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Old 22nd May 2010, 08:35   #121
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Yes I did...Yes I did ! Medium Grey Sire.
As for the ownership thread that will have to wait for sometime as I am hopping around the place like a frog just about now. I have started work on the content and will start the thread in a fortnight when I am back in Delhi for good.

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Congratulations.

What have you finalized in ICE?
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Old 22nd May 2010, 11:27   #122
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Congratulations.

What have you finalized in ICE?
Nothing but the budget....20 - 25K INR ! Apart from the HU, Front Comps and Rear Coax, I have been suggested a 4-5 channel amp(thanks to Abhibh)

I am looking to get some DEMOs coz I am pretty much a 'check out the sound first ' kinda guy, not too brand conscious(though I have had nothing but Pioneer all along). I am hoping to meet some folks here in mumbai (while I am here) who can give me some valuable tips. I haven't yet experienced or heard half the brands we folks seem to discussing on the forum, so its a bit tough for me to take a call just about now. Looking to visit Driven/ Gyro in Delhi sometime soon.

At this point in time, I am open to suggestions folks ! Be it the brands, shops to visit, folks who wanna share gyaan on the subject and some who can spare time to show their setup. (think I should start my own thread and put all this there)

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Old 22nd May 2010, 17:51   #123
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Here are the pictures from photoshoot in bigger size.
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Old 22nd May 2010, 18:43   #124
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Sumit, great work - those are some truly stunning pictures! The red Punto is absolutely drool-worthy! Congratulations.
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Old 22nd May 2010, 19:59   #125
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looks great. why dont you black out the b-pillars. will look much better then.
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Old 22nd May 2010, 22:32   #126
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Sumit, great work - those are some truly stunning pictures! The red Punto is absolutely drool-worthy! Congratulations.
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looks great. why dont you black out the b-pillars. will look much better then.
I actually did get them done. The vinyl was in matt finish and overall finish was not that good. Removed it the same day.

I inquired about the vinyls from FIAT dealership and they cost close to Rs. 500/piece, total cost turns out to be Rs. 4000 + Labor. Which I think is a bit too much.

I might get the pillars painted black, in the same pattern as in E-Pack. Would look better than vinyls i feel.
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Lovely pictures there!

Fantastic. I hope you don't mind me taking a few of these pics and put them as my wallpaper
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Old 22nd May 2010, 22:57   #128
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Lovely pictures there!

Fantastic. I hope you don't mind me taking a few of these pics and put them as my wallpaper
Not at all.

Drop me a PM with your email address, if you want bigger sized pictures. Pictures are as big ar 47xx X 22xx size. Not able to upload them here due to size limitation.
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This thread deserves *****

Just mind blowing pics. Post them in "Auto-Image" thread too.
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This thread deserves *****

Just mind blowing pics. Post them in "Auto-Image" thread too.
Thanks a lot.

I wasn't aware there was a thread like that.
Will post some pictures there as well.
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Old 25th May 2010, 15:32   #131
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Bumper which was damaged from that incident a few days ago, was painted yesterday.

Here is the progress in pictures:

Putty filling after applying sandpaper:
My Italian Stallion - FIAT Grande Punto MJD (Exotica Red). Photo shoot on pg 9.-img00142201005241025.jpg
My Italian Stallion - FIAT Grande Punto MJD (Exotica Red). Photo shoot on pg 9.-img00143201005241025.jpg

Primer coat:
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Painting:

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Old 25th May 2010, 16:09   #132
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While I was getting the rear bumper painted, I thought of getting the pillars painted gloss black.

I have already tried taping the vinyls on the pillars. But the quality and matt finish did not appeal much to me.
The vinyls were torn off the same day i got them installed.

Many people have already suggested getting the pillars blackened.

So, now they are painted gloss black in the same pattern as in Emotion model.

All the paint work is done at a local workshop who only deals in denting and painting. I have been going to them for more than 9 years now.
They use top quality materials and i like their quality of work.

Here is a pictorial presentation.

PS. All pictures taken form cell phone camera.

Masking the car:

My Italian Stallion - FIAT Grande Punto MJD (Exotica Red). Photo shoot on pg 9.-img00153201005241544.jpg
My Italian Stallion - FIAT Grande Punto MJD (Exotica Red). Photo shoot on pg 9.-img00154201005241549.jpg
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My Italian Stallion - FIAT Grande Punto MJD (Exotica Red). Photo shoot on pg 9.-img00156201005241554.jpg
My Italian Stallion - FIAT Grande Punto MJD (Exotica Red). Photo shoot on pg 9.-img00157201005241557.jpg


Applying Black paint:

My Italian Stallion - FIAT Grande Punto MJD (Exotica Red). Photo shoot on pg 9.-img00158201005241600.jpg
My Italian Stallion - FIAT Grande Punto MJD (Exotica Red). Photo shoot on pg 9.-img00159201005241600.jpg
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Applying clear coat:

My Italian Stallion - FIAT Grande Punto MJD (Exotica Red). Photo shoot on pg 9.-img00164201005241617.jpg
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My Italian Stallion - FIAT Grande Punto MJD (Exotica Red). Photo shoot on pg 9.-img00166201005241619.jpg


Final Outcome:

My Italian Stallion - FIAT Grande Punto MJD (Exotica Red). Photo shoot on pg 9.-img00186201005251206.jpg
My Italian Stallion - FIAT Grande Punto MJD (Exotica Red). Photo shoot on pg 9.-img00172201005241907.jpg
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Nice,looks haute.
where is this workshop sumit?
Vishal autos?
Whats next on the list for Punto?
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Nice,looks haute.
where is this workshop sumit?
Vishal autos?
Whats next on the list for Punto?
Thanks.

I am very happy with the end result.
IMHO, looks as good as (if not better!!) than stock E-Pack.

Workshop (Baboo Painter) is in Indl. Area Ph. I.
I have their number, let me know if you need it.
They are the best in Chandigarh. You will find Mercs, BMW, SKODAs lined up there for paint job.

Nothing planned as of yet. Sub is pending.

I was also thinking about a wing spoiler.
Vignesh told me about this company which has recently launched spoilers for punto and linea. They come in body color. Costs Rs. 2300.
Here is the link: Kumar Auto Sales, Classique Car Accessories, India, Innova Accessories, Light weight Aluminum carriers, Front crash guards, Rear guards, Prokits and Skirting, Spoilers, Wheel caps, Spoilers, Dicky tray, Roof rail, and Silencer pipes, Car Accessories

I am not sure how will it look on punto. Can anyone do a photoshop for me?

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Sumitbahl: Your Italian Babe looks even more hot now.

Waiting for the next set of exotic pics!
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