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Old 16th June 2009, 07:20   #121
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That sounds interesting and the debate is on. Waiting for more reviews of tyres from Nikki and ripper.

BTW at what odo reading did you change your tyres ripper?

Cheers to nikki and ripper for new shoes
Thanks! I changed my 185/75/R14 potenzas at 30k.
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Old 16th June 2009, 08:56   #122
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Man! This has to be the worlds only 200Bhp swift. 86 odd bhp comes from the engine, and the rest is from the driver!! The car was bloody fast previously, but now with the neovas, its even more!! And it handles like its on rails too. The trip to nadukani last weekend proved it. Even at 160+, the car was rock steady, and turns were easily handled at similar speeds too!!

Also, this has to be one of the best maintained cars around. She doesn't look anything over 20K kms! Hats off for maintaining her so well!


The first pic is taken on the way to kulamavu! And the rest at nadukani
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Old 16th June 2009, 09:49   #123
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ripper, what alloys are those?
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Old 16th June 2009, 10:39   #124
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Those are corolla alloys, painted matte black!
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Old 16th June 2009, 13:41   #125
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^^ Thought so. Ripper, PM sent your way.
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Old 16th June 2009, 20:50   #126
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I'm the kind of driver who complains about being bogged down by 205 S Drives. imagine what would happen to me with neovas in that size.
heh heh! Gawd!!!!.... if this is the comments of a guy who owns a pete'd and free flowed Swift, what wud he be thinking about me who owns a LPG'd swift that rolls on 15" Neovas!!!

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Sorry to barge in, but hey, NIKKI, you seem to a my kind of ripper. How about a RIP drive if and when we ever get to meet.
Welcome to Kerala! Would love to do that DRIVE together anytime!

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ripper, what alloys are those?
ha ha.. one of the best pick for Swifts! So damn sturdy and so damn good for proper cooling of those Taroxs behind them!
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Old 17th June 2009, 01:23   #127
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EDIT-@yzfrj- S Drives cost me 4.5k per tyre. 205/55/r15
complete VFM
Thanks man. Now the problem is I'm confused.
I'm not gonna change the alloy it will be 14"
195/65/14 works for me.

Neova or S-Drive ??
Anyway tyres should do another 5k.

Where did you guys get it from ?

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be a true bhp-ian man!
Well.. 14" Neova costs around 4.6k per tyre. Yes.. the differance in the cost is HUGE!
Point taken, will do it once I save enough for an RD ECU

See this http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/access...ml#post1349087

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guy who owns a pete'd and free flowed Swift,
Free-flow'd, DDiS ? Please explain.
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Rippers wheels look killer, the matte black does add a little understatement but all those will be flying in the air when the car starts moving.

@ Nikkibike ,Need a ride in your car on rails.heard great storys about Sunday's drive.
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Free-flow'd, DDiS ? Please explain.
No explanations here. Attend one of the meets and experiece it in person!

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@ Nikkibike ,Need a ride in your car on rails.heard great storys about Sunday's drive.
ha... so you heard the stories.. then why do u need a ride??!
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Old 17th June 2009, 11:49   #130
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We can always watch people going on roller coasters or Parachuting or bungee jumping ,but it would be an experience only if we do it for ourselves, but I am am looking for a diaper big enough to fit me before i get into the co-pilot seat with you
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No explanations here. Attend one of the meets and experiece it in person!
I really want to and will try to do that man.

The whole being in chennai - come home every 2-3 months for 2-3days (usually to attend some function) - get back to chennai (so that job will still be here) limits the possibilities.

When is the next Monsoon Drive ?

Or maybe you guys can drive down here and we can have a trackday @MMSC (No rain here fulluuu heat)

and call it Summer Drive.

Oh..! almost forgot no LPG cars allowed on track

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Question : Is there a t-bhp meet thread for cochin ? A quick search did't turn up any.

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Hi,

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Question : Is there a t-bhp meet thread for cochin ? A quick search did't turn up any.
These are the current ones:

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/team-b...hi-cochin.html (Quick mini-meet(s) in Kochi (Cochin))

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/team-b...d-r-i-v-e.html

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/team-b...meets-tvm.html (Quick meets in TVM)
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Thanks trrk

Threads seems to be in sleeping mode
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Thanks trrk

Threads seems to be in sleeping mode
dude.. therez short meets happening everyday.. we are not able to update every meets here.. do give a PM or call us to join the meet anyday. Get in touch with A S H V I N, JayD, me, hydrashok, speedzak.. anyone!
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Cool 80,000 kms UP!

Car covered 80k kms and got it serviced from the same MSM from where I got all the services done. No major issues. Total service cost is Rs.3,650/- which is self explanatory. Car rides well and is in top notch status.

Have a plan for stage 1 or 2 clutch for the car. Looking for approx cost, brand and model. Any leads?

Neova-s works really well.
Steering feels heavy now.
FE is a tad low than before but loss is negligible.
Car is rock steady even at speeds above 150km/hr.
Braking is stupendous. ABS works more efficiently.
Ride quality is bit more harsh than S-Drives.
In my point of view, and the extent to which I push the car, Neovas are not overkill for Swifts. This is not interms of top speed, it works adequately well for me on the corners and winding roads.
Oh boy..Am loving it!
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