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Old 2nd September 2009, 19:32   #46
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Update Update!!


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Current reading is 993kms. I've had reasonably good FE of 12.5 and 13kpl and am surprised AND HAPPY.
Current ODO reading at 1475 - Current FE is 482/35 = 13.77 kpl!

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What really makes one feel bad about are:
11. No demist on rear window or a rear wash & wipe!
12. No auto lock facility in the CL system
13. The lever has to be pulled outward for the door lock to activate!

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There are some great positives too!
7. Reduced engine noise especially from a bolero!!
8. The torque spread reduces gearshift to a large extent.
9. Superb in gear accelaration that surprises many on road.
10. I now see eye to eye with the mad cab sumos / safaris / scorpios and feel good!!
11. A huge fuel tank that saves me time and i go to the fuel station only once in 4+ days
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The first change to OE specs came in the form of COOPER 235/75 R15 ATS TL tires. The ride feels more subtle and nice. Will do some highway runs and update. Am using Nitrogen instead of air in the TL tires!
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The first change to OE specs came in the form of COOPER 235/75 R15 ATS TL tires. The ride feels more subtle and nice. Will do some highway runs and update. Am using Nitrogen instead of air in the TL tires!
Have you checked whether it is hitting the underbody or not?
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Have you checked whether it is hitting the underbody or not?
Looks like it does not - am not sure

OK heres some pictures of the roads i travel in twice a week..with the speeds I travel on
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wow !!! how did i missed this thread

awesome buy headers
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wow !!! how did i missed this thread

awesome buy headers
Thanx Rahul - Now all we need to do is a drag ...
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Congrats , was wondering why it was suddenly raining in Chennai
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Congrats , was wondering why it was suddenly raining in Chennai



This is too much Sir..too much.

I definitely have some choice words for you now!
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Hey headers, can I have a few pics of your storm with the new tyres on?
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Hey headers, can I have a few pics of your storm with the new tyres on?
Yes Sir, will do soon!
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Congrats Vikram !

The storm looks super cool in white...

When are the Roadking dome's coming on ?
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Yes Sir, will do soon!
Thanks! just one more thing...

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Current ODO reading at 1475 - Current FE is 482/35 = 13.77 kpl!
... is this mileage after fitting the fat ones or before? If after -- WOW! if before -- can you check the mileage now
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... is this mileage after fitting the fat ones or before? If after -- WOW! if before -- can you check the mileage now
The Mileage was before the new tyres.. will check and update in the next week!

I must say, you have a sharp eye for detail
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Just wondering- would you have waited if there was info that a 4X4 version was coming? Or were you hoping to retrofit a 4X4 later on?
The 4X4 bolero doesnt accelerate too well, and the CRDe bolero has no 4X4 option
would this car be a good cross country tourer for the family? would you say better than the scorpio? It looks more practical to me.
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Headers...this thread deserves better pics Please do post some nice shots of the Bolero inside out.
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