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Old 27th December 2005, 11:03   #16
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hey, its a very well thought out and nicely written review. very good to know that indica is getting better by the day. hats off to ratan once again. i think the cherry red one is the best looking indian car till date. it looks too good.

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Hell rider, the review was very nice.One thing i've noted on the review was you really did mentioned the disadvantages of the car which normally people dont tell about their brand new car.Anyways congrats on ur purchase.
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DUDE,
The review was very exelent...
Congrats on your new Purchase...
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Old 28th December 2005, 09:43   #19
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That was one to-the-point review. Just goes on to build the confidence level on buying a TATA product. Hopefully the build quality doesnt deteriorate. :-)

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I would suggest the following speeds to shift. Gives me 15-16 in delhi city driving.
1-2 15kmph
2-3 30kmph
3-4 40-50kmph
4-5 50

If you are in a stretch where you think you will be doing 45-50 continuously, shift to 5th.
Indica final drive ration is shorter compared to indigo, so you have better 0-100 and you can putter along in higher gears.

As for the fuel, do not trust the additives. Pumps sell ordinary fuel and label it as turbojet etc., etc., This is the biggest source of revenue for some pumps. I trust system D and it works better than any of the pre mixed fuels.
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Old 29th December 2005, 15:30   #21
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The Indica Turbo is significantly quicker than the Palio D.

Thats a superb and seemingly unbiased review.

GTO
Hi,

Are you kidding me ?
I have driven both and Indica do not stand a chance at all in front of Palio D.

Correct me, if i am wrong.

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Hi,

Are you kidding me ?
I have driven both and Indica do not stand a chance at all in front of Palio D.

Correct me, if i am wrong.

Thanks.
Tapan,
We are talking about the Indica Turbo here (the most recent version of Indica). Its got a Turbo charger and an intercooler. Power increased to about 68bhp. Indica Turbo will eat Palio D for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Old 29th December 2005, 15:39   #23
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Umm oh ok.

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@hell rider
I would suggest the following speeds to shift. Gives me 15-16 in delhi city driving.
1-2 15kmph
2-3 30kmph
3-4 40-50kmph
4-5 50

If you are in a stretch where you think you will be doing 45-50 continuously, shift to 5th.
Indica final drive ration is shorter compared to indigo, so you have better 0-100 and you can putter along in higher gears.

As for the fuel, do not trust the additives. Pumps sell ordinary fuel and label it as turbojet etc., etc., This is the biggest source of revenue for some pumps. I trust system D and it works better than any of the pre mixed fuels.
tata cars have a sticker placed on the windsheild about the speeds to shift on and newer cars have tachometers ,so it would be advisable to shift using a tachometer rather than the speedometer.
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Old 29th December 2005, 19:09   #25
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a 0-100 figure if ~15s(ACI) is superb.
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Hello All,

Took the delivery of the car yesterday. After much deliberation, and test driving Swift and Indica Turbo, finally went for Turbo.

Will be fitting with the accessories in the next one week.

Take care guys..
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Congratulations,Raj.

Be sure to run her in properly for the first 1000kms.
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Thanks Nitrous..

Any link where I can know the precautions to take with a new car (speed limits to follow etc.,).
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Raj congrats on your new ride... Let me assure you that you will be one happy owner. My experience says so.

About the running in, do not worry too much. Just remember one thing. Do not try to find out how zippy your car is... not for the first 1500 kms. Thats it. Actually if you raise your head when you are seated in the driver's seat and look up Tata has put up a sticker that tells you the speeds for each gear. Also, the manual has it. But suffice it to say that maintain the RPM for all gears at or below 2000 (only the 3rd 4th and 5th. 1st and 2nd are for roll on.) till you cross the first 1500 kms. You will be home and dry.

Also, the gearshift in Indica has a mind of its own... and I am not kidding. Do not try to tussle with it. The more you do that the more it will behave like a stubborn kid. I have found out that it can be as smooth as anything as long as you behave with it. Just coax it easily and it will move between the gates with aplomb.

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Thanks Nitrous..

Any link where I can know the precautions to take with a new car (speed limits to follow etc.,).
http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/indica-users

Check out this link
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