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Old 14th January 2009, 19:20   #16
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You did 175kmph with this diesel ? Is it peteifed ?
The FE figures are good and can make one jealous, literally.
The ratings given by you prove that you are indeed happy with the car.
Do post more pictures.
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Old 14th January 2009, 19:45   #17
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Congoz on the car.
The colour is good.

Weren't the ZXi alloys the one with 7-8 spokes or did they change them when they changed the rear lights et all.


P.S. Mods please shift it to the correct section.
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Congratulations for the car. Happy and safe driving . the colour looks good. Nice choice of alloy wheels.

@ abhinav: All new zxi's are coming with the same type of alloy wheels.
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Old 14th January 2009, 20:05   #19
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While coming back it was the old mahad road and overtaking trucks with turbo spooling after 2000 rpm was like gold standard. First time in my life i loved the truck traffic comming in between so that i could slow down and again experience the rush at 2000 rpm
Hehehehe, birds of a feather buy the same car
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Old 15th January 2009, 14:08   #20
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You did 175kmph with this diesel ? Is it peteifed ?
The FE figures are good and can make one jealous, literally.
The ratings given by you prove that you are indeed happy with the car.
Do post more pictures.
No sir.Totally Stock.On a slight downslope pushed it pedal to the metal.
Yeah FE is mouthwatering. These days i never think about fuel before switching on the ac or going for a drive.
I am very very happy with the car.

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Congoz on the car.
The colour is good.

Weren't the ZXi alloys the one with 7-8 spokes or did they change them when they changed the rear lights et all.


P.S. Mods please shift it to the correct section.
Thanks bro.As far as i know these were the alloys the ZXI always came with.

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Congratulations for the car. Happy and safe driving . the colour looks good. Nice choice of alloy wheels.

@ abhinav: All new zxi's are coming with the same type of alloy wheels.
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Hehehehe, birds of a feather buy the same car
Ha ha.I love to see the look on peoples face when they try to act smart.
2000 and wooooshhh.The front end even goes up a bit with the acceleration.Almost reminds me of an airplane taking off

Also help me out with the tyre pressure guys.Not able to decide what to keep.Tried 31,Tried 30 and Tried 29 in the front.Which one is the best?
Also tell me what to keep at rear ?32,30 ?

The tyre fellow said 30 all around but i am not sure.
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Ha ha.I love to see the look on peoples face when they try to act smart.
2000 and wooooshhh.The front end even goes up a bit with the acceleration.Almost reminds me of an airplane taking off
Thats what a relative said when I gave him a ride He said- How did you do that without downshifting? I said- Welcome to Diesel world!
That surge is sooooo addictive, its dangerous!
I keep looking at the tacho when I get some space on the roads, it is such a delightful moment of anticipation when you're at 1900 and then.. like you said..WHOOOOOSH!

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Also help me out with the tyre pressure guys.Not able to decide what to keep.Tried 31,Tried 30 and Tried 29 in the front.Which one is the best?
Also tell me what to keep at rear ?32,30 ?

The tyre fellow said 30 all around but i am not sure.
You're running the same kind of tyre upsize as I am right?
33psi in front, 31 at the rear is what I do I have not tried other settings because i was satisfied with this.
Gives good straight line speed and also decent mileage.
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Congrats!!

Good to see the excitement in your posts. Enjoy!!

It is a great car.
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Old 23rd January 2009, 15:57   #23
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Congratulations humyum. Swift looks too cute in white. Enjoy your drive and drive safe.
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I too got a chance to drive a Swift VDi (white color) last week in Cochin. The drive is superb and coupled with a good gear box. Gear shifting is a special feel when compared to my UVA. But one thing I hate is that the all around space inside is not that good. External dimensions don't justify internal space. When getting out of the driver's seat the left knee is always hitting the steering column cover. But in UVA it is just like a cool get away from driver's seat. Also keep a check on built quality...
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congratz dude!!

a nice looking white Vdi
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Congrats on your new car. Drive safe and always wear seatbelts.
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Old 23rd January 2009, 18:14   #27
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Thanks bro.As far as i know these were the alloys the ZXI always came with.
The new ZXis come with different 8-spoke alloys. I'll post the pics of the same later.

Congrats on the new car. Happy driving
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Old 24th January 2009, 23:07   #28
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Congrats!!

Good to see the excitement in your posts. Enjoy!!

It is a great car.
Thanks.

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Congratulations humyum. Swift looks too cute in white. Enjoy your drive and drive safe.
Yeah swift looks darn classy in white..Love even lookin at her

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I too got a chance to drive a Swift VDi (white color) last week in Cochin. The drive is superb and coupled with a good gear box. Gear shifting is a special feel when compared to my UVA. But one thing I hate is that the all around space inside is not that good. External dimensions don't justify internal space. When getting out of the driver's seat the left knee is always hitting the steering column cover. But in UVA it is just like a cool get away from driver's seat. Also keep a check on built quality...
The short throw gearbox is super fun on the highways.Yeah space is not all that great as compared to say your UVA but then graduating from an 800 and zen we feel this is totally spacious


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congratz dude!!

a nice looking white Vdi
Thanks bro.

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The new ZXis come with different 8-spoke alloys. I'll post the pics of the same later.

Congrats on the new car. Happy driving
Thanks and do post the pics.Want to see those new alloys and check out what i missed :P

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Congrats on your new car. Drive safe and always wear seatbelts.
Thanks.Yes seatbelts always

Its 2000 km up in 34 days and the turbo rush is getting wilder as the kilometers pass.2nd gear makes torque steer if u reach 2000 rpm while changing lanes and full throttle down and i so love it.
Above 2000 rpm in any gear is like 'tata' to anyone or everyone around.

Also i have a pic of something I made.I m sure you guys will like it

Dreams @ 2000 rpm. My Swift!-dsc00978-copy1.jpg

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Thanks and do post the pics.Want to see those new alloys and check out what i missed :P
Here you go!

If not for the Lenso Samurai fetish, I'd have retained these alloys
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I have a swift ldi myself and the first time I drove off slowly, I thought to myself what's the fuss all about ? This drives like just any other car !

And then I got to an empty stretch of road.

2nd gear, press the accelerator pedal some more, and BAM !
Never have i experienced such a vicious kick in my back and it scared me so much that I had to back off.

I swear had I tried something like this on a busy road, I would have ended up driving straight into the car in front of me.

Took a moment to assimilate my thoughts. Calm my nerves down.

Try again. Same unbelievable surge from the engine. Mummyyyy .:P

Trust me guys, take a TD.

You won't rest until you have one sitting pretty in your garage!

@humyum

As I don't have a tacho, can you tell me what is the approximate speed that you hit 2000 rpm in 2nd and 3rd gears ?
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