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Old 25th February 2010, 19:27   #16
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Hi Santosh,

Congratulations!

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All-in-all MY Baby's OTR price is 1,82,000. It is a Nano CX BS-II.
The thread title says BSIII!

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also the tiny brakes were lot less effective than the Indigo's.
From my experience with the City, give it some more distance. When I braked for the first time in the City, I was scared!

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The rear bench wasnt that hard I am guessing. Mum dad were as tired as a post-200Km-Indigo ride... Still to test in detail.
So does that it means it is as good as in the CS or as bad as in the CS?

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The single light-wiper-turn-flash stick is superb example of Nano-vation...
I think the Benz ( atleast the old ones) had something similar!

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Also got 1 spare bulb (1?) and 1 first-aid kit.
That should be 2 bulbs!

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NO other freebies of any sort. I need the left mirror and floor mats ASAP.
Hmm. Even Tata has not made the left side one, I think!

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What is the radius BTW? 3~ meters?
Already answered! It is 24 feet in diameter. The Herald could have had a similar turning circle / diameter. Among the post Maruti cars, the SIPANI Dolphin / Montana had a similar turning diameter.
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The W124 does not come with the Light Switch integrated in the Single Stalk. Only High Beam is in the Stalk.
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Old 26th February 2010, 11:18   #18
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-The thread title says BSIII!
-So does that it means it is as good as in the CS or as bad as in the CS?
-That should be 2 bulbs!
-Hmm. Even Tata has not made the left side one, I think!
- Yes I just saw. It has to be II. It is not a III, at least as per the invoice... I created the thread with a II, did a mod change it to a III.
- I am positive that the bench comfort is as good as the CS.
- Yeah!! I am sure I didnt get the 2nd and the warning traingle... that agent is going to hear from me today. (In a bad way)
- Oops - Then I am going to ride like one-eyed-jack. Feel blind without the left mirror!!
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Hi,

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- Oops - Then I am going to ride like one-eyed-jack. Feel blind without the left mirror!!
You probably may not like it and it could / would hamper your forward vision, but you could have a clip on convex mirror which would give you a little more of your left side than the normal mirror, for the time being!

Tata would bring the left side one eventually.



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The W124 does not come with the Light Switch integrated in the Single Stalk. Only High Beam is in the Stalk.
You are right.

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Congrats on the Acquisition of the Nano. Your Review makes me want to drive the Nano right now.

Looking for more Pictures and Detailed Review.
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Hey Santosh.... many congratulations to you and your wifey. Ur gonna love the ride. I have the exact same model in the same color but it comes in BS-III variant in delhi. Its january manufactured.

They only provide 1 spare bulb and no triangle. Already checked here. Please lemme know if it differs @ your end.

I've done 500kms till now and have provided details of the ride in my thread - NANO SINGH (Car of the decade), do check it out.

Wishing you many pleasant (s)miles with this automotive marvel.

Signed - NANO buddy
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Old 3rd March 2010, 11:36   #22
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They only provide 1 spare bulb and no triangle. Already checked here. Please lemme know if it differs @ your end
You will be surprised to know the tringle is present. This just shows the product education these salesmen get from the TATA company engineers.

Fold down the rear sear/bench. Smack in the middle of it there is a 'secret' pouch, feel the fabric with your hands, you will feel something hard...

The opening is from the left door side, pull the traingle out. It is very much there... Neat place, but very very secretive!!!
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I have my nano for almost one and a half a month and never noticed it (The triangle). I'm so ashamed of myself.... Thanks anyways.
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OMFG i would have never found it. Well done santosh
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I have my nano for almost one and a half a month and never noticed it (The triangle). I'm so ashamed of myself.... Thanks anyways.
Np guys. Next 'know your nano' details coming up in a few days. Keep watching this thread.

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Santosh, just eager to know that the stepney wheel size is same as of front or as of rear? As nano has different wheel sizes for front and rear.
Thanks.
Yogesh - Keeping tech details in 1 thread.

All 5 Rims are of same sizes. The tyres in rear are 145 profile Vs 135 in front. The Spare/stepney is 145 BUT will fit the front also. TATA Recomends to DRIVE slowly when you have the spare in the front as you will have 1 larger Vs 1 small tyre on the front and will impact braking/steering. They also recomend to get the flat tyre fixed ASAP and put the 135 in front and 145 back into the hood ASAP.
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@svsantosh
I think that you got it wrong. The stepney is 135 section i.e. the size of the front tire
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Old 10th March 2010, 23:33   #27
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Notice the unique steering rod position. nano engineers have effectively reduced 1 extra link by making a diagonal link
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Tiny fabric misc item holder next to 2 front seats and 1 behind the hand brake console for rear pax.
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warning triangle position!!! That plastic on the c-pillar makes a irritating rattling noise of soft plastic while going over potholes. It make be shown the door if I learn it is useless!!
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turns out its a wire connector console
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CAN you believe this legroom. Virtually its empty and one can outstretch to relieve tired legs!!
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Next 11 pics are the snippets from the owner manual

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Invoice says BS-II

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Cheap to insure

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1st service was 0Rs. Paid 2300 for 3M Sunfilm

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Please read the service interval pic closely. This is absolutely a Joke to own and maintain. Hardly 6-7 liters of ALL oil/fluids run this entire car. And this has a 10,000 KM Service interval!!! Why would Maruti stick to its 5K anymore? Are they ripping us?

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Increasing the speed runs by the day... I managed 80 today on the GQ. Was able to briskly keep up with other 'normal' cars. Getting more confidence by the day, cant wait for a big road trip...

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I think that you got it wrong. The stepney is 135 section i.e. the size of the front tire
yep.. see pic above for the 135/155 combo.

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Hi Santosh,

Thanks for all the pictures, especially the owner's manual ones.

40000kms service would be a major service as the timing belt is also changed.

For any car, 5000kms service is only to make money for the dealer and consumable suppliers.

Honda rubs salt in the wound by insisting on an oil change (oil filter change every 10000kms) every 5000kms!

You seem to be enjoying the Nano.

My close friend is getting his Nano probably the coming Monday. His is a Champagne Gold CX BS III.

When was your car made as per the VIN number / Registration certificate?

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Am staying tuned to this thread!

Congrats on your buy!

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Hey congratz man! just bumped into the thread. After seeing them zooming around in the traffic am also tempted to pick one up in yellow ofcource
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