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Old 15th June 2010, 19:28   #16
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dude, congrats for buying an eeco

even though the car is basic, i have just fallen in love with the car.

hats off to maruti for making such cars

dude ! one sugesstion. PIMP your car with cool looking alloys !!!!

anyhow, congrats for buying one.
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Old 15th June 2010, 21:04   #17
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Congrats on your purchase.

I like the color of your car! We look forward to more pictures, both interior and exterior of your car.

Happy and Safe driving.
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Old 15th June 2010, 22:00   #18
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some of the shots from my Canon EOS gun. hope you all like it.
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Old 15th June 2010, 22:04   #19
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and here are some pics when it was raining and heavy wind. during photo session i gave my Canon Gun a nice bath in chilled rain
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Ooo WoW - Hey!

Is that My EEco ???

Thanks Karthik, thats some fantastic Pics indeed
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I can see the character of route written in tamil up there in the third pic & the background scenery is amazing in the second pic. Which place was that exactly?

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Superb pics Karthik, love the one with the blue effect
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Superb pics Karthik, love the one with the blue effect
thanks siddvi and arun
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Those are incredible pics! Maruti could very well use these for a brochure or something!
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Nice Pics Man, It is tempting me to go on a trip too.
What version of EECO do you have 5 or 7 ?

Post some interior pics too please.
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Nice pix ! And congrats on the car! I like its headlamp lens ( head on view)

And you have a rare car! Waiting period is over 9 months now !
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Excellent photography MB. Its infact mind blowing. The sceneries are just too awesome.
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its a beautiful vehicle, i had wonderful driving experience in it.
i give + for
unshakable even at 145+
good brakes
smoother engine
awesome pickup in 1st and 2nd gear seems to be with close ratio 3rd 4th and 5th gear seems to be wide ratio.
lot of space, comfortable head and leg room.
no engine heat inside the cabin even the engine is under the seat.
good paint quality
comfortable right hand side indicator switch.
motorized head light adjustment.
fuel tank capacity 4o ltrs
rear wheel drive
decent 15kmpl fuel efficiency
back door can be used as a shelter in rain.
good suspension
good value for money

i give -for
poor electrical switches
low tone irritating horn
candle light kind of head light
poorly designed dashboard and instrumentation panel.
killer seats, uncomfortable headrest, neck rest, back rest
poor quality door handles, door pads.
cannot install central locking for rear door.
no power steering, hard to steer
no wiper or defogger for read windshield.
difficult entry/exit.
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Thanks for all your comments guys!

About the Pics:

We were at heights ranging from 4000ft to 8000ft. in the Nilgiri and Munnar ghats.
Munnar is the greatest place for Photography, little known to people apart from Ooty & Kodai. What you see in the pics is nothing compared to what is out there. I had plans of staying back at Munnar and going to those very places, but Karthik wanted to get back home and I had to drop and miss all the wonderful spots :(

These are the only pics of the Eeco that I recall he took, of the 1000 or so pics he shot till his batteries ( due to the cold) and memory pack ( Too many Rally Pics) quit on him.

The above pics were shot at Devikulam, 5400ft MSL - the board was there but we missed taking a pic of it.

Eeco performance:

The Eeco ran very well at the heights, for a brand new car. The Odo was 900kms after delivery. We were smack in the middle of the Monsoon and were very lucky for the hole in the sky that gave a chance for those wonderful pics.

The Ghats restricted travel to the 2nd gear most of the time as the rain decided full-time AC.

Stability was excellent at the bends - we did more than 130 hairpins in a single day- and could keep up with the Santros and other small and zippy cars driven by in-a-hurry Rally veterans.

The Eeco still gave me 14kms to the liter in the ghats and 15+ in the straights!

Earlier on , during the 1st 100kms of the drive, I thought the engine was straining at hi-revs. I was wary of this due to some TD reports & reviews that I had read online. It took some time to realise that the engine screamed due to over enthusiastic pumping of the throttle rather than that of 'strain'.

There's quite an Oomph in the engine and the Eeco will go quietly if you get the hang of the RPMs and the gear Ratio. Noone knows anything about the top secret engine (which is a brand new Maruti R&D product) other than that it is 'aluminium'. I asked the Service engineers from MISL but they too were tight-lipped about it and seemed to discourage any queries. Looks like MSIL is still studying this Beta engine and doesn't know much about it themselves

Here's a video of the Eeco in the mist of Ooty at 7pm :

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