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Old 18th March 2011, 11:27   #16
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Sir,

Thank you for the kind words;

Work done on the Car :-

Auto Mech - SS Exhaust - Cat Back
K & N Air Filter - 4S Auto
Seats - National Upholstery
ICE - 4S & Sounds Good
R & T - as this thread states - 4S Auto

Suspension + Brakes + ECM [all are O/S] !
Congrats. Looks neat.

Does the added cost of all of the above put together exceed the cost of the base car ?
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Dude i love your car!!! The interior and the front seats are awesome. Kinda wished now i didnt buy a Audi so i could buy a nice project car and build it up like you. Tasteful mods i am loving it.
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Old 18th March 2011, 11:51   #18
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Dude i love your car!!! The interior and the front seats are awesome. Kinda wished now i didnt buy a Audi so i could buy a nice project car and build it up like you. Tasteful mods i am loving it.
Thanks for the compliments;

However, I see that you have a Vento.
That too can be done up.
Spend some time and a little bit of money & do it, the way you like.
It is a great fun project & the outcome will be your own to love & cherish !
Just my 2 cents worth.
All the Best !

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Thanks for the compliments;

However, I see that you have a Vento.
That too can be done up.
Spend some time and a little bit of money & do it, the way you like.
It is a great fun project & the outcome will be your own to love & cherish !
Just my 2 cents worth.
All the Best !


Yea we just got that in feb as a 3rd car, my mom mainly uses it so i cant really mod it. i have done some nice ice and i will probably get some wheels for it later. but dude seriously polo>vento any day.

Hey i forgot to ask you, what is the offset on the wheels. it sits perfect with the fenders giving it a nice aggressive look.

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Are you planning to paint the rims white? Would look good, IMO.
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You said it Bhagwan. I m actually afraid to drive the car out the dealership out of fear that i might "Void the warranty".

You seem to have misunderstood me, what i was saying was that according to the VW dealer in Thane, the stock alloys along with the tyres costs 105k. which i find hard to believe. But then again the entire staff generally seemed lost.

I do not have any 'access' to the polo cup rims. I am on the lookout for them and would willing part with my left ball for those bad boys!!

The rims you have installed do look the part though i must say... i like the way they fill out the wheel arches.

However, like i said i have decided to keep the stock alloys & go for some wider stickier rubber i had the Michelin pilot potenza 205/60R15 in mind.
Any suggestions?

By the way i am assuming you have sold the stock alloys & rims.. how much did you get for them?
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You said it Bhagwan. I m actually afraid to drive the car out the dealership out of fear that i might "Void the warranty".

You seem to have misunderstood me, what i was saying was that according to the VW dealer in Thane, the stock alloys along with the tyres costs 105k. which i find hard to believe. But then again the entire staff generally seemed lost.

By the way i am assuming you have sold the stock alloys & rims.. how much did you get for them?
The 'stock' rims are listed @ Rs. 18750/- a piece + Tyre [Apollo Accelor]
So Rs. 105/- K for the stock may be correct..

Yes, I sold the Alloys in Hyderabad @ Rs. 19/- K
Tyres were sold in Mumbai for Rs. 18/- K
Total = Rs. 37/-
BTW My Tyres were 205.55.15 from Yokohama S Drive.
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Please let us know from where you purchased the Sparco rims that are currently in your car?
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Old 19th March 2011, 01:59   #24
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Please let us know from where you purchased the Sparco rims that are currently in your car?
Sure;

Every picture i posted states it, however here it is - again.
4 S Auto - Tardeo @ Rs. 130/- K [7 days delivery] !

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Are you planning to paint the rims white? Would look good, IMO.
No Sir !

I will keep them 'stock'

I did paint the OZ Rims of mine on the VRS - Skoda & they never 'lasted'
Even though Mazda did the job for me;
So, I will keep this.
I like the ENkei 'Gold' Colour....
Just to mention it.
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Wheels are hot. I would suggest
  • Paint the drums black, not red
  • body colour on the mud flaps
  • replace sparco branded hubcaps with VW
  • Car appears to be sitting high? hows the speedo error
  • I would suggest skirting to mitigate that effect
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Paint the drums black, not red
Yes;
I will do it on Monday / Tuesday - White is the colour I have chosen..

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replace sparco branded hubcaps with VW
I was keen, but 4S Auto - Where I installed these R & T from, was 'against' it !

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Car appears to be sitting high? hows the speedo error
No idea, I do not know how to measure Speedo Error !

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body colour on the mud flaps
This is a good suggestion;
I will consider.

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I would suggest skirting to mitigate that effect
I do not understand this - please do shed some light...
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Really nice rims you got there. Post some full pics too.
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Old 19th March 2011, 23:01   #29
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The Polo looks great with the 17 inchers. How is the ride and performance after the upgrade?

Everytime i see a Polo I want to buy it. I love the design. But then I look at the back seat and I start jogging away - then I think about the dealers and I run for my life - they think that they are doing you some great favor by offering you the chance to buy a Polo in India!!

Looking fwd to your experience after the suspension upgrade.
Drive on,
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Theres a video of the polocup car reviewed by a guy from overdrive on youtube , he mentions that they have eibach springs , though i cannot remember what dampers they use. They definitely don't use adjustable coilovers!
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