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Old 11th June 2008, 17:46   #181
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I believe the 'ready for painting' phase is over. The car should be ready by tomorrow night, and if all goes well it will join the drive from Bangalore to Coimbatore for the Monsoon D R I V E. Unfortunately it isnt really ready for the D R I V E - interior work is still to be done and will be carried out at some place in Coimbatore (Seats & A/c).

Still dont have an original DASHBOARD or steering wheel, though. H E L P !!!
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Old 11th June 2008, 18:38   #182
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I believe the 'ready for painting' phase is over. The car should be ready by tomorrow night, and if all goes well it will join the drive from Bangalore to Coimbatore for the Monsoon D R I V E.
Saw the car on 4th and the painting work had begun. Whats the latest news ? ... By the way, sent you couple of PM's but didnt get a reply from you ?
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Old 11th June 2008, 19:05   #183
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Saw the car on 4th and the painting work had begun. Whats the latest news ? ... By the way, sent you couple of PM's but didnt get a reply from you ?
Thanks for the pic! Enclosed here (as on 04/06/08):

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Old 12th June 2008, 11:41   #184
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As of yesterday - its getting there! Will we make it by tonite is the big question!

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Old 12th June 2008, 11:47   #185
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beautiful ......amazing
thats what comes to my mind
this has a great sentimental value dude

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Old 12th June 2008, 13:18   #186
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Are you sure its going to be ready by tonight ?
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Old 12th June 2008, 13:31   #187
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Looking good. I am waiting to see the shut lines. It better be good now! What's the interiors going to be like? Beige?
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Steer the paint job looks super cool. I know you have waited for long but a few more days shouldn't matter chetto. I know this is something priceless for your dad's birthday but then every thing happens for good alle ?
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Update:

Car was to be delivered on the 11th, which was then moved to the 12th evening for Jay to drive down on the morning of the 13th.

Last update received was from Jay that the doors are still not painted - the car is in not yet a car.

I was supposed to be in CBE last evening to wait for the delivery, but there have been no updates since Thursday - so I have delayed departure by a day for no reason.

I will leave today with this job still on the list of unfinished items. My dad's anticipation has turned into jest in the meanwhile and this 'project' is the butt of all jokes in the family these days. I will therefore be visiting RF to make a booking for an Indica Dicor or an Indigo CS Dicor (if available).

Jay - thanks for the offer to drive down and for the regular updates.
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Steer..

Do you think slapping four wheels on the body and rolling it down to another workshop/paint shop is an option that can be explored?
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Do you think slapping four wheels on the body and rolling it down to another workshop/paint shop is an option that can be explored?
No really. Other workshop will take even more time and for every single mistake they'll blame the other.
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Steer they have done a good job so far (atleast the pics claim so), give it some more time, i know its personally very frustrating but i think would be really worth it. Changing garage at this point of time will give you more troubles.
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No question of shifting garages - that decision point was over a long time back. Rudy is right with his observation, and besides these guys have done a good work on my Dicor whenever I've taken it there (except on one occassion, but there's an altogether different story behind that one). This job just seems to have gotten off on the wrong foot.

I was hoping to close this off during this visit, hence the frustration.

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I feel like chopping my Amby dicky off and rounding it after seeing the Landmaster, the dicky shape is soo much better in the Landmaster compared to the normal Amby, and would look great on my Avigo.

Steeriod, I think this project is going to come out fantastic in the end.
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Old 22nd June 2008, 08:49   #195
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Pics received today:

The good news is that the semaphore is working, and the original dash and steering have been found by the garage owner from Udupi alongwith some extra stuff.

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