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Old 3rd April 2009, 12:40   #361
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nothing comes close to the classic E36 shape of the car and the stance of the car is amazing.

the grey colour suits the as the black wheels and smoked tailights bring out the contrast with the grey colour.

any shot of the engine bay?
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Old 3rd April 2009, 14:15   #362
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Hi Abix,
Saw your car yesterday at Dhuala kuan crossing. I must say the car looks fabulous in person. great ride..
In the last pic (interior shot) what is the round knob thing in front of hand break. IIAC it should be ipod controller attached with HU.

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Hi Abix - Finished product finally out and looking good. Looks like you stuck you your Gray guns.

Time to add the car to your T-bhp Garage.
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Old 4th April 2009, 00:01   #364
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Hey guys thanks a lot for the comments.

Parm: will post engine way shots soon, although its quite stock looking.

Manu: The round knob is actually the controller to the cars bluetooth kit.

Iron Wolf: Thank you, and my persistence paid off.
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Manu: The round knob is actually the controller to the cars bluetooth kit.
OT- Is it the harman kardon kit with phone/gps functions. I am also looking for one can you please PM me the details (model,price etc.) Thanks man..
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actually its the sony ericsson one. Got it from Gaffar for 4 grand.
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Hey Abix, spotted your car today @ Khan Market.
Must say the car looks great in person.
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So how is the car running Abix ?? It looks like a million bucks, does the performance match the looks ??

Hope the fuel octane issue got resolved ?

Keep us posted !!





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hey abhinav,

was over at one friendly neighbourhood workshop, saw your car being worked on there ! evrything under control ? or your stepping up the state of tune ?
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MORE work on the car ?? That too at another workshop ? ABIX - what art thou upto ?? Seems like you are going to spring a surprise on us shortly !!!

Hope the car is running OK though.




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ouch , abix not going to like this because last time i checked with him he had some probs with the car .
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ouch , abix not going to like this because last time i checked with him he had some probs with the car .

Problems with his car ????? I thought Autopsyche had "rebuilt" the engine, or atleast that is what was posted on the thread I thought that car was re-done bumper to bumper & Abix was totally happy for the way it looked (agreed) & the way it drove.. now what

Oh My God !! Another one ?????
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Ive already ordered my remapped ECU.
You HAVE to use Speed 97 since the stock ECU itself demands 95 octane. Must be a High CR engine.
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Old 17th April 2009, 21:58   #374
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He can to a certain extent get away with using low octane fuel with a conservative fuel and ignition map. Ignition retard and fuel enrichment can to a certain extent take care of knock. But then he would lose out on power too.

Edit - Just remembered that an easier way of handling this ( in a semi permanent way ) would be to go in for a decompression head gasket.

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It may be a good idea IMHO, to try running the car in the original state of tune for some time & see that there are no glitches.

The upgraded ECU can always be put in later, else the misbehaviour of the car may be attributed to the "new ECU"



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