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Old 16th November 2009, 12:41   #31
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The stock tyres that come with this model is 195/60 R15. Would 205/55 R15 make that much of a difference? I have to check on how much extra i need to pay
Also wouldnt this reduce the already low ground clearance?
i think you should go for a 205/60 R15
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Old 16th November 2009, 12:50   #32
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The company fitted skirts are pretty good - go for the entire kit, except the spoiler (it really looks bad IMHO)..
Along with the skirts, go for multi spoke alloys, powerful bulbs for the fog lamps, and MOST IMPORTANTLY, get beige leather seats made!
The front seats in my optra are beige leather, custom made to give me and my brother the best fit (size-wise)! They look like those recaro racing seats..

The above setup is what I have in my optra - its white, and I have no tints.
+ I have yokohama tyres - 205's.
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The company fitted skirts are pretty good - go for the entire kit, except the spoiler (it really looks bad IMHO)..
Along with the skirts, go for multi spoke alloys, powerful bulbs for the fog lamps, and MOST IMPORTANTLY, get beige leather seats made!
The front seats in my optra are beige leather, custom made to give me and my brother the best fit (size-wise)! They look like those recaro racing seats..

The above setup is what I have in my optra - its white, and I have no tints.
+ I have yokohama tyres - 205's.
When I saw the tyre specs, yokohama has 205/55 R15. Isnt that reducing the ground clearance?
I am concerned in not reduing the ground clearance anymore as it is already less.
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The company fitted skirts are pretty good - go for the entire kit, except the spoiler (it really looks bad IMHO)..
Along with the skirts, go for multi spoke alloys, powerful bulbs for the fog lamps, and MOST IMPORTANTLY, get beige leather seats made!
The front seats in my optra are beige leather, custom made to give me and my brother the best fit (size-wise)! They look like those recaro racing seats..

The above setup is what I have in my optra - its white, and I have no tints.
+ I have yokohama tyres - 205's.
could you please put up some pics of your ride so we could oogle at it!!
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The above setup is what I have in my optra - its white, and I have no tints.
+ I have yokohama tyres - 205's.
I am adding 3M low tint films. I am not so comfortable without tints. I will end up parking my car under sun mostly. It protects the cabin from getting hot atleast to some extent.
I can imagine how beige seats look when peeping through no tint panes. Oh so beautiful.
Please realize my dream by posting some pics
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Old 17th November 2009, 16:18   #36
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Another accessory that I had missed out is GPS(Garmin or MapmyIndia). Any suggestion on who might help me out with this in Bangalore?
I could not find dealer details in this thread
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/route-...est-india.html (Which GPS maps are best for India?)
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Prassana, I would suggest go for a ICE which has GPS and maps can be installed. This would save few bucks & your dash will not be cluttered.

Regarding the Petes & RD-ECU. Do it after 10k, you will know the difference between the stock & tuned setup. Petes is well know and has good service across India.
RD-Ecu had recently entered into market, is available in B'lore.
RD can be used for any diesel car but petes you need to purchase respective box for different cars,i.e when you sell you can't use the same box to other machine. This is the major advantage of RD over Petes.
RD price is little lesser than petes, have to check.

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Prassana, I would suggest go for a ICE which has GPS and maps can be installed. This would save few bucks & your dash will not be cluttered.

Regarding the Petes & RD-ECU. Do it after 10k, you will know the difference between the stock & tuned setup. Petes is well know and has good service across India.
RD-Ecu had recently entered into market, is available in B'lore.
RD can be used for any diesel car but petes you need to purchase respective box for different cars,i.e when you sell you can't use the same box to other machine. This is the major advantage of RD over Petes.
RD price is little lesser than petes, have to check.
Thanks for the info Ram. I am not planning on Petes now. but tyre and head lamp upgrade are going to be imminent. ICE + GPS? Any names that you would suggest?
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Thanks for the info Ram. I am not planning on Petes now. but tyre and head lamp upgrade are going to be imminent. ICE + GPS? Any names that you would suggest?
For head lamps go for HID's, that would be the best bet I could say.
ICE is a whole new world, better we shall discuss there. Come up with a budget.

Buddy,is your car delivery confirmed on Sunday.
Thread without pics is not acceptable.

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For head lamps go for HID's, that would be the best bet I could say.
ICE is a whole new world, better we shall discuss there. Come up with a budget.

Buddy,is your car delivery confirmed on Sunday.
Thread without pics is not acceptable.
Yes and No. The car was supposed to be ready with PDIs and Registration by Sunday. But looks like the car will be reaching the showroom by Saturday night. Planning to do Puja and leave it back at the showroom for the PDI and reg. Hope this works out. Will post the pics as soon as I get my eyes on the maroon beauty.
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have you guys heard of GOGO India? well my friends using it on his captiva and its a real good GPS.dont know if its available in Banglore.
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have you guys heard of GOGO India? well my friends using it on his captiva and its a real good GPS.dont know if its available in Banglore.
Went through their website. Nice features. Touch screen, Audio output, bluetooth handsfree.
How much did you pay for this?
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i dont remember exactly. i think it was 13k.

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