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Old 2nd March 2010, 20:02   #46
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Default Possible issue in A/C

As you all know the ac has two modes 1.inlet 2.recirculation. Now what
i noted today is that even when the ac is kept in re-circulation mode
a little bit of outside smoke(smell) is getting inside. I noted this
when i was tailing a jeep which was spitting a lot of smoke. Is this
normal? Have any of you noted this??I am taking the car to TASS on Thursday anyway
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I dont think its an issue dude..
Little bit of outside odours do filter in sometimes.
Just check if this happens all the time.
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did a trip to valparai last weekend. Travelogue available @ http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/travel...-bore-you.html (Yet another valparai trip to bore you!!)

Traversed the worst road i have ever rode and had a scare on another
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what's the update on your problem with the AC?
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what's the update on your problem with the AC?
Consulted with many users and everybody said that slight smell can get in but not visible smoke. so neglected it as of now
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Michelins are a bit more pricier . Also heard from users that the life is very low and the dealers for Michelin are not good here. So went for Yoko. Almost the same as Michelin at lower price

Lack of Vitamin M right now. So no upgrades soon. But for sure it will be alloys next
What is the price difference btw Yoko & Michelin's ?
How much did he quote for the old tires?

See if you can source the OE alloys from outside. Should workout little less.

I'm really disappointment with the Grey interiors of punto. Should have given Beige interiors like Linea. At-least for the E+.

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What is the price difference btw Yoko & Michelin's ?
How much did he quote for the old tires?

See if you can source the OE alloys from outside. Should workout little less.

I'm really disappointment with the Grey interiors of punto. Should have given Beige interiors like Linea. At-least for the E+.
Yoko was quoted @ 3150/Tyre. Michelin around 3800/tyre. He bought back the old tryes for 2000 (total for all 4 tyres)

Interiors is a personal choice. Biege is good to look at but is very difficult to maintain. I quite like the interior. A wipe with damp cloth is enough to clean a black dash . But for a biege one....
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Hi Soccerfan,

Thanks for your (passionate) suggestion on my post about the Highway Hatchbacks. As I said in the post, I have been in love with the Punto ever since I first saw it and am inclined towards it. Here are a few specific questions if you would be kind enough to answer them:
* What's the top speed you have achieved. I read that it has a claimed top speed of 175kph, but have also read that the engine gets noisy at high speeds. So, am curious to know what is a comfortable speed on the highways. I have driven my cousin's petrol i10 up to 150kph, so am curious to know how comfortable the Punto would be in beating that.
* Between the Emotion and Emotion Pack, I am inclined towards the Emotion Pack because of the airbags and the allows. What do you feel?

Look forward to hearing from you.
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Hi Soccerfan,

Thanks for your (passionate) suggestion on my post about the Highway Hatchbacks. As I said in the post, I have been in love with the Punto ever since I first saw it and am inclined towards it. Here are a few specific questions if you would be kind enough to answer them:
* What's the top speed you have achieved. I read that it has a claimed top speed of 175kph, but have also read that the engine gets noisy at high speeds. So, am curious to know what is a comfortable speed on the highways. I have driven my cousin's petrol i10 up to 150kph, so am curious to know how comfortable the Punto would be in beating that.
* Between the Emotion and Emotion Pack, I am inclined towards the Emotion Pack because of the airbags and the allows. What do you feel?

Look forward to hearing from you.
max i have achieved is 130. roads in kerala wont allow more than that
emotion pack would be the best - costs only around 55k more than emotion and u get alloys,better tyres,air bag,blue n me, acc(auto climate control)
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max i have achieved is 130.
And I suppose at 130, the noise levels from the engine weren't a deterrent? Oh yes, Emotion Pack is fully loaded. May not be seen as many as a great thing, but Punto is one of the few hatches to offer a dead pedal too. Wonder why others leave out something as utilitarian, useful and seemingly inexpensive as that.
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@Tushar ,

I suggest you go for E pack since you drive mostly on highways at high speed, safety features should be given priority!
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And I suppose at 130, the noise levels from the engine weren't a deterrent? Oh yes, Emotion Pack is fully loaded. May not be seen as many as a great thing, but Punto is one of the few hatches to offer a dead pedal too. Wonder why others leave out something as utilitarian, useful and seemingly inexpensive as that.
sound level is tolerable. Emotion pack would be the best for you
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After the valparai trip (http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/travel...-bore-you.html (Yet another valparai trip to bore you!!)) the odo reads 7800kms now. There is a slight rattle sound from the driver side door on closing the door. My guess is it might be due to the speaker upgrades that i had done earlier and something is loose there. Too lazy to take it to T.A.S.S. Also i got the floor laminated with plastic. Cleaning all the dust and dirt from the flooring was a real pain and decided to get the floor laminated. Quality of work is not so good. But cleaning is way easier now
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Dude,

how much you paid for the floor lamination? Please post the pics!
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But for sure it will be alloys next:

I found it very hard to get 98 PCD alloys in after market. Do u know any shops in Cochin dealing with the same?
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