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Old 7th November 2009, 13:29   #91
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A question to Linea owners. Has anyone tried a pen drive greater than 4GB? Any problems faced in this? I would like to get a 16gb one and transfer my music there, so any guesses?
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Hi NutsNBolts,

I am currently using transcend 8GB pen drive without any problem, so I guess even 16GB will go..
I am using 16GB on my Sony HU, do not know if Linea HU has any constraints.

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Finally the D-day arrived on 6th Nov 09 to pick up my Italian Beauty from Concorde Motors Chennai. Had a wonderful first drive to Bangalore yesterday. It was a testing time for my car and me going through the lashing rains of chennai and adjacent regions. The car behaved more than my expectations. I am posting some of the pictures on my journey to Bangalore.

Kapil : Venkatesh is working on the papers you had asked for.
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Congrats sir! I am sure any doubts you had about the Perla Champagne have been put to rest. Linea does look amazing in all hues. Do think about wurth or 3M paint protection. Happy motoring.
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Kapil, Can you tell me something about this 3M paint protection?
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Kapil, Can you tell me something about this 3M paint protection?
Sir there are two options, something called teflon coating and paint protection. I went for wurth paint protection here in Kochi, cost me 2.5k with three free service visits. Paint protection is essentially a wax coating that protects the paint by forming a layer between paint and external elements like dust, pollution or even bird droppings. You can read up these threads for better understanding:

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/techni...-new-cars.html (Teflon Coating - Harmful on new cars?)

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...ond-brite.html (3M Paint Protection V/s Waxoyl V/s Dupont Teflon V/s Jewel Ultra Diamond Brite)

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/techni...ally-help.html (What is Teflon Coating and does it really help?)

After reading these I decided to go for paint protection and not teflon coating. Hope this helps.
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A question to Linea owners. Has anyone tried a pen drive greater than 4GB? Any problems faced in this? I would like to get a 16gb one and transfer my music there, so any guesses?

ya am using the 16 gb pen drive and its working perfect.
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ya am using the 16 gb pen drive and its working perfect.
I had put my 500gb usb HDD initially . That worked although it took long to compile the album first and then it would behave crazy every time i used to try to play from the media ..for eg. it would play one track and then stop and on other occasions not play at all. I found the hard way that you need to be gentle with her (Blue & Me or Lina as she is popularly known ) and so now use a 2 gb usb stick with only my favorite tracks unlike earlier where i tried to use my entire 30 gb collection at one go.
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I think anything more than 39GB will be a problem because Blue&Me is based upon WinMo 5.4 which uses FAT32. Large HDD support, if you remember, was never available in win98. I was using a 2GB pen drive, without any hassles. Since yesterday, switched to a Transcend 16GB. No problems so far.

Another question: Anyone can please tell me the location of the ACC inlet/exhaust (don't know what is it calledwhich, if blocked leads to reduced performance of ACC?
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I pair my 30 GB IPOD without any problem. It takes @5 mins to create the song index, but works very well after that. One concern is that the song list is lost when the car is shut down. Hence once the car is started the media player takes another 5 mins to create the song list!
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Ferrari, do you remove the IPod after shutdown or you leave it plugged in? Song list ill be lost each time a USB device is inserted. This is normal OS behaviour. Would be interesting to see if someone with older IPod classics (80 & 160GB) is facing any issues.
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No, I don't remove the IPOD. It is always plugged in.
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Have you updated firmware to 5.4? It is supposed to resolve ipod issues.
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Another question: Anyone can please tell me the location of the ACC inlet/exhaust (don't know what is it calledwhich, if blocked leads to reduced performance of ACC?
Any answers anyone? I need to check whether it is blocked.
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Completed 1500km in the beauty. Driving this car can be addictive. No hassles so far. Average FE 12.7 in city driving. Have not gone on a long drive, so highway FE has not been calculated. Figures above are with ACC on throughout. Upgraded phone to Touch Diamond2, which paired without any trouble. Message reader remains a problem though. Boot is a bit hard to close. Have to slam it hard. Any other Linea owners facing this issue? Cleaning alloys can be tough, are there any sprays available for alloy cleaning especially?
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. Boot is a bit hard to close. Have to slam it hard. Any other Linea owners facing this issue? ?
I have read this in most of Linea threads. II am really surprised! I find the boot very smooth & easy to shut. I think i need to post a video to actually demonstrate how easily it shuts in my case. Infact i have experienced other cars including my Marina or my friends ANHC that has to be really slammed hard to shut!
However, the doors were really hard to shut initially in the first attempt. Now, i have mastered shutting it with the right thrust .But , the boot has always been comfortabIe to shut!
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