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Old 16th December 2008, 18:10   #271
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Thanks guys for the info, I will get a 4th opinion @ RNS aswell.

Guys/ Gals: I'm planning to sell my alto in about 6 months or as soon as the Grande Punto is launched. I think by June 2009 for sure. Do you think its viable for me to go for a FFE at this time? or just stick to stock so it becomes easier for me to sell, appreciate your views
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...Guys/ Gals: I'm planning to sell my alto in about 6 months or as soon as the Grande Punto is launched. I think by June 2009 for sure. Do you think its viable for me to go for a FFE at this time? or just stick to stock so it becomes easier for me to sell, appreciate your views
If planning to sell in such a short time, do not go for the FFE. You might end up getting a less price that what you would get if it had been stock.
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If planning to sell in such a short time, do not go for the FFE. You might end up getting a less price that what you would get if it had been stock.
crn12, Suresh has a point as you are planning to sell it off anyways. Its always better to get it restored to stock before selling it else you need to compromise on the price.
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Old 11th January 2009, 13:12   #274
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Hi guys, here is a pic of my friend's car. it has 13" wheels, with bridgestone potenza gIII, automech FFE, K&N conical filter etc...
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nice DIY bumper and looks really kool. now it has some bold looks.
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Hi guys, here is a pic of my friend's car. it has 13" wheels, with bridgestone potenza gIII, automech FFE, K&N conical filter etc...
Hi Nikhil, that's quite nice

Seems there are some nicely done Altos in "God's Own Country" !

The rims, have they been painted or is it a powder-coat ?
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painted or is it a powder-coat ?
can alloy wheels be power coated? i dont think so, or may be i can be done.
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Wow the bumper looks neat, please share some more pics
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what rims are these ?
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Old 13th January 2009, 20:16   #280
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the rims look like aura that are painted white

overall - its one hot looking Alto

im just thinking how the bumper would look if the wire mesh was painted white ?!

hope some PS expert can step in and provide a sample- thanks
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Hi Nikhil, that's quite nice

Seems there are some nicely done Altos in "God's Own Country" !

The rims, have they been painted or is it a powder-coat ?
They have been painted at the DUPONT paint shop here. The have given a 2yr guarantee.

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These are league wheels.

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Guys, somebody please post the specifications(inlet diameter, oulet diameter, total length of muffler) of an end-can(muffler) for the alto(0.8L).
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Guys, somebody please post the specifications(inlet diameter, oulet diameter, total length of muffler) of an end-can(muffler) for the alto(0.8L).
well i think the best bet is to goto some spare part shop with a verniar caliper and all the info you want about.
and BTW whats running in your haed about this?
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well i think the best bet is to goto some spare part shop with a vernier caliper and all the info you want about.
Well, i measured the outlet diameter today. It is a little less that 1 1/4 inch.


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and BTW whats running in your head about this?
Im thinking of getting an aftermarket muffler from the US.

Few doubts:

I see two mufflers in the alto. Does the one, circled in red needs to be removed in order to fit an aftermarket muffler?

Is it ok if the inlet diameter of the after market muffler is bigger than the diameter of OE silencer piping? i mean, can it be fit?

Modding an Alto-alto-muffler.jpg

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Guys, also please tell me whether there is an aftermarket bolt-on muffler for the alto.
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