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Old 11th December 2011, 15:08   #76
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Post painting and giving the desired colour combination - the loud parts blended very well we thought into the rest of the car's shape - and even if you dont like it on first reception , we did find that it grew on us.
I liked the way how a shy car with soft lines has turned into a macho machine, the color adding to it. But, why in the world are you teasing the whole of Team-BHP with very few snaps? We just can't be content.

show us her back, the fins and the tail-lamps. Would appreciate a head-on snap from the front too.

Though, a different thought arose in my puny brain. Since the Baleno is capable of doing good numbers on the speedo, I doubt whether such modifications (especially on the bonnet, the air dams and the rear boot lid) adversely affect the high speed stability of the car? Please enlighten me.

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Wonderful outcome for the Baleno! Congratulations!

Just a thought - the front and rear look smashing but the side profile (read : door panels) remain dull. Could you do something about that or didn't want to?
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Superb! The car is looking wonderful! The nose is futuristic. Now the car needs better wheels and low-profile tires. Please post some more pictures of the car.
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Looking great!

The Mustang inspiration has come out very nicely.

Now what the car needs is some good Alloys. Black ones with a red lip would do.

Waiting to see the pics of the tail light in action.
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Well gentlemen presenting the final bodywork of the ICEMAN - other details are yet to fall into place here...

Post painting and giving the desired colour combination - the loud parts blended very well we thought into the rest of the car's shape - and even if you dont like it on first reception , we did find that it grew on us.
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Also it stood out well from the others on the road when seen in retrospect.
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And there is yet more to be done for the finishing touches...
Hey If am not mistaken, i spotted this car on CBI road RT nagar on Saturday at about 11.30 AM. Am i right
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Wow its looking fab and unique in every bit. The front especially the blackened out grill and bumper complements the ferrari red very well.

How about a better snap of the rear, would like to see how the tail lamps have come out.
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Excellent work, specially the front end. Its really proportional and goes really well with the rest of the car not the usual mods which looks like bolt on. Dare i say this one of the best mods i have on Tbhp.
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Gentlemen - your responses bring me great joy. Yes ICEMAN is running loose on Bangalore's roads now and yes the pictures seen so far are only 3/4 done. The finer details - wheels, lights, interiors are yet to be presented.

ICEMAN seems to be bringing me good luck. and it has made me busy over the weekend in a different sort of way - Am starting a new phase in my life - getting engaged today so will have to proceed with the updates from tomorrow.

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ICEMAN seems to be bringing me good luck. and it has made me busy over the weekend in a different sort of way - Am starting a new phase in my life - getting engaged today so will have to proceed with the updates from tomorrow.

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Congratulations bro. Have a nice one. I'll be in your shoes come Saturday!
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Congratulations mate. All the best.
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Those ALLOYS dont do justice to the overall design of the car. An upgrade (both in looks and size) will do wonders to the overall look of the car IMO.
I agree, BMW alloys would look great.

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Am starting a new phase in my life - getting engaged today so will have to proceed with the updates from tomorrow.
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Congratulations bro. Have a nice one. I'll be in your shoes come Saturday!
Congrats gentlemen, Now there will be SOMEONE SPECIAL who will "MAKEOVER" your lives.

Raab Rakha.
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Well gentlemen presenting the final bodywork of the ICEMAN - other details are yet to fall into place here...

Post painting and giving the desired colour combination - the loud parts blended very well we thought into the rest of the car's shape - and even if you dont like it on first reception , we did find that it grew on us.
Attachment 854320

Also it stood out well from the others on the road when seen in retrospect.
Attachment 854321


And there is yet more to be done for the finishing touches...

Ramesh,
If i'm not mistaken you were at bagmane tech park few weeks back. i was at smoking zone, and you started and left from there


i was guessing which car this could be. awesome modification. and it looks better in person rather in photos. It sounds also sweet.


congrats. the outcome is really good.
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WOW i think i saw this parked opposite Ramaiah hospital on my way home this saturday, it pulled out and left just as i started running :P
If i did see this, i must say the back looked stunning in person ( considering thats all i saw ), and the paint job ... amazing !
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Well gentlemen presenting the final bodywork of the ICEMAN - other details are yet to fall into place here...

Post painting and giving the desired colour combination - the loud parts blended very well we thought into the rest of the car's shape - and even if you dont like it on first reception , we did find that it grew on us.
Attachment 854320

Also it stood out well from the others on the road when seen in retrospect.
Attachment 854321


And there is yet more to be done for the finishing touches...

Congratulations man! The car turned out very well. The curves and the bents and tastefully done, and the choice of color added more points! A simple example of hardwork will pay off! All the best with your new ride.
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seems like this car is everywhere but this thread..
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