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Old 11th September 2010, 22:50   #46
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Looks gorgeous man, seriously!

So you feel the steering weights up enough when you pick up speed or is it very vague and light?
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I see markings between 40 kmph and 60 kmph. Is that the 'Economy' speed zone?
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Looks gorgeous man, seriously!

So you feel the steering weights up enough when you pick up speed or is it very vague and light?
Thanks! The steering is light but not as vague as the i20. There is some amount of feedback but not like that of Punto since this is just an EPS unit.

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I see markings between 40 kmph and 60 kmph. Is that the 'Economy' speed zone?
yeah that is the economy speed zone.
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Old 13th September 2010, 03:15   #49
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Great to see youve finally gotten your car.
I for one totally love the colour. It makes is look classy & yet sporty at the same time specially due to the polo's design. Have always been a fan of this shade of grey (pepper/gunmetal/etc.)
Completely agree with you on the tail-lamps. Looks mesmerizing at night.

Any mods planned? Getting the alloys redone in black would look amazing.
And yes, do get it to the next meet
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Congrats Mate.. the long wait is finally over.
Nice snaps, the colour looks fantastic.

talking about the engine, my car's engine has become much smoother compared to what it was like when it was brand new. The NVH levels have gone down considerably and although you do hear some noise, the vibration when the car is idle has gone minimal. For eg, when the car was brand new, I used to rest my head on the seat head rest and could feel much more vibrations than I do now. I found the same thing with my friend's fabia. Even while driving, the ruggedness of the initial pick up has gone down. My friend claims that I get the oil changed and the engine will go further smooth.

Rest, I am sure you are loving the car. wish you miles of happiness.

take care and drive safe
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Thanks gaurav and xehaust!

@xehaust...no mods planned man. Would like it to be stock for at least one year and then think of some blingy stuff And yes, I just love this colour! Pics do not do justice, it looks much much better in metal. The metallic paint quality is amazing! And it's so different from the already common reds and whites.
Will surely get my Polo at the next meet.
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Congrats on the car man. It sure is a nice change. I didnt know the Polo has a digital speedometer.

BTW are you getting tints?
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Congrats on your new car! Nice pics too. I guess it's the first pepper grey Polo on T-BHP. Enjoy your car!
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Congrats Mate.. the long wait is finally over.
Nice snaps, the colour looks fantastic.

talking about the engine, my car's engine has become much smoother compared to what it was like when it was brand new. The NVH levels have gone down considerably and although you do hear some noise, the vibration when the car is idle has gone minimal. For eg, when the car was brand new, I used to rest my head on the seat head rest and could feel much more vibrations than I do now. I found the same thing with my friend's fabia. Even while driving, the ruggedness of the initial pick up has gone down. My friend claims that I get the oil changed and the engine will go further smooth.

Rest, I am sure you are loving the car. wish you miles of happiness.

take care and drive safe
Gaurav
Gaurav - People might say that we have got used to the car and so feel better. But, I stand by you on your comments. My car has also become very smooth of late. I do not find much problem with the Turbo-Lag. Recently I met Uvmallya, and he commented that my car is much smoother than his. He has done only 2000 Kms so far.

I feel that Polo's engine will be a lot smoother after running 5000 Kms. Also I recommend it to be revved well. No point in showing parental care here!
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Thanks StarrySky and Akshay!

@akshay...yes I'm planning to get tints next week mostly. Will either go for 3M SP50 or SunGard GP50. Any suggestions?
The MID shows current speed, average speed, average fuel consumption, instantaneous F.E, range, journey distance, odometer, time and outside temperature.

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Congrats theragingbull,

Am also waiting for my Polo Petrol HL and the waiting will end soon..
Wishing you loads of happiness and safe miles on your Polo.

Would Luv to see more pics of the interior. We never get exhausted

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Thanks StarrySky and Akshay!

@akshay...yes I'm planning to get tints next week mostly. Will either go for 3M SP50 or SunGard GP50. Any suggestions?
The MID shows current speed, average speed, average fuel consumption, instantaneous F.E, range, journey distance, odometer, time and outside temperature.
I say go for 35% tints buddy. Cops in Bombay usually let those pass. + with the art leather seat covers your getting it will get very hot inside and the 50% film just wont cut it. RE35 is my suggestion. Please seriously consider.
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Thanks alexkrish! Hope you get your Polo soon. I know the wait must be very agonizing.
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I say go for 35% tints buddy. Cops in Bombay usually let those pass. + with the art leather seat covers your getting it will get very hot inside and the 50% film just wont cut it. RE35 is my suggestion. Please seriously consider.
I'm not fond of reflective films buddy. But I will give it a second thought since I have heard good reviews about the RE35. But isn't the SP50 within legal limits? It's not very dark!
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Thanks alexkrish! Hope you get your Polo soon. I know the wait must be very agonizing.


I'm not fond of reflective films buddy. But I will give it a second thought since I have heard good reviews about the RE35. But isn't the SP50 within legal limits? It's not very dark!
SP 50 is legal. RE35 is not legal but Ive had it on 2 of my cars and never got stopped even once for it.

If you dont like that colour see CS35. Basically ditch the 50% and go for 35%. Im gonna do the same on my Punto since the Garware 50% from the showroom is terrible.
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Volks, I'm thinking of having a debadged rear for my Polo since the new 'Volkswagen' and 'Polo' insignia look too long a badging.

What say? If yes, how to go about it without damaging the paint?

Something like this...
"German Tadka"- VW Polo 1.2 Highline-cimg018055178.jpg

(pic source: polo9n forums)
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