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Old 22nd April 2010, 01:09   #196
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really nice looking jeep.
loved the paint.
congrats !
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Old 22nd April 2010, 09:54   #197
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really nice looking jeep.
loved the paint.
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Superb outcome! Really love it! All your hard work has paid off
Thanks guys! A lot of time and effort went into it. The ride is really good and actually is very un-jeep like!! I need to fit large rear view mirrors and my winch. After that some rock climbing.
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Your jeep's come out very well. Congratulations!
What wheel arches are you using? I went the other day looking for a set for my 540 but couldn't find them. Is there another Mahindra model from which I could fit those on my jeep?
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The wheel arches are army 550 front and rear fenders. I got them from Mumbai.
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Old 22nd April 2010, 10:14   #198
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very well built 550 you got there , its just simply black . congrats.
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Old 22nd April 2010, 12:05   #199
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Great outcome. What tyres are going in now? These look ready for 33+"
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Old 22nd April 2010, 12:34   #200
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Beboy,
Great job. I remember you were targeting completetion before last years palar and ima happy you are well ahead of the scheduled date. Your jeep looks purposeful and capable of slininging some huge dust!

Waiting to see that beast in action

When your budget and time permits do think of putting some really aggressive looking tyres. It will complete the Jeep!
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Hi Beboy,

Your JEEP Looks smashing, just add a matt finish insect screen/brush guard, or on in brushed aluminium.

the Wheel Wells are looking empty :(

wrt Tyre Height

for 31" its 4.88 (MM550XD)

For 34 it is 34/31 X 4.88 = 5.35:1 (Petrol CJ3B)

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Looking awsome man. Time to tear up some sand in Palar this year.
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we want update.
asap.
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Old 4th May 2010, 20:47   #204
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Is there another Mahindra model from which I could fit those on my jeep?
You could use the wheel arches(or fender fairings, rather) from the Mahindra Pik-up. It's a direct fit
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Some pics from my mobile. Interior, engine and underbody pics will follow.
Hi, jyobeb, your MM550 has come out very well . Please do update with some engine-bay and underside pics. Also, how is the off-roadability now? any off-roading trials done? Please do post pics of the same.
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Old 10th July 2010, 19:22   #206
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hey nice work , can you please post under the hood pics of your snorkel install ? thanks . by the way i emailed you regarding the snorkel for sale. Could also PM me on that, thanks
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I am all out of snorkels. I will get a fresh set fabricated in about 10 days.
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Jyobeb I have a serious doubt.

You have upgraded the MM5*0 with an scorpio engine,what about the brake upgrade ? i think the stock ones will not be sufficient.

and BTW which engine is this ? the old or the latest version ...
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I am using Bolero aggregates and hence stopping power is enough. Top speed is not much as this is geared lower.
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