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Old 6th November 2008, 15:36   #91
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anup, as far as i remember, you car has the new bumper. does that mean the water still spills over the windshield? then whats the purpose of the side wings on the new bumper?
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With the new front bumper also the water splashes on to the windshield..

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with the new bumper, water does not spill on to the bonnet in my scorpio. can anybody having a scorpio throw more light on this?
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With the new front bumper also the water splashes on to the windshield..
i have done normal speeds, as in 50-70 kmph and had no problems, i think i have to check with higher speeds but doing higher speeds than this may turn risky too.
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, as far as i remember, you car has the new bumper. does that mean the water still spills over the windshield? then whats the purpose of the side wings on the new bumper?
Yes, my car has the 'new style' bumper, but water still showers down the windscreen at highway speeds!
Purpose of the side wings? Shall we call it a failed modification?!
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Changing over from H/T to A/T tyres has solved my waterfall problem to a large extent - happens only if I drive over water at high speeds.
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Changing over from H/T to A/T tyres has solved my waterfall problem to a large extent - happens only if I drive over water at high speeds.
Same here too. i used to experience this annoying water splash over windscreen while using bridgestone H/T tyres. My current A/T(goodyear wrangler AT/R) tyres solved this problem.
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Changing over from H/T to A/T tyres has solved my waterfall problem to a large extent - happens only if I drive over water at high speeds.
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Same here too. i used to experience this annoying water splash over windscreen while using bridgestone H/T tyres. My current A/T(goodyear wrangler AT/R) tyres solved this problem.
Err....where do my Pirelli STRs fit in??

And we are talking about water splash at highway speeds, 90 kmph or so.
And driving through substantial pools of water; NOT just wet roads! Virtually changes the direction your car is headed!

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Yes, I am also on the same wavelength. My Bridgestone AT tyres have really helped control the waterfall effect (not eliminated completely) at speeds of 60-100 kmph.
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water tends to splash heavily onto the windscreen while driving at higher speeds in my Scorp - it has the normal Bridgestone Dueler HT tyres - anything over 40-50 kmph in the hills during monsoons and on highways if one is doing normal highway speeds of 80-90kmph.
most irritating but since I used to face the same trouble in my Bolero Im kind of used to it. So nowadays I simply slow down while passing through large puddles on the road.
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Guys its almost time for a tyre change on my Scorpio. Mine is an older 2.6 Dx with 15" rims. Planning to upgrade to alloys and new tyres.

I would be really greatful if someone could tell me where i can source 'Maxxis' AT tyres in Bangalore ?? Is this a good brand to go with ?! I really love the way they look !!

Mods...slightly OT but plz bear...tyres were being discussed here
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water tends to splash heavily onto the windscreen while driving at higher speeds in my Scorp - it has the normal Bridgestone Dueler HT tyres - anything over 40-50 kmph in the hills during monsoons and on highways if one is doing normal highway speeds of 80-90kmph.
Shankar, your Scorpio has the unmodified short bumper. The splash from that one is quite formidable!
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Hi,

As I have mentioned earlier, the new W bumper(on my new mhawk) offers little solace for water not to spill on Windscreen. I also have an Crde-SLX(which used to have the old bumper replaced that with new W-one thinking that it will help) which has the same problem with different degree of the trouble.
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Guys its almost time for a tyre change on my Scorpio. Mine is an older 2.6 Dx with 15" rims. Planning to upgrade to alloys and new tyres.

I would be really greatful if someone could tell me where i can source 'Maxxis' AT tyres in Bangalore ?? Is this a good brand to go with ?! I really love the way they look !!

Mods...slightly OT but plz bear...tyres were being discussed here
*BUMP* guys...some help here will be greatly appreciated.
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Nip, post this in the tyres & alloys section and you shall get an instant response..

Are you looking for this - 235/75R15 104Q MA-761 Bravo Series. I don't think anyone stocks it here. You might have warranty issues even if someone imports and sells it to you.

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Guys its almost time for a tyre change on my Scorpio. Mine is an older 2.6 Dx with 15" rims. Planning to upgrade to alloys and new tyres.

I would be really greatful if someone could tell me where i can source 'Maxxis' AT tyres in Bangalore ?? Is this a good brand to go with ?! I really love the way they look !!

Mods...slightly OT but plz bear...tyres were being discussed here

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Err....where do my Pirelli STRs fit in??
All season highway tires.
Don't expect much in terms of off roading.
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