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Old 10th February 2010, 10:56   #166
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Hi, i was checking the airtel DTH site: Airtel Digital TV Packages, DTH Tariffs, Plans, DTH Offers, Top ups in India
Did not find Discovery Turbo mentioned there. If you have an airtel mobile connection, you can call them on 12150, toll free. From land line you can dial 1800-102- 8080 toll free for enquiry. I tried this number and there was a wait time. Perhaps if you try, you guys might get luckier than me!
at present this channel is only airing on Tata Sky and it will be available on other providers in 2 months time which means it is not available anywhere else right now except tata sky.
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Old 10th February 2010, 13:24   #167
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Wheeler Dealers and Auto Trader are one of the most informative programmes on this channel. The good thing is that while they hurry to get more programmes into the channel, they repeat them around the day many times so even of you don't have a Tata Sky+ there is always a time slot where you can watch them.
Overhauling, Fifth Gear and Garage are again some of my favorites. Some how The Biker Buildoff looks terribly rigged and pointed in one direction, in promoting the Tetuls and their company, still fun to watch.
You said it! I am completely addicted to Wheeler Dealers! Watched them sell off a beautiful Merc 190E Cosworth last night. That's a beauty! And yes they repeat their shows all day long, good for working people like myself!
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Did you guys catch Vicky on 5th gear last night? She's ripping a 400 NM VW van around the track and made it sound like so much fun! Next, she takes a Mercedes delivery van whose ESP simply refuses to let the van slide (unlike the VW). Even if you switch the traction control off (which it doesn't actually). No wonder she was once called "the perfect girl" on Team-BHP

And the 10 minutes on the 1000 NM of torque Merc Unimog. Man! Respect. Never knew Brabus had a "black edition" on the truck.
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Hey GTO, i did see Vicky blast those Vans. Was shocked how they handled. Was expecting them to topple any moment! Would be great if we can rip the new Eco from maruti like that.

I liked the new Aston Martin S and the BMW 6 series which was driven from UK to Poland!

PS: This channel is causing a lot of friction between me and my better half!!!!

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No wonder she was once called "the perfect girl" on Team-BHP
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She's ugly and squeals more than the tyres. You could drive a lorry between her gappy teeth. However, if she ain't ugly, if you compare her to her sister whom she drove around last week

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PS: This channel is causing a lot of friction between me and my better half!!!!
Tell me about it. Also star + recording it all does'nt help
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i saw the earlier instalment of the cosworth - where they changed the front suspension arms etc and the rear too, so that its self levelling setup would work.
nice job that. nice looking car too.
Somehow I ve been getting to see only the beginning of these, never manage to see the concluding bit.


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You said it! I am completely addicted to Wheeler Dealers! Watched them sell off a beautiful Merc 190E Cosworth last night. That's a beauty! And yes they repeat their shows all day long, good for working people like myself!
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I had the stupid ESPN Star package for 40~ a month. Got rid of that and went for the mecca amongst the current line up......!!!!!!!!! for just 45 a month
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Wheeler dealers and Fifth Gear are probably the best stuff on Turbo.
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+1 along with overhauling & rides

Found chop shop to be poor.
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I didn't even bother to watch a single episode of Chop shop.
Looks like a british version of 'Pimp my ride' which was pathetic after a couple of episodes.
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I watched just once & found both the program as well the mod job to be pathetic.
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any one knows if turbo comes in hathway also .
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Does not come on Hathway, Those guys have been promising to give ESPN and Star for many months now. I did not even care to ask about Turbo.

Bite the bullet and switch to Tata Sky.
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can anybody tell me, will Turbo be available through normal cable network.
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easily I d say Wheeler Dealers, Auto Trader, Wrecks to Riches, Fifth Gear and Overhaulin are the nicest programmes in terms of sheer content value, with Wheeler Dealers being my personal favourite, indeed to the exclusion of all the others.

Chop Shop is a bit rigged up / contrived and American Chopper I really cant stand and Turbo Charged etc I can leave alone quite happily.
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