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Old 12th February 2009, 18:04   #31
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@manikjeet : Excellent buy. the car looks in great condition
No offense meant to the first oweners word and your judgement but just 11K for a 11 yr+ old car.
Though i believe u must have already analyzed that.
Thanks bro

and no offense taken i was also shocked to know this but condition of the engine and interiors say it and my mechanic a Contessa specialist only ( he works on no other car other than contessa) says its true



An update i have started to restore the car mechanically the carb was properly cleaned today
engine oil and filter were changed and the engine was also flushed

both the silencer and cat con were replaced with new original parts
will upload pics later
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Old 12th February 2009, 18:07   #32
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The big fibre bumpers are nice looking, but, expensive (about Rs. 4000/-) and flimsy. I suggest you stick to these ones until the last.
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The big fibre bumpers are nice looking, but, expensive (about Rs. 4000/-) and flimsy. I suggest you stick to these ones until the last.

i am getting these real cheap about 1000-1200 pair and is the above mentioned price for pair or single bumper

and i am getting a pair of headlights the double one for rs1300/- brand new is the price ok
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The headlights' price is right. If you are getting the bumpers at 1000-1200, buy them, but, keep your old ones Store them somewhere. The price I mentioned was for just one, not a pair. So, you're getting them real cheap.
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The headlights' price is right. If you are getting the bumpers at 1000-1200, buy them, but, keep your old ones Store them somewhere. The price I mentioned was for just one, not a pair. So, you're getting them real cheap.
thanks bro will buy the lights and the bumpers asap

and i also would like to know are the side indicators available the small one the fender and the cost and the cost of the end can and the can con
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Congrats manikjeet
she looks neat
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Nice buy there.Do let me know if you hold of something like this.Congrats.
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wow.... die hard conti fan

enjoy your ride my friend!
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Congrats for a nice car.

If is it done only 11K odd KM, than its a fantastic buy.

It is one of the most confortable seats.

Do give the detail review.

Can you put some pics of rear leg room, want to see it & wanna compare with the new cars.

How about FE?
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What a thoroughly refreshing ownership report, congratulations on buying a "different breed". Though 20 years down since the time of original launch, a Contessa has presence & character. Not something the tallboys of today can boast about.

I am eager to know what all you have planned for the car. Please keep updating this thread with info + pictures.
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Congrats manikjeet
she looks neat
Thanks bro

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Nice buy there.Do let me know if you hold of something like this.Congrats.
thanks bro will definately tell you and you can also have a look at the meet next weekend
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wow.... die hard conti fan

enjoy your ride my friend!
Yup bro die hard conti fan was searching for one almost 2 years

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Congrats for a nice car.
if is it done only 11K odd KM, than its a fantastic buy.
It is one of the most confortable seats.
Do give the detail review.
Can you put some pics of rear leg room, want to see it & wanna compare with the new cars.
How about FE?
thnaks bro
the rear seat is like a sofa
will put pics up asap and rite now i am getting 7-8 km/l

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What a thoroughly refreshing ownership report, congratulations on buying a "different breed". Though 20 years down since the time of original launch, a Contessa has presence & character. Not something the tallboys of today can boast about.

I am eager to know what all you have planned for the car. Please keep updating this thread with info + pictures.
Thanks bro
it sure has presences the cop dont even look at the car the hood/bonnet of the car is so long that it make you feel invincible and the way the cycle and rickshaw and autorickshaw guys get scared is unreal now even the bus and truck wala's stop make way for the car soemthing we can just dream in the tallboys of today

sure bro will update the thread with pics and upgrade as and when they happen
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lovely find hope you gonna keep it ship shape as you found it !!! Can you put up a list of mod s or accesories you planning to put up any thought of changin the color ??
All the best with your modding
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lovely find hope you gonna keep it ship shape as you found it !!! Can you put up a list of mod s or accesories you planning to put up any thought of changin the color ??
All the best with your modding
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Thanks bro and yup going to make it even better

list of mod/accesories
Changing the head light
adding side indicators
adding amby nova parking light
adding chrome bumper of the early contessa
adding alloys (with help of a spacer plate) maybe 195/60 r15
ICE

as for changing the colour change it will happen but after sometime
thinking f civics purple or the honda aviator black purple colour
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update

few days ago i had my conti's exhaust changed with OEM NOS complete exhaust system

cost rs1400 exhaust+500labour

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Needs lot of labor, patience and time... keep it up Bro.
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