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Old 18th May 2008, 23:02   #16
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Sorry, let me clarify. The camshaft and the ignition system are different. What I meant was, the mountings are the same, and in effect you can retrofit a standard Esteem engine into a Gypsy.

Chicking eh? I'll get you after I collect the Zinger meal that I won.
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Old 19th May 2008, 07:35   #17
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I believe even the intake and exhaust manifolds are different.
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Old 19th May 2008, 17:19   #18
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pdev, need pictures taken in daylight pleaseeeeeee -- to appreciate the mods better.
Can hardly see the bullbar.

- Which is the 'leather hood'. is it just covering the cabin roof or is it cabin + roll down also?

- Have you modded the exhaust also? can see a huge tail pipe towards the side of the gypsy in one of the pics..


i know bro, i will take few pics in daylight and post it in a day or two,

leather hood is custom made which covers the cabin and the rest half is removeable..

exhaust.. its just the tail can no headers nothing..
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Old 19th May 2008, 17:24   #19
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thanks dan for accepting that you blew my eng and suspension. your account is overdue by 22k.

oye dilliwale this is the common light setup in all our cars and it really helps when we go for offroading. next time when you come will surely take you for a spin..

ramie, BP and rest of you all thanks for your comments guys, will try to get the daylight pics soon.
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Congrats, your mods sound good but where are the pics?
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hmmm, I don't know but i think am missing something here. am not able to view the pics still. Where are they?
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okie guys i hosted the pics from imageshack so its been deleted, now give me a days time, i will get the pics in daylight and post it directly.
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would appreciate that, after all the reviews am reading about it here
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Now thats what I call a monster. Nice job, please post some daylight pics too..
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Is the Gypsy engine (2008 year) the same as the Swift and the Dzire?

If so, is the Swift diesel (1248cc turbo with intercooler) a straight bolt in fitment to the Swift and therefore the Gypsy?

Inquiring minds want to know.
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Is the Gypsy engine (2008 year) the same as the Swift and the Dzire?
The petrol : yes. Reworked and tuned, but basically the same engine.

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If so, is the Swift diesel (1248cc turbo with intercooler) a straight bolt in fitment to the Swift and therefore the Gypsy?
Unfortunately not. Some serious engineering has gone behind fitting the Fiat 1.3 diesel into the Swift. And its not viable anyways.....if you ever manage to, the engine will cost you 2.xx lakhs new.
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Unfortunately not. Some serious engineering has gone behind fitting the Fiat 1.3 diesel into the Swift. And its not viable anyways.....if you ever manage to, the engine will cost you 2.xx lakhs new.
I have seen this question dealt with before but not conclusively and for 2008 I will ask it again. Is there a diesel that can be swapped relatively easily into a Gypsy while still retaining the four wheel drive? I will assume the Himachal Pradesh officials can be.... persuaded... to okay it.

For me, the money is not the main problem in doing modifications. It is the complexity coupled with the fact that I live in a remote area that does not have great mechanical shop options.
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Your Gypsy looks a lot better than before cheers:

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feel like taare zameen par.
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okie guys i hosted the pics from imageshack so its been deleted, now give me a days time, i will get the pics in daylight and post it directly.
man.. where are the day-light pics.. been waiting for a long time now.. what do you want.. you to be ... ..

Come on man.. post the pics..
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sorry bro i was busy with work, i will post the pics today or tomorrow as i have off.
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@khanak, thanks for your comments dude
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