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Old 24th September 2016, 02:50   #91
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The wrap looks fantastic. It definitely deserved it after all the things you've done to her.

If you don't mind me asking, how much did the full wrap cost? Would love to know.
25k.

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25k.

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Could you share the details of the workshop where the wrap was done. Finishing is simply superb !!
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Old 26th September 2016, 07:48   #93
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25k.

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That's really reasonable Frank, in Madras I have been getting quotes of 50K+ and 1.5L in some cases.

What is the brand of wrap your guys are using? And how is the surface of the wrap?
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Could you share the details of the workshop where the wrap was done. Finishing is simply superb !!

The wrap was done by The Wrap Shop at Mulund by Siddharth Kulkarni.
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php...807982&fref=ts

Nice chap, very honest and straightforward and highly recommended. He's done a great job and he doesn't mind rectifying his mistakes. As we speak, the car is lying with him at his workshop for a few minor places where the wrap wasn't looking it's best. He's picked up the car himself, and said he would rectify it and return it too.

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That's really reasonable Frank, in Madras I have been getting quotes of 50K+ and 1.5L in some cases.

What is the brand of wrap your guys are using? And how is the surface of the wrap?

The brand of the wrap is a Avery Dennison, but this is the chinese derivative of the same. An actual Avery Dennison wrap would cost over 70k. I am very happy with this quality and I don't think spending any more on a wrap is reasonable, because a top quality paint job can cost around that much, and that's definitely a better option.
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Here is a master-list of modifications done on the car as of now.
Posting in the same format as I have done for the Polo GT TSI.
  • SSW 14" Forged Wheels- at delivery
  • Falken Sincera 185/60R14 Tires- at delivery- in lieu of MRF ZVT Tires
  • Art Nappa Seats
  • Sony XAV-712BT- Stolen
  • Focal Coaxials
  • Sony Amplifier- Moved out and decommissioned
  • Horn Upgrade- 2 sets: 1 OE and 1 Bosch
  • Kicker Amplifier- Now in service
  • Infinity Subwoofer- Wheel-well install with Soundstream Damping
  • Side Mirrors- 3 sets: 1st was the OE Maruti Type, then shifted to Jazzmyride rip-offs of the original Mirrors and now on an original set
  • Headlight upgrade to Halogen- 90/100 w Philips with relay set
  • License Plates- 3 sets
  • Heads-up Display- Not installed but lying with me
  • OBD Bluetooth
  • OBD Autool Digital Meter: Not installed
  • Automech Exhaust- Using part of it now
  • K&N Filter- Decomissioned but lying with me
  • Honda Brio Bonnet Intake- OE from Honda
  • Joying 10.1 inch Android Headunit with MX Gold RCA cables
  • Morimoto Headlight Upgrade with Morimoto FXR 3.0 retrofit and Morimoto D2S 55w HID Bixenon Kit
  • Anti-Glare Inner Rear view Mirror- Chinese
  • BBK Exhaust- Decomissioned but lying with me
  • Dashcam- Chinese
  • Avery Wrap- 2 sets: 1 Pearl Black Silver and then shifted to Sating Pearl Nero
  • Honda JDM 1.5 i-vtec Engine- Brand new
  • Injectors- Honda OE 1.5l injectors. Still not installed
  • Simota Air Intake
  • PedalTune- TTS Auto
  • Race Dynamics Piggyback ECU
  • Bilstein B14 suspension- IN transit
  • Borla Pro XS Muffler
  • Cheap Ebay Intake- Mock Carbon Fibre but decomissioned now
  • Autocop- EagleEye brand
  • D**np**e R*ce*a*t- (something REALLY exciting coming UP!)
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Hi Frank,

Great list, I see the mix and match experimentation on the course.

Well my search for a runabout started with a VW Passat, which got sidetracked by your CRIO, which due to research on the engine, led me to a mint 2002 E46 320i 2.2 and a Jap spec 1995 W140 S280 and has now rounded off with a W211 E280 CDi import.

As you can see the Heart says W140, Brain says W211, Eyes say E46. All three are in my friends garage cum workshop across my house and it is pure torture.

And it all started curiously with a wrapped 1.5L Honda Hatch
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Hi Frank,

Great list, I see the mix and match experimentation on the course.

Well my search for a runabout started with a VW Passat, which got sidetracked by your CRIO, which due to research on the engine, led me to a mint 2002 E46 320i 2.2 and a Jap spec 1995 W140 S280 and has now rounded off with a W211 E280 CDi import.

As you can see the Heart says W140, Brain says W211, Eyes say E46. All three are in my friends garage cum workshop across my house and it is pure torture.

And it all started curiously with a wrapped 1.5L Honda Hatch
Best of luck!



In other news, both my children received a new set of footware.
The #crio had completed 22500 km of driving on Mumbai roads on the Falken Sincera 835. Rest assured, this brand will not find mention on my threads.
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Let's just say the new tires have brought a smile to my face after just 200 kms of driving. But let's just revisit this topic after another 2000 kms.

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In other news, both my children received a new set of footware.
The #crio had completed 22500 km of driving on Mumbai roads on the Falken Sincera 835. Rest assured, this brand will not find mention on my threads.

Why not Michelin XM's much softer and better performance? Lasted a good 40K on my 'very eager to speed' Swift. That said TN roads are a dream compared to MH.
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Why not Michelin XM's much softer and better performance? Lasted a good 40K on my 'very eager to speed' Swift. That said TN roads are a dream compared to MH.
Shah! The ZLO and the XM2 cannot be said in the same breath!
I'm kidding! I just find the XM2+ tires too lifeless and comfort biased, as compared to the ZLO and ZSport that are more biased towards handling and delivering the power of the car down to the road in a better way.
The way road conditions are going bad, 40k on a set of tires on Mumbai roads seems a bleak possibility. If the falkens had Long life, comfort and grip In that order, I wanted to spice things up and have it delivered to me inversely proportional this time.
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