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Old 20th September 2013, 09:39   #16
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Congratulations getsurya for getting the finest SUV in the country today.

Though they have increased prices beyond comprehensible levels but that has a lot to do with govt. policy and extra duties plus the dollar rates. And when I compare that I got the same hardware for 21.40L on-road just 2 years back and yours must be touching nearly 30L with accessories, this SUV is seriously touching unreasonable pricing category, and still selling like hot cakes. The icing on the cake is almost free servicing costs compared to the initial cost price.

You will enjoy the vehicle, to which I have no doubts. It will be niggle free for sure but Toyota is surely charging a bomb for reliability.

Congratulations once again...
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Hi Devdath, Thank you for your warm wishes. We should try coordinate a interstate NH7 meet between Hyd & Blr.

Stuff from US-

On your "Bouncy BOSS"- As mentioned, I am keenly watching this space as to what extent is this bearable
HYD BLR midway is easy peasy. Any day that you feel like with a day's notice.

That is some interesting stuff from the US, but why the drill kit?

Good good, the day you put the RR kit, I will take a stroll with the BOSS and decide if I should sign the dotted line...

Keep the miles churning.
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Hi dkaile, Thank you for your warm wishes and a well documented ownership of Raptor. I have gone through your ownership report at least couple of times.

I agree that reliability is coming at a price!

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Hi Nilanjan, Thank you for your wishes. Your threads and the amazing pictures are such a pleasure to go through. Will try to keep the momentum to the possible extent.

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That is some interesting stuff from the US, but why the drill kit?
Hi Dev, The drill kit is multi-purpose and also serves as a machine for the wheel buffing kit. I have picked up the 20v rechargeable B&D drill kit to suffice easier DIY's at home.

We shall plan a NH7 meet and watch this space for the RR kit feasibility.
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Congratulations again! Nicely done report . And thats an interesting bunch of accessories there! I do travel to Hyd often, though not in my Fortuner. Hopefully, will catch up with you and the BOSS next time I am there.
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Accessories added:

3. 3D mats
4. Auto folding module for side view mirrors
6. Rockford Fosgate audio system (2 pairs of T165S POWER components, 4 channel amp, 8 subwoofer with slim box. Except the box, carried all stuff from US)
7. Rear lens for the rear glass to provide better angular view
8. TRD decal(for the front and the rear)
9. TRD tyre valves(lockable)
11. Autocop PLIP 80 security system
12. Hella 500FF spot lamps(had a pair of them at home) with relay
13. Roots Vibrasonic horn with relay


All accessories were done at the dealer with no issues for Toyota warranty.
Hearty congrats Surya. I know I'm a little late, my apologies.Wishing you a happy drive with loads of good experiences. The clicks are simply mind blowing and the first thing you will get to experience is the immense road presence and turning heads.

Going through the list of accessories, was quite interested in seeing the pictures of the above mentioned .Can you post some clicks of the same.
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Congratulations again! Nicely done report . And thats an interesting bunch of accessories there! I do travel to Hyd often, though not in my Fortuner. Hopefully, will catch up with you and the BOSS next time I am there.
Hi Venkat,

Many thanks for your wishes. I shall PM you my mobile number and give me a buzz when you are in Hyd next time. We shall try plan to meet up and it shall be a pleasure.

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Going through the list of accessories, was quite interested in seeing the pictures of the above mentioned .Can you post some clicks of the same.
Hi Bibin,

Thanks for dropping in and your wishes. Your thread had some nice pictures which I drooled over for so many times, thank YOU for the same. I also appreciate your prompt responses to all my queries on your thread.

I shall take pictures of the accessories and post them soon.
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Congratulations on a great buy. Having owned a Silver Fortuner for the past 6 months and driven 9K miles, I have still not felt the need to look at suspensions.
I have driven during the monsoon's to Kokan at least 6 times (Road conditions during Monsoon change to off-road conditions) and still everything seems to be in top notch. The only change I have made so far is changed the Stock ICE to Caska for the GPS. That upgrade has not gone very well. I have another thread which I am reporting on my experience with Caska & Mapmyindia, any advice there will be helpful.
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Congratulations on a great buy. Having owned a Silver Fortuner for the past 6 months and driven 9K miles, I have still not felt the need to look at suspensions.
I have driven during the monsoon's to Kokan at least 6 times (Road conditions during Monsoon change to off-road conditions) and still everything seems to be in top notch.
Hi Jumbo, Congratulations to you as well and thank you for your wishes.

On the ICE, that is what concerned me and also felt that the OEM HU is pretty good. It is made by Panasonic and has nice audio output, which with a decent amp should do the trick.

Shall visit your other thread to read the full information.

Happy motoring!

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Hi,

I visited the 3M car care center in Hyderabad and had opted for the paint sealant treatment for BOSS in WHITE. More details on the thread link below,

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/other-...hyderabad.html

Also, please find the pictures of the interiors or the accessories worked upon BOSS. The PLIP 080 was installed using wire tappers, it comes with its own siren and hence doubles up with the stock security horn.

The stock DVD clarity is good and wish the screen was slightly larger than the current one.
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Nice clicks Surya... your BOSS will be the Boss on the road.

Are the Reading Lamps LED or the stock ones?
The TRD badge & tube valve caps adds to the looks.
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Hi Bibin, thanks for your kind words.

I have changed all the interior and the license plate bulbs to the original Philips Cree white LED's. Costed close to Rs.4000 for all. The looks are worth it and I never liked the yellow interior bulbs, that I have changed to whites even on the earlier rides.
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Hi getsurya

Kindly share with us what all did you install and their cost? Looks like your LED'ed all bulbs. Do share their cost too.
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Kindly share with us what all did you install and their cost? Looks like your LED'ed all bulbs. Do share their cost too.
Hi dkaile, sure. Please find below the information for the list of the accessories.

Accessories & cost details:

1. Fender mirror(free of cost)
2. Carpet mats(free of cost)
3. 3D mats - Rs. 5500
4. Auto folding module for side view mirrors - Rs.4000
5. Luggage tray- Rs.2000
6. Rockford Fosgate audio system (2 pairs of T165S POWER components-Rs.20000,RF 4 channel amp - Rs.8500, 8” subwoofer with slim box - Rs.9500. Except the box, carried all stuff from US)
7. CIPA wide angle Rear lens for the rear glass to provide better angular view - Rs. 500
8. TRD decal(for the front and the rear)- Rs. 1200
9. TRD tyre valves(lockable)- Rs.500 each, two pairs purchased. Rs.1000
10. Sun visor organizers- Rs.600 each(plan to get one more for the passenger side too)so, Rs.1200
11. Autocop PLIP 80 security system - Rs.4000
12. Hella 500FF spot lamps(had a pair of them at home) with relay- Depreciated asset
13. Roots Vibrasonic horn with relay- Rs. 1000
14. Muffler cutter-Rs. 1100
15. Philips CREE white LED's for interior and license plate-Rs.4000
16. 3M paint protection exterior plan+underbody treatment- Rs.14000

Total, as of now> Rs.77500

I also have some Meguiars stuff already purchased which are on their way to India from US in my house hold goods move container.

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By George ! That's quite a few items. With so many gizmos being added you'll certainly top the gross weight limit and observe a lower FE. Or have an issue - with no luggage space being available at all...
Have fun !

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Hi Guderian,

Most of the stuff is all light weight and replacements. The audio component is the one that adds to the weight . The subwoofer box is detachable for making space for long drives(similiar set up existed in my earlier mHawk).

FE- need to watch this area.
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