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Old 27th March 2018, 09:34   #316
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This may not be due to the track difference, will have to do with break bias set up also Yes the adapter improves the stability, especially on the turns otherwise. Have them on my Thar also.
Hello Jaggu,
The fishtailing effect in Thar, is that because of the track difference between the front and rear? Or is it because of the MLD which kicks in when senses rpm difference when going in speed over corrugations like bumps? I have 2016 model with MLD so can't really decide if spacers will solve my problem.

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Hello Jaggu,
The fishtailing effect in Thar, is that because of the track difference between the front and rear? Or is it because of the MLD which kicks in when senses rpm difference when going in speed over corrugations like bumps? I have 2016 model with MLD so can't really decide if spacers will solve my problem.

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MLD kicks in based on variation in wheel speed between the sides, this should not happen over normal road undulations and bumps. Fish tailing definitely can be controlled with the spacers, plus better shock absorbers. Have worked well in multiple Thar's i know of. So do check, and it is not a very expensive or damaging mod in the first place.
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Hi Bopanna,

Could you please let me know where you got your alloys from? They look great on your Thar!

If you dont mind, how much did it cost? I have been looking for similar ones for a while now!

Are they doing a good job? do you recommend?

Thanks in advance.

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My Jeep CRD - 8 years, 60,000 km later - no major problems, just niggles for which I bestowed my prompt attention!

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Indeed, times change, but icons are forever!
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The removal of Chrome bull bars and mesh, moving to the cleaner look in the front is tasteful, you are a custodian of a classic Jeep! Are those the same Hella lights you had earlier or are they different?
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My Jeep CRD - 8 years, 60,000 km later -
How is the imported Italian Hard-top holding up ?
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The removal of Chrome bull bars and mesh, moving to the cleaner look in the front is tasteful, you are a custodian of a classic Jeep! Are those the same Hella lights you had earlier or are they different?
Thanks Kosfactor! I removed the chrome bull bar and mesh long ago!
Yes, it's the same Hellas that were originally fitted!
And regarding the reference to a Classic Jeep, touch wood, but I have managed it to keep it in show-room condition so far by the grace of God!
I was very keen to keep it as close to the original as possible, with only simple, subtle modifications!


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How is the imported Italian Hard-top holding up ?
4x4addict - the Italian Hard-top is living up to it's reputation! Not a niggle, not a squeak, not a drop of water leakage! There is absolutely no doubt that when one pays big bucks, the product reeks of quality!

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I was very keen to keep it as close to the original as possible, with only simple, subtle modifications!
Yes simple and subtle mods is all it needs, I have taken cue from your thread especially since BD Sir was very involved in it and you were taking inputs from him as well. I was not a member at that time, just a casual reader. By the time I got mine in 2018 (same color), some of the mods were already done from the factory, but still I had to set the driver seat a bit high using longer bolts and some lug nuts for a 2 inch lift, a new old stock CJ bumper, a set of Neo alloys etc , but as you know its never really done

Your thread gives me confidence that with adequate care, the vehicle will outlast me!
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Very inspiring review. Probability the best looking thar I've seen. I'm waiting for the new gen Thar and the wait seem to be eternal.
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Very inspiring review. Probability the best looking thar I've seen. I'm waiting for the new gen Thar and the wait seem to be eternal.
Thanks WhiteKnight!

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The camouflaged Thars doing the rounds on the net indeed look fabulous, perhaps a bit too similar to the Wrangler!
I too am awaiting the launch to see how it compares with my Jeep!
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Today I visited prestige automobiles in JC road, the intent was to swap the stock mirrors out with Bolero zlx like you have done. I went back home and fitted it, looks way better than stock mirrors. I'm yet to drive the vehicle afterwards but the coverage appears to be good.

I was hesitant to do this so far thinking that I may need to drill or remove the door card etc, but it was very easy DIY thanks to your thread.
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