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Old 21st September 2009, 22:27   #16
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Ye dil mangey more, vasanth. Bossa Nova white is on my shortlist, so please do load up more pics.
Here you go....

I got the delivery from the dealer today around 1 PM. I am attaching some pics taken during the delivery.

As I need to catch flight to Pune early morning, I will compile the delivery process in a separate post.

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Congrats on the buy Vasanth.Need more pics.
How abt adding sunfilm,seat covers etc?
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Congrats on the buy Vasanth.Need more pics.
How abt adding sunfilm,seat covers etc?
Thanks for your wishes.
Sunfilm and seat covers are in the plan, but not immediately.

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Hi all,

After the delivery, I have driven around 150 kms(odo is 196)and the current average shown on the 10.1 km/lit. Hope this will increase more as the kms keep rolling.

I like all the things on the car except the GC. I have managed to scrape all the speed breakers no matter what height :( Hopefully I learn the art of avoiding the scraping with my car.

Does any lineans managed to learn the art of driving over speed breakers(in bangalore)?
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Hi all,

After the delivery, I have driven around 150 kms(odo is 196)and the current average shown on the 10.1 km/lit. Hope this will increase more as the kms keep rolling.

I like all the things on the car except the GC. I have managed to scrape all the speed breakers no matter what height :( Hopefully I learn the art of avoiding the scraping with my car.

Does any lineans managed to learn the art of driving over speed breakers(in bangalore)?
Vasanth, Congrats on the purchase of Linea. I was always a big fan of RED linea and your car's pics made me a huge fan of white too. For the problem of going over the speed breakers, I usually get on the humps and then slot 1st gear and ride away. I almost stop the car once the front tyres cross the speed breakers - by the way i drive a swift D and I believe swift has a better GC. Anyway you can try this method and check whether its still scraping the underbody.
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Vasanth

No art of driving for low GC but only a universal simple thing.

On a steep speed braker, cross-over it with criss-cross position i.e. left wheel goes on speed braker first while right wheel is still below it. Before Left wheel climbs over & goes down, the right wheel should start climbing up. When left wheel goes down fully, right wheel should still be on the speed braker. The same holds for potholed road with big stones scattered. The key is to keep atleast 1 wheel on the height (not to allow both wheels to go into the pothole or decline together).
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I see quite a lot of Lineas nowadays, the sales is definitely picking up.
Congrats on your new buy!!
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I see quite a lot of Lineas nowadays, the sales is definitely picking up.
Congrats on your new buy!!
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No art of driving for low GC but only a universal simple thing.
Have driven around 350 odd kms in the couple of days. I have learnt a little bit on how "Not to scrape the linea's bottom". I got a couple of advice from the CRM of Prerana motors. He adviced me to limit the speed to below 10 KMPH when going over speed breakers. This does work most of the times but not all the times. May be over a period of time, it should get better.


I have another query. The brake pedal is very soft and on repeated pumping of the pedal, I hear a sound like bssk bssk. Is this normal?
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I have another query. The brake pedal is very soft and on repeated pumping of the pedal, I hear a sound like bssk bssk. Is this normal?
Hi buddy, congrats on your purchase! My Linea also makes this sound on repeated pumping of the pedal. I guess its normal and nothing to worry about. If senior Lineans could kindly confirm .
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Hi buddy, congrats on your purchase! My Linea also makes this sound on repeated pumping of the pedal. I guess its normal and nothing to worry about. If senior Lineans could kindly confirm .
I called up the CRM of the Prerana service center on the hosur road, he confirmed it is normal.

I am facing another issue with regard to the brakes, there is a krrk krrk sound when the brake is applied and released, I used to get the same noise on my indica usually after a water wash. But on my linea it happens every time on very slow speeds or when the car comes to a halt from slow speed The car has done 400 kms as of now. Is this an issue or would it go away after more running of the car.
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I called up the CRM of the Prerana service center on the hosur road, he confirmed it is normal.

I am facing another issue with regard to the brakes, there is a krrk krrk sound when the brake is applied and released, I used to get the same noise on my indica usually after a water wash.
+1 to this also and is normal i believe. Mine has done 3000+kms and it still makes this sound when brakes are applied just before coming to a halt. It is especially severe the disc has developed rust after a wash.
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Hi Bangalore Linea owners,

Any linea owners in bangalore with the new seat assembly? If so where did they get it done and how many days did it take to fit the new one after the complaint was raised?
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Hi,

I have my amp and sub woofer retained from my earlier car. I checked with the TASC if they can fit the amp and the woofer at their service center but the CRM adviced me not to mess up with the wiring system in the linea since the wiring is very complex. Even a small mistake could screw up the existing system in the car.

Has anybody else fitted the amp and woofer in their lineas. Any reference in bangalore accessory shop who has the knowledge of the wiring system of the linea
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Vasanth,
Congratulations on the new purchase. The white linea looks really nice. Some detailing (at some later point in time) may make the white really standout, or you could leave it as it is... I sort of liked the general look of the car and haven't seen a white one before.

Will try to get a look at your car at the office sometime
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Vasanth,
Congratulations on the new purchase. The white linea looks really nice. Some detailing (at some later point in time) may make the white really standout, or you could leave it as it is... I sort of liked the general look of the car and haven't seen a white one before.

Will try to get a look at your car at the office sometime
Kiran
Thanks Kiran

Will be coming to your office on thursday. lets meet and you can have a full view of the car
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