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Old 18th September 2008, 14:58   #211
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May be you can put your findings here.
I did a teflon coating too, and then read this thread about not to have teflon coating.
Hi, I searched for teflon and also polish and there are a whole lot of previous threads that throw a lot of light on this subject, nevertheless there are 2 schools of thought though! all the best.
hope you find your answers.

A friend who did teflon is also a great 'caretaker' to his car, his car is shinning for ever, seeing this another person did the same but he's not so particular about his car, he's teflon 'effect' ran out in 2 months, now i guess whether you polish or Coat, you need to take care of the car. Read the threads and make your move.
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an alternative to air-freshener is to put a soap under the driver's seat of your favorite fragrance.
Costs less;
can be changed when ever you want;
Soap has its own uses when required
Damn! I sell soaps for a living and I hadn't the foggiest! But seriously, does this work well?
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Old 12th March 2009, 22:33   #213
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We have a Spark LS.

Would like to get fogs fitted. The dealer quoted 4k which seems reasonable. Is there an alternative?

Would also like to have the headrests for the rear seats. What can be done?

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Old 16th March 2009, 10:38   #214
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I am interested in buying a GPS device for my car, looking for any good brand with basic model having all necessary information to travel in india and not looking for any advanced features.

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@VKJ,

Which cell phone do you have?

With some cell phones, you can add GPS Navigation for 5 - 6k. Hardware (Bluetooth GPS) would cost 3,000. And software would cost 2,000.
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@VKJ,

Which cell phone do you have?

With some cell phones, you can add GPS Navigation for 5 - 6k. Hardware (Bluetooth GPS) would cost 3,000. And software would cost 2,000.
Will not a base Garmin or Magellan be cheaper?
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Damn! I sell soaps for a living and I hadn't the foggiest! But seriously, does this work well?
d_himan: Sir, try a block of camphor. It brings an air of mystery and ancient Cambodian temples to my Fabia...as it did to my Cielo for 7 years.
It's cheap as well -lasts months.

Somehow, the aerosol things driven off the blower make me nauseous, though it's quite possible I haven't laidmy hands on a decent brand.
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Will not a base Garmin or Magellan be cheaper?
I doubt base versions will have enough processing power or memory to run Turn by Turn navigation.

Usually they will be geed just for logging POI (waypoints) and tracking those manually.
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@VKJ,

Which cell phone do you have?

With some cell phones, you can add GPS Navigation for 5 - 6k. Hardware (Bluetooth GPS) would cost 3,000. And software would cost 2,000.
Hi NetfreakBombay,

Can I add that hardware and software to my Motorola Razor v3i handset?
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I think the Higher end Handsets example the N series, E series , the Omnia etc. come with GPS as standard and free feature.
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Can I add that hardware and software to my Motorola Razor v3i handset?
Not too sure about that.

Do you have GPRS on your phone ?

If you do, try downloading "Google Maps for Mobile" from Google Maps

IF this App works fine without GPS (It will determine your location based on GSM cell, accuracy of 1 KM)
Then you can purchase hardware (Bluetooth GPS).

But will smallish screen of this phone, Navigation would be tough.
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Not too sure about that.

Do you have GPRS on your phone ?

If you do, try downloading "Google Maps for Mobile" from Google Maps

IF this App works fine without GPS (It will determine your location based on GSM cell, accuracy of 1 KM)
Then you can purchase hardware (Bluetooth GPS).

But will smallish screen of this phone, Navigation would be tough.
Thanks. I do have GPRS, but I've not subscribed to internet browsing, as I find it to be a pain compared to a computer.
Perhaps a phone with a larger screen will do. But instead of buying one such phone, won't a car kit from sify or MapMyIndia be cheaper?
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Yes, getting a new phone just for GPS does not make sense.

A standalone GPS unit should cost around 15k and would come with much bigger screen then a cell phone.
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Yes, getting a new phone just for GPS does not make sense.

A standalone GPS unit should cost around 15k and would come with much bigger screen then a cell phone.
you can take your gps enabled phone any where you like even the bathroom to kill time while you do your business
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washable tough velvet finish floor mats for the car, they offer me good grip when i step into the car on a rainy day, and they soak the water from the footwear's sole dry quiet well offering the grip necessary.

a branded air pressure meter, they are just some thing i need on the highways regardless, now that i have tubeless tyres i make sure to carry a foot air-pump in the car, actually saved me twice from having to change the punctured tyres.

cell phone charger/s.

a good Leather Steering cover depending on the car, i say this because my accent's stock steering grip is good but the steering in my swift Definitely needed this cover.

these have made it to my must have accessories i will add if i remember more later on.
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