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Old 24th January 2012, 16:50   #61
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Congrats on your new ride! I was wondering if M&M dealers can install captain's seats and the 3rd row front facing seats at the rear from the VLX.
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hey guys , need help . What is the grade of the coolant used in the m-hawk scopio ? Its red in colour , can i use the regular red coolant availble in shops.
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hey guys , need help . What is the grade of the coolant used in the m-hawk scopio ? Its red in colour , can i use the regular red coolant availble in shops.
Always go by the grades/brands mentioned in the user manual.
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hey guys , need help . What is the grade of the coolant used in the m-hawk scopio ? Its red in colour , can i use the regular red coolant availble in shops.
sugan it's in manual with the grade. Check and use the same grade.
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Did a small mod which i guess is an important mod for a 4WD vehicle , added a pair of lambda free wheeling hubs

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Did a small mod which i guess is an important mod for a 4WD vehicle , added a pair of lambda free wheeling hubs
Electronic-shift 4wd comes with auto-locking hubs? Why would you replace them so early?
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Did a small mod which i guess is an important mod for a 4WD vehicle , added a pair of lambda free wheeling hubs

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This is something even I am interested in!
I think Safari and Scorpio come with same auto locking hubs. I was looking for manual lock hubs too as these auto ones are not very durable.
Where did you get them? Whats the price.
Can you share the part number?
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Electronic-shift 4wd comes with auto-locking hubs? Why would you replace them so early?
i have heard auto locking hubs tend to fail , especially in water . Im not taking any chances .

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This is something even I am interested in!
I think Safari and Scorpio come with same auto locking hubs. I was looking for manual lock hubs too as these auto ones are not very durable.
Where did you get them? Whats the price.
Can you share the part number?
Lambda makes them , if you are keen i can find out if they make for safari also . Costed me Rs.3600/-. Dont have the part number buddy.
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i have heard auto locking hubs tend to fail , especially in water . Im not taking any chances .



Lambda makes them , if you are keen i can find out if they make for safari also . Costed me Rs.3600/-. Dont have the part number buddy.
3600 for the pair? Thats good and cheap!
BTW auto locking hubs do not fail in water. Your transfer case will not shift to 4wd. Raise the scorpio on a lift, and cover the electronic bits with silicon gel. SS-Traveller knows what to do, drop him a PM
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@Karisma: There have been extremely few complaints about the auto locking hubs from any Safari/Scorpio 4WD users that use the same hub. As tsk pointed out, it is the silly electronic transfer case that is more likely to be an issue under water. Please waterproof the connectors.
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3600 for the pair? Thats good and cheap!
BTW auto locking hubs do not fail in water. Your transfer case will not shift to 4wd. Raise the scorpio on a lift, and cover the electronic bits with silicon gel. SS-Traveller knows what to do, drop him a PM
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@Karisma: There have been extremely few complaints about the auto locking hubs from any Safari/Scorpio 4WD users that use the same hub. As tsk pointed out, it is the silly electronic transfer case that is more likely to be an issue under water. Please waterproof the connectors.
A friend of mine tells his thar also failed to engage to 4wd in water numerous times though it has lever type 4wd , what may be the reason ?
so he also opted for manual hubs .

As i said im not taking any chances as i would be travelling to remote areas with real bad pathways , next work as you all said is to water proof the electronic bits beneath.
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A friend of mine tells his thar also failed to engage to 4wd in water numerous times though it has lever type 4wd , what may be the reason ?
so he also opted for manual hubs .

As i said im not taking any chances as i would be travelling to remote areas with real bad pathways , next work as you all said is to water proof the electronic bits beneath.
At many Mahindra Great escapes, and OTRs, scorpios 4wds turned into 2wds of there was water.
It is because of the low sitting components in the electronic transfer case.
The auto hubs are mechanical. Water or no water does not matter. However, after deep water crossing, hub greasing must be done.
I have been using them, and they failed in totally dry terrain(some internal pin got bent). Even now, they are not working properly. Mechanical failure. Need to get them changed.
So its good you got them changed, but waterproofing the components is a must.

that said, is it 3600 a pair? Can you give me contact details of dealers in India?
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At many Mahindra Great escapes, and OTRs, scorpios 4wds turned into 2wds of there was water.
It is because of the low sitting components in the electronic transfer case.
The auto hubs are mechanical. Water or no water does not matter. However, after deep water crossing, hub greasing must be done.
I have been using them, and they failed in totally dry terrain(some internal pin got bent). Even now, they are not working properly. Mechanical failure. Need to get them changed.
So its good you got them changed, but waterproofing the components is a must.

that said, is it 3600 a pair? Can you give me contact details of dealers in India?
So you mean to say it fails not because of water but due to mechanical failure , so the choice i have taken is good or not? Water proofing will be done as you advised .

Just type lambda components , bangalore in justdial you will get the contact . Yes 3600/- for pair.
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Update : got the tail light extensions painted black , now the vehicle looks a lot better

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Agreed. You have a mean looking Scorpio. Black Scorpio + black tints + chrome alloys + 4wd = killer!
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