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Old 7th January 2010, 15:14   #61
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Hi Nandan,
I contacted Mr. Pramod from Car Kemp, he asked me whether the ANHC comes with H1 or H4 bulbs, in the manual it says H4, According to him if it's H4 I can't install the 90/100W Rally bulbs.
Anyone wants to comment on this? If you already have this installed, a pic or two would be great.

I have PMed you, just check it out !

and dont worry som much about the tyres noise. Well in my opinion, it doesn't matter. Once the first set of wheels wear out, just get the Michelin Primacy LC in 195/60 R15 done to your car. Thats about it.

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Old 7th January 2010, 16:45   #62
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and dont worry som much about the tyres noise. Well in my opinion, it doesn't matter. Once the first set of wheels wear out, just get the Michelin Primacy LC in 195/60 R15 done to your car. Thats about it.
Well said Srinivas, I am not worried much about the tyres, I need to get the suspension noise checked to see if it's normal or not.
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yep man!

dont neglect any of the suspension issues . Attend to it immediately.

Being an Honda, i am sure it is just a minor bother.

So dont worry about it.
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Pratim,
I can't agree with you more on the fact that the noise generated from road undulations are transmitted into the cabin. My car runs on Goodyear GT3 (175/65/R 15), which obviously came with the car. I am wondering if your car also runs on Goodyear, if it does, it will be interesting to note the opinion from those who have Michelin tyres. Any idea?
To answer your question on noise from the tyres:
Yes, I do have Goodyear GT3 tyres and it's bit noisy. I get road noises. I heard that Michelins are less noisy, however I also heard that those are on the softer sides. Initially, I was also thinking about changing the stock tyres to Michelin 195/60, R15. However, since that introduces marginal error (about 2% in odo and spedo ratings), I finally did not do that. Other than the noise, I am fine with the tyres so far.

Of course, I do have a grudge against Honda guys about the tyre sizes. They should have given 195/60 by default. Or, at the least, they should have kept an option for users to upgrade to 19/60 with a recalibration of the odo and speedo.

In my post what I meant was not on NVH. I was commenting on the quality of the suspension setup in ANHC: how well it insulates (or does not insulate) from undualtions and rough, broken patches on roads...

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Yes, I do have Goodyear GT3 tyres and it's bit noisy. I get road noises. I heard that Michelins are less noisy, however I also heard that those are on the softer sides. Initially, I was also thinking about changing the stock tyres to Michelin 195/60, R15. However, since that introduces marginal error (about 2% in odo and spedo ratings), I finally did not do that. Other than the noise, I am fine with the tyres so far.
Hi Pratim,
Why didn't you go for the option of 175/65 R15 from Michelin? I guess the Michelin stock given from OEM is also available at retail outlet. I checked Michelin's website and they do have it.
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@jayanth_yk, frankly, I wanted to upsize and without the error margin in odo and speedo.
You see, all these are calculated electronically based on sensor inputs. So, it should be easy for Honda to recalibrate the odo and speedometers. I wish to talk to Honda on this. But that would take time and hence decided to stay with the stock tyres. May be, when I change the stock tyres after 30000 KM or so, I shall initiate dialogues with Honda.

Have a great weekend.

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Jayanth,

Firstly, Congrats on your prized possession and Welcome to the ever growing ANHC club on Team-BHP.
Secondly, that is a real good detailed review which got me hooked on to this thread.
Couldn't agree more on all the points you have listed on ANHC.

Those seats are really good looking, and look better than the Ovion that I have put.
Enjoy many many happy miles on it and drive safe.

Btw, the VMT version have Tweeters too, if I am right. How does the ICE sound with them? cause I was planning to add tweeters from after-market.

please don't fix tweeters from outside as the tweeters are fixed in the inner side of the ORVM its moulded in the panel itself u may not get it outside go for the OE as my, ANHC Auto was the old one which don't comes with tweeters i fixed with Capital Honda for RS.5000 which is very steep but i think u don't have choice.
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I installed the hella relay & the hella bulbs. But i suggest you go in for hella relays and philips rally bulbs. The power is 90/100 or 95/100. You need not worry about wire cuts , since none of the wires are cut. Its just clips and plastic connectors. I got it done a HOT TRACKS on victoria road. I suggest you go for somebody else, since i found this guy a little arrogant.Not very kind to buyers.[/quote]


Hi, you have suggested to go for Phillips rally bulbs thanks for ur suggestions but i like to have blue or white shade is this rally bulbs similiar to it or not?

Is it wise to go for the Blue shade or White as everyone is using it now or not? please advice.

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please don't fix tweeters from outside as the tweeters are fixed in the inner side of the ORVM its moulded in the panel itself u may not get it outside go for the OE as my, ANHC Auto was the old one which don't comes with tweeters i fixed with Capital Honda for RS.5000 which is very steep but i think u don't have choice.
Sathyaprakash, well spotted there. I am not sure about the provision for tweeters in SMT, If you do have yesm it's a good idea to go with OEM tweeters

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Hi, you have suggested to go for Phillips rally bulbs thanks for ur suggestions but i like to have blue or white shade is this rally bulbs similiar to it or not?

Is it wise to go for the Blue shade or White as everyone is using it now or not? please advice.
Good point you raised there, anyone in the forum who can describe the difference b/w blue vs white shade bulbs?
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you have suggested to go for Phillips rally bulbs thanks for ur suggestions but i like to have blue or white shade is this rally bulbs similiar to it or not?

Is it wise to go for the Blue shade or White as everyone is using it now or not? please advice
You may go in for either blue or white if you are ok with the prices. An imported white light is priced at Rs.8000/-.These are different kind of bulbs altogether.

You will get in any of the car accessories in Bangalore, Chennai should not be a problem at all.

If you opt for it, please do lets have the feedback. I would like to only know about, i will not go for it for sure!

& Jayanth,

I thorougly checked my car for suspension noise during my travel to Malur today. My car is absolutely fine . No noise,rattle or sound whatsoever.

I took 2 different routes to check this out. One is the silent state highway through sarjapur, bagalur & malur and the other being malur, hoskote, whitefield and bangalore.

No noise man. Ger your car inspected.

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Thanks Nandan for a quick heads up there. I am going to Magnum to get my suspension noise to be inspected, I will keep all of you posted.
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Hi folks,
I did manage to visit Magnum honda today had the opportunity to get my suspension noise inspected. Thankfully, the issue is not an issue anymore. May be I was expecting a grave like silence when hitting bad road. The Magnum honda guys filled me with confidence by allowing me to test on few other City's and they all seem to make the expected "noise". So no more fuss. Also the tyre noise seems to be normal as well. I thought it was tough for the magnum guys to convince me, but they did succeed in first attempt. Bottomline, am a Happy City owner.
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There you go ! hope your mind is cleared off well from the doubts. So just let it be and go ahead, enjoy your car!
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Thanks Sathya and Jayanth for your suggestions.
I do see two place-holders on either side of the Dashboard (not on the OVRM) which contains two small caps on top of it (typically look like the AC vents but on the top side and the covers can be removed). These are of the size that Tweeters typically are. Hence I was of the opinion that I could get tweeters fixed from outside market without much fuss
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Zoom,

what will you do for de-fogging the windows then???
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