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Old 8th October 2009, 11:32   #196
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Congrats on crossing 5k kms Suresh, the entire Safari experience gets more & more addictive by the day, doesn't it!
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All the driving and bashing thru the wonderful roads of NH48 has given birth to the first squeak which has appeared from the front seat. It comes on and off.
One squeak in a vehicle that has done only 5k kms - shoddy TML quality

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Tire pressure maintained at 30.
Any specific reason why you're not following 32-35?
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... One squeak in a vehicle that has done only 5k kms - shoddy TML quality ...
True! And that too the squeak is not there all the time! Can't they get anything right?

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... Any specific reason why you're not following 32-35?
I travel light (with respect to the vehicle carrying capacity), hence want to avoid a bumpy ride.
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Suresh, great going keep gunning more and more kms and keep ploughing road where there is none.

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All the driving and bashing thru the wonderful roads of NH48 has given birth to the first squeak which has appeared from the front seat. It comes on and off.
I had the squeak from under the front seat as well. This is from the seat position adjuster.
Used WD40 and some grease in the correct position and all is now silent.
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Wd40 or Zorick 88 in my case is an excellent tool.
After the dust blast on Morey plains, the doors started "squeaking" and "creaking"
Few bursts on the hinges and all, everything went back to normal.
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Any specific reason why you're not following 32-35?
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I travel light (with respect to the vehicle carrying capacity), hence want to avoid a bumpy ride.
You're going to wear your tyres out sooner if you stick to 30 all round. Please stick to 32F/35R.

I've been following 35 all around the last couple of months - the front feels a little light and bouncy initially but its OK overall.
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Wd40 or Zorick 88 in my case is an excellent tool.
After the dust blast on Morey plains, the doors started "squeaking" and "creaking"
Few bursts on the hinges and all, everything went back to normal.
Zorrick 88 is available in Reliance fresh . WD40 is not. For WD40 you have to go to specific shop(s). I personally feel that WD40 is better than Zorrick 88.

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You're going to wear your tyres out sooner if you stick to 30 all round. Please stick to 32F/35R.
By keeping a lower pressure the tyrewall starts developing cracks when the tyre ages. It is better to maintain correct pressure / slightly higher pressure

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I searched noida, every shop, and only found Zorrick.
As for tire pressure, at high speeds its dangerous to go below recommended tire pressure.
Unless you are riding a gravel road, and deliberately lower pressure for that stretch, stick to 32 atleast in all tires.
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I searched noida, every shop, and only found Zorrick.
WD 40 is available on Ebay. Details here
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... Used WD40 and some grease in the correct position and all is now silent.
Ah! The all-rounder! Will do so, King!

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You're going to wear your tyres out sooner if you stick to 30 all round. Please stick to 32F/35R...
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... As for tire pressure, at high speeds its dangerous to go below recommended tire pressure.
Unless you are riding a gravel road, and deliberately lower pressure for that stretch, stick to 32 atleast in all tires.
You guys are giving me the creeps! Vehicle moving to 32F/35R tonight.

I am just trying to recollect who was the one who told me 30 all around was best suited, when I did the tire exchange right after delivery...!!!???

And as mentioned in another thread, I am going in for the second service tomorrow morning. Plan to be there with the vehicle.
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I am just trying to recollect who was the one who told me 30 all around was best suited, when I did the tire exchange right after delivery...!!!???
You sure it wasn't your workshop? I had been advised a long time ago by one of the senior guys to keep it at 30 all round - he said, that way the rattles would be less & the vehicle wouldn't bounce around as much. I chose to retain 32-35 all the way.
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32-35 is the best and optimum.

though i mostly drove with max 1 passenger, i always maintained 32f-35R.

It will be a bit bouncy for you but you will get used to it soon.
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I am just trying to recollect who was the one who told me 30 all around was best suited, when I did the tire exchange right after delivery...!!!???
When you do remember, make that person inflate your tyres to recommended pressures using a bicycle pump.
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When you do remember, make that person inflate your tyres to recommended pressures using a bicycle pump.
Now you know whom to contact for list of cruel punishments

@suresh, it usually goes with the Manufacturers recommendations right?
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@Suman - mmm... seems like I also got the same gyaan about rattle and smooth ride!

@SS - Yes, I was worried about the bouncy ride.

@Hrag - you have good imagination sir!

@MJothi - Yes, realization just dawned to follow the manufacturer recommended settings!
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