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Old 26th June 2006, 12:38   #16
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Let's all write in to TG and let them know that we're unhappy with what they have done. I don't think we should ask for a printed apology though because that might draw even more unwanted attention.

Still, we should make it to point to let them know how we feel, so they clean up their act in the future.

Anybody has a link/email addy we can post our compliants to?
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Old 26th June 2006, 12:45   #17
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True, asking for a written apology will garner unwanted publicity from the authorities, just approach them and fire the crap outta them, and like jignesh rightly said, ask them to pay damages!!!!

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Old 26th June 2006, 14:00   #18
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Still, we should make it to point to let them know how we feel, so they clean up their act in the future.

Anybody has a link/email addy we can post our compliants to?
Boom Shiva,

No offence, but i suggest we stay out of what is Ford_rocams & zklasses personal issues, unless ofcourse they ask for help.

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Old 26th June 2006, 14:22   #19
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Boom Shiva,

No offence, but i suggest we stay out of what is Ford_rocams & zklasses personal issues, unless ofcourse they ask for help.

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Hey .. Do you think that asking for damages will be good enough to upgrade certain parts and adding more parts to the car?? I mean you could help us make a account book of what damages to pay and we could match it to getting new parts for our cars wat say?
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Old 26th June 2006, 15:04   #20
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Ill just post the part that talks about Ford_Rocam's city then.......

Note from mod - Nope.
apologies... just couldn't help laughing at this....
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Old 26th June 2006, 20:36   #21
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apologies... just couldn't help laughing at this....
no offence taken man............i too found it kinda funny
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Old 26th June 2006, 22:07   #22
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dude just ask them for a written apology in the next issue with the specs mentioned correctly this time
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Old 26th June 2006, 23:16   #23
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If privacy and keeping a low profile was important, I think neither of them would have agreed to have TG do a feature on their car.

Lets face it, at the end of the day...writers like to add some masala to help sell mags.

It only makes sense that to clear up the air at T-Bhp.

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Old 26th June 2006, 23:43   #24
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If privacy and keeping a low profile was important, I think neither of them would have agreed to have TG do a feature on their car.

Lets face it, at the end of the day...writers like to add some masala to help sell mags.

It only makes sense that to clear up the air at T-Bhp.
c'mon bro i agree with you but the thing is masala is added in news of celebrities because people love to read it but jitu aint a celebrity and he is keeping low profile but the topgear guys have written a lot more than required thats y he got angry

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Old 27th June 2006, 02:03   #25
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Seems like these magazine guys have done it again...they just love masalafying, dont they???LOL! Now I really doubt the credibility of that one article which read 700+bhp on one of the blore supras...prolly it was some 550 or something...haha..no wonder E-zens were closing on them!

It has always been the writers charm than the factual glory here in India, specially on rare topics. Jitu, sincerely, I dont think its too much hype yet but people who know whats really in the car will consider u to be a liar to the writer...I think you should claim your damages atleast to teach 'em a lesson...
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Old 27th June 2006, 03:29   #26
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also personally i hated the way the writers have written the story...the devil and soul swapping thingy.very stupid imho.should have written a good,clean technical article rather than a conversation between the devil and the writer or whoever.....
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Old 27th June 2006, 10:39   #27
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To be honest i am very disappointed with T.G.; firstly they havent photoshopped the number plate which they promised that they will do it before it goes for print, secondly the main reason for my dissapointment is that they have unnecessary hyped the specs & price of mods..
I wold put this in a formal letter to TG. This should be taken seriously and they must be "convinced" into printing an appology in public. It is damn shoddy on their part to (a) not photshop the number plates when they promised to do so (b) mis-represent the cost and quality of the mods done and (c) to make such a hu-ha out of this (given the 2 page spread) that it grabs more attention and can result in a unnessacary and dangerous headache for the car owner.

In fact it would be a good idea to make the above as public as one can so that TG does not do this other unsuspecting car owners and so that their reputation for correctly stating facts and figures is tarnished. In a strange way this can protect Ford Rocam too.
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Damn now I'm in a dilemma!

I want to read this article to see how badly they've screwed it up. But that means I'll have to buy TG, which in turn will boost their sales and encourage them to keep writing crap...
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Damn now I'm in a dilemma!

I want to read this article to see how badly they've screwed it up. But that means I'll have to buy TG, which in turn will boost their sales and encourage them to keep writing crap...
Just a thought boom... a cheaper or rather free alternative would be to borrow it from someone! That way you will not only be able to read the article but also would not be giving in to their commercialistic money minting scheme!!!

Godspeed,

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Damn now I'm in a dilemma!

I want to read this article to see how badly they've screwed it up. But that means I'll have to buy TG, which in turn will boost their sales and encourage them to keep writing crap...
Go to a crosswords kinda bookshop place and sit on the couch and have a read at it!

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