Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by Jordi » Sun Jun 02, 2013 4:43 pm

Purely a practical thing ollie.
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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by ScottieJ » Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:50 pm

Don't forgot the added cost of putting it through an IVA test for imported vehicles etc. the cost will soon add up, I doubt it would even pass first time without a few changes. probably cheaper to restore a rust bucket with all new panels from suzuki.

buying a second hand one over there might work out quite good value though?
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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by ScottieJ » Thu Jun 13, 2013 10:46 pm

Looks better now my dad has raised the bumper and bullbars to match the body lift.
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I'm trying to convince him to paint the bullbars black though, what do you guys think?
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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by Jordi » Thu Jun 13, 2013 10:49 pm

If he won't agree to it. Paint it when he's not looking!
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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by ROBBIE » Fri Jun 14, 2013 8:30 am

Got to be black
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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by turbo-tom » Fri Jun 14, 2013 12:36 pm

I quiet like them in white. But there rather "in ta face a bit"
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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by Tramp » Fri Jun 14, 2013 2:20 pm

I'm a black bull bar kind of fella, any other colour :yuk: the only other one I liked was on a tatty 410, its bullbar was painted black and yellow 'wasps stripes' like on the back of a loco. It looked good with the 410s patina but I wouldn't choose it for my own

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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by Edweird » Fri Jun 14, 2013 3:42 pm

Paint it red, like the wheels.
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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by ScottieJ » Sat Sep 07, 2013 9:10 pm

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Started repairing the big ass dent that was in the rear corner after finally sourcing a good rear corner off another SJ :armsup: then ran out of gas :thumbdown:

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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by mike harris » Sat Sep 07, 2013 9:16 pm

Looking good mate :)

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