I have already introduced myself to some senior members in the forum.
I recently got back in India after doing sometime in Dubai as a Systems/Network Engineer. I was owning a BMW 328i back there but here I was already owning an i10 and A black 150 Pulsar and i had tricked it out by installing K&N air filter and custom painted it in Hulk green and Matte Black i.e. Dark Knight black color(I used to call it)
as I am a heavy comic buff.
I never thought of any second car as I was happy with i10 and bike. When I came in Mumbai and saw the way traffic moves I started getting double thoughts about my bike which was in one point in time like my love but soon my marriage is on the charts and my girlfriend now fiance she started with no more two wheels and we need an alternative now etc etc.
I was really contemplating about an Enfield but I am a lazy ass
to maintain it and if I cant live upto commitment then there is no point buying one so that was chucked out. Well buying a car was decided and advised by whoever I met and spoke to abou my dilemma. Still I had one car but that is used for occasions and i needed a robust workhorse like ride which I could use as a Alternative for a bike to get by anywhere I want to.
While picking used Cars I had just kept two choices in front of me they were Zen and 800 as any of this no matter how much ever old or junkie they are one can easily fix them and get them running and comparatively they also live upto good mileage. I am a technical person at heart so any problem any minor breakdown i would be able to fix it. Taking all these paradigms into cnsideration I started plannin for 800 carb version. With MPFI i dint have any problems but correct me if i am wrong I needed a Car with cheap and simple mechanism for starters. Nearby my house there was a dealer who dealt in used cars and bike. Me and my dad spotted this 98 M800 dx beauty all made up with looks and stickers as wellwith smoked out tail lamps and headlamps.
And That very moment i walked in and asked him about the car, the guy was adamant about selling off and he said i wont sell it try any other vehicle. He had worked on it restored it partially and he had made it for himself. Later that day my friend who is a mechanic even tried his part of luck for cracking up the deal but even he was turned down but he got lucky with test drive and gave me a go ahead of buyin that some work was left but yeah that can be taken care of. Now I was interested in that car only. Evening i went and convinced him to sell it for 55000 INR then I started off like as he was a Two wheeler dealer lets buy back my pulsar and give me that 800. He was a good man and a vehicle lover he signed up where in I had to pay him 40000 to seal the deal including my old 2006 pulsar. Next day that ride was mine and i paid green tax everything and transferring was done almost a week later.
Now I am a proud owner of it. I tripped pune, nasik, lonavla in that with full ac and then changed the battery, it got its rear wheel jammed due to handbrake and rains. I had its secondary carburettor plate replaced. Got its tuning done and now its as smooth as cake... I am happy with it and would maintain it properly and this car has taught me alot about maitnenance and Thanks TAI
there are some couple of things I would be wanting in my car. I need your support on that one. Just check out the pics...!!!