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    Hello PW'ers. Gonna share the new car we bought last night. Its a 07/08 Pre-Facelift Toyota Vitz XP90 1.0 in Silver (ISB registered 2010). This was probably the cleanest car we could find in the price we had set a limit on.

    We were heading in to buy a 08 Daihatsu Mira but then you simply cannot compare that to this. Our concern was that all the cars we own are SUVs/Sedans except a 1992 mehran that dosnt have AC which is a major let down and considering the traffic situation in our country, you just cant do without a small hatchback.

    About the car, there isn't a single touch-up /dent or scuff on the paint of the car. The interior is mint. The car starts instantly and the engine has been kept with great care with proper lubrication. There are no squeaks from the suspension and no cabin rattling or unwanted noises ( though I intend on insulating the doors with some sound dampener). Everything on the car is working. That was a great relief.

    Still, its not perfect and there are a few thing that need to be taken care of. 1 or 2 really light scratches on the left front fender but nothing some Autoglym Super Resin Polish cant fix. After all, the car will be getting a full Detailing Treatment in the coming week. There is a small paint chip on the left side of the rear bumper and a stone chip on the front bumper. Again something not hard to fix. The left rear light seems a little dull to me so gonna take care of that. Gonna treat the front headlights with Megauirs Plast-X. The left side view mirror has some blue paint on it that was left behind by a blue car but the mirror isnt damaged in any way (claying and polish is all it needs). And finally, the driver side installed wind deflector had a crack in it so we removed it and gonna install a new one.

    Other than that, the car is sitting on 195/55R15 Bridgestones with some light weight Japaneses wheels.

    Things That Will Be Done:

    1) Auto Detailing Complete Session (using products by Autoglym/Blackfire/Meguiars/Mothers) (DONE)
    2) Change the Wheels to branded 15x7" light weights. (Still Looking)
    3) Headlight/Rear light restoration. (DONE)
    4) Vitz BodyKit Extensions ( Received thanks to @cyberjunk14 )
    5) Phillips Diamond Vision H4 (DONE)
    6) Rain-X Espert Fit windshield wipers. (DONE)
    7) Change Engine/transmission oils and do a complete service (DONE) (shell helix HX7 and toyota cvt oil)
    8) Attend to the small paint chippings on the front/rear bumpers (Done)
    9) Get a new driver side window rain guard (DONE) (replaced all four)
    10) Do a brake service, alignment and wheel balance. (Done)
    11) SQ setup (including getting rid of that good for nothing Japanese dvd player) (Initiated)
    12) Valeo Fog lights. (DONE)
    13) Engine Coolant from Toyota (Done)

    Please do say Masha'Allah. This is the first hatch we bought since the mehran that is now nearly 23 years old and we are super excited about it

    Bought a Vitz Finally!!! -1576589

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    Niceeeee. More eye candy please


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    Masha ALLAH!!! Beautiful car. May it serves u well in future.

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    nice ride. from where did u get the front lights restored and for how much?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thinking View Post
    nice ride. from where did u get the front lights restored and for how much?
    Did them myself. The headlights had a little yellow haze on them. 2 applications of Meguiars PlastX and the lenses are clear as they ought to be.
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    Spent the whole day yesterday correcting the paint work and detailing the car. I normally take 2 days to do the full detailing since I work with my hands and not a polisher but thankfully my brother and cousin decided to help so 9 hours was all we needed.

    Got the car washed from Total Service. Since I was gonna do the paint correction, I told them it was ok to use surf shampoo but to get to every inch of the cars hidden spots and remove all the dirt and grim. It was also ok for them to blow air inside the cabin (which under normal circumstances is wrong but again, the interior was gonna be detailed at home so no worries).

    Next up, Then Engine.The engine was pretty clean but not great, thus 2 applications of Astonish engine degreaser, each time agitating the dirt with a 2" detailing brush. Had to let the engine cool down for atleast 2 hours before doing this step since you will end up with white residue on the engine. Covered all the plastic parts with Autoglym Vinyl & Rubber Care and the metal parts with Blackfire Paint Sealant.

    The interior matting was cleaned with STP TUFF STUFF while the Dash+Seats+Door Trims+ ABC pillars were all cleaned using ChemicalGuys citrus based APC. The interior was than vacuumed ensuring no dirt was left behind. All the plastics were than protected by Meguiars Natural Shine Protectant.

    The Tires & Wheels. The wheels were cleaned using Astonish Wheel Cleaner. The tires were cleaned using left over Autoglym shampoo mixture in the bucket using a mf mitt. The tires got a coating of Autoglym Tire Dressing while the wheels got a layer of Blackfire Paint Sealant.

    Finally the paint. This car was kept with care but it being a used car, I had to make sure the paint was in top notch condition. After the service wash, got the car home and washed it with AG Shampoo. Got the Magic Clay Bar and clayed the whole car. Dont have any pictures of the bar but the kind of dirt stuck to the paint of a 8 year old car is quite disgusting. The light blue bar had turned very dark by the end of the claying step. Washed the car again with AG Shampoo and dried it using a mf cloth.

    The car got a full treatment of AG Paint Renovator. This a strong abrasive and should be used very gently. Even without a polisher, this manages to remove a hell lot of swirls and scratches. Once this process was done, time to move to AG Super Resin Polish. I have said it before and I will say it again, this is absolutely one of the best polishes out there. It goes on easily, spreads like butter and wipes away without any hesitation. Finally, The car got a coating of Blackfire Wet Diamond Paint Sealant which was left for6 hours after application and is still curing for the 8 hour duration.

    The windows were polished using Autoglym Car Glass Polish, All the exterior black trims were treated with AutoGlym Bumper & Trim Gel and The headlights were restores using Meguiars PlastX.

    There wont be alot of pictures since I was busy trying to get the car done but I do have a few pics and will upload more when the car is ready after the curing period IA.

    Bought a Vitz finally -1577691

    Bought a Vitz finally -1577692

    Bought a Vitz finally -1577690

    * The car is still wearing the sealant in the pictures so it may look dull. Also, my camera su*ks :p And alot of the detailing items were scattered so you find everything on that chair And that cosmic box has screws in it so yes, I would never use that sh*t
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    Wow man thats some serious effort. Good job.
    Btw 8hr curing time before wipe off? I can never achieve it...the dust will settle
    What goes around, comes around.

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    Just pulled out the O2 sensor. The car was idling a little rough and it was a little resistant on starting. Had to keep the key turned for 3-4 seconds before it would start. And this is what it looks like. DAMN

    Bought a Vitz finally -1578022

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    don't try to clean it, it will get worse

    a close friend of mine had a brand new O2 sensor for the 1krfe, i can ask him if he still has it
    haters gonna hate, potatoes gonna potate

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    Quote Originally Posted by margallar View Post
    don't try to clean it, it will get worse

    a close friend of mine had a brand new O2 sensor for the 1krfe, i can ask him if he still has it

    Well, I've already cleaned the sensor somewhat and put it back in. But I wouldn'tmind putting in a new one so if your friend still has it, let me know

    Bought a Vitz finally -1578160

    Bought a Vitz finally -1578165
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    bad luck, the guy at the dealership sprayed carb cleaner on my friend's vitz, so he is going to install it on his car. but he says he can arrange another from dubai, hand carry.
    haters gonna hate, potatoes gonna potate

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    Quote Originally Posted by margallar View Post
    bad luck, the guy at the dealership sprayed carb cleaner on my friend's vitz, so he is going to install it on his car. but he says he can arrange another from dubai, hand carry.
    Is there a problem using carb cleaner with O2 sensor??


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    my friend's 5 month old sensor was wasted due to carb cleaner. Thats your toyota 3s
    haters gonna hate, potatoes gonna potate

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    Installed the fog lights today. Got a pair of Valeo fog lights but didnt have the wiring harness so took off to the local market and asked one of the supposed best guys to do the fitting for me. The end results are brilliant but my GOD the work done was Horrific. Here is what the car looked like.

    Bought a Vitz finally -1578560

    And the work that was done.

    Bought a Vitz finally -1578567

    Bought a Vitz finally -1578568

    So bought this 2 foot long wire loom and some zip ties. Time to fix this shi*.

    Bought a Vitz finally -1578570

    Bought a Vitz finally -1578571

    Disconnected the negitive terminal on the battery. Cut a hole in the rubber nipple and passed the power wire through it. Passed the wire loom on the wire and sealed it tightly at the end with tape. Made sure all the wiring was hidden from view and the zip tied the wire loom with the already present wiring looms to give it that factory fitted look.

    Bought a Vitz finally -1578583


    Bought a Vitz finally -1578577


    Bought a Vitz finally -1578579


    Bought a Vitz finally -1578580


    Bought a Vitz finally -1578581


    Bought a Vitz finally -1578582
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    And we are done. Gonna replace the h11 bulbs with Osram NightBreaker+ soon IA.

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    Also, here are some pictures from the paintwork after the detailing was done.....

    Bought a Vitz finally -1578592

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    Bought a Vitz finally -1578594

    Bought a Vitz finally -1578593
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    From where are you going to get H11 night breaker plus? and any idea on their price?

    nice going.

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    Nice car, if you can place pics of corolla,
    If better were within, better would come out.

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    [QUOTE=devils_smile;4802193]And we are done. Gonna replace the h11 bulbs with Osram NightBreaker+ soon IA.


    Bro if you don't mind arranging a pair of Osram night breaker for me as well.
    How about meeting?

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    [QUOTE=Uashah007;4802273]
    Quote Originally Posted by devils_smile View Post
    And we are done. Gonna replace the h11 bulbs with Osram NightBreaker+ soon IA.


    Bro if you don't mind arranging a pair of Osram night breaker for me as well.
    How about meeting?
    We can meet tomorrow if you want. I will be heading to lahore in the evening though. And let me check, if babar bhai has them, i'll ask him to send you a pair aswell.

    Quote Originally Posted by Thinking View Post
    From where are you going to get H11 night breaker plus? and any idea on their price?

    nice going.
    Gonna ask smartdevil_striker if he has them in stock. Otherwise a relative is coming from the states in july so gonna ask them to bring them in hand luggage.

    Quote Originally Posted by a_k View Post
    Nice car, if you can place pics of corolla,
    Are you referring to the ke-70?
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    yes, ke-70
    If better were within, better would come out.

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