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Old 9th January 2007, 18:02   #16
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Hey Godfather,

How about an update on ur experience with the Dicor? Have you faced any of the "niggling problems" a few owners have reported in their first couple of months of ownership.

Also, how is the beast to drive in the city?
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Hey Godfather, congrats bud on the great buy. You will the performance and mileage increase from 0 to 15000 kms.. Plus Tata has really become sensitive to complaints and service quality. My dad's dicor was recalled last week for two days and they did modifications worth almost 50k, because they had a few complaints . The clutch is very good now, the braking is more stable, the car does'nt heat up and the noise level has further decreased. Yours being a new car will anyway be upgraded .
Neverthless, a great ICE is a must for the beast.. the foorwear you've already taken care of.
Don't forget peeping in the lower cars sometimes during rush hour and annoying the hot dames ,
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Old 10th January 2007, 02:50   #18
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700 Kms done and the Dicor has not given me any problems so far.. guess i got a good piece..

The only nagging problems faced are
1. left front parking lamp does not work
2. Left rear brake parking lamp does not work
3. Dash board lights (near a/c) come on and off.. probably some loose connection

anyways here is more good news..

Added ICE..
1. Pioneer head unit
2. Boston components in front door
3. Boston 6" at rear door
4. 2 Pioneer subs 12" in boot
5. 1 JBL 4 channel amp firing the components and rear speakers
6. One sony monoblock firing the subs
7. IPod adapter, for my nano

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Goddy you've been spending an awful lot of $$$ on vehicles. Someone should be complaining.......
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Goddy you've been spending an awful lot of $$$ on vehicles. Someone should be complaining.......
Yeah i know.. but the end result is worth it.. No complaints from anyone yet..

Hopefully i wont have to hear any complaints in future either..

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Old 10th March 2007, 14:37   #21
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Pics have been uploaded to my garage.Let me know what you guys think

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Changed the tires from stock Bridgestones 235 / 70 16" to 255 / 65 16" Hankook's (with White letterings) Paid a diff amount of 3000 per tire
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Wouldn't using a bigger sized tyre affect the warranty? How do you make sure that there aren't any issues with the warranty if there is a suspension related problem later.

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Wouldn't using a bigger sized tyre affect the warranty? How do you make sure that there aren't any issues with the warranty if there is a suspension related problem later.

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I have changed from 235 / 70 16" to 255 / 65 16" .. Here i have retained the 16" company rims itself.. The warranty will come into effect if i have upsized from 16 to 17" or above..
The tire has been widened a bit..thats all..

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Godman,

1. When do I see your black beauty - the Safari, that is ?

2. Whats the PSI you're keeping for city/highway

3. Hope that front bull bar didnt add too much to the dead weight of your great steed

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I have changed from 235 / 70 16" to 255 / 65 16" .. Here i have retained the 16" company rims itself.. The warranty will come into effect if i have upsized from 16 to 17" or above..
The tire has been widened a bit..thats all..

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Are you sure about that? If you are, I have been fed a lot of crap by the sales guy. I'll talk to him tomorrow.

BTW, did you explicitly ask them about the width change or are assuming that it shouldn't be an issue.

Pardon my ignorance, this is the first time I am planning to *change* something on a car that is under warranty! For all I know, it might be a standard practice to continue the warranty coverage if the upsize is within certain limits..

Steeroid, can you also please comment on this ...

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Godman,

1. When do I see your black beauty - the Safari, that is ?

2. Whats the PSI you're keeping for city/highway

3. Hope that front bull bar didnt add too much to the dead weight of your great steed
1. Make it to the meets sometimes and you will get to see the car bro..

2. City -- 32 Front and 35 rear..highway -- 35 all around.

3. Total weight of bullbar and fogs -- 9 Kgs.. Comeonnnnnnn.. The Safari can take that...

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Are you sure about that? If you are, I have been fed a lot of crap by the sales guy. I'll talk to him tomorrow.** You do that.. I had asked them about changing the tires and they said that it should not be a problem as long as i dont upsize the wheels.. Eg not go above 16" rims.. I have seen safaris with 275/65 16".

BTW, did you explicitly ask them about the width change or are assuming that it shouldn't be an issue.***Not an issue.. The salesman loved the car after i changed the tires.. and said that it gives definate character to the vehicle compared to the stock tires.

Pardon my ignorance, this is the first time I am planning to *change* something on a car that is under warranty! For all I know, it might be a standard practice to continue the warranty coverage if the upsize is within certain limits..**No Problem.. We all go through it.. To tell you the truth i feel that the Safari handles better with broader rubber..

Steeroid, can you also please comment on this ...

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Thanks for all the replies Godfather!
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Hi...am new to TBHP and have just yesterday booked a Dicor LX from prerana. wanted to go for some upgrades (tyres, bullbar, fog lamps). Could you or anyone let me know can i upgrade my tyres to a broder ones. I also intend to change to alloys. Will it affect the warrenty.
Godfather, your beast is real good man.
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Got a new HKS Turbo Timer for my dicor.. Waiting to get some free time so that Psycho can install it.

Here are the initial pics taken from my N95





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