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Old 10th May 2017, 10:32   #571
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I was planning on doing the same. How much did the headlights cost? Im also planning to install alloys on the car. Any suggestions?
Rs.3200 for both headlights together including the pre-installed bulbs. I have not thought about alloy wheels yet, instead i am planning to remove the full wheel covers and install original nano's plastic hub caps. Unfortunately not being able to source it at the TOP store here.

Gave the Nano to workshop this morning - to change clutch cable, remove Nano original horn and install a pair of OE innova horns (removed from the Innova) and bypass heater core inside the cabin.
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Took delivery of the car from tata a.s.s this evening after clutch kit replacement. Now the clutch feels like a switch, its either on or off, and i am finding it hard to modulate the clutch and have stalled the vehicle quite a number of times. Before i gave it at tata ass for replacement the clutch was hard but I didn't have any trouble modulating the clutch and i rarely ever stalled it. Took it for a spin to se if i could get used to it but i stalled a few times again, and I came and parked the car at home. Not happy with the car anymore.
Incompetent Tata a.s.s, they could have saved me a lot of trouble if they just replaced the clutch cable when they did the clutch kit replacement.

I got the clutch cable replaced at a FNG and the clutch is awesome now, the on/off binary feel is totally gone. The old clutch cable was grabby the cable was not moving smoothly. Will not be visiting Tata dealer anymore for servicing.
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I was planning on doing the same. How much did the headlights cost? Im also planning to install alloys on the car. Any suggestions?
I got Plati alloys for my Nano when I bought the car. Pic attached. These are 4.5J as compared to 4J provided by Tata as standard accessory.

I have 155 section on rear (Yokohama) and 145 section on front (Michellin) as tires from day 1. No issues so far, in fact I find that the grip is better.
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I got Plati alloys for my Nano when I bought the car. Pic attached. These are 4.5J as compared to 4J provided by Tata as standard accessory.

I have 155 section on rear (Yokohama) and 145 section on front (Michellin) as tires from day 1. No issues so far, in fact I find that the grip is better.

The alloys look awesome.

What are the front and rear tyre sizes?? Also can you kindly post a clear picture of the rear (including the tread pattern) Yokohama??

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1) Anyone upgraded the tyres? If so which size did you choose and how is the improvement?
Upgraded the tyres today. All tyres are now 155/65/12, make Bridgestone B250. Steering isn't bad, increased effort is not noticeable that much.
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The alloys look awesome.

What are the front and rear tyre sizes?? Also can you kindly post a clear picture of the rear (including the tread pattern) Yokohama??

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Front 145/70R12 - Michellin - Alloy Wheel
Rear 165/60R12 - Yokohama - Alloy Wheel
Spare 145/70R12 - Michellin - Steel Wheel

If you are buying Alloys please note that I need to get the tire removed from the spare rim and re-balanced on the Alloy with each tire rotation exercise as the alloy does not fit in the spare wheel bay. So get only 4 alloys and keep one steel rim.

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Upgraded the tyres today. All tyres are now 155/65/12, make Bridgestone B250. Steering isn't bad, increased effort is not noticeable that much.
How is the handling? Any scraping at lock?
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How is the handling? Any scraping at lock?
No scraping at lock.

Steering is super responsive and a slight hint of oversteer is there (as rightly said by Tata) and for me this is fun. For the general car buying public Tata has done the right thing by putting the smaller tyres in the front.

Handling on a straight line is much much better and so is braking.

Can some one please post a clear picture of the engine bay showing the clutch actuation arm and this particular bit wiring conduit? As you can see in the video below its fouling in mine.

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Can some one please post a clear picture of the engine bay showing the clutch actuation arm and this particular bit wiring conduit? As you can see in the video below its fouling in mine.

I think the cable tie should secure it to the metal bracket next to it. Also, it should perhaps be going through the other side of the bracket.

Will post a pic from mine as soon as I have the time.
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... slight hint of oversteer is there (as rightly said by Tata) and for me this is fun.
For the general car buying public Tata has done the right thing by putting the smaller tyres in the front.
I would advise against having too much fun, apparently the Nano does this when pushed around a curve hard !

Lower costs could just be another reason for providing a smaller tire at the front.
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I would advise against having too much fun, apparently the Nano does this when pushed around a curve hard !

Lower costs could just be another reason for providing a smaller tire at the front.
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I have lifted the inside wheel un-intentionally (with the stock tyre) during the first couple of days after having brought the car home. So after that incident i drive it cautiously around corners.

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Hi Guys,

Need some advice please.

Took the Nano Twist out for a 100 km run to Devbag. Soon after leaving we noticed that the A/C was not functioning as normal. The pressure/volume of air coming out of the vents had reduced considerably. This was on No. 2 setting. Tried increasing to setting No. 3 but only marginal improvement which soon disappeared and finally we drove without the A/C in the sweltering heat. It was so hot that we decided to stop for a while and switched off the engine. Started up again after 15 minutes and everything back to normal but again after 15 to 20 minutes noticed the A/C losing air volume. Cooling was still there.
Has anyone encountered this problem before and if so any suggestions would be welcome.
I tried changing from "Recirculation" mode to "Fresh Air" mode but no improvement.
I also tried changing the setting from "Cool" to "Hot" and back again but no improvement.
Played with the air flow controls.....nothing.
It's only if I stop and switch off A/C and engine for about 10 to 15 minutes that everything is back to normal.
The car has run just 14k Kms and I have not experienced anything like this before.

Awaiting your suggestions,
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Hi Guys,

Need some advice please.

Took the Nano Twist out for a 100 km run to Devbag. Soon after leaving we noticed that the A/C was not functioning as normal. The pressure/volume of air coming out of the vents had reduced considerably.
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This happened to me multiple times in my Nano. If the air is humid enough there is ice formation in the channels and that restricts the air flow. Normally the vehicles thermostat is supposed to cut in to avoid the ice build up. But have read about many such cases in the Nano, that it's a given. Did it rain recently in your area?
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Hi nijelj,

Thanks for your response. I have been through most of the Nano threads but have never read about this issue or may have missed it.
It was definitely not humid. In fact it was roasting hot with clear blue skies and I had been doing a good speed on the two lane highway.
It seems to be OK today but I still feel that the air flow is not as strong as before.
Intend to take it to the TASS on Monday.
Let's see what they come up with.

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The pressure/volume of air coming out of the vents had reduced considerably. This was on No. 2 setting. Tried increasing to setting No. 3 but only marginal improvement which soon disappeared and finally we drove without the A/C in the sweltering heat. It was so hot that we decided to stop for a while and switched off the engine. Started up again after 15 minutes and everything back to normal but again after 15 to 20 minutes noticed the A/C losing air volume. Cooling was still there.
Has anyone encountered this problem before and if so any suggestions would be welcome.
I tried changing from "Recirculation" mode to "Fresh Air" mode but no improvement.
I also tried changing the setting from "Cool" to "Hot" and back again but no improvement.
Played with the air flow controls.....nothing.
It's only if I stop and switch off A/C and engine for about 10 to 15 minutes that everything is back to normal.
The car has run just 14k Kms and I have not experienced anything like this before.

Awaiting your suggestions,
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Seems like a case of an overheating blower (does the fan speed reduce over time?), or a faulty thermostat (compressor not cutting out causing icing). Take the opinion of a good ac mechanic before going to the ASS.

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Can some one please post a clear picture of the engine bay showing the clutch actuation arm and this particular bit wiring conduit? As you can see in the video below its fouling in mine.

I checked in mine. It is the same. Sorry for the delay.
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