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Old 10th March 2006, 17:26   #1
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I am Raj from Bangalore .

I like to thanks all of you for providing a lot of information about cars.

I have ford ikon 1.6 - max i have gone is 160km/h

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Old 10th March 2006, 17:42   #2
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Hi Raj

Welcome to the forum... Please read the rules and enjoy yourself....

And 160.... ummmmm... Drive safe and always wear your seat belts..

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Hey Raj,

Welcome to the forum.

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Hey welcome to TBHP.
Enjoy ur stay n drive safe.
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Hey dude welcome to team-bhp. Try to post some pictures of your car.
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Hey man, welcome to the forum.
Yeh, post some pics of ur car..
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Welcome! Please post a proper introduction about you, rather than how fast you have been in your car. Go through the Announcements section before posting.
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Hey bro,
welcome aboard and enjoy your stay here.
Go through the announcements section once before posting.
And drive safe.
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welcome aboard Raj

Do write in about ur experience with the Ikon
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Old 15th March 2006, 15:05   #10
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you can open this link to see my car

http://img69.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img00022yb.jpg

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Hi all,

My experience in ikon 1.6

Places where i had been at 160km/hr
- banglaore-mysore highway
- bangalore-salem-trichy


When i had been to mysore for dhasera with my ikon 1.6 rally sports, i had lot of compitators for my ikon, few to mention
honda city,santro and there were lot of scorpios who tried there level best to beat me but no way. The only best they can do is just follow me.
The only thing that surprised me was, after you cross 140khph you cannot expect a good grip from the vehicle. It skids if you apply sudden breaks. so i was careful enough, if i want to reach 160kmph i used to be was very careful.

The main thing i like my ikon is because of the initial pickup - it zooms man, for city traffic its compact size helps me get away easily.

I think no car in this segment is as good as ikon.

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It sure is fun to drive... Lovely free revving engine - I like the rasp too!..

I have had some severe Brake fade issues - esp under some emergency braking situations...!... more about that later.. Wonder if anyone else has faced that in an Ikon
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Welcome Brraj.

If you do such speeds, please change your stock tyres. Get fatter rubber, preferably 185/60/14 with a high speed rating. These should be much safer for high speed driving and braking/grip.

Read the forum, there's wealth of information.
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Hi pathak,

Thanks for the info.

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