Hell's Angel - Suzuki Zen Estilo LXi - Midnight Black


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September 2020 - Continued - Fog Lamp Bulb Replacement

RH fog lamp accessible only after removing the bumper. Hindered by the windscreen washer tank. LH can be accessed by removing fender lining.

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5-1/2 year old local fog lamp. Our longest surviving unit. Third unit. Rusted, but not as badly as expected.

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Took some time and effort to open as everything including the screws were rusted and stuck. And also a good amount of Rust Off.

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The conked bulb. Phillips H3. Survived 5+ years. The unbranded bulb came with it wouldn't have survived a month or two.

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Got Osram Classic H3 55W. Surprisingly cheap at ₹ 43.00. Made in India. (Phillips was ₹ 130.00/piece and was made in Korea).

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Installed bulb and the pling moment [frustration]. The frame wasn't fitting in any way. Used the pliers to hammer it into place and hit the glass and broke it [confused]

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Installed as such in any way.
 
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September 2020 - Mending the Grille

Grille and the broken garnish.

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Mesh. One of the first mods done on the Angel.

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Rear side with no clips.

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Fixed the broken clips with overdose of superglue. Didn't feel confident enough.

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Reinforced with glue gun. Super strong, suprisingly strong.

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Part number 71742M59K00. Available on Boodmo, MRP ₹385.00.

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Made by Fiem.

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Ready for install.

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Hell's Angel faded off, 10+ years old. Scrapped it off for redo.

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September 2020 - New Horn Relay

Angel got 2 pairs of horns, Bosch Symphony and a Honda Amaze stock twins. One of the Symphonies were stammering due to issue with relay.

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Symphony was running on melody maker set in normal mode without any funky musical. It had a dual relay setup for tones. One of the relay was clicking partially or slowly causing the stuttering. It was 8-10 years old. Amaze horns were running on Hella 4-pin relay without any drama.

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Bought two 3-pin relays. Super Waterproof. Usually prefer 4 pin ones, but got 3 pin due to ease of wiring. ₹149.00 per piece.

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Restocked wire. 10 m at ₹10 per meter.

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WIP. Tagged the relays. Amaze horns had wiring already in place. Symphony needed rewiring since melody maker was installed inside the car and fed from cars stock wiring by the accessory shop guy who installed the first Roots Windtone, which was replaced and relocated with Symphony by myself. Old nylon sleeved headlight sockets. They need replacement as well.

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Didn't click the finished wiring as it was dark.
 
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Hi, deviile 56
Is power window motor for wagonR 2002 vxi available
Power window motor is not available as single part. It usually comes with the full regulator assembly. Since the model is pretty old, not sure whether it will be readily available. Can be ordered through MGP outlet.

Alternatively, some auto electricians rewinds the motor.

Another alternative is accessory shops. They have aftermarket units which can be fitted without any issue. We did that on Indica when part was not available.
 
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Power window motor is not available as single part. It usually comes with the full regulator assembly. Since the model is pretty old, not sure whether it will be readily available. Can be ordered through MGP outlet.

Alternatively, some auto electricians rewinds the motor.

Another alternative is accessory shops. They have aftermarket units which can be fitted without any issue. We did that on Indica when part was not available.
I wanted regulator for power supply
 
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September 2020 - New Fog Lamp - Third Pair

After breaking the third pair, decided to go for the OEM one, but only single side available on Boodmo. OEM is Lumax make and costs ₹850.00/each.

Search ended in PartsBigBoss. Bought gear knob for Beat from them, but through Amazon. Listed price was ₹ 616.00 with 10% discount and free shipping. Very tempting deal. Worked out to be total ₹ 554.40. Ordered without second thoughts. Expected a delay due to the pandemic, but reached in a week through Delhivery.

Globex Fog Light Lamp Assembly Zen Estilo Old Model (With Bulb) - MRP ₹ 616.00 + 10% discount + free shipping = ₹ 554.40

Packing.

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Lots of bubble wrap.

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Good for the price. With clamp and bulb.

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Dissected out of curiosity, as usual.

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Unbranded H3 55W bulbs. I bet these won't run a month. Will replace with Phillips/Osram from the broken unit.

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Yet to install.
 
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Hi, Deville 56
Which phone you are using to take photos and upload it in TAI.
Changed many over time. First ones were from a borrowed Creative 2 MP camera, then brother's Sony Xperia W580i. Then, bought my first camera phone, Samsung Star. Then, Nokia Lumia 520, Moto G, Yu Yureka (my favourite), Redmi 4. In between bought first camera, Canon SX130.

In past 2-3 years, upgraded to Sony HX90V and Redmi Note 6 Pro. Itching to go for a 64-108 MP phone soon.

Hi, Deville 56
One of the songs in your Zen Estilo.

Got copyright infringement warning for that video [lol]
 
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November 2020 - Bye-Bye Steering Cover.

This original Dolphin steering wheel cover was bought between 2008-10, which was one of the first accessories on the car. Did well until recently when it started cracking due to age.

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Black and beige. Found no proper snap of the wheel.

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The cracked cover. Only I was having difficulty/irritation using it, others were okay or least bothered with it.

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Dirt accumulated over years. 9-3 spoke worn as well, where we tend to hold more.

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Sprayed some STP Tuff Stuff

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and wiped clean. The horn pad needs proper cleaning. Steering had a soft rubbery finish, which feels weird after getting used to the thicker covered wheel. By the time I was driving, we had the cover on. Next plan is for OE finish steering wrap, but delayed due to the pandemic scene, full black this time. I had plans for steering swap with Wagon R of same period, which had same wheel, but in black colour.

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Roaming with the Skids.

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November 2020 - Bye-Bye Steering Cover.

This original Dolphin steering wheel cover was bought between 2008-10, which was one of the first accessories on the car. Did well until recently when it started cracking due to age.

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Black and beige. Found no proper snap of the wheel.

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The cracked cover. Only I was having difficulty/irritation using it, others were okay or least bothered with it.

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Dirt accumulated over years. 9-3 spoke worn as well, where we tend to hold more.

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Sprayed some STP Tuff Stuff

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and wiped clean. The horn pad needs proper cleaning. Steering had a soft rubbery finish, which feels weird after getting used to the thicker covered wheel. By the time I was driving, we had the cover on. Next plan is for OE finish steering wrap, but delayed due to the pandemic scene, full black this time. I had plans for steering swap with Wagon R of same period, which had same wheel, but in black colour.
i noticed that seat cover also removed due to cracking
 
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Ah after a brief it feels good to read this thread. Its holding good after so many years.
My storme fog lamp also cracked (glass) in its first year itself but will be visible only if you see it closely. And its almost 4.5 years and still same no further damages and working fine too!.
 
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November 2020 - Underdash Glow repair

One of the earlier mods, back in 2012.

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Only 2/8th was working on one side.

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Had some red strip left.

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Cut some 1 mm foam board for base. Previous one was simply stuck with its double side tape, which fell intermittently and had to be stuck again and again.

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New module.

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Wired and ready to install.

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Stuck with 3M tapes and installed.

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Forgot clicking post-install pics. Other side is pending, heights of laziness and also shortage of LED. Non-waterproof out of stock everywhere. I prefer those as I can scavenge LEDs for other projects and can be repaired easily replacing single LEDS, which is not possible with waterproof.
 

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