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Old 10th June 2010, 23:33   #886
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Our maruti SS80 DX still has that original boot opener!I had always found it unique.
It has about 1.5 lakh km on the odo.
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@avishar Thats great. Please do post the photos of your car.
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Why is it running on Temporary registered plate. Dont tell me its a brand new, unregistered car
Nice Joke. But seems the Guys at Maruti wanted to create the impression.
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Is it true that the SS80 had an imported Italian engine under the hood?
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Is it true that the SS80 had an imported Italian engine under the hood?
from where did you get that idea?

Imported, Yes; But Italian, No way! It was Japanese to the last bolt(almost).
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Is it true that the SS80 had an imported Italian engine under the hood?
Nice joke.


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from where did you get that idea?

Imported, Yes; But Italian, No way! It was Japanese to the last bolt(almost).
Japanese to the last sticker to add.
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Glad I got that cleared out. The reason I asked is because, I recall a long time ago when I saw that car, my neighborhood friend (we were damn young then!!) told me that it has an Italian engine and that its a rocket! Anyways, now that I am older and wiser, I just wanted to confirm that it was not the case!
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The SS80 sure didn't have a Italian Heart.

But the time has proved that your friend would be right...somewhat.

But guess what 24 years later Suzuki gifts the Swift with the 'Italian' heart and boy it is quick.
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The SS80 sure didn't have a Italian Heart.

But the time has proved that your friend would be right...somewhat.

But guess what 24 years later Suzuki gifts the Swift with the 'Italian' heart and boy it is quick.
The 1.3 Liter Multiget Diesel from Fiat . And the story is GM has technical tie up with Fiat and thus have got access to Fiat's engine. Further GM holds 20% in Suzuki and thus have utilized that engine in Suzuki (Indian Operations).
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so that monsoon is here and thus the issue with my car. The wiper of my car seems to have fallen in slow motion. When ever i turn on the wiper, it operates though it is doing it unwantedly and at a pretty slow pace. What could be the problem, is it with the wiper motor? I tried figure out if there are any obstacle for the motor but it 'sounds' fine. has any one experienced the such kind of thing? please help for any suspect/ malfunctions before i venture upon for its repairs. thank you in advance.
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Just get the linkage lubricated. Think that should do the job.
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Just get the linkage lubricated. Think that should do the job.
and dont forget to change the blade inserts also
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We had a short spell of a cyclone-induced storm here in AP over the weekend.

And look what the mean wind did to my SS80!!

'happened to see it only yesterday morning. Luckily the glass, on the stay bolt and hinges breaking off, was thrown onto the roof and remained there until I saw it and put it inside the car.......had it fallen elsewhere....!!
Sorry for the delay in continuing-

'finally got the glass fixed last week, with new hinges and a new stay/shock as well, which is working! All is well now.

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how much did the stay shock cost? do you have any more in stock.
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how much did the stay shock cost? do you have any more in stock.
these are available (not SGP) in Chennai and Delhi
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