My Red Highway King: XUV500 W8 Initial Ownership Review


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IMHO, It it will look odd.
Since XUV already has some black mass in the form of Hexagon Mesh, Painting the cheetah "Teeth" Black will give it a strange Mustache like feel.
Instead, try going for De-chrome around the vehicle or Paint your all chrome accents Black/Dark chrome (like Logos, Emblems, Font, Headlight surrounds, Door handle Garnishes etc.
 
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Get it done by you neighbourhood sticker guy, keep it on till you get fed-up, and get it peeled off from the same guy.
IMHO, It it will look odd.
Since XUV already has some black mass in the form of Hexagon Mesh, Painting the cheetah "Teeth" Black will give it a strange Mustache like feel.
Instead, try going for De-chrome around the vehicle or Paint your all chrome accents Black/Dark chrome (like Logos, Emblems, Font, Headlight surrounds, Door handle Garnishes etc.
Thanks for chipping in. Both of you are correct. Dark chrome looks interesting. Let's see if this works. But stickering job will be easy and economical on the pocket. Thanks again for quick revert, and for giving me options.
And congrats Nanofreak for the title awarded.Well deserved!!
 
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My XUV was visiting Bhopal for the last 4 days.
It's a very beautiful place.I loved the ambience of the city and its surroundings.Tourist destinations were very much eye pleasing with the perfect Jan weather,and less crowd.


Our Stay the Jehan-Numa Palace hotel
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XUV at the Tropic Of Cancer
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The SANCHI STUPA
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Pics of Tribal Museum.It a must visit place for anyone with Lots Of Wows on display
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Bhimbetka Caves
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gallery at the tribal museum
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XUV at the entrance of Bhimbetka caves
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one gateway (out of many)at the tribal museum
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Handicraft museum
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Handicraft museum
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some random shots
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As usual the XUV performed flawlessly.It was a pleasure to drive it on all sort of terrains as there was lots of road work going on around Bhopal.
 
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Awesome. Hope.you got am government guide at sanchi, without which the visit will be empty. Do explain about other sculptures. Nice to see the Xuv on the run again.
 
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Stepney bracket has a tendency to make scoring/scratch marks on the alloy. I devised a jugaad in order to protect the alloy.This is actually foam sleeve for all the 3 brackets.
Problem is that there is very less space for the packing of tyre.If I put a thicker rubber bush(which I have already tried),the winch will not be able to pull up the tyre fully,and the tyre will hang further down and move about in potholes.That is even more dangerous and damaging for the alloy.Ideally there should be no movement at all between the bracket and the tyre.They should behave as a single unit when the car is bouncing around on broken roads.
This jugaad so far worked well in the last trip.Lets see how long it lasts.

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