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Old 14th August 2009, 11:53   #46
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I have tints on my rear glass and the defogger works well. The Fiesta defogger switches off after 10 minutes even if you don't switch it off---that is what I remember reading in the manual.
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My baby is going to be delivered tomorrow by 11 AM, and I shall be driving her straight to the Michelin showroom, where I shall be fitting 205/55R15's on her. All but one of the NCT-5's will be exchanged for Michelin Pilot Preceda 2's (thanks Ishan) .
thats a really wise choice frank. i think the only weakness of the otherwise absolutely brilliant package of 1.6s is the weak rubber. an upgrade to 205width rubber would do much good. please post some nice high res pics of your baby once you get her. especially pictures of the tyres and whether they fit inside the flared wheel arches.
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Old 14th August 2009, 12:26   #48
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Congratulations, Frank.

Indeed a fantastic drivers car.

Have a blast revving it up.
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thanks guys. i am running to the tyre showroom right now. but for the time, here are some shots of her taken with my Panasonic FZ-28.
JUST took delivery!
Rest assured, I shall upload atleast a couple of dozen shots once my excitement wears off. As of now, it's not yet sunk in. It will sink in surely, like a hit of torque.
Cheers till then. Enjoy the photos and do comment.
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Congrats Frank!! that's a smokin' white ride
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Congrats Frank! She loooks lovely.
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frankie frankie frankie!! those alloys and side skirts man!! phew!! AWESOME!! congrats buddy, shez a stunner!!

just a suggestion, get the fancy number plate with the IND logo on it, i think its called the 'high security' number plate!! will look much better on the car!!

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oh man! nice pics! more more more please. and details about delivery experience.
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thats a really wise choice frank. i think the only weakness of the otherwise absolutely brilliant package of 1.6s is the weak rubber. an upgrade to 205width rubber would do much good.


What! You call 195/55 R15 size weak? Then what would you call the sticks provided with most low end variants on the Marutis? And by upgrading to 205 section tyres, its not much of a difference (10 mm in fact). Ofcourse, he is planning an upgrade to the Michelin PP2s, which itself will be a big change in terms of ride and handling.
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Great buddy! I would so love to own a Fiesta 1.6 S. I think the S with its upgraded wheels/tyres/suspension and stiffer chassis, is really the Icing on the cake of what is already a very good driver's car.

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Congrats Frankie She looks stunning

Will be waiting for detailed pictorial on your ICE saga
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frank, have you also considered michelin primacy LC?
Heard that's the best (low noise + comfort).

How does Michelin PP2 compare with primacy LC ?
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frank, have you also considered michelin primacy LC?
Heard that's the best (low noise + comfort).

How does Michelin PP2 compare with primacy LC ?
They are aimed at different users.

Primacy LC is a comfort tyre. For a car like the Fiesta 1.6S, I wouldnt recommend it. I would say PP2 is the way to go. It's a performance tyre.
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Doc, Congrats!!!! Always loved the Fiesta... you are sure to have a blast (audio too )

Will read the review experience when Im free, your copy is always a treat!!!

oh and by the way any chance those LM6.1 will make it to bangy at a cheap cheap recession price?? Heheh sorry had to take that jibe ;p

Enjoy!
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Congrats!!!it really looks gorgeous in the white gown.but i frankly didn't like the no. plate.pls change them to High Security no.plate,it stands well with the vehicle.

Second pic is good.

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