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Old 18th April 2009, 09:27   #391
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@KP - 210 KMPH . I really want to get onto the express way where you are are burning rubber. I have managed only about 190 and thats only about twice or thrice. And as you say the brakes are super at straight line. Lucky you, that express way is super.

@aya - The rear view mirror is good at night. I had the same thing on my zen at night the ash interiors made everything darker making it hard to view the rear. Since the interiors are beige in the getz the night vision is better. In the morning though if the night vision was enabled - the zens rear view was clear but it is not so in the case of the getz. But then thats the point of having those kind of mirrors right.
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Two weeks back i managed to hit 160kmph mark. Too much wind noise made me stay at 140kmph itself.
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210 thats really good speed man would give fabia diesel a run for its money
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Drive Carefully.

What if we disclose Ishan's Driving that night at Monaco Grand Prix then?
Hehehehe!
I'll leave that for Guruji to explain.
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@KP : Is the Driver side mirror on the GETZ a non convex type??? if yes why is this so? The day/night rear view mirror i believe is not that effective due to the light colored interiors!
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Are u asking about the ORVM or the inside rear view mirror?
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@KP - 210 KMPH . I really want to get onto the express way where you are are burning rubber. I have managed only about 190 and thats only about twice or thrice. And as you say the brakes are super at straight line. Lucky you, that express way is super.
Please check out your braking before doing such speeds.
IIRC you have 195/60-14 on stock rims. The same wheel combo is causing some handling issues in my cousin's Getz. The handling completely goes for a toss while hard braking at speeds above 100kph.
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Two weeks back i managed to hit 160kmph mark. Too much wind noise made me stay at 140kmph itself.
With windows open?
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210 thats really good speed man would give fabia diesel a run for its money
Are you sure?

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210 thats really good speed man would give fabia diesel a run for its money
dude a stock fabia diesel isnt even comparable. and it would beat even a remapped one.
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Kpzen - This is some serious fun with a Getz. Has to be India's hottest hatch, like the Clio Sports videos on youtube doing insane speeds. Now put a similarly powerful engine on the i20 with its pretty good suspension, braking, build quality and safety features and we have an awesome car.
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210 thats really good speed man would give fabia diesel a run for its money
Agreed KP's Getzi is a remapped one. Even a remapped fabia comes nowhere near the stock Getz. Run for its money -> the fabia is running only for the skoda brand name thats all.

@KP - I find the brakes giving me enough confidence. I don't find handling as an issue at all with the vehicle. At 190 i was able to maneuver the vehicle without any drama.

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Good going KP, I look forward to having some good tyres & alloys and a Pete's box on my car. Till then :(
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I have 195 tyres on my Getz, I have done 185 kmph till date and the drive around Bangalore usually requires sudden stops and different speeds, and the brakes does inspire confidence. I would have preferred Swift's handling to the Getz at any speed, I am more than happy to be driving around in my Pete'd (Pete's + K&N stock replacement) Getz CRDi.
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With windows open?
Nope. Actually wind was blowing from left to right of the fourlane road heavily and that made the car little unsettling .... Also the tire noise was like a screaming one..

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guys are you facing a problem with the driver side ORVM, think its non-convex type ! Did the older GETZ come with CONVEX type ORVM?
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guys are you facing a problem with the driver side ORVM, think its non-convex type ! Did the older GETZ come with CONVEX type ORVM?
I have checked that with the service centre few days after i bought the car. It comes with the non-convex type. Also checked with the accessories shop and asked them to show me a New Driver ORVM and its of non-convex type too. Even my Santro had the Convex type ORVM. Nobody knows the answer to this question in the service centre.
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Nope. Actually wind was blowing from left to right of the fourlane road heavily and that made the car little unsettling .... Also the tire noise was like a screaming one..
Thats something normal. It used to happen even on my zen. The car gets unsettled by only a little bit and the steering gets pushed.
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Odo has crossed 25k mark.


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Nope. Actually wind was blowing from left to right of the fourlane road heavily and that made the car little unsettling .... Also the tire noise was like a screaming one..
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Thats something normal. It used to happen even on my zen. The car gets unsettled by only a little bit and the steering gets pushed.
Very unusual for a car with a such a heavy front end.

undead: BFG Gsports has a lot of road noise.

aZa : I will check and let u know about the mirrors.
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Odo has crossed 25k mark.
undead: BFG Gsports has a lot of road noise.
So 25K in just about 3 or 4 months eh! Kp seems to not crunching but swallowing miles . So service due now KP?

BFG GSports indeed have a lot of tyre noise. When going into ditches as well the thud is a bit more noticeable.

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