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Old 25th January 2007, 14:46   #481
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Don't fret about the tyres, the MRF's are far better then the OE Bridgestones.
Thanks Rt, that makes me feel better
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Sweet! I also see that it has taken the Lancers parking space!!
The Lancer is away na. Being beautified and cleansed. When the Lancer returns, the Verna will go to another place. While the Lancer is away, the verna will play lol.

Guys, thank you so much. Only you guys would appreciate the photo of a stock car. A car you've seen before on the road.

This forum is rubbing off car-love on me on a daily basis.

@JK, I do not intend to ICE it madly. However whatever little I will put does not belong on this thread. (BTW: wierd animal?? That's a new one..)

What does belong on this thread is my driving experience. Which I will post on tuesday. Monday night will be a long drive. yay!
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Old 25th January 2007, 15:08   #482
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Congrats sam. MRF & Bridgestones OE are pretty much the same rubber. i hope you will be upgrading to a better tyre very soon.
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Congratulations, Sam baba. Now we all want a ride in your "official" car.
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Ummm... guys I know I made such a big fuss and a thread etc. but the tyre change has been put on the backburner.

I spoke to RT and N_C, I trust both implicitly and they made me realise 2 things.

1. This is my second car. A driver will drive me to work everyday and back in it. It is a company car and I will not be able to justify additional expense to the accountant. To change tyres I need to change wheels (the original wheels are 5J steel wheels)


2. For the same above reason, I do not care so much for handling. I do care for safety and comfort. Is the MRF a tubeless tyre? I don't know about these things. Comfort? My fussy lady said it's smooth and the ride is good. That's good enough for me.

3. I've spent a lot on the lancer cleanup and it hurts to spend more right now.

Unless you tell me the MRF is a BAD tyre and endangers my life, I guess I'm stuck with these.

However since you have all made me feel bad for the tyres, I will say one thing that will make you all feel bad.

Unlimited ICE on tap.
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Old 25th January 2007, 15:20   #485
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Waiting for Monday so that we can have that drive together Sam . Stick to the stock tyres . Its anyways your "to work and back" car thats what you told me when we spoke about buying the Verna
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I spoke to RT and N_C, I trust both implicitly and they made me realise 2 things.
1. This is my second car. A driver will drive me to work everyday and back in it. It is a company car
Perfect. If it makes you feel better Sam, I'd do the same. For for in-city, in-traffic driving your steel wheels are perfect.

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Unlimited ICE on tap.
Now exactly where do you live? :-)

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Hey since it's white and official and all that, why don't you put those small dandas with triangular JBL flags on both sides of the bonnet?
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Unless you tell me the MRF is a BAD tyre and endangers my life, I guess I'm stuck with these.
What nonsense! The tyres we fry are the tyres you buy - fear not!

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However since you have all made me feel bad for the tyres, I will say one thing that will make you all feel bad.

Unlimited ICE on tap.
I thought that was a given? Tell us ONLY if there will be no ICE.
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@boom - haha that would be really funny. But I cannot make further jokes on that *wink wink*

@navin - yes, it does make me feel better and have decided to settle for all-stock rubber.

@dippy - man, I called you from the showroom and YOU were the one to recommend the verna crdi. I took your advice. Thanks.

@steer - Sure it's a given, but I'm trying to make these guys feel bad. You're spoiling it ya.

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i guess you can stick with MRFs. i did once till all the steel belts kept popping out & my hand used to literally bleed everytime i fixed a flat. lasts long, almost like ding dong. cheers
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2. For the same above reason, I do not care so much for handling. I do care for safety and comfort. Is the MRF a tubeless tyre? I don't know about these things. Comfort? My fussy lady said it's smooth and the ride is good. That's good enough for me.

yes bro these mrf tyres are tubeless.......i quess upgrading them to 185 wont cost u much.........
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I agree..better get it upgraded to 185. It would be around RS.700 per tyre worth an upgrade...Those stock tyres have a problem. After its 50% life over they skid like hell

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Congrats Sam, she looks great
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well verna owners are increasing in our forum.............
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after a loooooooooooooong time I got to see a hyundai accent (Similar to verna in India). I dont really know if hyundai is doing good with this model.

All you find around are civics and more civics and then some chevy's and chryslers.
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