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Old 28th June 2016, 16:56   #91
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A complete black wrap of the roof makes all cars look like 'headless", IMO. Either there should be a contrasting sunroof, roof rails or carrier.

IMO, Baleno is not a car which is mod-friendly. Unlike Swift, the design is very "sedate" and matured. You need to do a "photo-shopping" or "visualize" it yourself before you go for too-much mods, IMO. Keep rocking!
I agree that Swift is very mod friendly. I feel car looks much better after wrap. I am planning to smoke the headlights along with projector retrofit. Later I have plans to install Momo Revenge/Win Pro Evo. (I might end up painting stock alloys back /install Ciaz alloys, if I don't have adequate Vit M )
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(I might end up painting stock alloys back /install Ciaz alloys, if I don't have adequate Vit M )
Baleno RS which was showcased in Auto Expo had black alloys.
Whatever colour you put, they still look like wheelcaps

Ciaz alloys will not go well now, since you have a black wrap at top.
Also I feel , you should have left the spoiler from being wrapped and should have ended wrap just behind that edge after antenna.

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Baleno RS which was showcased in Auto Expo had black alloys.
Whatever colour you put, they still look like wheelcaps

Ciaz alloys will not go well now, since you have a black wrap at top.
Also I feel , you should have left the spoiler from being wrapped and should have ended wrap just behind that edge after antenna.
I agree. But black alloys would definitely look better than stock. If i could manage enough funds, Momo alloys it would be.

Car looks much better in real than pics. I hope the wrap on ORVM and Spoiler doesn't peel off. 3M primer was used here, as wrap on curved surface has tendency to peel.
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I agree. But black alloys would definitely look better than stock. If i could manage enough funds, Momo alloys it would be.

Car looks much better in real than pics. I hope the wrap on ORVM and Spoiler doesn't peel off. 3M primer was used here, as wrap on curved surface has tendency to peel.
Yes Sir, true. Wish Nexa had them as accessory option.
And I hope the recall thing is true for Suspension, since I feel ride is little harsh all round for such a big car. I assume its down to low profile of tyres and we will have to live with that harsh edge in ride.

Did you put those Door sills? i am hunting for seat covers planning to go for autofoam.
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And I hope the recall thing is true for Suspension, since I feel ride is little harsh all round for such a big car. I assume its down to low profile of tyres and we will have to live with that harsh edge in ride.

Did you put those Door sills? i am hunting for seat covers planning to go for autofoam.
I too hope Maruti sorts out the bumpy ride. Reducing the tyre pressure did help but ride is still bumpy on bad roads.

I still did not install those door sills which I bought online. I had totally forgotten about it. Thanks for reminding
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I have driven 7500 KM and car is doing very good. MID was showing 15 KMPL even inside Bangalore city. I got the Projector retrofit done in Bangalore. Now it's effortless to drive at night

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http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...ml#post4008620 (Auto Lighting thread : Post all queries about automobile lighting here)
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List of Modifications done till now :

1. Carbon fibre wrap on roof, spoiler and ORVM
2. Mini Super projector setup with Panamera shroud

Now what's missing is good alloy wheels. Even blackened stock alloys would look better than ugly stock alloys. I really wish to go for Momo alloys, but need to wait for few months to save enough VIT M.

Posting few pics clicked today. I have just crossed 8,000 KM.
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I had doubts about wrap on spoiler. Even installer had said it might peel off. I have noticed peeling at edges. Accessory guy has assured to wrap it again for free.
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I had doubts about wrap on spoiler. Even installer had said it might peel off. I have noticed peeling at edges. Accessory guy has assured to wrap it again for free.
That is shoddy work.
Where was it done?

3M does a good job on wraps.

A year since I got my car's grill and a XUV's grill as well wrapped and its still holding with no sign of peeling.
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That is shoddy work.
Where was it done?

3M does a good job on wraps.

A year since I got my car's grill and a XUV's grill as well wrapped and its still holding with no sign of peeling.
I got this done at a local accessory shop in Mangalore. Wrap is intact on ORVM and roof. Installer had expressed concerns about spoiler. They tried to wrap it in single piece.

3M Mangalore store wrap installation is just avera. I had got minor wrapping done from 3M in S-Cross. Now, I have noticed few bubbles and peeling at edges on ORVM. 3M wrap quality is really good and durable. But in Mangalore, I am not happy with their installation.

Spoiler is a difficult area to wrap, thanks to curvy surface. Now I am planning to get it done in 2 separate pieces.

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Spoiler is a difficult area to wrap, thanks to curvy surface. Now I am planning to get it done in 2 separate pieces.
It is to do with workmanship and practice than the place.

I got the spoiler on my car wrapped. It took time, but the work was good. They re-did which ever part I was not happy with.

I won't suggest doing it in two pieces mainly because the design on the wrap may not line up and it will look odd.

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It is to do with workmanship and practice than the place.

I got the spoiler on my car wrapped. It took time, but the work was good. They re-did which ever part I was not happy with.

I won't suggest doing it in two pieces mainly because the design on the wrap may not line up and it will look odd]
Yes, I am, not happy with wrap installation from 3M Mangalore. Other jobs by them are really good.

Did 3M wrap underside of the spoiler?

In Baleno, spoiler is attached to the body with the help of 2 bolts and 3M double sided tape. 3M had advised not to remove spoiler and wrap only upper part of spoiler.

Spoiler was removed in local accessory shop and wrapped in single piece. Present plan is to wrap top surface and half part of lower surface in single piece. Another piece will be used for other half of lower surface. Since the lower surface is not visible unless you specifically look into it, it wouldn't look bad, I hope.

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Did 3M wrap underside of the spoiler?

In Baleno, spoiler is attached to the body with the help of 2 bolts and 3M double sided tape. 3M had advised not to remove spoiler and wrap only upper part of spoiler.
In my case, there is no actual underside to the spoiler since it is part of the hatch.

But the key was to leave some area of the wrap material on the underside so it could be stretched and then stuck which will then keep the wrap stuck well without any folds or crease.
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so did you guys fix the bumpy road issue,, going for a second Test drive tomorrow , at what speeds does it come , so that i can check how bad it is myself
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so did you guys fix the bumpy road issue,, going for a second Test drive tomorrow , at what speeds does it come , so that i can check how bad it is myself
Bumpy ride is more evident at rear when you drive on bad roads, speed breakers etc. I have reduced the tyre pressure by 3 PSI and it is better now. I am waiting for Maruti to come up with some solution.
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