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Old 25th June 2020, 20:12   #781
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Our nearly 25 year old 800 we bought brand new in 1995 July.

Will be going for the retest tomorrow.

Will put up a separate detailed report later. Have even the booking papers from 1994. Though not in the best condition and even though other cars have come to the family. But this one won't be going anywhere. A family member who has always been with us. And even took me to my wedding.

And when I do the full restoration in around a years time, the GG will definitely be the reference point.
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Old 25th June 2020, 20:21   #782
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The investment paid off and it saved me from what could have been a major harrassment.

I got down, helped the bikers to get up and made them sit on the divider. Some other good samaritans came and moved the bike.

Meanwhile police came and asked the chaps if I was responsible for the crash. More than confirming, their tone gave me a vibe that they wanted the bikers to say Yes! The biker then lied that they don't know how they fell, may be they felt a push from behind.
Glad you are alright! My word is it a pity that some people can be like this. It was indeed your good day to have had proof.

Could you share details about the installation of the cam and maybe a snap or two, please?
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Old 25th June 2020, 21:31   #783
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The investment paid off and it saved me from what could have been a major harrassment.
Close one!

Good that you had the dash cam! I've been postponing a dash cam purchase and installation since I'm not sure on an upgrade decision yet - but your post sure makes me rethink the decision again.

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Our nearly 25 year old 800 we bought brand new in 1995 July.
Looks beautiful and well maintained.
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Old 17th July 2020, 22:35   #784
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GG gets a new stablemate :

The love of my life - A 2000 Maruti 800 DX 5-Speed. EDIT: Gets export model features on Pg 27-20200716_154825.jpg
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Congratulations. Beginning of a new story...
Deserves a thread of it’s own.

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Hello everyone...!
First off, I have been a religious follower of this thread and admire how Leoshashi goes thaty extra mile to keep GG in top shape. I too own a 2003 Alto (Avatar), bought when I was in 5th standard. That old lady has a tale of her own, probably I will pen down everything once I get over my lethargy of writing or ample time from my Work from home (read Living at Work). Since mine is a special edition (named Celebration), it came with body graphics from the factory, whcih have made way for Galio made similar graphics. However, when going through boodmo, I came across this 77809M79G00A12 part number which seems unavailable. They even have this 77833M79G00 emblem. Leoshashi, kindly help me in sourcing one of these sets of graphics.
Here is my Alto at Lion point, Lonavala:The love of my life - A 2000 Maruti 800 DX 5-Speed. EDIT: Gets export model features on Pg 27-dsc_0234.jpg
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Old 23rd July 2020, 21:22   #787
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Since mine is a special edition (named Celebration), it came with body graphics from the factory, whcih have made way for Galio made similar graphics. However, when going through boodmo, I came across this 77809M79G00A12 part number which seems unavailable. They even have this 77833M79G00 emblem. Leoshashi, kindly help me in sourcing one of these sets of graphics.
Welcome to the forum.

Lovely car. I do remember seeing this edition on my way back from school, during the summers of 2003. It was a Riviera red Alto.

Let me see how I can help you. Give me some time.

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