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Old 21st August 2004, 14:03   #16
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okay guys
time for the new twist in the story
checked out he city today - 7.7 on road thane with all acc of the viva + some more - the allys but with 195/60r14 tubeless tyres ( howz michelin certis... whats the price of it )
so now whatwould u recommend
my priorities are - FE
some power
rear seat space and comfort
trunk space
ease of driving
car will do aroun 1500 - 2000 km for the first year and thenwhen i shift it will do just about 700 - 1000
i plan to keep it for 4 years
pls advise
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Old 21st August 2004, 14:33   #17
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Hahahaha Lambo..I'd the same predicament while I was trying to decide between NHC & Accent CRDi just that my daily travel was a lot..close to 80kms. So I settled for the CRDi but your daily run doesn't call for a diesel car. Moreover the NHC is fantastic in terms of space & you'll fall in love with that gearshift!
My suggestionon't think twice..book the NHC.
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Old 21st August 2004, 16:16   #18
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What the verdict on the Michelin Certis?

Check out This Thread

Its gets a from me.

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Old 22nd August 2004, 00:37   #19
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i too am biased towards nhc
now its dads verdict ....
he like the nhc but hates the looks so i gave him 2 choices and now he can decide....
if i get nhc ill just get an upgrade on the tyres unless honda gives me a good price for their alloys restin on meaty 15 inchers
in the accent it will be michelin certis for sure
what do u guys say
cheers.....
p.s
the accent will be bright red
and the honda - gold
black
any opinions
gold waitin period - 1 - 1.5 mths
black waitin period - 2 - 2.5 mths
i like black
will consider if i put alloys or else it will be gold - my sis likes gold
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Old 22nd August 2004, 00:39   #20
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hey rehaan
is the guy at opera house sainath ....
whenevr i go there his shop always has some good alloys and 1 or 2 tyres out on display with some awesome decks ( not on display though )
any one have pics of the transparent range in bluapaunkt - spkrs
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Old 22nd August 2004, 15:56   #21
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Lambo.....i didnt mention anything about a specific guy at opera house

I seem to remember seeing pics of the transparent range online..... also i seem to remember a TBHP member having a set...

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Old 22nd August 2004, 21:30   #22
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hey rehaan
i think sainath is a shop in opera house....
any way we have decided on the city but i am plannin to fit 15 inch alloys from the showroom it self...
it comes on 205/65 r15 good year eagle f1....
if i dont get alloys ( if they are to exp ) i will stick to ordinary tyres....
but are goodyear eagle rf1 available in 14 inchers. .......
thanx
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Old 22nd August 2004, 23:48   #23
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Quote[/b] (lamborghini @ Aug. 20 2004,14:14)]which tyres do u have , whats the size and where did u get it from...
I have Michelin MXF Sports.
185/60R14
How much did they cost approx ?
Hey Ajmat,

If my memory serves me correct the tires were ~Rs.3,200- 3,400. (This was April 2003)

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Quote[/b] ]any way we have decided on the city but i am plannin to fit 15 inch alloys from the showroom it self...
Not a good idea on both counts IMO.
15"ers are just overkill. Especially on a NHC. 14" is fine.
And if you buy the honda branded alloys from the showroom (donno if they have em for the NHC) you will be paying a ridiculous amount for them!.

Eagle F1s are available in 14".

I have seen a couple of black NHCs with 14" 5spoke wheels and eagF1s.... and the tire alloy combo definitely did a good job of making the car look sporty, and not that peculiar!

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ps - lambo, it wasnt me who mentioned anythign abt sainath? ?



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Old 23rd August 2004, 00:58   #24
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kkkk ..
who cares bout sainath
neways ....
another problem ...
my dad is even beginin to consider the new c220 cdi...
i told him to wait till next year but he is plannin on gettin it this year .....
anyway if i get a city i wont put alloys ten ......
just change the tyres size unless i get a good lookin alloy...
anyone seen the new light silver city ( the same colour which is used in silver accords - 2001 models)
i was plannin on gettin that or grey or black ....
will go to opera house some day and find out the prices of alloys .....
btw
anyone have the merc site for india...
i checked out mecedes-benz.co.in but they dont have pics of the new c class......
anyways
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Lambo... Rudra had pics of the new C class.. if you needed them.
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thnx shravan
will run a check for the merc c class ....
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15"ers are just overkill. Especially on a NHC. 14" is fine.
Likewise. Dont go for 15", 14 inchers are perfect.

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Old 23rd August 2004, 21:36   #28
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well guys
ive booked a testdrive for merc c class..
this wednesday 4.30
my dad cant come but if any of u guys intrested u can tag along i guess.
i was thinkin of a black c class....
i guess i will be gettin the merc ...
delivery will take long and is there anyway to ask for disc...
it seems a bit wierd askin merc dealers for disc though i think my dad knows the owners though im sure he wont ask .....
p.s
im goin thru sanghi motors
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You can try asking for disc's but I'm positive they wouldn't budge. Btw what have you ordered CDI or Kompressor?
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Lambo, all the best. You sure as hell deserve the bravery award for picking up a new Mercedes!

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