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Old 15th November 2010, 15:57   #46
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As far as I know, the yellow sticker is on the the edge of the RHS headlight so as to restrict the spread of the high beams to the oncoming traffic. I also found a thread about this: http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/street...n-gujarat.html
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Thanks for the link!

Weird! My Scorpio does not have it, nor do I want to sticker it with them.

Having driven the Punto 1.4 for 2000+ kms, it still remains my favorite car. The revs are addictive and the handling precise. Do take it out to the highway, you will thank yourself for it.
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Sure. I need to find an excuse to take it on the highway. I'll take your word for it!
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Sure. I need to find an excuse to take it on the highway. I'll take your word for it!
Fiat engineer had told me that once the vehicle cross 5000 km one can take it to all levels. Before that better not to go beyond 100km/h (or 3000 rpm)
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That is incorrect.

Present day engines are built with high precision and work with low clearances. The engines get sorted out almost completely by 2000 kms. And by not letting your engine touch all revvs, you will just be suppressing its true potential (which it might never reach). Do not baby the engine!
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Fiat engineer had told me that once the vehicle cross 5000 km one can take it to all levels. Before that better not to go beyond 100km/h (or 3000 rpm)
What I was advised was the running in period was till 1500 kms. Anyways, I don't think that you can help yourself when you listen to the 1.4 FIRE's growl. It's simply addictive.
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