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Old 12th March 2010, 14:15   #46
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i came across the following link on the www.fiatforum.com - you may want to check it out.

www.fiat-accessories.com
I have seen that FIAT Forum, already registered there.
Prices on the FIAT Accessories site are insane. :O

Set of 4 17" alloys are = 3,604.16 = Rs. 247,853.06 =
Price of brand new alto.


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One should not drive around fitting 100 pcd alloys in 98 pcd cars.
Affects the total setup of the car including wheel, tire, suspension and joints.



You mean wobble right?
Yes, I mean wobble.
Fitting 100pcd is big no.
Lack of choice in 98 pcd rims is what prompted me to get OE rims. (Not that OE rims look bad or anything, IMO its best stock alloy available in hatches).

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Old 12th March 2010, 14:32   #47
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Red is one hot color. I also own a red one, my 2cents will be paint grill, change headlamps to black one instead of chrome and get alloys matted, in your case also the Pillars, Do all of this togther, anyone of the above left will break the look.
Even am planning something similar but waiting for Black headlamps to come in stock with Punto sports launch.
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Red is one hot color. I also own a red one, my 2cents will be paint grill, change headlamps to black one instead of chrome and get alloys matted, in your case also the Pillars, Do all of this togther, anyone of the above left will break the look.
Even am planning something similar but waiting for Black headlamps to come in stock with Punto sports launch.
I have already painted my grills, fog lamp enclosure and ORVMs silver.
But, even with the silver, I would like to go in for black headlamps.
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try finding out from someone about the wobbling issues in 100 pcd?i heard from all those who have fitted that it doesnt have any issues whatsoever.
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try finding out from someone about the wobbling issues in 100 pcd?i heard from all those who have fitted that it doesnt have any issues whatsoever.
I will see if I can try to drive a Punto with 100 pcd.
Owners (mostly) wont tell you honestly about the performance with 100pcd.
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sumit bhai,
can you please tell me how have you fixed the switches for fog lamps.and how is the wiring?

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Old 15th March 2010, 22:08   #52
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sumit bhai,
can you please tell me how have you fixed the switches for fog lamps.and how is the wiring?

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The switch is placed inside (hidden on top) the lower chubby hole on right side of steering.

Wiring was passed through the dashboard, nothing is visible.

Wiring, switch and fog lamps are all FIAT OE (in the same packing).

BTW, anyone installing fog lamps should fix a higher voltage fuse.
The stock fuse is not good enough for fog lamps.
If your car's engine is off, and fog lamps are on the fuse will burn.
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@Sumit: You got a great deal on the alloys. 9k for a set of four when the company sells it for 10.5k a piece. Congrats on your new acquisition. Happy driving!

PS: Good to meet another United fan here. Glory Glory Man Utd!
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@Sumit: You got a great deal on the alloys. 9k for a set of four when the company sells it for 10.5k a piece. Congrats on your new acquisition. Happy driving!

PS: Good to meet another United fan here. Glory Glory Man Utd!
Thanks for your wishes.
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Old 16th March 2010, 19:07   #55
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thanks for the info sumit ji,
so the whole kit is sold by FIAT eh?They are not properly advertising this fog lamp pack and pity chennai,the Concorde(TASS) guys dont even have a clue about this Fog lamp option.Dont know what to do now.LOL
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Sumit Bhai,
The Grande looks GRAND in red.
Man it looks awesome.

Cheers
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thanks for the info sumit ji,
so the whole kit is sold by FIAT eh?They are not properly advertising this fog lamp pack and pity chennai,the Concorde(TASS) guys dont even have a clue about this Fog lamp option.Dont know what to do now.LOL
The whole package had; fog lamps (the actual fog lamps are pretty big in size from inside), wiring, fog lamp enclosure (black in color) and the switch.

Everything had FIAT logo and company stamp on it except the switch.

You can ask the FIAT guys to order them for you. Pay them advance just to make sure.

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Sumit Bhai,
The Grande looks GRAND in red.
Man it looks awesome.

Cheers
Thanks a lot.
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Old 17th March 2010, 10:21   #58
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UPDATE:

Changed the rear co-axial speakers to Infinity Reference 9633i. (Infinity - Car Audio)
They sound much better than the JBL GTO series I had earlier.
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Congrats Sumit. Looks like Mods deleted my posts!

BTW party is still pending and do post some pics of the painted grill.
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sumit bhai,
if you get those fog lamps for me,it will be great.these chennai fellows dont even have a clue about it.BTW i have changed my alloys to 100 PCD Plati.i can assure you there in no problems with 100 pcd whatsoever.you can see some pics in my thread
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...ml#post1808377 (Got the cute Silver Punto.MJD)
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