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Old 12th February 2011, 00:19   #256
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Sweeeeeet ! The Abarth logo looks cool.

Some updates from my side as well, I got the TITANs today, but I am not happy with them ! They just aren't handling the bass at all, so I have some questions for you. The good bits are its closer to the sound I want, I'm getting a hang of the HU as well. The sound is richer for sure.

Damping sheet - Whats the chosen brand, going rate for it and how much quantity did you use up for 2 front doors ?

Also did you try running them without the damping ? Is it worth the effort, i have been told, go for damping if you are running an amp (which isnt the case with my setup just about now !)
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Sumit,I suggest a lenso samurais if you are in a hunt for alloys.They looks super cool on the punto. Any other mods in the pipeline?
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Old 12th February 2011, 11:26   #258
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Hey Sumit, the day u graduate to new alloys, I'm picking up your old ones(read original Punto ones)!
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Sweeeeeet ! The Abarth logo looks cool.

Some updates from my side as well, I got the TITANs today, but I am not happy with them ! They just aren't handling the bass at all, so I have some questions for you. The good bits are its closer to the sound I want, I'm getting a hang of the HU as well. The sound is richer for sure.

Damping sheet - Whats the chosen brand, going rate for it and how much quantity did you use up for 2 front doors ?

Also did you try running them without the damping ? Is it worth the effort, i have been told, go for damping if you are running an amp (which isnt the case with my setup just about now !)
You are missing the main ingredient, amp is very important when you are running components.

Choose a good quality amp and the difference would be day and night.

Damping would be required only after you get the amp.


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Sumit,I suggest a lenso samurais if you are in a hunt for alloys.They looks super cool on the punto. Any other mods in the pipeline?
LENSO have any 98 PCD alloys?

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Hey Sumit, the day u graduate to new alloys, I'm picking up your old ones(read original Punto ones)!
Sure, I will let you know first when I am selling them.
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Amp has been upgraded.

Bought the Mosconi Gladen One 120.4

Here are the specs:

4-Channel Amplifier

Rated power: 120 watts per channel @ 4 ohms <1% THD + N

- Very compact, full-analog MOSFET Amplifier
- Front Stage Adjuster FSA (similar time correction)
- Phase Shift 0-180
- High-Level (33 Ohm) Input with automatic remote
only possible with (generally accepted) BTL Radio-outputs.
- Temperature controlled fan
- Plug and Play wire harness (optional)
- Made in Italy


Power:
120 watts per channel @ 4 ohms
175 watts per channel @ 2 ohms
350 watts bridged into 4 ohms
Input sensitivity:
(Power rating ref)
0.4 V 8 V
Crossover:
High-and low-pass
(45 225 Hz)
Phase Shift: 0-180
Slope - Filter quality 12 dB / oct
Dimensions: 310x200x50 mm

Pics courtesy abhibh.

Special thanks to Abhishek (abhibh), Sukhjot and Shresht for helping me procure the product, installation, tuning and bearing with me.
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Default Re: My Italian Stallion - FIAT Grande Punto MJD (Exotica Red). Photo shoot on pg 9.

Congrats Sumit
that is one delicious amp
time to eat errrrr audition again.
Where is the old amp?
is it still with you?
let me know
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Congrats Sumit
that is one delicious amp
time to eat errrrr audition again.
Where is the old amp?
is it still with you?
let me know
Sure, anytime you want.

Old amp is still with me.
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Just wanted to let you all know about my Dynamat experience. See the post below. Hope you all are well familiar with the thread too. It is a must read for anyone interested in damping.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/produc...ml#post2342910

The difference is amazing and I bet you gonna go crazy about your Punto once you've done this job!!
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Just wanted to let you all know about my Dynamat experience. See the post below. Hope you all are well familiar with the thread too. It is a must read for anyone interested in damping.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/produc...ml#post2342910

The difference is amazing and I bet you gonna go crazy about your Punto once you've done this job!!
I am using STINGER ROADKILL in my front doors and pretty good.
I liked it. It is comparable to Dynamat and is more VFM.
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I am using STINGER ROADKILL in my front doors and pretty good.
I liked it. It is comparable to Dynamat and is more VFM.
Great decision! I suffered a lot of the high speed BOOM in the pre-Dynamat days. By the way, the Wurth underbody coating also had an effect in reducing the road noise. Hope you have done this too!
IMHO both of these are recommended to all Punto owners for a quieter and comfy drive.
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Old 13th May 2011, 20:16   #266
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My friends Punto

Details:
Rims: 15" HRS H286 98+108PCD - Rs. 17500
Tires: Yokohama C-Drive 195/60-R15 - Rs. 4400 (each)

Stock tires buyback - Rs. 2500 per tyre (including steel rims) JK 165/80-R14

Alloys bought from BK Tyres, Delhi.
Tyres from Bansal WheelOcity, Chandigarh.
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I recently changed the rims on my Punto.
I purchased a set of used Linea rims and got them custom painted.
The idea came from a fellow BHPian Ravveendrra. He has done a similar theme on his yellow Palio.
Thanks for your inputs.
Here are the pictures.
Pictures are taken by a friend Jyotbir Singh (chiragh_bir 's younger brother)
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Nice touch of red
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Really great wheels.

Though, I feel really low profile tyres, though not practical, would do more justice to the wheel's looks.

A really crazy idea would be to try and extend the colour scheme onto the sidewalls.
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Sweeeeet....

Cost break up please! How much for the used alloys and paintjob! Car is looking pretty unique, in a good way! What do you think about Abarth vinyls?

I was in Chandigarh last week, Sumit. Thought of catching up with you but could not find time for the same as I had to return the same day!
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