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Old 22nd December 2010, 14:16   #3571
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^^ yes it does!! details will be in my ownership report coming shortly.
Is this feature available only in Titanium? I never saw any temperature gauge on my console!
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Old 22nd December 2010, 16:14   #3572
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it can be seen for all the models, just that a small tweak is needed. with that yu can temporarily convert your odo to temp/battery volt meter among other things!
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it can be seen for all the models, just that a small tweak is needed. with that yu can temporarily convert your odo to temp/battery volt meter among other things!
What do you need to do? WOuld be very interesting.
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Old 22nd December 2010, 20:05   #3574
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^^ as i said a small tweak. I am compiling it on a video or series of pics which ever is feasible and post it next few days as and when i get the time to compile. Also there is lots of information available, I am trying to find out the details. Please bear with me!
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Morning All, My Figo which is expected on 29th December 2010 comes with Apollo tyres. Have read in a few blogs that Apollo tyres on Figo have s a problem. Can any of the Figo owners who have Apollo tyres please confirm this?
Welcome Snazzy. Do get the VIN no and check with Wildon of tbhp about its month of manufacture. There is a slim chance of clearing old stock.
Heard that Apollo are totally stopped by Figo due to non-suitable tread design -- This info I got directly from Ford.

Got a call from Ford Regional Service Manager who looks after MPL Ford. He asked to take the vehicle to SC on convenient date. More on my thread about the discussion.

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RGK, Please send me a link to your thread.
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Mustang.101, My Ford dealer says my Figo was manufactured during December 2010 but it has Apollo tyres (will take delivery of the car next week due to ongoing loan formalities).
In one of your earlier posts you had said that Ford had terminated the contract with Apollo. How is it possible that my booked car is from December but has Apollos? Are December Figos getting Apollo types or is the dealer trying tricks?
Please advice.
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What is the VIN number of the vehicle you are going to get?
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Small update, My Figos headlight leveler started giving some problems. But the A.S.S fixed it.
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...ml#post2185113
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RGK, Please send me a link to your thread.
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...figo-club.html (Blacky - 1.4 EXi - joining the figo club)

Last few pages will show you the sad story of A-S-S... I am waiting something good will happen, nonetheless, Figo is a good car.

One thing I have left out - the paint quality is not so superior - a very thin layer is done
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RGK, checked with Wildon and he has confirmed that MAJ 1XXMRJ 1AA75708 is from November 2010.
Thanks for your help.
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@RGK sorry to hear that, hope they get it fixed asap.

BTW

Is the diesel avatar worth it if the monthly commute is less than 500 kms?
I know it wont cover the extra cost of the engine but does the diesel cause any noticeable problems as compared to petrol?

My aim here isnt to cut costs but to have better drivability without much hassle (as I have heard diesel engines can be problematic), i have read the petrol version is very underpowered.

thanks
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Is the diesel avatar worth it if the monthly commute is less than 500 kms?
I know it wont cover the extra cost of the engine but does the diesel cause any noticeable problems as compared to petrol?

My aim here isnt to cut costs but to have better drivability without much hassle (as I have heard diesel engines can be problematic), i have read the petrol version is very underpowered.

thanks
Since your monthly run is so low, it would be better to stick with a petrol car.
500 km/month would translate to frequent short distance runs in the city (please correct me if I am wrong in this assumption), and that is something the TDCi is not so happy about. It will work fine as such, but I have noticed the FE to drop heavily under such short runs. The engine fails to reach the optimum running temperature.

What would fit your bill is a car with a peppy petrol engine under the hood. Do consider the Swift or the i10 1.2.

On a hindsight, if you go for the diesel, i'm almost certain that your 500 kms will be automatically converted to 1,000 kms. Diesels fool you into thinking you are making a fortune, making you run more and far
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thanks jayded now im getting the big picture, yes you are right we mostly do short distance travels.


you look like you can help me out here, please do check my thread

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/hatchb...-5-7-lacs.html

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Mustang.101, My Ford dealer says my Figo was manufactured during December 2010 but it has Apollo tyres (will take delivery of the car next week due to ongoing loan formalities).
In one of your earlier posts you had said that Ford had terminated the contract with Apollo. How is it possible that my booked car is from December but has Apollos? Are December Figos getting Apollo types or is the dealer trying tricks?
Please advice.

I have seen one brand new one with apollo's. I guess they have started putting apollos again.
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