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Old 29th March 2010, 08:31   #61
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Great Review. Not sure how i missed it all this while. And just loved your modifications. Most people overdo it but his one is just perfect.

@vigneshram: Did you sell your OEM alloys? One of my friends is looking for one. PLease do let me know.

And where do you guys get these OEM alloys at such low prices!!!
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Old 29th March 2010, 09:35   #62
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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.
Thanks Abhi!!!
Yes, party is due.

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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)
I will inquire about fog lamps on my next visit to the dealership. If they are available, I will PM you.

Alloys are looking great. Are those Lenso Samurai?
I plan to keep my stock alloys for atleast an year. Meanwhile, I will keep hunting for wheels. I am looking for black wheels with chrome lip.
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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.
Contrary to what you have done, i painted my Linea (vocal white) grilles and fog lamp covers to Hiphop black !
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Old 29th March 2010, 10:26   #64
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Contrary to what you have done, i painted my Linea (vocal white) grilles and fog lamp covers to Hiphop black !
Silver grills and fog lamp enclosures don't go really well with the white.
It looks better in black on a white car. Your vocal white lines looks better with black girlls.

On a red car, silver gave a more contrast effect and looked better than black.
But, then again, its more of a personal choice.

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Great Review. Not sure how i missed it all this while. And just loved your modifications. Most people overdo it but his one is just perfect.

@vigneshram: Did you sell your OEM alloys? One of my friends is looking for one. PLease do let me know.

And where do you guys get these OEM alloys at such low prices!!!
Thanks a lot.
Try some local tyre/alloy shop. Some people exchange their brand new rims with aftermarket ones, and they often sell the OE ones at throwaway prices.
I bought mine for 9k. I am sure the owner of the shop, wouldn't have bought it for anything more than 7k.

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Great Review. Not sure how i missed it all this while. And just loved your modifications. Most people overdo it but his one is just perfect.

@vigneshram: Did you sell your OEM alloys? One of my friends is looking for one. PLease do let me know.

And where do you guys get these OEM alloys at such low prices!!!
gemi saab,
i have sold my rims already to a guy with a Punto active in bangalore for 18k.will tell you if theres a set available
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gemi saab,
i have sold my rims already to a guy with a Punto active in bangalore for 18k.will tell you if theres a set available
Thanks for info.

Please do let me know if any of you come across a set.
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I went to barog (Himachal) this weekend.

Here are a few shots:
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I went to barog (Himachal) this weekend.

Here are a few shots:

Nicee shots of the Punto there !!...the shade (or absence of sun) brings out the pleasant shade of Red.
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Lovely photos there. Did you face any problems with the ground clearance?

The roads that you took look like off roading
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Nicee shots of the Punto there !!...the shade (or absence of sun) brings out the pleasant shade of Red.
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Lovely photos there. Did you face any problems with the ground clearance?

The roads that you took look like off roading
Thanks a lot.

That was just a rough patch that I took and did not face any ground clearance issues.

But, swift has a better ground clearance. I have scrapped the under belly of punto, once so far.
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Hey Sumit,
One suggestion, get the A & B pillar blacken-ed from any accessory shop, will cost 300 bucks max. It just adds to the overall appeal of the car.

How much did the front grill colour change (black to silver) cost you ? did you get it done at the dealership ?
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Everytime I think about Figo from my head, the heart takes over and yearns for a Punto. Soul stirring stuff and a spiritual successor to my Palio 1.2.... need more moolah though and I think I will wait.
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Hey Sumit,
One suggestion, get the A & B pillar blacken-ed from any accessory shop, will cost 300 bucks max. It just adds to the overall appeal of the car.

How much did the front grill colour change (black to silver) cost you ? did you get it done at the dealership ?
I will get them blackened.
I had it planned initially, then i thought, it looks better without them.
Should I get them blackened all the way or do it like its in Emotion model?


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Everytime I think about Figo from my head, the heart takes over and yearns for a Punto. Soul stirring stuff and a spiritual successor to my Palio 1.2.... need more moolah though and I think I will wait.
Figo is an overall VFM package.
You thinking of buying diesel or petrol?
Your userid suggests diesel.
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Punto MJD Emotion Pack in RED
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I will get them blackened.

I had it planned initially, then i thought, it looks better without them.
Should I get them blackened all the way or do it like its in Emotion model?
ABSOLUTELY ! Nothing like 'Emotion' for the price of 'Active' ..I say !
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