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Old 17th April 2009, 22:27   #1
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Hi Everyone,
I'm Peter. I was born and brought up in Goa and have lived there most of my life. I've done my schooling and junior college in Goa and further studies in Chennai and UK. I'm a seafarer by profession.
I came to know about team-bhp through links to some of the posts here posted on a popular social networking site.
Obviously my passions have to include Cars & Bikes. I've been reading all the Auto Magazines since my school days. I read the road test of the RD 350 and decided I had to have one. In fact my first bike was a RD 350, though I learnt riding on a Bajaj M50 and then rode my friends RX100, my brothers KB100 and my sisters Sunny and Kinetic Honda before getting my own RD. After that I've owned a CBZ, a RX100 and currently an Activa and an Enfield 350.
I learnt driving in a Hindustan Trekker. Then I drove a Tempo Trax and a Premier Padmini before buying my very on Fiat Uno. This decision was made based on the comparison between the Zen and the Uno in an Auto Magazine. Despite everyone advising me against a Fiat, I went ahead and bought it. I never regretted it. I sold it after do a Lakh Km and bought a "New Siena" 1.6 ELX (Later re-named Petra), which I still use till today. During my time in UK, I owned a Ford Escort (Worst Car) and an Audi 80.
Next on my shopping list is an Alto for my wife, an Electric scooter to replace the Activa and later a Linea for myself.
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Welcome here, read more review of the cars you want to buy maybe you will find better ones for the same price.
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Old 18th April 2009, 00:12   #3
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Welcome here, read more review of the cars you want to buy maybe you will find better ones for the same price.
Thanks. Actually I've already decided as they suit my requirements just fine.
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Ahoy there sailor! Welcome aboard!

Have a great time here on TBHP!

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Oh that is good for you. There are not many Lineas here. But just a small question, why not a ANHC? All New Honda City, is just great why not it?
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Old 20th April 2009, 12:57   #6
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The ANHC is a great car. Looks cool, Great fuel econony, Refined but not much fun to drive. Secondly it's small compared to the Linea. Then there's the Diesel option. Lastly a Fiat is a better place to be in when, God forbid, you have a crash.
My first car ride (from hospital to home) was in a Fiat 600 (Same as the original Fiat 500 but with a 600cc engine). I've owned an Uno and a Siena and I like the brand.
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Good to have another sailor here. Maybe one day we could listen to your ship stories too.

Welcome onboard and happy sailing!!
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Welcome, Fiat Fan! You wont be short of company out here

Look forward to hearing more from you.
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Hi Pedro,

Welcome here and please go through the rules section through this shortcut -

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http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/announ...ml#post1171079
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Such an ardent fan of Fiat. To me must be Rare!!!!

Would certainly like to understand from you what makes you think so high of Fiat, when in same price you can buy a ANHC / Xylo ??

Anyways, welcome dear & yes it must have been fun driving 3 days all alone
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Hi Pedro,

Welcome here and please go through the rules section through this shortcut -

Team-BHP - Announcements in Forum : Announcements

Do purchase the stickers of T-Bhp -

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/announ...ml#post1171079
I've been through the rules just now and earlier before becoming a member. I'm still unclear what rule I have broken. Kindly let me know as I don't want to get banned.

I'll be ordering the stickers soon.
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You havnt broken any rules, all mods provide link to rules and stuff, it is to make sure the newbie reads them.
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OK thanks. I'm quite particular about these things.
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Welcome Aboard Peter ! This is the place to be to discuss anything on wheels ! Good to see you here, remember you from our posts in Orkut !
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Hi Peter ,you seem to be a fiat fan.welcome aboard
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