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Old 3rd January 2018, 16:05   #31
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Thanks for the information!
I am getting a portfolio. Same as yours a CBU unit.
Any other specific input you would like to give with respect to car in the past many months of usage, any issues or niggles apart from the ones you've mentioned already.
Nope, she has been perfect throughout knock on the wood sans the vibration issue!
What happened to the vibration issue?
Did it sort out, if yes then how? And if not what did the JLR tech say?
Thanks.
They replaced the mounts but its still there not that its very noticeable but slight is present. I'm sending the car again this Monday. Have been travelling extensively and couldn't get to use the car much in the last one month or so.

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Just a quick update guys, the car has done 6500 kms and is now due for first service...

Did few mods and the one that got me a little excited was the new Borla mufflers, not due to its note but installing it has made the complete vibration disappear and its feeling as smooth as an I-4 can get, almost at par or better than my 740Li

Here are the list of mods I carried out;
- 2 x Borla ProXs Free Flow Muffler
- Akrapovic CF exhaust tips
- Custom-Made one off BMW M4 spoiler modified to fit the car

and a lot of more pending along with some proper pics...

Here's a small video of the exhaust note...


shout-out to akshay1234 for helping me with mods, truly a GENIUS and to my brother A.Shubrah for inspiring
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Just a quick update guys, the car has done 6500 kms and is now due for first service...

Did few mods and the one that got me a little excited was the new Borla mufflers, not due to its note but installing it has made the complete vibration disappear and its feeling as smooth as an I-4 can get, almost at par or better than my 740Li

Here are the list of mods I carried out;
- 2 x Borla ProXs Free Flow Muffler
- Akrapovic CF exhaust tips
- Custom-Made one off BMW M4 spoiler modified to fit the car

and a lot of more pending along with some proper pics...

Here's a small video of the exhaust note...


shout-out to akshay1234 for helping me with mods, truly a GENIUS and to my brother A.Shubrah for inspiring
The update is indeed inspiring. As far as the feeling of vibration that you mention has disappeared, could it be possible that the exhaust was not as per the engine requirements to start of with?
Is it possible that this upgrade has had performance enhancement as well, I understand you have not been able to do back to back comparison of the car owing to your travels but still we all would love to know about the initial feeling that you got, while it is not scientific a gut feeling or observation can be right.
Looking forward to hearing from you.
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The update is indeed inspiring. As far as the feeling of vibration that you mention has disappeared, could it be possible that the exhaust was not as per the engine requirements to start of with?

Is it possible that this upgrade has had performance enhancement as well, I understand you have not been able to do back to back comparison of the car owing to your travels but still we all would love to know about the initial feeling that you got, while it is not scientific a gut feeling or observation can be right.
Looking forward to hearing from you.
It could be the design of the stock mufflers as whichever XE or XF I checked (Thanks to JLR India I was shown about 5 cars with same engine in between all this and they had similar vibrations) whereas this one seem to have sorted that issue completely. Initial feeling was very exciting totally due to this. Performance aspect I really can't comment as I have changed the fuel mixture as well (Using regular petrol with Porsche keropur petrol additive instead proctane due to large volume of it needed to be carried). Will do a V-Box test soon since a friend is visiting with his V-Box, will post the results here.
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7500 kms update:

Got the first service done, the servicing was done in as less as 4 hours which was quick IMO. Was happy with Navnit's service overall and even more happy with the bill which was lower than any service bill I have got for a premium car - under the 50% 5 year service plan that is coming with the all modern JLRs post-2017...the service included a good wash and vacuuming & costed 13,500 only.

Straight after the service took her again for some more work ie to get some more horses under the bonnet and a nice detailing; Result is she's now churning out 270 bhp & 450 nm and the difference is very noticeable. Funnily with every mod the engine is become more smoother and even the exhaust note has changed slightly. Did a Mumbai to Shirdi & back trip on the same day and it really performed better than before and returned a fuel economy of 11 kmpl. Couldn't get better. Only a more quicker if it can
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