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Old 10th April 2009, 09:57   #31
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thanx @happy wheels @white vdi !

agar paisa hoyega to tire bhi badlega
iam quite satisfied with these for the moment.

@karan: iv spent 3700/- for the hu and 2500/- for the speakers dude.
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Old 10th April 2009, 17:13   #32
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Congrats on the buy! Drive safe.

The copper color looks real nice.

Surprised to notice the absence of the '25th year anniversary' sticker on the tail gate of the car.All cars in the south seems to sport them.

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Congrats!

Enjoy your new ride, you've made a sensible choice by buying one the best cars available in that segement.

Remeber its a desiel and a lot will depend upon how skilled you are with the gearbox. You can ride the tourge (typical of desiel engines) and keep up with petrol cars by driving in the right RPM (where you get peak tourge).

Its grossly under-tired so get them change with better ones (upsize). Get a after market tacho, its looks good and helps keep a tab on RPM's especially when you rev it hard.

....and dont forget to wear your seatbelts

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guyzz....

took delivery of my swift Ldi today on the auspicious occassion of hanuman jayanti.
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and just enjoyed it.

will post a detailed review later.....
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thanx @tor @abhi..!!

i havent noticed any car out here in mumbai-thane with 25th anniversary stickers so have got no idea about that.
did a 100 kms drive today and enjoyed it like anything.
maruti has done a fabulous job with sound insulation.
a/c chills damn well.
no rattles so far

drove at a liesurely pace at about 70-80kmph.will drive at these speeds till 1st service is done.
will check f.e after the first refill
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Congrats. That is one beautiful colour you have got yourself.

I know, I have one myself
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Congrats Shanty!!! You have got yourself the hottest hatch. You will surely enjoy it forever.

Since you don't plan to go for Alloys or Tyre upgrade at the moment, why not get the Swift VDI Wheel caps. The new Swift VDI Wheel caps(not the one that comes in DZire VDI) indeed look very nice. It is the most economical way to get the looks of an Alloy Wheel
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Congrats Shanty!!! You have got yourself the hottest hatch. You will surely enjoy it forever.

Since you don't plan to go for Alloys or Tyre upgrade at the moment, why not get the Swift VDI Wheel caps. The new Swift VDI Wheel caps(not the one that comes in DZire VDI) indeed look very nice. It is the most economical way to get the looks of an Alloy Wheel
thanx raj!

i have fitted wheel caps but the swift dzire ones as the new swift ones were out of stock!
can you imagine..out of stock!

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Congrats. That is one beautiful colour you have got yourself.

I know, I have one myself
thanx dude!
yeah,its a colour that every one likes and it really makes heads turn!

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thanx raj!

i have fitted wheel caps but the swift dzire ones as the new swift ones were out of stock!
can you imagine..out of stock!
I have seen many Swift VXI with the DZire Wheel Caps. I think Maruti themselves are offering the Wheel caps of DZire in Swift VXI and VDI. It resembles the Swift ZXI Alloys.

Now that you have a Swift, be prepared to spend money on beautifying your Swift, as it is such a tempting canvas, on which you would love to experiment and modify . But one thing is for sure. You will admire it and still keep on emptying your purse, just to make it more attractive and hot. Alloys, Tyres, Headlights, Angel Eyes, Spoilers and what not. I am in such a situation, looking at my Swift everyday to find out what more can I do to make her more hot. The Swift loves to be pampered with accessories and modifications.

Anyways happy Swift-ing!!
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I have seen many Swift VXI with the DZire Wheel Caps. I think Maruti themselves are offering the Wheel caps of DZire in Swift VXI and VDI. It resembles the Swift ZXI Alloys.

Now that you have a Swift, be prepared to spend money on beautifying your Swift, as it is such a tempting canvas, on which you would love to experiment and modify . But one thing is for sure. You will admire it and still keep on emptying your purse, just to make it more attractive and hot. Alloys, Tyres, Headlights, Angel Eyes, Spoilers and what not. I am in such a situation, looking at my Swift everyday to find out what more can I do to make her more hot. The Swift loves to be pampered with accessories and modifications.

Anyways happy Swift-ing!!
yeah dude

the swift has got plnty of scope for mods
iam planning to fit a sproiler next month or so and yeah angel eyes for sure!
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guyzz...

got the A and B pillars vinyled.it cost me 300 bucks.
some pics...
will chrome covers with indicators on ORVMs look good?
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stay away from the chrome ORVMs. finish is not very good and also the chrome loses its shine and gets rusty kind with time. not worth it IMHO.
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stay away from the chrome ORVMs. finish is not very good and also the chrome loses its shine and gets rusty kind with time. not worth it IMHO.
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stay away from them.

its better to get orvm painted to body color it will cost you 1.5k for all the 4 door handle and the mirrors and this will make your car look like vdi
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Congrats,Nice color choice

Dont go in for chrome RVM covers
I guess RVM covers with indicators are available in all colors of swift
I know of three one black and 2 white,swifts which have these ORVM covers with indicators,and they sell for around 1K.
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thanx a lot guyz for your advice
will surely stay away from them.

iam for now maintaining speeds of 70-80kmph and going to 100kmph on rare occassions.is this the best way to run-in?
i make sure that the turbo is engaged from 2nd gear onwards just a little

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that is fine m sure. avoid redlining and drive around 2500rpm mark.
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