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Old 13th December 2017, 18:50   #3886
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Beautiful makeover of a 1979 model Ambassador.
Except those mirrors, wheels and tail lights, the car looks lovely!
Good to see someone actually investing so much on paint protection in almost half a century old car.

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Old 17th December 2017, 11:05   #3887
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Premier Padmini S1 Executive, Model 1995. 2 years since rebuilding the car.

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Beautiful makeover of a 1979 model Ambassador.
Please post interior pictures.
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Old 18th December 2017, 00:41   #3888
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Id say one sweet looking i20 from gods own country - with those bodykits and gloss black treatment, Mr Wayne would be choosing this for his daily day drive

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Old 18th December 2017, 13:26   #3889
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Id say one sweet looking i20 from gods own country - with those bodykits and gloss black treatment
Hi Guru,

You definitely forgot to mention the CLOTH HANGER at the back & the rear bumper. The front is too black to make any observations but the rear is fit for W&W thread.

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Except those mirrors, wheels and tail lights, the car looks lovely! Good to see someone actually investing so much on paint protection in almost half a century old car.
Those ORVM's are needed today & function over aesthetics is important here. I don't see anything wrong with tail lights too. I suppose, you meant lenses!

Yes, the owner could have done better job on alloys. I personally would have loved white colored alloys in same design.

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Old 19th December 2017, 10:01   #3890
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Old 25th December 2017, 20:11   #3891
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A close view of the JCW brake kit and OZ Racing wheels in ajaypjayaraj 's mini Cooper.

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Old 8th January 2018, 16:42   #3892
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Re: PICS : Tastefully Modified Cars in India

So i sold off my GT TSI and got a GTI. Swapped the stock wheels for 17 inch momos. Here are some pics. Comparitive picture of the gt with the gti!

Ps. Thats my 520d with m bumper.
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Old 8th January 2018, 19:33   #3893
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So i sold off my GT TSI and got a GTI. Swapped the stock wheels for 17 inch momos. Here are some pics. Comparitive picture of the gt with the gti!

Ps. Thats my 520d with m bumper.
Nice rides ; but why these obnoxious little number plates, that too after having quite fancy numbers.
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Old 8th January 2018, 19:35   #3894
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So i sold off my GT TSI and got a GTI. Swapped the stock wheels for 17 inch momos. Here are some pics. Comparitive picture of the gt with the gti!

Ps. Thats my 520d with m bumper.
Congratulations on that delicious looking GTI.
Im pretty sure you have more upgrades planned for it than just new wheels.



P.S - I have been been drooling over your blacked out 520d for quite a while now, and Im pretty sure fellow BHPians will agree with me.
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Old 9th January 2018, 16:16   #3895
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Nice rides ; but why these obnoxious little number plates, that too after having quite fancy numbers.
Hi, the plates on my gti are temporary will be changing them soon.

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Congratulations on that delicious looking GTI.
I’m pretty sure you have more upgrades planned for it than just new wheels.



P.S - I have been been drooling over your blacked out 520d for quite a while now, and I’m pretty sure fellow BHPians will agree with me.
Thanks a lot man. Yes i have planned a few performance upgrades over the course of time.

Also the 5 series looks the best with the M bumper, can't help but turn around every time i park her and walkaway

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Old 9th January 2018, 17:08   #3896
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So i sold off my GT TSI and got a GTI. Swapped the stock wheels for 17 inch momos. Here are some pics. Comparitive picture of the gt with the gti!
That is a very bold tyre upsize on the GTI. Works out to +5.73% over stock!!! I can never be comfortable with such a variance. Looks good nevertheless, but you'll have to live with speedo error, taller gearing and added weight on the suspension.
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Old 10th January 2018, 00:57   #3897
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That is a very bold tyre upsize on the GTI. Works out to +5.73% over stock!!! I can never be comfortable with such a variance. Looks good nevertheless, but you'll have to live with speedo error, taller gearing and added weight on the suspension.
Shouldn't be problematic since the international sizing works to 205/40/17, and he is at 225/45/17. The only issue will be minor speedo error.
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Old 10th January 2018, 09:37   #3898
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So i sold off my GT TSI and got a GTI.

Ps. Thats my 520d with m bumper.
Both are HOT looking cars. Great choice of rims too . Agreed with others - the number plate looks too small.

By the way, I recently crossed your 5-Series. Remember the number & blackened effect clearly. I think it was on Peddar Road (I was on the opposite side in my 530d). If not Peddar Road, somewhere in South Bombay, but I'm 100% sure about seeing it just a couple of days back.
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That is a very bold tyre upsize on the GTI. Works out to +5.73% over stock!!! I can never be comfortable with such a variance. Looks good nevertheless, but you'll have to live with speedo error, taller gearing and added weight on the suspension.
Yes i know it has a lot of error but apparently 225/40 profile isn't available anywhere, so its like i had no other option. There's another gti in bombay running 18s with 205 section.

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Shouldn't be problematic since the international sizing works to 205/40/17, and he is at 225/45/17. The only issue will be minor speedo error.
The international sizing is 215/40/17


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Both are HOT looking cars. Great choice of rims too . Agreed with others - the number plate looks too small.

By the way, I recently crossed your 5-Series. Remember the number & blackened effect clearly. I think it was on Peddar Road (I was on the opposite side in my 530d). If not Peddar Road, somewhere in South Bombay, but I'm 100% sure about seeing it just a couple of days back.
Thanks a lot sir

Yes you may have seen me in the 5 series as i stay in south Mumbai and come down to Peddar road often.



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Old 21st January 2018, 15:38   #3900
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Found a slick little EON. I believe this is a neatly done wrap. My wife was the one who noticed the dual exhaust pipes (only one was working though)
Apologies for the bad quality rear view shot. I just didn't stop gawking on time to take a clearer near shot.

Place of spotting : Commercial Street, Bangalore.
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