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Old 29th May 2008, 08:33   #76
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Spinnerr : Worth mentioning, a Bolero (DI Turbo) can churn out an awesome 21kms / liter. ....

BullBoy, where are you? Hope you are reading this...
@Spinnerr, pls do check out our other thread discussing similar topics. I'm not impressed with that article, and I know I am not alone. Also, I'm not discussing the point.
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@Condor: Which thread?
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Old 29th May 2008, 11:41   #78
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Well guys i faced some problems with getting spares. I wanted 2 items.
1) Power window cable or should i replacve the entire unit.
2) The plastic case which comes around the gear lever. Its cracked.

I am also facing problems with the amount of play which the gear has. Where should i look to solve this problem?
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Ok need suggestions now. I am new to the world of UV's, a close friend wants to buy a UV and his pick has been the Bolero.What would you all suggest in terms of the variants available ?
We don't need a 4x4 ( i don't know if one is available) , however this will be used in his estate in coorg and occasionally in bangy's mayhem.

Test drive is due this Saturday but however I would like to know if there are any hidden surprises with this UV.
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for estate use Bolero is great. several of my friends in coorg also use boleros on their estates
you can get the 4x4 in the SLX model but you have to pay for it (downpayment) and order it as it is made only on order
some situations in coorg definitely call for 4x4 (in monsoon conditions in slush and other things) - but if his jeep is largely going to be used on road and not off road, then 4x2 is adequate because it has good low end torque.
it is a tough, utility vehicle and easy and economical to maintain
there is talk about the new CRde bolero that is expected sometime in Sep 2008 but no confirmed reports yet.
for additional info, request you to read my earlier post in long term reviews on my Bolero.
All in all it is a relatively inexpensive, highly value for money, slightly rough edged UV. TOUGH and virtually indestructible. Gon anywhere anytime kind of vehicle. Of the two variants SLE and SLX, the SLX comes with more frills etc - and can work well as a utility plus personal vehicle. Believe me, it does the job very well as Ive found out personally.
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Ok need suggestions now. I am new to the world of UV's, a close friend wants to buy a UV and his pick has been the Bolero.What would you all suggest in terms of the variants available ?
We don't need a 4x4 ( i don't know if one is available) , however this will be used in his estate in coorg and occasionally in bangy's mayhem.

Test drive is due this Saturday but however I would like to know if there are any hidden surprises with this UV.

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Worth mentioning, a Bolero (DI Turbo) can churn out an awesome 21kms / liter.

BullBoy, where are you? Hope you are reading this...
may be under some standard conditions where 1 liter (claimed) = 1.5liters
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may be under some standard conditions where 1 liter (claimed) = 1.5liters
Yeah probably you were there when they measured it and saw that it was 1.5 ltrs instead of 1 litre?
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I have heard that these guys increase the tyre pressure to upto 40psi before these mileage runs.
Maybe that increases FE to a huge extent.
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Spitfire many thanks for the link to the Diesel thread. I was looking for it the other day but couldn't find it.
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bolero is the highest selling UV in the country, even more than the innova. its a good and rugged vehicle. though ride and space is not the best in class, you get a very reliable car with a equally reliable motor.
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Guys even iam in a big dilemma.I need a good UV that will be primarily used in coorg and occasionally in bangalore.I would prefer a 4WD since i have had some bad experiences in coorg. I dont have the budget for a new vehicle and can spend about 3-4lakhs on a used one. Please suggest whether i should go in for a Bolero or anything else like Safari. I need decent creature comforts with not too many maintanance hassles.please suggest something.I need one at the earliest.Also if anyone can help me out in actually purchasing one then i would be ever thankful.
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i have owned a Bolero GLX for 6 yrs and it dint give me a single problem with its mechanicals. Had a couple of issues with power windows and electricals. No major issues. Used to give a decent mileage and very tough on all terrains. Good buy over all for anyone with a tight budget and need for a decent UV. With some good accessories like alloys it looks too good.
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Bolero is lighter than Safari and Scorpio by over 300kgs. This makes the vehicle more capable for rough terrain.
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guys any update on the crde bolero?
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launch expected Mid August
Announcements etc

Actual test jeeps should be available at Dealerships end Aug

This is what Im told

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guys any update on the crde bolero?
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