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Old 10th April 2012, 08:38   #811
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Got my car back in pristine condition after Front fenders repainting and some bumper touchups.
Kudos to VST Anna Salai Service Team. Especially Mr.John and WM.
NOTE: Kirubakaran is back to Anna Salai Service.
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Old 10th April 2012, 08:42   #812
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Default Wheel Balancing & Alignment.

Usually i go to Lal Tyres (Near Sathyam Complex) for this job.
But due to the many diversions and time taken to reach over, i want to do it in a Tyre shop near Guindy/Velachery.
Guys, Any one knows some good shops to do Wheel Balancing & Alignment in and around Guindy/Velachery. Please let me know.
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Old 14th April 2012, 22:23   #813
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Default Tweaked Race Chip to 35%

Today i have altered Race Chip to 3 and E from Default B and 1.
So now my Linea has increased Power and Torque as 116Bhp and 286NM.
Need to drive more to finalize the right setup.

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Default Tweaked Race Chip to 12% more :)

Wrongly calculated the Figure earlier.

Changed to 3 means 8 * 1.5 times = 12 so the increase is

RaceChip Power 26% + 12(After Tunning) = 38% Default 90 PS = 124.2 PS
RaceChip Torque 34% + 12(After Tunning) = 46% Default 200NM = 292 NM

So Final Figure :

Power = 124.2 PS * 0.986320071 = 122.5 HP
Torque = 292 NM.
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Old 11th May 2012, 14:23   #815
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i am very tempted to buy this but still wary of the effect on the fuel pump and additional pressure this will put. wonder what will be the long term effect on the engine and components
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Old 11th May 2012, 14:35   #816
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i am very tempted to buy this but still wary of the effect on the fuel pump and additional pressure this will put. wonder what will be the long term effect on the engine and components
You got to read this thread ..
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/techni...5-bhp-faq.html ("Dude I bolted on 25 BHP" FAQ !!)
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i am very tempted to buy this but still wary of the effect on the fuel pump and additional pressure this will put. wonder what will be the long term effect on the engine and components
I have been using it for more than 1.5 years.
I don't find any issue with any of the car components.
I got some increase in FE too in sedate driving.
Defn it will harm some compnents in long run, but that time, i might sell the car.
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Wrongly calculated the Figure earlier.

Changed to 3 means 8 * 1.5 times = 12 so the increase is

RaceChip Power 26% + 12(After Tunning) = 38% Default 90 PS = 124.2 PS
RaceChip Torque 34% + 12(After Tunning) = 46% Default 200NM = 292 NM

So Final Figure :

Power = 124.2 PS * 0.986320071 = 122.5 HP
Torque = 292 NM.
I too have gone for the race dynamics tuning box for swift d, I use P1 mode in the city and the kick is more than enough in the city. I have used P2 once on NE1.

What is the price of this box ?

From the pictures of the install, it works pretty much the same way as the RD box, it is connecting to the fuel rail.

What tuning are you doing ? Are you fiddling with those buttons shown in the post above and testing how it drives more by feel ?

Does it give you that strong puch as the swift or is it linear ?

Congratulations. 122 HP is too much, I suggest you use a more conservative tune( 113 HP may be) in the city and save this setting for the highway.

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I too have gone for the race dynamics tuning box for swift d, I use P1 mode in the city and the kick is more than enough in the city. I have used P2 once on NE1.

What is the price of this box ?

From the pictures of the install, it works pretty much the same way as the RD box, it is connecting to the fuel rail.

What tuning are you doing ? Are you fiddling with those buttons shown in the post above and testing how it drives more by feel ?

Does it give you that strong puch as the swift or is it linear ?

Congratulations. 122 HP is too much, I suggest you use a more conservative tune( 113 HP may be) in the city and save this setting for the highway.
I bought it from Germany when I was in Hamburg 2 years back and costed less than 8K.
Only way of tuning is by changing the two knobs Min or Max.
I used default setting for some 6 long months. After that I tweaked and test everyday and still I am doing the same. I have been using the current settings for last 3 months and done 5000+ kms without any issue save for Engine Noise increase.
All tuning boxes are working in the same principle.
The fun starts after 1800rpm and even I competed with some very big fast cars on Highways. I coped up very easily due to the power from RaceChip and Linea drivability.
I am not sure on 122Bhp things. As per calculation it comes to 122.5 Bhp.
For accurate figure, we need to go for Dyno.
Enjoying the fullest.

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After the latest tweak with Race Chip the Top speed is considerably decreased by 10 kmph.
It goes till 173 kmph now. Earlier I used to reach 183 kmph in speedo.
An i20 crdi easily overtook us by doing more than 175kmph in the straight road but we overtook in curves and twisty roads very easily and in gear acceleration is increased very much and in highway we just sail with 5th gear comfortably. No need for down the gear for overtaking. Just a press in pedal will zoom the car.
Now I am getting a lot of smoke on hard press but FE is remained same. Somewhat increase by .5 kmpl.
Planned to upgrade K&N filter and injector cleaning.
A 3M interior and exterior detailing is in the card. Will go within a month. Anyone us interested to give a company?
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Today after a long time, I have updated Blue &Me version 5.6.
Earlier today I have some issue with steering buttons. Window & Phone buttons were not working rest all buttons were working good.
Hence I have planned for fixation as well as Up gradation.
So once the installation is finished, all Buttons are working as usual.
I have a question. Whether we can use the same version to re install and restart Blue&me if I face the same steering button issue in future.
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Whether we can use the same version to re install and restart Blue&me if I face the same steering button issue in future.
I don't think you can re-install the same version. But, you can disconnect the negative terminal of the battery for five minutes or so and see if that helps. Many times, blue&me issues get resolved in this way (Microsoft way ).

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I don't think you can re-install the same version. But, you can disconnect the negative terminal of the battery for five minutes or so and see if that helps. Many times, blue&me issues get resolved in this way (Microsoft way ).
Thanx, I am very much expert in doing this kind of restarts as I have been using this car since Mar 2009.
I have downloaded Version 6.0 too and waiting for next hindrance with Blue & Me so that I can upgrade it with Version 6.0.
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Finally I too lost the Front Left Door handle Silver Beading. Now it's an Eyesore in Black color.
I have searched it for last 2 days and it's not available anywhere and VST guys told, it won't come alone and wang to buy as a Door Handle Entire Unit and costs Rs. 500+.
Please someone can arrange for the beading alone. I too asked some of my friends to search in accidental Repair workshop.
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Forgot to add the Front Left Door handle Silver Beading issue.
I had bought full set comes in Black Color with Silver Beadingfrom VST itself for Rs.500.
I had torn it and pasted it in my Left Handle using Araldite.
Now my car is back to Normal and waiting for it's 5th /60K Kms service planned by Feb 13 and all Tyres change. mostly going for MRF ZLO 195/60/15.
I have completed 51K odometer till now.
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