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Old 6th July 2010, 12:42   #16
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One reason I guess is the low prices at which you can get a pretty recent model (2005, 2006) Baleno, as compared to the premium demanded for a similar model OHC.
There aren't any 2005/2006 OHCs biju.
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so Baleno is it ! well yeah, low seats in which other car can be, other than Baleno. Enjoy your supercar , she is well maintained.

Are their LPG filling stations in Bangalore ?

Jayanagar 4th Block, well, old memories.
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There aren't any 2005/2006 OHCs biju.
Yeah, wrongly put by me.
That should have read as "... compared to the premium demanded for much older OHCs."
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Good price and a nice car. all the best man.
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so Baleno is it ! well yeah, low seats in which other car can be, other than Baleno. Enjoy your supercar , she is well maintained.

Are their LPG filling stations in Bangalore ?

Jayanagar 4th Block, well, old memories.
I thought "low slung seat" was an obvious clue. Anyways thanks man.
I guess there are quite a few LPG stations,but i wont be using that anyway,i will use it only till the filled one gets over. After that i will run only on petrol.
Waht old memories dude?

Took her out today (First time after getting her home). Went to Koramangala and straight to Electronic City flyover and from there to Nice Road. Weather was a bit cloudy and after sometime started pouring.
By the time i reached Nice road weather was clear. Was bright and sunny. Stopped and took few snaps. Then entered the so called "Nice Road". Didnt rev her much, just tried 140 Kmph once. Didnt try much as
1) Tyres were totally bald
2) Wife was sitiing next to me

Felt really comfortable at those speeds,couldnt make out the speed at all.
Here are few snaps i took today.
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Congrats!!! & welcome to the baleno club

She is indeed a beauty in black, gleam her with a proper 3M treatment.

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Good price and a nice car. all the best man.
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Congrats!!! & welcome to the baleno club

She is indeed a beauty in black, gleam her with a proper 3M treatment.
Thanks bro. Yeah didnt clean her up and also it was raining jus before i took these snaps, so kinda all dirty. 3M treatment- Thats on cards.



Next up is tyre change+ Alloys:

Tyres
How good is Goodyear Assurance? Also considering Pirelli P7, Yoko AVS, Apollo Accelere.

Alloys
ION: Saw few nice designs, not so pricey, 21k for set of 5. But no one has heard about it so a bit scared to go for the same.
Lenso: Likes few designs but outta my budget. Almost 28K.
Konig: There are quite a few good designs in the site, but difficult to find in the market. Guess around 22.5k for 5.
AVG/Handsome: Something like that. Not sure what exactly the name is. Avantgarde i guess. Liked one in that. Not so pricey. 21k for set of 5.

Also planning for:
3M treatment or any other good ones.
Removal of spoiler- kinda dont like it, not sure how to fix up the holes :(
And will also take out LPG kit- Again the same issues, guess there will be some holes once i take it out. Dont want rust to come up in those places.

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I was about to say that word - Alloys & you've already decided. Good to see both minds think the same way!!!
I've 2 suggestions; one, if you can fix little dark sun control film, buy alloys in black color & that should make a your ride a black beauty; second being, stick to the same plain white glass & go in for regular silver color alloy wheels. IMO, keep the alloy wheels simple & not jazzy. Another suggestion is to debadge the ride, if not everything, atleast the "Lxi".
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I was about to say that word - Alloys & you've already decided. Good to see both minds think the same way!!!
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I've 2 suggestions; one, if you can fix little dark sun control film, buy alloys in black color & that should make a your ride a black beauty;
Exactly my plans. Only difference may be alloys will be black with silver lips.

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second being, stick to the same plain white glass & go in for regular silver color alloy wheels. IMO, keep the alloy wheels simple & not jazzy.
May be this also if i dont find any good black ones within my budget.

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Another suggestion is to debadge the ride, if not everything, atleast the "Lxi".
Will be defenitely debadging, but not right now.
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What is that switch like thing below the ORVM adjust? I don't have it on my LXi
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What is that switch like thing below the ORVM adjust? I don't have it on my LXi
Thats that LPG kit crap. It has 3 options in it. To run only in Petrol,only in gas and gas and petrol.
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Also planning for: Removal of spoiler- kinda dont like it
Is that the OEM spoiler that comes on VXi ?
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Is that the OEM spoiler that comes on VXi ?
I guess it is the same.
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since when did Bangalore had such nice smooth roads

You arent considering HR alloys ? I have seen their designs to be quite good.
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yes that it the OE spoiler..congrats on the ride

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