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Old 2nd June 2008, 14:14   #31
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palio is a great car.congratulations and drive safe.
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Old 15th July 2008, 10:50   #32
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Originally Posted by Rahulkool View Post
car doesn't have ABS or Airbags

with stock tyres braking sucks bigtime but after upgrading to yokos ES100 195 section tyres it improves drastically for me, no matter how hard i brake never managed to lock the front wheel and they have awesome grip in corner , tested it in the track day .... altho there is body roll in the car
What would be the best Yokos ES100 tyre profile for the Palio 1.6? and how much they cost to replace existing new 1.6 tyres?
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Old 15th July 2008, 11:09   #33
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Welcome to the Fiat club Dr. Congrats on your new Palio 1.6!
Enjoy the Italian beast!
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Old 15th July 2008, 11:22   #34
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Hi Anand,

That's a nice looking car you have there. I am sure that you will enjoy it.

Actually ABS is not relevant in this car. The brakes are so undersized/ineffective that locking the wheels is very difficult. Maybe this is some type of brilliant design by Fiat Engineering?

But in all seriousness, be aware of the braking limitations when driving fast. I would recommend that you take the car for a spin on an empty portion of an expressway, and try some panic braking to familiarize yourself with the vehicles limitations.

By the way, I parked next to a bright red Palio 1.6 at the Reliance Mall underground parking last night. Was that you?

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Old 15th July 2008, 11:41   #35
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Nice Pics. Congrats.

I really liked the pic of parking lot.

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Old 15th July 2008, 21:16   #36
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Superb choice.... coz I've booked myself a Black MJD SDX!!!

Loved the parking lot pic. It speaks volumes of what a FIAT Palio gives you which no other hatch can.... EXCLUSIVITY!!!!

When I tell people that I've booked a Palio 9.99 out of 10 have called me a fool and say that I've lost it and what not. But I'm honestly enjoying it coz after all the bashing there is always an agreement that it is a great car. And I'm going to be one of the very very few who are going to own one!

Now....... waiting to see that baby!
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