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Old 5th January 2012, 19:57   #16
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Mr.Boss,

Congrats & Nice buy !

I too own a NHC VTEC + (ABS, Airbag).Amazing reliability , mileage guaranteed ( 14.5 is my avg till date. 80% city 20% Highway with 100% AC- Total KM clocked / total Petrol filled, yes i keep an excel sheet for my fuel refill too )

Can you please share the tyre profile of your car ? because i was never comfortable taking her above 120 km/h with stock tyre.
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Congrats & Nice buy !

Can you please share the tyre profile of your car ? because i was never comfortable taking her above 120 km/h with stock tyre.
Thanks dear.
She is running with OE spec shoes (175/65 R14). I agree this is inadequate for high speeds. Planning for a upgrade (195/65 R14) may be not in near future.
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50 days & 4.5k km update

FE: 13.8 / 15.3kmpl (City / Highway)

45k km service costed less than 4k INR (including oil change, filter change, wheel balancing & alignment, brakes cleaning & bleading)

After driving 4.5k km I got used to the rattles and road noise, but again when ever I drive Civic and get back to my City, I feel NVH is worst (atleast in my car) I could hear rattle noise only from dashboard and thinking whether to remove dashboard to get it corrected (please advice)

Few scratched here and there (thanks to the fellow 2 wheeler guys)

Experts, please suggest a reliable garrage (no H.A.S.S) in south chennai to get the rattles damped and rubbing & polishing exteriors.
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Guys,

Pls help me with OE HU to change the TIME. I could change the HOURS, but could not navigate to MINUTES.
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Pls help me with OE HU to change the TIME. I could change the HOURS, but could not navigate to MINUTES.
Don't you have the owner's manual? It should have the description.
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Don't you have the owner's manual? It should have the description.
Manual for the Car or HU? For car I have, for HU its doubtful
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I have the ZX too..but the iDSI engine.
It is really great to drive in the city in bumper to bumper traffic. Mileage for me is overall 13 kmpl. (Only city driving 11 kmpl and only Highway driving 17 kmpl).

It is one of the most spacious cars on the road now and cannot still be beaten for backseat comfort, thigh support and interior space by any car in the sub 11 lakh range even now...including the new version of the city and the caaaar.

I love it so much and have kept mine in such good shape that I find it hard to sell it..even though my running now warrants a diesel car!! I simply cannot bring myself to sell it off below 4 Lakhs!

After upgrading the tyres to 195/50/R15 Bridgestone Potenza GIII rubber with alloys to lower the overall weight, the handling at highway speeds, the NVH and the steering response are so much better!!
The GC problem is also tackled! Mileage is not affected as per my calculations.
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Manual for the Car or HU? For car I have, for HU its doubtful
If the music system came as factory fitment/stock then instructions will be in car's owner manual.

OR

you can call Honda care helpline number and they may assist you.

OR

simply get it done from Honda service station. They will do the job for you happily.
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Nice Vtec at that price. Immaculately maintained, I must say.
The interiors, IMO are better than the current version.
Congrats for the acquisition.
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...After upgrading the tyres to 195/50/R15 Bridgestone Potenza GIII ...
R15? Please do post some snaps. I'm looking to upgrade 195/60 R14

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Congrats for the acquisition.
Thanks dear
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R15? Please do post some snaps. I'm looking to upgrade 195/60 R14


Thanks dear
Here is one for the time being. Will post more tomorrow.
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Added Roots windtone horns 2 days back for 1100 INR.
Horn : 550/-
Wiring + Relay + Control switch + Labour : 550/-
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Awesome upgrade, I am sure people will move right out of your way now.

Some pictures if you have if the install, would be great.
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Some pictures if you have if the install, would be great.
No snaps taken, but will do shortly, may be by this week end.
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I could hear rattle noise only from dashboard and thinking whether to remove dashboard to get it corrected (please advice)
Typically service centers would shy away from opening dash, as it is time consuming and fetch only labor charges. If you plan to do it, do so under your strict supervision. There is a good chance to bring more rattles if the fitting is not done properly.
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