SUV-9-large.jpg

All T-BHP Scorpio Owners with Pics of their SUV-11-large.jpg

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On a wider perspective

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Rjstyles, Super pics I must say! You can sell it to M&M for thier ads, as they look much beautiful than thier ads!
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@rjstyles: superb photoshopping, me likes very much, they just look like paintings.
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Great pics rjstyles!! I'm running out of words to praise you and your Scorp. Yours is one of the best scorpios in this thread. Everytime you come up with some pics, I spend hours looking at those. BTW, who took these pics?
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great pics RJ. i am just wondering how awesome these pics would have looked if your scorpio had alloys!
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