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Old 6th April 2008, 22:43   #91
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I picked up my Baleno when it had run about 32k. Its firing right from what I know and running smooth.. Whats the best way to check if the sparks need changing?
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Great detailed review dude. Love the passion you have for the car.
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I picked up my Baleno when it had run about 32k. Its firing right from what I know and running smooth.. Whats the best way to check if the sparks need changing?
I am not sure about the best way to check. The mechanics usually take out the spark plugs and check them. If the plugs have a brownish deposit on them they are replaced. But I do not know why, may be the gurus can help.

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Great detailed review dude.
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I picked up my Baleno when it had run about 32k. Its firing right from what I know and running smooth.. Whats the best way to check if the sparks need changing?
Hey, probably your Spark Plug was already changed at 20K. Suggest you to please dont do more distance as suggested by the manual. hence, pls change your spark plugs are 40K eventhough it is working fine.

Proactive measure is always hassle free. I too changed my Spark plugs at 20K eventhough it looked excellent and could have run more.

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Yesterday I gifted my baleno a set of tires and alloys which she deserved a long time back, but its it better late than never ... current kilometer reading - 48051
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Wow! Lovely alloys ! Neo?
Are those 185s?
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Congratulations on the GSD2's. Whats the update on the handling?
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Wow! Lovely alloys ! Neo?
Are those 185s?
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thanks shuvc. Alloys are Neo and those are 195s

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Congratulations on the GSD2's. Whats the update on the handling?
thanks 1100D. I haven't pushed them yet as I heard that tires need some running in before they should be ripped. But even then it seems to be a dream after the 165s...

I am really amazed at tbhp, the last post was well past midnight and even then started getting immediate replies.. it sure pampers a lot

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thanks shuvc. Alloys are Neo and those are 195s



thanks 1100D. I haven't pushed them yet as I heard that tires need some running in before they should be ripped. But even it seems to be a dream after the 165s...
Right. But then, could you not have gone 15" and GSD3's?

The Esteems in US (Baleno one) runs 16" even, so rim size wouldn't have been an issue.

The car looks real good now, and good that you got rid of that sticker on the rear door!

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Right. But then, could you not have gone 15" and GSD3's?

The Esteems in US (Baleno one) runs 16" even, so rim size wouldn't have been an issue.
I could have gone for 15" but since I travel so much on the highways with not so good roads I could end up bending the alloys. The gaddas on NH34 are sometimes really treacherous and it is not always possible to avoid them. But 15" would have looked really cool.

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The car looks real good now, and good that you got rid of that sticker on the rear door!
Thanks a lot. I had put the sticker to hide a dent that a biker had made with the guard, but I took a lot of time to realise that the dent actually looks better than the sticker..

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I could have gone for 15" but since I travel so much on the highways with not so good roads I could end up bending the alloys. The gaddas on NH34 are sometimes really treacherous and it is not always possible to avoid them. But 15" would have looked really cool.
My point about the 15" was based on the ability to put GSD3's instead of the GSD2's. But then,there are better tyres available as well.
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My point about the 15" was based on the ability to put GSD3's instead of the GSD2's. But then,there are better tyres available as well.
got your point but my main concern was that the profile should not be so low that the alloys get hit. There may be better tyres available but it does not really matter to me as I am not that advanced a driver that I would be able to feel the difference. I really love the pattern of the GSDs and their wet weather capability.
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Finally some justice to BP, Congratulations on the purchase.

Ya, it does require some run-in. Take one long trip Digha / Masanjor etc and then you are ready for some high speed cornering.

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Looks HOTT! Congrats Sumitro!
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Finally some justice to BP, Congratulations on the purchase.

Ya, it does require some run-in. Take one long trip Digha / Masanjor etc and then you are ready for some high speed cornering.

Abhi
Thanks akroy. what is the typical running in period of a new tyre? Is it more than 200 Kms?

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Looks HOTT! Congrats Sumitro!
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