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Old 24th September 2008, 09:44   #76
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The Search is on anubhav.




11.5 is quite good.
My college has started and i am getting a 11 these days. ( 50 km home - college - home )
I think 11 in delhi in a petrol car is quite good
P.S Driving includes high revving and constant cruising around 50-70 kmph too

Some major stops and traffic included.

The Chicks factor is quite true ( many gals have come up for a ride in the past 2 weeks ]
Sunroof rocks to the core . Was driving around India Gate at 2 in the morning and then going to Airport through the Gurgaon Expressway. ( Moonroof at 150kmph is so amazing)

Make that 3. The 1st thing i do is pick up the keys from the key stand and go directly and open my garage to see the laal pari waiting and shining



It's not all about luck man.
Yes there is luck like in redsfx , ashish22 , and my case : All vRs owners by luck. ( I consider myself quite lucky getting a nice discount on a new vRs (The last new vRs in the country)









The alloys take a hell lot of time to clean
My Driver cleans the car and uses some brush to reach some inner spots on the wheels. ( I want my Angel {READ : BEAST} to be clean 1st thing in the morning )

I haven't faced a problems with the seat though.
I have added some plastic mats over the original mats.

Looks like the vRS makes all the owners think alike.
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actually when people are in love with something they treat it alike
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Old 24th September 2008, 10:00   #78
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Good we are all in love with only a car and not something else(also we have 3 separate RS's rather than fighting over one).
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Thank God. I'd Keep my gf to myself

vRs Rocks!
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Congrats,The yellow colour suits it very much and the car indeed in Neatly maintained. I happen to find the Alloys on the VRS much sporty and better looking than of other Skoda's.
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yeah rt. mate thank god there are enough vRS and girls

by the way abhinav and yellowvRS what you say about the clutch, i find it bit hard

one more thing, the placement of c pillars makes it bit tough to reverse this beast in tight corners, thank god it has rear parking sensors. Reversing my OHC was a breeze.
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Congrats,The yellow colour suits it very much and the car indeed in Neatly maintained. I happen to find the Alloys on the VRS much sporty and better looking than of other Skoda's.
The alloys sure are very attractive. And the yellow does stand out.


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yeah rt. mate thank god there are enough vRS and girls

by the way abhinav and yellowvRS what you say about the clutch, i find it bit hard

one more thing, the placement of c pillars makes it bit tough to reverse this beast in tight corners, thank god it has rear parking sensors. Reversing my OHC was a breeze.
The clutch is hard compared to most cars but now after 2 months I have got used to it and dont find it all that hard. When I drive the honda or hyundai and then come back to my RS I find a difference.

I was thinking about the c pillar problem this morning while driving to work but the parking sensors make up for it. I think its all about getting used to the car in the end.
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The alloys sure are very attractive. And the yellow does stand out.




The clutch is hard compared to most cars but now after 2 months I have got used to it and dont find it all that hard. When I drive the honda or hyundai and then come back to my RS I find a difference.

I was thinking about the c pillar problem this morning while driving to work but the parking sensors make up for it. I think its all about getting used to the car in the end.
I wanted a yellow vRs too buy it had been discontinued long back and i wasn't interested in a used car.

Clutch is hard as compared to many cars but as you mentioned , it's all about adjusting.

Reversing is not a big issue due to the parking sensors and the ovrms
but yea sometimes causes problem

Redsfx rightly said , Its all about getting used to the car in the end.
Parking in OHC was a breeze , no huge A or C Pillars.
In NHC. Parking is easy , but manuevering is a bit tricky ( Huge A-Pillar )
In vRs Parking is a bit problematic but you get adjusted to it.

Whenever I drive a Honda now , i feel very uncomfortable.
I am really attached to my vRs now.
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ok good to know about the clutch. Few things i want to share:

1. The engine bay gets really hot even after few mins of driving. If you touch the bonnet it feels really hot even though the tempreature guage is always normal settles rock solid at mid point. Is it the same case with you guys also??

2. What about the effectiveness of lights during nights. I find it decent but somehow i feel the xenons are not that good as in laura. The xenons alone are not good for highways, you've to switch on the main beam too for good visibility. I feel their spread should be somewhat downwards. Are they adaptive??
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Found the same with my xenons as well. Also the bonnet getting really hot after some free revving. Guess its normal as quite a bit of heat is generated. Btw what do u mean by switching to main beam?
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Did not notice the heat on the bonnet , will check it out.

Xenon's are pretty good for the city i feel
Highway , ya a bit poor

The low beam is high that it should be
But hey ashish
Here's a solution

Go to Skoda Dealer and tell him to do this.



This procedure details how to perform a Xenon Headlamp Adjustment on many VW/Audi vehicles equipped with Xenons (HID's). This procedure cycles the motorized headlamp adjusters to their center position so that the beams can be adjusted. This does NOT align the headlamps by itself. You still need to manually adjust the headlamps via the adjusting screws as referenced against a suitable aiming target.

If this procedure is only partially performed, there may be a DTC stored in the Xenon Range memory indicating "Headlights not adjusted". To clear this, you need to complete the entire procedure.

There are certain test conditions that must be met before doing this procedure:

* Vehicle must be parked on level ground and "settled" on its suspension
* Parking brake should be OFF
* Ignition should be in the "On" position
* Headlamps should be "Off"



Procedure for Aligning Xenon Headlamps:

[Select]
[55 - Xenon Range] (For some newer vehicles, use [29 - Left Light] instead )
[Basic Settings - 04]
Group 001
[Go!]

Wait at least 20 seconds for the headlamp motors to move. The headlamps are now in their adjustment position. Turn on headlights. Adjust them via their manual adjusting screws as referenced against a suitable aiming target.

Scroll up to Group 002. The Xenon Range controller has now learned this position as its Home position.

Click the [Done, Go Back] button and you're all set.

Note: There have been reports of lowered vehicles displaying an error message in either Basic Settings group 001 or 002. If the vehicle height sensor(s) are bottomed out, it may be necessary to bend the sensor bracket to allow normal adjustment to occur.

Headlamp leveling (55)

Basic settings 001

wait for "set lamp"
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oh mine god ... u people talk soo much about the vRS . This makes it sure that yes vRS is something to be loved day and night .
Guys , please help me find out a Black vRS (2006,2007) , low mileaged car .

I am planning between two cars , Octavia vRS or Chevrolet Optra 1.6 Royale .
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Did not notice the heat on the bonnet , will check it out.

Xenon's are pretty good for the city i feel
Highway , ya a bit poor

The low beam is high that it should be
But hey ashish
Here's a solution

Go to Skoda Dealer and tell him to do this.



This procedure details how to perform a Xenon Headlamp Adjustment on many VW/Audi vehicles equipped with Xenons (HID's). This procedure cycles the motorized headlamp adjusters to their center position so that the beams can be adjusted. This does NOT align the headlamps by itself. You still need to manually adjust the headlamps via the adjusting screws as referenced against a suitable aiming target.

If this procedure is only partially performed, there may be a DTC stored in the Xenon Range memory indicating "Headlights not adjusted". To clear this, you need to complete the entire procedure.

There are certain test conditions that must be met before doing this procedure:

* Vehicle must be parked on level ground and "settled" on its suspension
* Parking brake should be OFF
* Ignition should be in the "On" position
* Headlamps should be "Off"



Procedure for Aligning Xenon Headlamps:

[Select]
[55 - Xenon Range] (For some newer vehicles, use [29 - Left Light] instead )
[Basic Settings - 04]
Group 001
[Go!]

Wait at least 20 seconds for the headlamp motors to move. The headlamps are now in their adjustment position. Turn on headlights. Adjust them via their manual adjusting screws as referenced against a suitable aiming target.

Scroll up to Group 002. The Xenon Range controller has now learned this position as its Home position.

Click the [Done, Go Back] button and you're all set.

Note: There have been reports of lowered vehicles displaying an error message in either Basic Settings group 001 or 002. If the vehicle height sensor(s) are bottomed out, it may be necessary to bend the sensor bracket to allow normal adjustment to occur.

Headlamp leveling (55)

Basic settings 001

wait for "set lamp"
Thanks for the info buddy.


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oh mine god ... u people talk soo much about the vRS . This makes it sure that yes vRS is something to be loved day and night .
Guys , please help me find out a Black vRS (2006,2007) , low mileaged car .

I am planning between two cars , Octavia vRS or Chevrolet Optra 1.6 Royale .
vRS is something you cant ignore and not fall in love with. The muscular lines, raw power and it injects testosterone every morning I drive it. No better feeling. Trust me. I have driven the S600, Volvos, Audis, and most other sedans but this car makes you feel like the Incredible Hulk with enormous power. The Beemer though is a different cup of tea(not as raw though). It might be easier to find an RS up north rather than in Chennai. So all the Best and hope you join the vRS club soon.

Cheers
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i am in delhi , and finding a vRS badly
No single vRS is available in black and red .
Silver are avaiable but silver nooo for a vRS .

Any other car in comparison to vrs ???
Chevvy optra royale is my second choice .
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i am in delhi , and finding a vRS badly
No single vRS is available in black and red .
Silver are avaiable but silver nooo for a vRS .

Any other car in comparison to vrs ???
Chevvy optra royale is my second choice .

An optra is a no comparo with the RS. According to me they are like chalk and cheese. If you want an used RS then you need a lot of patience as it takes time to find a good one.
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