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Old 9th December 2008, 13:00   #31
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After finishing OTR, this is what we got see a scenic waterfalls.

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Congratulations on a fantastic 4x4 vehicle and do use it to its full potential. You are living my wannabe life so I do envy you with your white MG413 !!!

Every time I go to Ranthambhor / Bandhavgarh I plan on buying a gypsy and it never works out when I get back LOL. (should never have come into this thread )

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congrats for the new gypsy. I really didn't knew that they are still manufacturing it.
Gypsy is surely an addiction, I still remember my drive of gypsy some 10 years back.

congrats, and that last waterfall image is beautiful.
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Old 9th December 2008, 16:51   #33
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congrats buddy on your gypsy man! i really envy you for having it!

maybe a good set of wheels/alloys should be next in line!

the waterfall pic is just so soothing and perfect!
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Congratulations on a fantastic 4x4 vehicle and do use it to its full potential. You are living my wannabe life so I do envy you with your white MG413 !!!

Every time I go to Ranthambhor / Bandhavgarh I plan on buying a gypsy and it never works out when I get back LOL. (should never have come into this thread )

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Adit,

Since you have made entry into this thread, you are kept reminding on Gypsy. Please keep visiting so that , you buy the gypsy out of impulsion. Just like me on Bullet

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Old 22nd May 2009, 07:47   #35
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Arbind,

Best way to tackle this issue is buy the gypsy and park in front of the parents. Slowly, the resistance vanishes. My experience has been the same. I own the gypsy for over 8 years now.

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Haha...
you are right sir.....

But in my case the resistance existed still i sold off mine.( actually they sighed in relief)
So my plans to buy Gypsy again are not known to my parents..
Hope to park my MG416 in garage soon.. :-)

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Old 22nd May 2009, 08:24   #36
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congrats sha...

having grown up with army gypsies all around us ALL the time - it is a vehicle that i fell in love with very very early in life!

they were always bulletproof (not the 'real' bullet variety though) and at the slightest opportunity, i would climb behind the wheel of one of them and have the time of my life!!!

being 18-19, the images and macho connotations of driving a gypsy were not to be lost on me at all! (as a matter of fact my then, 'to be' wife says she saw me pull into the office parking lot in a gypsy and that was pretty much the day she decided that i was 'the guy'!!!!)

*wicked smile*

stay sane and drive safe my friend....
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Congrats... very "neighbors envy, owners pride" sort of scenario!!!

Amazing pics too, thanks for sharing.
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Congrats on buying the best 4x4 available in India. Its indeed rare to see anyone buy a new Gypsy today. Most utilitarian and rugged, the Gypsy is also a good practical choice.
Do continue to post your ownership experience.
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After ten year of waiting with still dreams alive of owning a Gypsy I convinced my parents who where literally against Gypsy (or any Jeep), now I can say I am proud owner of a new Gypsy 413W Mpi (Soft Top).

Security:
ICAT security system (engine immobilizer) is provided.

Engine:
1.3 Swift MPFI engine retuned for Gypsy, Excellent engine with good overall performance. Still haven’t used fully power of engine.

Fuel Efficiency:
In Highway it gives me 13.5-14 Km/lt and in city around 9-10km/lt but no complaints.

Ride:
Front guys will enjoy but those sitting back will have to compromise a lot.

Tires:
MRF Estate Nylon grip but I changed to Yokohama AT.
Pleasantly surprised to know that the Gypsy comes with a Swift engine! And engine immobilizer too! Definitely acceptable fuel efficiency. Will changing the tyres improve the ride quality - if so what tyres? Can an air-con be added - will Maruti do it?
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Well if Gypsy comes with 1.3 petrol from Swift why can't they put the 1.3 diesel? is it underpowered for this duty?
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Swift engine !? Is this new compared to the old 1.3 MPFi ??

I still feel like kicking myself for letting go of my king :(
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Pleasantly surprised to know that the Gypsy comes with a Swift engine! And engine immobilizer too! Definitely acceptable fuel efficiency. Will changing the tyres improve the ride quality - if so what tyres? Can an air-con be added - will Maruti do it?
I changed the tyres from MRF Estate tyres to Yokohama Geolanders and it was good decision, Estate tyre are good for offroading but on highway it makes lot of sound. Geo's are best for all terrain.
About Air-con you can fix from MASS but it will void the warranty I guess not sure, it's better to ask before fixing it.
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Well if Gypsy comes with 1.3 petrol from Swift why can't they put the 1.3 diesel? is it underpowered for this duty?
Well military still wants Petrol engine and there is reason for that beacause they use in higher altitude and thats why they are not interested in plonking diesel engine.

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Swift engine !? Is this new compared to the old 1.3 MPFi ??

I still feel like kicking myself for letting go of my king :(
I bought it last year in Nov 2008 at that time swift had 1.3 now i am not sure what they are going to plonk it.
Esteem was stopped in 2006 so definately I had swift engine detuned for Gypsy.
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