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Old 5th February 2011, 17:49   #646
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Hello Karthik, Booked a Linea after reading all Linean's post, especially yours. Expecting the delivery by late this feb.

Any things that i should look for before taking delivery??? (Other than our team's checklist)

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Hello Karthik, Booked a Linea after reading all Linean's post, especially yours. Expecting the delivery by late this feb.

Any things that i should look for before taking delivery??? (Other than our team's checklist)

Thanks!
Hi Congrats Smooth Drive,

I think our checklist is good enough to cover all points.
you will enjoy the beauty and extra power.

Moreover i've just ordered Race Chip Tunning Box for my Silver Streak as gift for her 2nd Birthday falls on March 2011.

Awaiting your Delivery and Ownership Report.

Enjoy and drive Safe
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Old 17th March 2011, 15:43   #648
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Guys,

I am getting a huge trembling while apply brake at speeds above 40kms.
I have fixed punture in Front Right side tyre and fixed it back by my driver.
Might be he messed it or need to change the Brake Pad.
Any how i have a plan to change all Brake pads in my second service happen on April 2011.


Can i refix the front tyre in some tyre shops or need to replace Brake pads instantly.
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Can i refix the front tyre in some tyre shops or need to replace Brake pads instantly.
You can get your spare tyre fitted to the front right side. You can get the repaired tyre re-examined at a tyre shop, and after refixing, if necessary, use it as spare. After exchange of tyres, observe the brakes. If you find it necessary, replace the brake pads immediately. Otherwise, you can get it done during the routine servicing.
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Hi aks_karthik

I have been following your thread since day one. Any prospective Linea owner will get all the information from your thread.

Let me tell you that I am completely sold on T-Jet. But, a petrol car doesnt make much sense with the current ~20 Rs difference between diesel and petrol.

The only major issue according to me is the GC of MJD Linea. That can be tackled by upsizing. So do you think is it feasible to get those mouth-watering alloys and tyres on the T Jet on the MJD?
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Hi aks_karthik

I have been following your thread since day one. Any prospective Linea owner will get all the information from your thread.

Let me tell you that I am completely sold on T-Jet. But, a petrol car doesnt make much sense with the current ~20 Rs difference between diesel and petrol.

The only major issue according to me is the GC of MJD Linea. That can be tackled by upsizing. So do you think is it feasible to get those mouth-watering alloys and tyres on the T Jet on the MJD?
yes it's possible but you won't get any remarkable changes in the GC.
Instead you can upsize tyre alone with 195/65/15 from 195/60/15(Stock TYre Size)
Check this : Car Bibles : The tyre calculators
you can get 59 mm approx increase in GC.
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yesterday i have refixed my front tyre.
I took out the wheel and cleaned the inner brake pads and fixed again.
Today morning while coming to office, i tried breaking at higher speed and there was no shaking as mentioned before.
I'll check in the evening again and let you all know.
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yes it's possible but you won't get any remarkable changes in the GC.
Instead you can upsize tyre alone with 195/65/15 from 195/60/15(Stock TYre Size)
Check this : Car Bibles : The tyre calculators
you can get 59 mm approx increase in GC.

My had to replace one tyre so got a good second hand tyre (will be changing all tyres in a month or 2) so i got 195/65/15 instead of 195/60/15 and the tyre did not fit in the stepney space in the boot of my magnum so be careful about it.
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My had to replace one tyre so got a good second hand tyre (will be changing all tyres in a month or 2) so i got 195/65/15 instead of 195/60/15 and the tyre did not fit in the stepney space in the boot of my magnum so be careful about it.
Linea's boot is little bigger than stephny size.
It might not be an issue.
Any how check before buying it.
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yes it's possible but you won't get any remarkable changes in the GC.
Instead you can upsize tyre alone with 195/65/15 from 195/60/15(Stock TYre Size)
Check this : Car Bibles : The tyre calculators
you can get 59 mm approx increase in GC.
Thanks aks_karthik.

But are you sure that "Difference in Circumference" means GC? The GC of MJD with stock tyres is 160 mm and with this small upsize(195/65/15), will it go to 160+58.82 = 210.82 mm? 210.82 mm GC is more than that of Scorpio, Safari and likes.

Do let me know.
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Thanks aks_karthik.

But are you sure that "Difference in Circumference" means GC? The GC of MJD with stock tyres is 160 mm and with this small upsize(195/65/15), will it go to 160+58.82 = 210.82 mm? 210.82 mm GC is more than that of Scorpio, Safari and likes.

Do let me know.
Check this attached image.
I am too not sure
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Check this link
http://www.carbibles.com/downloads/tyres.zip
the difference is merely 20 mm.

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Thanks aks_karthik.

But are you sure that "Difference in Circumference" means GC? The GC of MJD with stock tyres is 160 mm and with this small upsize(195/65/15), will it go to 160+58.82 = 210.82 mm? 210.82 mm GC is more than that of Scorpio, Safari and likes.

Do let me know.
The difference in circumference is not GC but it changes the distance travelled by the vehicle per rotation of the wheel.
It contributes to the ODO error.

The difference of the sidewall thickness is GC.

Sidewall thickness of Stock MJD emotion pack is 195/60R15 is 117mm(195*60%)
Sidewall thickness of 195/65R15 is 126.75mm (195*65%)
the increase in GC in the difference of the two which is 9.75mm
So GC will be 160+9.75=169.75
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^^^ Thanks a lot Hemant.

As aks_karthik suggested rightly, upsizing to 195/65 is the most economical and easier option, rather than getting the whole TJET set, which would be pretty expensive.

Do you guys think the warranty will be void, if this upsize is done?

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Thanx Hemant.
I just googled the same.

Nope Warranty won't be voided. Even Service people don't know as we are not upsizing the width of the tyre which is easily visible to everyone.
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