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Old 5th February 2010, 10:48   #46
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Why don't you remove the alloys and side mirrors too, what if they get stolen !? Come on ! Don't be over cautious, what's the point in ruining the car's looks just because you are scared it MIGHT get stolen. Replace the logo if it gets stolen,it's all a part of the game. And if it gets stolen way to often then perhaps you can resort to such drastic steps like using a radium sticker.

XM1's are a good choice for smaller cars, should have gone for something more premium for these.

Suggest you get stanley to custom fit the leather rather than put a cover which will get loose over time.
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xm1s will be scary on the tsi. i think you might have made the wrong choice there if you like some spirited driving.

oh cmon, i agree with sahil, who knows your logos might not get stolen afterall.


Well guys the only reason for this thought on going for radium monograms is because even before the delivery someone had already tampered with the front monogram leaving screwdriver marks on the logo and the chrome plating. I didn't want further damage either on the front or the back where removing the rear logo with a screwdriver would leave marks on the body color.

Xm1's are comfortable and give a much better ride as compared to stock Goodyear nct5's. Also did consider the continental cpc2 and yoko decibel. Its only for a better cushioned ride did I consider this.

I am done with getting sun film's and xenon's fitted yesterday . tomorrow I will have the Stanley leather done. The ones I am talking are skin fitting leather seats and not loose seat covers.
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Old 6th February 2010, 11:24   #47
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Sharing some pictures I took this morning.
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The Laura looks nice ! Good number too, lots of 2s and 1s
Where did you get your number plate made from? I have silver plates on my car too but it seems a little darker, this might match my car color better.
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The Laura looks nice ! Good number too, lots of 2s and 1s
Where did you get your number plate made from? I have silver plates on my car too but it seems a little darker, this might match my car color better.
Hi Sahil,

My driver got it from some place in malad. I would't know the shops name.
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Hi Sahil,

My driver got it from some place in malad. I would't know the shops name.
I think it all depends on the color of the radium used. My number plate chap claims there is only one shade of silver used by all shops, but I doubt it.

Anywhere in Mumbai where you can buy radium with shade choices?
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aaah, looks fantastic man - congrats!

Completely in love with the laura TSi in black....
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As I type this post, the guys are almost done with the leather seat covers and the door pads are being worked upon. Would post once they finish doing the entire job.

Different shades of radium can be found at almost all shops who make number plates and vinyl's for exteriors.
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I didn't like the facelift laura, till i saw the black Nice choice of cars mate. I guess its time to change the thread title too.
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Rock solid interiors!!! The face-lifted car looks much better than the earlier laura which looked quite bland (apologies)!! Enjoy !!!
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Hey guys,

Sorry I came home late yesterday so uploading pictures this morning.

Very happy with the stanley fitting Also some pictures of the Xenon /HID's I have.
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Use a better camera and give us better pictures mate.

The Stanley covers look super hot in black - I really don't know why beige is considered a luxury color in India.

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The Stanley leather is simply awesome
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another addition to the list , the lip spoiler
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Black looks terrific on the Laura. The TBHP sticker is also looking fabulous.
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Hello hvishwanathan,
The Laura looks fabulous as well - congratulations! The Stanley seats look great too.
By the way if you don't mind, what place is MH 21? Not seen it in Bombay.
Cheers.
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