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Old 31st December 2007, 13:20   #16
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I guess, it has something to do with the skinny tires and the locking brakes, there was an article on Topgear January 2008 issue to that effect (about the brakes I mean).
Vinay,

I drove on stock tyres for less than 10 kms. The first thing I did was to get Michilen Energy XM1 185/65 r14 Tyres and Aura Alloys. I am not sure what you mean by locking brakes.

BTW, when are you getting you car back?

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Old 31st December 2007, 13:54   #17
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But patchyboy your post #16 has 3 smileys from your quoting the other messages. LOL

Car Safety:
I am sure you did that, but lately there have been some posts that make it appear like team-bhp has recommendations for rash driving.
I am sure that is a wrong impression to take, but this disclaimer was only to idiot proof the thread.

No offense was meant and I feel you know that.
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Old 31st December 2007, 13:59   #18
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Guys,

The photos, as promised.

First the damage:






The BMTC driver had the gall to tell me that the rear panel needs to be replaced, on the Bus, and it would cost Rs.850 per sqft. I handed him my business card with a smile and asked him to contact my insurance company. He threatened me that he will have to stop the Bus there and call for a replacement bus and I asked him to go ahead and do just that. I also announced to the passengers of the Bus who were gathered around that the Bus will not go any further as it is not in a position to move and that they have to wait for another bus. They almost bundled the driver into the bus and left.

Now the picnic:

Breakfast time:



Cooling Off:



Picnic Spot - My Family:



And the resident Family:



My kids and Bobby having a Ball..err a Frizbee:



The coconut Grove:



A monarch:



The River:



Another View:



Boat Ride:



Bobby having a dip:



Cheers,

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sorry to see that dent rajan :( was just admiring your car a few days ago.

looks like you had a nice trip after that though.

do keep us posted about how the body work proceeds
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Nice to see that you guys had a ball of a time!

Nice spot mate; guess I will get in touch with you soon enough.
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