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Old 16th March 2009, 16:56   #16
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Congrats zahir for your new ride! You have a good i ce setup, Where in mumbai did you get your ice installed? It strange to hear that your clutch plate failed never heard of it and you got your vdi so quick? Man i had to wait full 3 months for my ride.
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Congrats zahir for your new ride! You have a good i ce setup, Where in mumbai did you get your ice installed? It strange to hear that your clutch plate failed never heard of it and you got your vdi so quick? Man i had to wait full 3 months for my ride.
I got it done at Rhyme N Rhythm, Colaba. Yeah the sales figures have dropped and I booked in jan. 3 different dealers offered it to me within 2 weeks of booking. No ones buying I guess
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Old 25th March 2009, 01:26   #18
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Hey heres a question, how often do you guys check on your oil? I did today and my oils practically black. Change needed?

Also, theres this slight whistling sound at low speeds.
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Old 25th March 2009, 01:42   #19
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zahir how much has she done till now? when was oil changed last?
company recommends oil change at 10k but many of us (includes me) here change it at 5k only.

engine oil in diesel motors looks black after a little running only. it has something to do with the carbon formation during combustion. so its fine if it hasn't done a lot of kms.

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its about 3200 done. Will change it at 5000k. Hey any idea what that whistling/creaking noise of the suspension is at really low speeds? or is it just a maruti issue...?

Any tips on cleaning the KnN air filter?
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also, your car looks awesome!

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zahir i was facing the same problem some time back but it disappeared own its own.
i also get some weird rusted kind of noise from my suspension randomly. get MASS guys grease n lube my struts n it comes back in a couple of weeks.
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zahir i was facing the same problem some time back but it disappeared own its own.
i also get some weird rusted kind of noise from my suspension randomly. get MASS guys grease n lube my struts n it comes back in a couple of weeks.
yeah i guess I'm gonna ignore it and take care of it straight at my 2nd service.... i guess i din't just buy a car, i bought a maruti.... a new surprise every day! haha

Btw, I wanna get myself a good set of alloys.... I was always inclined towards matte silver but have been seriously thinking white alloys, they look awesome. Anyone know which brands are good keeping my existing tyre size?
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white on white looks good we have seen on the forum. but personally i also love golden (matte) or bronze on white. in mumbai you will get all major brands. do a good market research man!
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white on white looks good we have seen on the forum. but personally i also love golden (matte) or bronze on white. in mumbai you will get all major brands. do a good market research man!
Ok also, should I consider a tyre upgrade? I'm really happy with my 185/70s 14" but have been told to consider 15" wheels. With my terrains travel, I dont know whether thats a good option....

btw, what tyre pressure do you guys maintain?
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consider 15'",i am running my swift on 195/60/15 and it had done almost 10k and i very happy with
i maintain 30psi all around.

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yeah but I just bought my pirellis and paid a good amount for them and since I am happy with the performance was wondering if there is any major difference that would make me go in for 15"
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Looks like you didn't do the research on the tyre upsize before buying the car :P

Anyways 15" will give you a decent look but harsher ride quality. Also with 15" the recommended tyre up size is 195/60.
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yeah but I just bought my pirellis and paid a good amount for them and since I am happy with the performance was wondering if there is any major difference that would make me go in for 15"
if you plan to upgrade to 15" you can talk to your tyre dealer maybe he can help you with the buy back thing.

ride compare to 185/70 will be slight harsh but you feel a good difference in handling/grip.
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zahir man if you have already upgraded your rubber why buy another set of 15" tires. if you are satisfied with 14" then get rims in the same size.
had you been on stock tires then i would have suggested upgrade to 15 but you have already invested in nice rubber. just being a lil sensible.
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