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Old 23rd November 2016, 22:13   #31
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Congrats buddy, Great choice of car! Enjoy the drive & admiration!
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Old 24th November 2016, 09:31   #32
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Missed to mention about an emission update done at Sky Moto on 20th October. No noticeable change in performance so I am taking FASS words that it was indeed only an emission update.

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Fiat makes beautiful cars IMHO. Yours looks delightful in white.
Had a pleasure(readrivilege) of owning the Linea turbojet in red(cherry like).

Built like a tank, affordable like competitors, rides like a class above.
I wonder what's going wrong for Fiat in sales volumes.
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Welcome to the Fiat Club.

Thanks for the review, it was a nice read.

I am one of the initial Punto Evo 90HP owner's from Fiat Caffe in Pune (Now closed).

2 years of ownership, 22000 kms done and I must say you would be very happy to hear, I am proud to have bought this Italian Ride home.

Happy Mile munching to you.

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Many many congratulations buddy, you have indeed got yourself a ride that will always bring a smile to your face!
I am one of the earliest Punto customers and have completed 103k kms in the 7 years i've had her so far. And believe me she's just getting better with age (i have permanent smile plastered on my face on my highway drives!)
Wish you a great ownership experience with your beauty! Cheers!
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Minor update and a good news: Got the fog cover replaced at Sky Moto last sunday. Mario clocked 11k kms.

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And the good news, a new FASC is now open in neighborhood (within 5 km) It is not updated in Fiat website still. I received a text yesterday and confirmed from the given contact number. Location makes a lot of sense as I see lot of Fiats in Nagar Road.

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Haven't been able to take Mario for longer runs since last 20 so days.

A much needed detailing session is due in coming weekend. Also planning to get some vinyl wrap. Red gloss lip work and carbon fiber treatment around rear number plate.

Noticed a faint rattle from right rear on bad roads. Self diagnostic will be done before heading to FASC for 15k service. As feared earlier, the left rear power window has become lazy again. Only relief is that it's sticking to a certain slowness and not getting worse.

On a good note, the 3rd, 4th and 5th gears are much more free revving now. Earlier I used to feel engine demanding top gear post 70~80 km/hr. Now, much steam is left on doing good speeds in 4th gear. Already 3 to 4 times I've caught myself running the car in 4th gear where I was in the impression of top gear drive.

Wheel alignment and tyre rotation was pending since long, so got it done last weekend from a reputed place having Hunter machine.

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Noticed a faint rattle from right rear on bad roads. Self diagnostic will be done before heading to FASC for 15k service.
Paid a visit to Rudra Motors for the issue. Since the ASC is quite new, there is not much load and I was attended immediately. Skillful Mr. Asif diagnosed the problem with the alignment/setting of right rear door lock. After few settings and testings, the problem was rectified to my satisfaction.He also checked engine oil and topped up some 200 ml. I also asked them to check a very faint humming noise from AC, which they told was normal. I came back impressed with the approach of Rudra Motors. They listened to the problems patiently and were not in a hurry to solve them. Moreover, they came to conclusions only after thorough checking. (relieved that I did not hear "ye normal hai sir" even before looking). The set up is not yet fully operational though, they don't have WA/WB facility as on now. It would take another week I was told. With the competence of Mr. Asif and Mr. Nasir and the service center located at just 3 KM from my place, I feel Mario is covered very well for her servicing/maintenance needs.

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Wheel alignment and tyre rotation was pending since long, so got it done last weekend from a reputed place having Hunter machine.
As was the case with earlier tyre rotation (at 5k). This time also, I am feeling slight left pulling. Is it normal after rotation ? Will get it checked once Rudra Motors stars WA/WB services.

Mario has covered 12k of trouble free kilometers. Few pics as a norm

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