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Old 8th December 2009, 10:03   #16
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Hey Omar, glad to hear that you also have not had any A.S.S. realted problems. Happy driving.

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The head lamps are superb.
Yes i would second that, just superb headlights; brightens up any road.
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Hey Omar, glad to hear that you also have not had any A.S.S. realted problems. Happy driving.

Yes i would second that, just superb headlights; brightens up any road.
100%

The high beams are fantastic. I only wish that low beams always stay on, no matter high beam is on of off, like in the Palio/Petra/Adventure.

In Punto, I felt that the low beams are aimed a bit low, even the highest headlamp positioning won't help in illuminating much of the road in front.
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The high beams are fantastic. I only wish that low beams always stay on, no matter high beam is on of off, like in the Palio/Petra/Adventure.

In Punto, I felt that the low beams are aimed a bit low, even the highest headlamp positioning won't help in illuminating much of the road in front.
Clevermax I think the H1's do stay on along with the H7's.
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Nice and frank write up Omar. I never knew it was possible to touch 185 in Linea. How long does it take?
Does not take Very Long really ! YOu can do it right away if you want . Just take her to the Highway and she will go Vrrrroooommmm .
I did 190kmph on NH4 and it was a breeze to drive her at that speed.
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Old 22nd December 2009, 14:25   #20
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Smile Mileage seems to have improved beyond 5000kms in my Linea

Hi! I have completed 6500 kms in my Linea (with in 4 months). The following is the mileage report for my Linea

1. Starting mileage (less than 1000kms run) : Witinin city - 8.5-9 kmpl, Highway 12-13 kmpl
2. Between 1000-3000kms : City - 9-9.5 kmpl, Highway 13 kmpl
3. Between 3000-5000kms : City - 9.5 kmpl, Highway 13-13.5 kmpl
4. Beyond 5000kms : City 10-10.5 kmpl, Highway 14 kmpl (I got 16 kmpl to my trip to Aurangabad with 50% A/C and 50% non-A/C)

(All figures with 100% a/c on. Mumbai city)

There is a noticeable difference in mileage after 5000kms. Also, there was a noticeable difference in the engine response after 3000kms. The car has become more responsive than before.

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Old 22nd December 2009, 20:28   #21
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Looks like like wine, Fiat cars are maturing well as they eat kilometers. Thanks for the report Omar.
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Old 23rd December 2009, 20:49   #22
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Default Some pictures of the leather work done at Orchis

Hi! Please find some picture of interiors.
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How has my 1.4 litre FIRE FIAT LINEA (F. Red) has lived the 5000 kms run? A report.-l1.jpg  

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wow looks rich. How much you paid for this.
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looks very neat and gel with the interiors.
where did you get the seat belt FIAT cushion?
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Hi! I paid around 25K for the seat covers, arm rests and door pads. I bought the FiAT seat belt cushion on ebay.
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Wow, seat covers look fabulous. And where did you get the floor carpet from from? But in India you'll have to work overtime to keep them from getting dirty!
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Not really. You get it washed twice a week. Its only an issue in Monsoon. I got it from one of the accessories shop in Mulund.
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Hi! I paid around 25K for the seat covers, arm rests and door pads. I bought the FiAT seat belt cushion on ebay.
Fiat Seat Belt Cushion - can you please send me the link and the cost you paid for it.

Looks very neat. I beleive it wont crease your shirt with those cushions on. I refrain from wearing seat belts fearing crease on shirts (bad habit, i know)
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Are the seat covers Karlsson or Ovion?

They look fabulous by the way. Try getting the gear boot stitched up better.
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I guess, I got the seat belt cushion from eBay - The UK's Online Marketplace and I paid about 4-5 USD plus the shipping charges. (In total it was about 500 INR). The seats are from imported Italian leather which is imported by all the branded guys including Karlsson and Ovion. As mentioned earlier, it was done by Orchis Design, the guys who import it directly and do it at their workshop in Vikhrloi (W), Kailash Complex. I will try and get the gear box stuff re-done again. I will recommend these guys for sure. They do a relatively good job!
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