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Old 25th April 2006, 23:59   #31
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Hey you are right, this is a problem that plagues many Palio's. Even my car had this issue. I got the headlights changed at Anuroop and the problem was solved for good. I wouldn't worry too much over the fuel indicator. Should be a minor job. I had bought my car from Anuroop in Goregaon and the sales and service expereince was top notch. Have been extremely happy and satisfied with their service standards and pricing. For more details on the car and ownership expereince, you can read my review on the S10.

Congrats on your purchase. The car is extremely addictive. Get ready for it!
Hello Amit. I have seen your review on the S10. Very well written and fabulous pics. It is truly a car which can breed envy. Are you in Toronto on a long stint. Hope someone is taking good care of it back home.

BTW... how much did the headlight assy. cost?
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Old 26th April 2006, 00:05   #32
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Dude if you like it just go for it... You won't regret anything..But what ever happens don't let this deal get away from your hand
Did just that Solly. Clinched the deal today. Now the mundane part..."paperwork".
Can't wait for this baby to get home.

I am now the proud owner of two of the most underrated cars.
What a dubious distinction.

Congratulations to you too. I know you are a fairly recent owner if I am not mistaken.
How has been the ownership/a** part?
Do give me this feedback.
Thanks.
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Old 26th April 2006, 01:25   #33
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Congrats on your buy! Do post a introductory review with pics soon.

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how much did the headlight assy. cost?
Rs.0. The priveliges of being under warranty . By the way, the tripmeter in my car was also acting weird for a long time. I would drive 30kms and it would show 130kms! The first time it happened, I got the shock of my life because the fuel efficiency seemed to be better then that of a M800! Anyway, the problem got sorted out on itself although I did come close to having a new instrument cluster installed by Anuroop.
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congrats dude...
post few pics of your car.
what price did you close the deal...
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Old 26th April 2006, 10:39   #35
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Congrats man,..
great car,..
i am still in process of buying a new palio,..
1.2 though not 1.6,...
anyway, happy and safe driving.
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Congrats man,..
great car,..
i am still in process of buying a new palio,..
1.2 though not 1.6,...
anyway, happy and safe driving.
Why don't you want to consider the Palio 1.6GTX??? any specific reasons???
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congrats dude...
post few pics of your car.
what price did you close the deal...
Thanks man.
2l + cost of registration etc.
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Old 26th April 2006, 21:38   #38
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Congrats man,..
great car,..
i am still in process of buying a new palio,..
1.2 though not 1.6,...
anyway, happy and safe driving.
Thanks Hemant. If you want better ride and FE.. then I guess the 1.2 fits the bill but I would suggest trying out the 1.6 before you take a call.
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Ok guys. Tomorrow I take the car to get an Autocop fitted. Any advice on what to watch out for?
The 1.6 has some funky blue lights on the side in the headlight assy. Just realised that the drivers, side does not work. Will get that done too tomorrow. Hopefully it should just be a minor electrical issue.

This baby rides on Potenzas.
Any recommendations on air pressure so that I get more ride comfort without compromising on handling?
Currently the ride is a bit harsh due to the stiff suspension and the lower profile tyres.
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The 1.6 has some funky blue lights on the side in the headlight assy. Just realised that the drivers, side does not work.

This baby rides on Potenzas.
Any recommendations on air pressure so that I get more ride comfort without compromising on handling?
Give the pilot light that isn't working a sharp tap from the outside to rule out a loose connection.

What size are those Potenzas? Assuming you have 195/60 R14s, start with 30 psi and work your way down to a comfortable pressure, one psi at a time. I'd imagine about 26 psi is the lower limit.

And hey, congratulations!
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Even a Wagon-R of same age with around 12000 on the odo goes for around 2.10-2.20Lacs. Considering the resale value for a Maruti (vis-a-vis Fiat) you should get the picture for your planned car.
I sold my WagonR 2004 model for 3.20 Lacs, it had a reading of 13K KMS, loaded with MP3Player and Spoiler etc...

2.20 is very low, wonder the plight of a WagonR buyer....hmmm
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DK, Congrats on the buy.

Join the Palio club
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Give the pilot light that isn't working a sharp tap from the outside to rule out a loose connection.

What size are those Potenzas?
Did the sharp tap from outside. Sometimes it works...sometimes does not.
guess it's a loose connection.

Yes the Potenzas are 195/60/R14. Freaking awesome !!.
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DK, Congrats on the buy.

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Thanks Satish.
Which Palio do you drive?
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This is a question for all of you guys... The engine noise of both of my cars... the baleno and now the palio are distinctly different with the baleno being much more quieter and smoother.

That's Ok with me but a strange thing happened yesterday. One of my friends was sitting besides for a run and his question was.." Is this a diesel?". HUH??

There is a kind of a rumble every time I accelerate whether at high or low speeds. I thought this was normal for this car... but am I missing something here?
There are no issues as far as acceleration or general driving goes...but this engine is certainly much more noisier than the baleno.
Is this normal...or do I need to get it checked.
Inputs from all you guys are awaited eagerly.

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