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Old 17th February 2008, 12:33   #136
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16" ers and 50 profiles could spoil the plush ride. But, handling should improve by a fair margin.
@ Sudarshansarma - Its up to you to decide what you need. Good ride or better handling.
@ Beanstalk_230 - I'm using regular diesel. Have faced no problems.

I saw a slight increase in FE after the 5k service. I'm getting about 10kmpl in full city traffic with 80% AC.
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Old 17th February 2008, 13:28   #137
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16" ers and 50 profiles could spoil the plush ride. But, handling should improve by a fair margin.

I saw a slight increase in FE after the 5k service. I'm getting about 10kmpl in full city traffic with 80% AC.
I have used 205/50/15 in a Optra, the ride aint that bad.

Just 10kmpl, you drive on full throttle?
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Old 17th February 2008, 16:30   #138
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yeah 10 is quite low

even i drive 100% in the city and i am getting 14-15 easily since winters came by (without ac) and even with ac I managed to get 13-14 easily (all on reliance diesel), never calc. FE on normal D

you must be driving real hard
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Old 17th February 2008, 22:58   #139
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i my getting 11kpl city driving after 5k service used to get 10 before this is in mangalore
and the stock alloys on the lt model are pretty good(lol company price is around 10,000/- rs for each alloy) i have changed the tyres to 205/55/15 yoko es 100 and find the ride to be harder and when turning the wheel to the extreme left or right the tyre touches the body so i dont think upsize to 16 inch is advisable
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i my getting 11kpl city driving after 5k service used to get 10 before this is in mangalore
and the stock alloys on the lt model are pretty good(lol company price is around 10,000/- rs for each alloy) i have changed the tyres to 205/55/15 yoko es 100 and find the ride to be harder and when turning the wheel to the extreme left or right the tyre touches the body so i dont think upsize to 16 inch is advisable
After some trial and error, i would say its best to opt for 205/50/15 if you plan to go for 205s for the Optra.
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FE update: I got 12.375 kmpl from the last tank full.
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Old 27th February 2008, 22:17   #142
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.. don't you think thats a bit too accurate.. 12.375kmpl
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hey guys any news on how to remap power of optra magnum to 150 bhp of the captiva
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.. don't you think thats a bit too accurate.. 12.375kmpl
Tanki full to takni full method.
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Hey beanstalk..impressive ..maybe will buy one soon. cheers

Whats the top whack that you have done?

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i frequent 120-130 whenever i can in the city outskirts... the top i did was 150 exact when my car had just done 200 odd kms.. couldn't control myself

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i frequent 120-130 whenever i can in the city outskirts... the top i did was 150 exact when my car had just done 200 odd kms.. couldn't control myself

cheers
Hey Thanks for the info..the local dealer did not have a vehicle to TD yesterday..Hopefully he will call tomorrow. Howz the maintenance scene.. I'm unable to get the 100K warranty claim that makes GM famous. The sales rep is ready to give only upto 50K kms..or 2 years -

With the current Cut in ED the Innova top end diesel looks attractive as the reliability toyota offer is attractive.
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yeah its only available for 2 yrs or 50K kms.. 100K kms is available only on gasoline models
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hey guys any news on how to remap power of optra magnum to 150 bhp of the captiva
let me rephrase it anyone tried any mods for upping the power of this car yet?
also i am thinking of a sunroof costs 22,000 for the motorized one what do you guys say is it worth it or like some say there will be problems during rainy season with water leaking into the car

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The captiva has a VGT which helps the power to 150bhp.
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