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Old 12th April 2014, 16:04   #91
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Just saw two previous posts Karan. How come while going to Nasik FE reported was so low? While coming back, its is closer to what it should be ? Any typos or its some thing else?
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Well towards nashik i found heavy traffic right from before hitting the highway & on the highway as well so had to downshift then redline then upshift etc + towards Nashik there is the Kasara ghat (so uphill) so FE dropped considerably for that reason too.

While returning around mid afternoon the highways were empty & was driving majorly in top gear & hardly redlined for any overtaking tasks coz there were hardly any vehicles to overtake & then the ghat was a downhill ease.

Hence that explains, no typos

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Hence that explains, no typos

Thanks. That explains. Initially I was wondering if the variation can be that high! Bumper to bumper traffic and 100% AC can bring down the FE. I use the same KPK motor and with a similar state of tune (Duster 85). But I time my city drives such that FE remains pretty much 17+. I guess some times we are left with no options! But all said and done the KPK is a fantastic motor.
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Did a small experiment during the PUC check & certification.

The smoke density reading before the service was around 28%

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After service (thanks to oil change etc) the smoke density reduced to exactly half @ 14%

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So much for saving the Planet
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Travel Business Class : My Renault Scala-1406564220200.jpg

^ A pic from NH8.

Ferrying me in comfort & style, a perfect chauffeur driven car for interstate runs. This recent Gujarat run reassured me i bought the perfect car for being chauffeur driven in at this price point

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Hello BHPians,

Sorry for no updates here or my other threads.

Im getting Married next week & so have been busy with all the preparations etc.

In the meanwhile the car has crossed 50k kms on the odometer and is running as good as new.

The only major update i have is that have got a new set of tires last week & they are the newly launched CONTINENTAL MAX CONTACT 5.

^ Shall come in with a report & pics shortly
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Hey Karan, congrats!!! Wish you a very happy married life!

Regarding the tyres, I put the same tyre in my Sunny. I went in for the Michelin XM2 at the stock szie 185 65 R15 but the salesman convinced me to go for the Conti Max Contact 5 195 60 R15 instead. While I feel it's good, I still couldn't be sure if the Michelin would have been better. I plan to go for that in my Civic next time.

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Hello BHPians,

Sorry for no updates here or my other threads.

Im getting Married next week & so have been busy with all the preparations etc.

In the meanwhile the car has crossed 50k kms on the odometer and is running as good as new.

The only major update i have is that have got a new set of tires last week & they are the newly launched CONTINENTAL MAX CONTACT 5.

^ Shall come in with a report & pics shortly
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Finally a pic of the Contis;

Travel Business Class : My Renault Scala-imageuploadedbyteambhp1427973308.192908.jpg

I highly recommend this tyre for anyone looking for a comfort / touring spec use.

It is also a great replacement against the earlier Michelin Primacy LCs & does justice in terms of equalising the comfort, performance & handling of the Michelins with an added advantage of being a little extra "rugged" in comparison to Michelins.

Let me know if any more questions about this tyre

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A quick tyre rotation being done on my Scala;

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Finally i did a VIDEO REVIEW for my Renault Scala



This video is a long term ownership report of my Renault Scala.

The video covers an discussion on the cars assets such as Space, 1.5L K9K Diesel workhorse, Fuel Economy, Service/Warranty & Resale Value.

Do watch it when you are free, Enjoy

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90,000 kms done & the car had gone for service today, will update all the details tomorrow
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Service Update: 90,000 Km

The service included Engine Oil flush change, New Air, Oil & Diesel Filter.

Other than that the brakes were cleaned, some other miscellaneous checks, lubrication wherever required & car wash etc was done.

The service was done at Gen Next Motors Thane.

Bill - Rs 8346/-
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Service Update: 90,000 Km

The service included Engine Oil flush change, New Air, Oil & Diesel Filter.

Other than that the brakes were cleaned, some other miscellaneous checks, lubrication wherever required & car wash etc was done.

The service was done at Gen Next Motors Thane.

Bill - Rs 8346/-
Great ownership log. Good to see you are enjoying your car.

Can you please comment on the cars ground clearance. Does the belly scrap on potholes or breakers?
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Great ownership log. Good to see you are enjoying your car.

Can you please comment on the cars ground clearance. Does the belly scrap on potholes or breakers?
I think the ground clearance is 165 mm.

Though the car has a loong wheelbase but thankfully it doesnt scrape with 4-5 people on board. BUT yes with 5 people + luggage you have to be careful on those nasty speed breakers.

Belly scraping on potholes ? NEVER
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An opportunity to start travelling 'Business Class'

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Link to the Classified Section: http://classifieds.team-bhp.com/buy-...or-sale/53065/

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DIWALI OFFER;

Link to the classifieds sections: http://classifieds.team-bhp.com/buy-...or-sale/53065/

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Sadly NO OFFER has come to me yet, hence have reduced the asking price now

PS: Wish it were a TOYOTA SCALA (would have been sold by now)

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