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Old 5th July 2007, 01:33   #106
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Geek - What pressure are you running currently?
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iraghava, i am not sure about it, sai iyengar just fitted my tyres, i am not sure what he filled in, it was night and i was too tired to ask and know at that point, just wanted the car safe and sound home, so didnt bother.
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try 34 to 32 for front and 32-30 psi for Rear
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Old 5th July 2007, 12:17   #109
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any reason why front is more than rear? technically speaking that is?
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heavier front end (diesel engine) and also the suspension calibration with stiffer springs and shocks.
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after eatmydust scraped his new aveo due to not having power assisted braking when engine was off, i tested the same yesterday and found it really annoying that braking was ~ 0 when engine was off. atleast i learnt the lesson yesterday and will be careful about that in future.

What ??? Switching off the engine will leave you with "next to nothing" braking power especially because you are expecting the brakes to be how they normally are i.e. power assisted..THAT was a dangerous thing to try.

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ricky, trying it on level ground isnt much of an issue to understand. well now that i know it, hope it never happens to me even in the remotest possibilities!
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ricky, trying it on level ground isnt much of an issue to understand. well now that i know it, hope it never happens to me even in the remotest possibilities!
If it does happen, dont forget the car has parking brakes. Also, the brakes might seem to be doing nothing, but press as hard as you can. it will work (But may require a good effort in pressing).

In lighter cars like my WagonR, the car can be brought to stop even on slope by pressing it very hard. However, five times of this exercise and legs would need a day's rest to get rid of all the cramps.
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Hi BHpians. I spoke to a guy from Pratham motors and to my shock, he said i will have to wait for 4 months for Ldi and 6 months for Vdi and over 7 months for Vdi with ABS.
I am really disappointed with this delay.
I have decided to buy new Chevy spark.
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Hi BHpians. I spoke to a guy from Pratham motors and to my shock, he said i will have to wait for 4 months for Ldi and 6 months for Vdi and over 7 months for Vdi with ABS.
I am really disappointed with this delay.
I have decided to buy new Chevy spark.
You can't compare Swift DDiS with Chevy spark, although spark is a very good car in itself.

Why going a segment down? No swift petrol/Chevy U-VA?
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hey all,

i ve been observing the gear shift in my car and it is horribly notchy. i am making absolutely sure about this statement twice over. i have checked over and over again and then found that this is really notchy to glory. have real trouble slotting into second and third, back and forth.

the rattles are still there as well. i m planning to take this baby on a trip to chennai, and with toll highways in place, i am gonna enjoy this a lot.

more updates soon!! and btw, the fuel meter has finally moved down to half the mark with 300+ kms till now.

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hey all,
i ve been observing the gear shift in my car and it is horribly notchy. i am making absolutely sure about this statement twice over. i have checked over and over again and then found that this is really notchy to glory. have real trouble slotting into second and third, back and forth.
the rattles are still there as well. i m planning to take this baby on a trip to chennai, and with toll highways in place, i am gonna enjoy this a lot.
more updates soon!! and btw, the fuel meter has finally moved down to half the mark with 300+ kms till now.
Srik
Have a TD of the WagonR. You wont complain of Swift gearshift again!

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Have a TD of the WagonR. You wont complain of Swift gearshift again!

Well I can't help but agree with CD here, wholeheartedly! Once you drive the WagonR, the Swift's shift seems to be utterly effortless!!
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Yes, CD & Iraghava are right. I presently have a wagon R and have TD the Swift VDI. The VDi seems to be much better than Wagon R.
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Another wagonR gear shift survivor here.
Its in a way good. Now i wont have any problems as far as gear shift is concerned in any of my future cars. Thats because now i am used to the worse. In comparison, Swift's gearshift is pure bliss!
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