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Old 27th October 2009, 13:37   #1
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I am getting a mm50 done up by allan(xtremepower) in bombay.
Got the jeep in an auction.
Its in a pair of very capable hands and am really excited abt the project.

Will post pictures throughout the process.....
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hi all ,
I am getting a mm50 done up by allan(xtremepower) in bombay.
Got the jeep in an auction.
Its in a pair of very capable hands and am really excited abt the project.

Will post pictures throughout the process.....
it sure is in capable hands going by his past projects.looking fwd for step by step progress in the mm550 project. good luck.
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Hey arjun,

Am surprised to see a TBHPian from chennai getting his MM all the way to bombay for restoration & for how much from army?
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I am getting a mm50 done up by allan(xtremepower) in bombay.
can't help but guess you are going the SPOA way. thats where allan excels in.
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can't help but guess you are going the SPOA way. thats where allan excels in.

what is spoa????

just kidding, yes we will go the spoa way,
already done actually.

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hi all ,
I am getting a mm50 done up by allan(xtremepower) in bombay.
Got the jeep in an auction.
Its in a pair of very capable hands and am really excited abt the project.

Will post pictures throughout the process.....
Hi,

Congrats for the new purchase.! so let us watch another superb make over here after Randeep's monster!

Please do posts picts from starting itself

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Hey Arjun
First of all congrats!!
What colour are you getting it painted? ( not orange I hope)

Waiting for the pics now ...

Cheers
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Hey Arjun
First of all congrats!!
What colour are you getting it painted? ( not orange I hope)

Waiting for the pics now ...

Cheers
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yup its gong to be a shade of orange

as usual top notch paint job,

all i can say is it will be a beast
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Arjun, as someone mentioned here it nice to know that you are doing your jeep miles away from your place. Allan is quite good at his job. I guess you might have drawn inspiration from his many works here.

I am not too kicked about your colur though. Wish both you guys luck. We need some picture.

Is this also is super fast mode?
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Is this also is super fast mode?
I think Allan has 2 speeds - Fast and Faster!!!

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yup its gong to be a shade of orange

as usual top notch paint job,

all i can say is it will be a beast
Just my thought, but I think another Orange jeep will look too wanna be
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thank you.yes its is going to be a shade of orange..love that colour.
for starters am getting a DCM Toyota engine and allan is getting it Turbocharged.!!

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Just my thought, but I think another Orange jeep will look too wanna be
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First of all congrats!!
What colour are you getting it painted? ( not orange I hope)

Waiting for the pics now ...

Cheers
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thank u people.

Yup it is going to be a shade of orange and really excited abt it

and its going to have DCM Toyota engine and allan is getting it turbochared!! Quite mad!

Thanks a lot! Fell in love with the oranjie,love at first sight.
My dad wanted it in camouflage.but i simply cant get orange off my mind.

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Arjun, as someone mentioned here it nice to know that you are doing your jeep miles away from your place. Allan is quite good at his job. I guess you might have drawn inspiration from his many works here.

I am not too kicked about your colur though. Wish both you guys luck. We need some picture.

Is this also is super fast mode?

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here r a few pics of the jeep when it all started!

Will post pictures of the engine bay very soon.
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Ah ha.. another MM with big fat tyres in organgy shade in the making

Looking forward to the pics man.
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here is a pic of the engine.will post more pics of the individual components soon!
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hi all! This is my engine mounted to another jeep for testing purposes..

Allan later did some offroading with this engine.
He told me that it had loads and loads of torque and and was a monster off the road(Will post pictures of it soon).
He had also got it driven all the way from Nagpur(workshop) to Bombay and he said it was effortlessly doing speeds of over 120!
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