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Old 19th October 2008, 23:21   #16
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Hi All,

Am glad to inform you that i have purchased a swift VDI white on 9th october 08.
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The tyres require a upgrade.

Thats it as of now.Catch you later with more and more updates.


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Well guys even my silver VDI completed its 1st week and it has been amazing for me.423Kms on the odo and quarterish tank still left... (some of my friends running petrol engines are jealous)

Anyways,the car has no vibration inside or on the gear etc.Yes you do feel some vibes in the clutch.Its my first diesel car and i had never driven a ddis before (Surprisingly) until i got mine.So i had low hopes from a diesel car.The car run's pretty much smooth,no major difference in the drive ,i havnt ripped it yet,but yes the torque is fun 1800 onwards the car just zips.It is very drivable in the traffic,reaches 100 pretty quick,the engine is SUPER RESPONSIVE,a little touch of the acceletor and the rpms moves,The steering feel and the driving positions is good,tough brakes needs more attension,suspension and ride quality is decent.

Yes it majorly needs tyres,the stock tyres are pathetic.it seems the car can fishtail in no time,and the side wall seem to flex at speeds turns..

Interior is good,the new dials are awesome.The panels yes it does give a plasticy feel but never the less its a good package over all with a few -ve points.

You cant get every thing... for now im enjoying the milege (i hope it stays that way) and the smell of the new car

One of my concerns is the smoke,i dont know if my car is giving it or not,but what measures to prevent it or reduce it and also the engine noise will it increase as the car gets older??

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Old 20th October 2008, 10:17   #17
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congratulations noidaboy, please post some pics of the car and can you tell me the current mileage you are getting in your city. Even i am jealous seeing your weekly run.
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In my Palio there is some sort of anti-rust coating which looks like a sheet of plastic paper (couldn't get better word) there.
It's called a stone guard in Fiat jargon.

Congrats Noidaboy on the purchase!
Looking forward to the pics!

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Old 20th October 2008, 22:30   #19
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Congrats on your new VDi,cheers:
Whats the total cost of the upgrade???kindly post some pic
Hi which upgrade are you talking about.?? i only added new speaker to my existing HU. The KICKER component for front and Coaxial for rear (door) cost me (7100+5300) close to 12K.

Its amazing.kicker speaker are awesome.
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congratulations noidaboy, please post some pics of the car and can you tell me the current mileage you are getting in your city. Even i am jealous seeing your weekly run.
Im expecting 14-15ish as its in run in period,im told the mileage improves after 2-3 service.

Just have one pic
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It's called a stone guard in Fiat jargon.

Congrats Noidaboy on the purchase!
Looking forward to the pics!
Not mentioning about the stone guard. Thanks to cost cutting now-a-days its not part of even SDX varient.

I mentioned about some kind of coating given underbody to prevent rusting.
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Im expecting 14-15ish as its in run in period,im told the mileage improves after 2-3 service.

Just have one pic
CONGRATS ON YOUR PURCHASE.
so what was the waiting period for the car.what exactly was the OTR PRICE?i can see that there are a few swifts standing next to your car.
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Old 23rd October 2008, 19:19   #23
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congrats on your buy. Early rattles can be fixed by tightening the door hinges on every service intervals. As everyone says white color suits the car well.
Please post some pics of the car.
Hi All,

These pics were taken before registration ,Will post the latest photos soon.
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Do you have White car or Silver ????

because pics are diffrent !!!!
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Do you have White car or Silver ????

because pics are diffrent !!!!

noidaboy has a silver swift.but he has posted in the same thread as joshguy,his colour is white
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Congrats to you both nodiaboy and joshguy. Do post some mroe pics...of course with new shoes. Drive safe.
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is it only me who thinks the left side of the white swift is higher than the right ?
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jesal,

you are right. But it is not due to the fault of the car but it is the ground on which it is parked is inclined.
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dang, get some new tyres for that white beast. From the back it looks pathetic as if its standing on two poles.
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Do you have White car or Silver ????

because pics are diffrent !!!!
it is white. it looks different due to the shade.
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