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Old 19th October 2004, 15:56   #16
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yetta another update - the car has been stolen......by my wife.

She was too scared to drive it and has needed to travel Whitefield daily this week. The 800 ac packed up so she decided to overcome her fears. Have repaired the 800 but...nothing doing...the car makes the journey easier. Am stuck with the 800 which cannot be pushed due to ticky brakes. suffering withdrawal symptoms. Thank god this is a 3 day week. Must scrape the barrel and try for a swift if it is not outrageously priced
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Quote[/b] ]yetta another update - the car has been stolen......by my wife.
A Vtec in the hands of a lady drive?? My mom uses the Vtec on a daily basis, and scratches make it even more prominent.

Make sure the car comes back from Whitefield, safe and sound. Or else it'll have to stay there for a while - with Whitefield Honda. Hehe

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Quote[/b] ]We picked up the car on Sept 28th
Bang on my Birthday !!


great write up there ajmat. bang on with most of the points.

and what about the interiors ? would like to have ur views on the interiors when u got the car and how they have held up ??

keep them coming !!

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Quote[/b] (ajmat @ Oct. 19 2004,14:26)]Am stuck with the 800 which cannot be pushed due to ticky brakes. suffering withdrawal symptoms. Thank god this is a 3 day week.
Ajmat, you're driving a 800???

That's completely disproportional. Poor you!!
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Quote[/b] (Rudra Sen @ Oct. 19 2004,21:44)]That's completely disproportional. Poor you!!
Even the security guys in my office are astounded !
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Quote[/b] (Shan2nu @ Oct. 19 2004,16:10)]A Vtec in the hands of a lady drive?? My mom uses the Vtec on a daily basis, and scratches make it even more prominent.
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Beleive me, I know quite a few women who I would be happy to lend my car to and let them enjoy to the limit. It is not the sex but the person that dictates the drive style.
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On Weds evening, I plus sized my tyres to Goodyear NCT 3's from ....Rudra's Optra. Drove it home, the steering was much lighter (yes) and more responsive. Today, I have been pushing the car - it is much more stable and the braking is far superior. It does not screech when doing U turns. Off to Chennai on Sunday - will update you on that and , I have a strut brace rattling in the boot awaiting fitment. More soon
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Quote[/b] (ajmat @ Oct. 22 2004,18:51)]I have a strut brace rattling in the boot awaiting fitment. More soon
Remove it before you hit the road.
Before Madras you'll have at least 30 km of expressway till Kanchipuram. Gun the car there. Road surface is not top quality but enough to hit 150+.
All the best and have a safe trip. Need to catch up for a drink to celebrate our tyre episode.
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Oh wow, strut brace on a Vtec, with upgraded tyres?? Let us know about it's handling once you've fixed it.

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haha... rudra that's what i called comraderieship... lol, one man's woe is another man's happiness...

Lemme know when u gonna put the pics up on ur new alloy+tyre combo pal... awaiting it eagerly.

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BTW Ajmat, what size are your new set of tyres? Even my car needs a replacement.

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Quote[/b] (Shan2nu @ Oct. 23 2004,01:57)]BTW Ajmat, what size are your new set of tyres? Even my car needs a replacement.

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185/60 15 - one problem i face is that the bolt that holds the spare wheel down is too short
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Why? I thought that's always my strength!
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Good lord, 15" wheels?? Wow, tey must look darn neat in those wheel arches. Ofcourse i'd probably stick to the 14" alloys, love em. So it's 185/60 R14 for me.

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Quote[/b] ]185/60 15
Good lord, 15" wheels?? Wow, tey must look darn neat in those wheel arches. Ofcourse i'd probably stick to the 14" alloys, love em. So it's 185/60 R14 for me.

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sorry, I meant 14" kept the standard rims
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