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Old 22nd March 2010, 12:53   #91
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But the manual says not to use premium fuel ?
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Old 22nd March 2010, 13:12   #92
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But the manual says not to use premium fuel ?
Yes its true. You are right.
In the manual, they have specified to AVOID PREMIUM DIESEL in bold.. for the MJD owners.

But not to petrol owners..
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Old 23rd March 2010, 06:00   #93
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Hey TND, yup having fun red lining her most of the times...

I stay at wadala.. if you'r coming this side anytime lemme know..

Regarding the fuel.. I'm religious to IOC.
Earlier even i use to fill xtra premium.

But recently, I'm filling regular IOC petrol.

This is what i'm doing:
as soon as the fuel needle reaches half way, i fill Rs. 500 worth regular.

And every 2 weeks or after 4 cycles of the above I fill xtra premium worth Rs. 500 (9-10 ltrs approx)

Filling little premium petrol and rest regular is also practiced by vahanpujari (amit). he owns a linea.

Basically what IOC's xtra premium is; regular petrol with additives.
So once in a while I fill xtra just a little bit.. considering the premium petrol price!!

But i'm thinking to go full regular once and see if it makes a difference?

Hope this helps..

Fiat (during camp) says its ok to use both types of petrol.. but suggests use regular, you save money.

so i'd say stick to regular for some time, see the difference in FE figures compared to the expense on fuel and then decide what you want to go for..

Dont ask me my FE.. i left calculating that a long time ago since my right foot feels heavy when ever it wants to..
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Thnx Buddy ,

I will surely give you a buzz and will stick to the Fuel Plan as u told me
I will fill her up with Regulars @ IOC & keep u posted with the updated figures

Now , i have one more concern ...as below :::

I Always Wanted ALLOYS &
Being desperately searching for a combi of alloy+tyres . I have been to the punto footware thread and watched and understood that the FIAT 14 incher for active with 98 pcd is still new and no compromises to get a 100 pcd for safety reasons

Heres//theURL...:http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/tyre-a...s-here-10.html


Reason 4 changing :
I Never liked the JK Tornado since i got the car delivered ,
looks and need better stuff

Problem :
I m less on cash , budget constraints , etc

I need expert advise so as to mentally satisfy my wants on changing the footwear of my car

Tyres : 1.ES 100 2.Apollo acelere


Combinations :
1. Do it as a 2 way process , i.e. Go in for a better tyres first use the wheel caps on stock 14 inch rim
(185/60 R14 on stock 5.5 J ???)
only untill after monsoons with enof moolah in hand & get my fancy bit of ALLOYS (MOMO's only)

2. Settle for cheap alloys and go with any local brand not sure if i do get 98 pcd's **sigh**

What do u think ?

what would u do ? If u were in my shoes ?

My car is done 653 kms in total with(1st service pending ) So i want to get it done and over with

what wud be
the better trade in amount for my
stock tyres + rims ?
if i wanna go with upsized 15 inchers @1 go ..

I @ Vikhroli and if u know any hotspot dealers with reasonable prices and good job or their contact numbers it will be great ...Just PM me

My Cell ph : (I PM'd You)
Awaiting speedy response


Cheers
TND
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Old 23rd March 2010, 09:55   #94
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Go for 185/70 R14 XM1+ or A Drive. 185/60 R14 is the wrong size.

Dont go in for cheap local 100 PCD alloys. Keep the stock steel rims for now.
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Go for 185/70 R14 XM1+ or A Drive. 185/60 R14 is the wrong size.

Dont go in for cheap local 100 PCD alloys. Keep the stock steel rims for now.
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Many Thnx Nikhil ,

For the quick response & what wud u pick for the indian summer
XM's or A Drive ???

Assuming if i make my picking on stcking wid
14inchers will i get good combinations of Alloys to fit it on which ever tyres i choose ?



Finally , since u r so good with Tyres, what would u reckon be the best buy
for these set of 5 stock tyres if i meet and have a one on one with the tyre dealer ?

Peace ...
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Default UPDATE on interiors!! Mission complete.

Finally 2 weeks back I had my seat cover's stitched..

I was waiting for my arm rest to arrive from the UK!!

The seat cover's cost me Rs. 3500. they are cotton. Planning to keep car idle for some time so went in for these temp covers. But they seem quite good, so I may stick to them for some time..
It looks like velvet..

Some pictures:

The Rare: 1.4 FIAT GRANDE Punto E+-front-seat.jpg
Arm rest down.

The Rare: 1.4 FIAT GRANDE Punto E+-rear-seat.jpg
Rear seats. That FIAT box is the tissue cover they gave out during the FIAT camp in mumbai. (the free gift)

The Rare: 1.4 FIAT GRANDE Punto E+-arm-rest-1.jpg
Arm rest
The Rare: 1.4 FIAT GRANDE Punto E+-arm-rest-2.jpg

The Rare: 1.4 FIAT GRANDE Punto E+-box.jpg
Its BOX. It cost me 89. the top is leather.

Some extra pics:
The Rare: 1.4 FIAT GRANDE Punto E+-front.jpg

This is photoshop.
The Rare: 1.4 FIAT GRANDE Punto E+-mirror.jpg
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Aashay, your car is looking stunning. How did u got the armrest, got it shipped or someone got it for you?

Man, I need those. I have been looking for since long. Reply soon, buddy!
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Old 29th March 2010, 21:34   #98
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Nice pictures. Do post some details of armrest, how you got it etc. The seat covers also looks nice.

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Lovely car. Except I would say remove the sticker from the rear bumper and place on the rear glass. Spoiling the bumpers clean looks.
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Aashay, your car is looking stunning. How did u got the armrest, got it shipped or someone got it for you?

Man, I need those. I have been looking for since long. Reply soon, buddy!
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Nice pictures. Do post some details of armrest, how you got it etc. The seat covers also looks nice.

CLJ
I had someone from the UK bring it here.. There are 2 sections to it. The top arm rest and 2nd the bottom adapter that bolts to the car console.

The top part is universal.
Only the bottom adapter is car specific.

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Lovely car. Except I would say remove the sticker from the rear bumper and place on the rear glass. Spoiling the bumpers clean looks.
Lets see, i'm thinking the same..
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Nice covers and cool armrest. Could you post a picture of the armrest along with the gear shift? Do you have to take your elbow off the rest when you have to shift or can you do it with the arm still on the rest? Also would love to know how you got it shipped.
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Nice thread aashay. Thread subscribed
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The mirrored pic looks too good. Nice looking seat covers and of course a very handy arm rest.
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