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Old 26th August 2005, 14:27   #16
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hey can anyone please tell me how i can upload a video ??
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Old 26th August 2005, 15:47   #17
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hey Rtech, which car is that in the pic? And how come it had kmph readings on the speedo rather than mph? I am guessing this pic is from your time in North America.

As for the speed vs not-speed issue, even the greater noida expressway has claimed its fair share of lives. So be extra cautious even at not so high speeds. Otherwise we could be reading reports similar to Ntomer's.
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Old 26th August 2005, 16:35   #18
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That was a Nissan Sentra. Looked lexactly like this, same colour as well.

And this was in Canada. Didn't have a car in the US, only my bike.
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@aseem.... I appreciate your concern but the expressway is as good as any expressway abroad, its not like the 'typical indian roads' Each one of us gets carried away with the thrill at times, I touched 180 and as soon as i did i dropped back to 120 or so crusing speed. Quite honestly, no offence but this section of the forum wont be an enjoyable read for you

@ Revvhead.... Its suprising but the car felt rock solid at that speed! it had a firm grip on the road and the lane changes didnt seem unsafe at all....I didnt try too many stunts with the steering at that speed obv but i did change the lane a couple of times i guess. It did take me a lot of pushing to get to that speed, my right foot was embedded into the accelerator for a few minutes...touching 140 is a breeze...its only after 160 that the car takes a while to reach 170 or so and sits at it until you get a downhill which touchs the needle down.

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Old 27th August 2005, 12:38   #20
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Speedo, apart from getting an increase in speed, did you experience an increase in torque? How does the car feel at low to mid rpm band? did the acceleration and drivability of the car increase, or did you just feel improved top end?
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aahh, this brings back memories!
Buddy, what's wrong with this car? Fuel tank is empty...temp gauge is way below low...top it up with 160 kmph as max....
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hey aseem there is an increase in tourque all around but more noticible in the higher rpms the car feels lighter all through the rpm range!!
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That road is. Hardly used, bounded by railings. Except for an occaisional tractor coming in the fast lane with lights off.
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Old 29th August 2005, 14:48   #24
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The speedo on my stock indica diesel has crossed the 160 mark too, but it was downhill like your endeavor
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Buddy, what's wrong with this car? Fuel tank is empty...temp gauge is way below low...top it up with 160 kmph as max....
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The temperature and fuel gauge used to work intermittently, so I never relied on them.
answered already in a previous post
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Something was wrong with the Fuel gauge??
Seems it was like the blow before death!!


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the gs300 has a speedo till 180..the car went till around 195 then got cut off..the freakin needle was till the odo!! 90 degrees down!!!
dad was driving :-P
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i touched 160kph mark with my marina LS i took a lot of time after crossing 140kph on Jaipur-ajmer expressway and i must tell you that the speedo was still willing to go ahead a few mm but it was the smell of burning rubber that made me slow down .well i think i was crazy at that time
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Hey dudes, I touched 170 kmph (speedo) on my stock Swift with alloys and 195 Bridgestone tyres. This was after I raced with a Sienna on mumbai -pune expressway. he kept looking at me fly past. It was awesome and all kept wondering how a small car like Swift was attaining this magical 170 speed. Am sure on the right stretch (there is one on the expressway which is kind a a slope) the swift can touch 180 kmph if someone has the *****. Hey isnt it about time someone starts a thread about 0 -100 for all stock indian cars ? I really need to see this.
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