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Old 30th September 2009, 10:08   #16
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Errrrrrrrr!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yeti, NC and Nano,

ek ful, do maali.
eh bachcha, do pahelwan,

Let's see, what will be the result.
Good luck and sympathy to Nano.

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Old 30th September 2009, 10:24   #17
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Wow.. TheYeti and TheNano, contrasting but amazing!

But.. I didn't quite understand this part.

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It was quite funny at my meeting at Tata Motors. It was even more amusing to see their faces when they found out we already had a car and were planning to drive it to New Delhi.

It is expected that Tata Nanos will roll out late January or early february 2010. But until then...
Isn't the car already released?
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Old 30th September 2009, 10:37   #18
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This one is going to be a hell of a journey! Good luck Sam and have a safe ride..
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All the best, Sam!

Bombay To Delhi in 36 hours. Hmmm... can be quite a challenge. What are your return plans?
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Sam is talking about Engine Vengine, Radiator, Cannister, FE, Fuel tank capacity, boot space, fuel and on top of all that planning a 1500km road trip

Anyways, hope to see you in Delhi.

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Sam, are you guys planning to load this car with all those obnoxious audio stuffs?
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There was a void on this forum all these days which you have started to fill. A pleasant surprise there.

A few requests..

1) Upload loads of pictures of you guys frolicking and with a healthy sprinkling of the car pics.

2) If possible check up with Tata Service guys about availability of parts/ service in case the vehicle breaks down ( Worst case scenario only)

3) Please get a quick crash course on how GTO goes about doing his car reviews. It would be interesting to see how you do it.

I am all eyes on this one
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Carrying luggage will be a problem.
pull the rear seat forward and you should have room for a jerry can behind it although it will still be awful clsoe to a hot engine. maybe some felt insulation will help.

then use the rear seat itself to store a duffle bag or 2 of clothes, water food, etc.

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The tank holds 15 litres, it does.
But to be safe we will have to top-up fuel every 250kms or less.
I am also toying with the idea of carrying a fuel cannister with 20 litres of petrol, but - where do I place it during the journey?Placing it on the rear seat will mean a constant whiff of gasoline...
given the car's construction the whiff of gasoline will be there where you keep the jerry can.

Sam I believe it can be done. 200km between fillups should work.
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Old 30th September 2009, 11:28   #24
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Default Good going boys..................

The JBL Decal is a dead giveaway .
I bet the Nano is soundproof as well, Was trying to get your attention near Leelavati on Friday evening. I was in the rick next to the Nano, I guess it was the music and the AC had all your attention.

Keep up th good work Sammy and NC, Have fun and Take care.
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ek ful, do maali.
eh bachcha, do pahelwan,
lol.

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Wow.. TheYeti and TheNano, contrasting but amazing!
YetiBlog® -  The Yeti®, Normally_Crazy and The Tata Nano drive to Delhi!-img00014200909181834.jpg

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Isn't the car already released?
Yes. And no. Try buying one and you'll see what I mean. Except for the initial lottery few, nobody can get one.
Tata plans to start systematic retail by late jan/early feb.

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Bombay To Delhi in 36 hours. Hmmm... can be quite a challenge. What are your return plans?
I intend to stay for a day for some work and fly back, leaving the car in New Delhi - with some very capable friends.

Clue: Pimp my Nano.

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Sam, are you guys planning to load this car with all those obnoxious audio stuffs?
Absolutely Sir. The works - all the way.

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Old 30th September 2009, 11:33   #26
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Wow this sounds interesting, the Yeti in a Nano.

Btw I did a Yellow Nano near Aundh over the last weekend. Was that you?

This sounds like one of those Top Gear Drives. Could you please take some Videos as well this time

All the Best for the Journey

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It has 2 power windows too and I have fitted in a pretty decent audio system, handsfree kit and ipod jack which will make our journey interesting.
Hmm the top end already had CD player & Bluetooth Handsfree as standard, you removed that one & put a new one which has ipod jack as well?
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Going by experience Rudra will never sit in that car

Great going Sam and Gautam. Take lots of pictures. This seems to be longest road trip yet for a Nano.
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Hi Sam,

Please drive safely and keep the post coming. I am a little bit concerned that a fellow BHPian is about to do this, and I wish you well.

Many Thanks.
Prasad
Thanks for this. We intend to be careful. We are both single and have a long life ahead of us.

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Bombay To Delhi in 36 hours. Hmmm... can be quite a challenge.
We've got it worked out. Kind of.

We intend to drive through Gujarat. Vapi-Navsari-Surat-Baroda-Ahmedabad etc etc

I think we can reach Udaipur in about 15 hours if we maintain an average of 60kmph including breaks.

Spend the night in Udaipur and hopefully in another 13 to 14 hours we can be in New Delhi.

Unfortunately there is no room for anything else as I must be in Delhi by Sunday evening.

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Btw I did a Yellow Nano near Aundh over the last weekend. Was that you?

Could you please take some Videos as well this time
Yes, that was Jenny and I. We took the car to Pune over the weekend.

Yes, I intend to take a video camera this time.

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We've got it worked out. Kind of.

We intend to drive through Gujarat. Vapi-Navsari-Surat-Baroda-Ahmedabad etc etc

I think we can reach Udaipur in about 15 hours if we maintain an average of 60kmph including breaks.

Spend the night in Udaipur and hopefully in another 13 to 14 hours we can be in New Delhi.

Unfortunately there is no room for anything else as I must be in Delhi by Sunday evening.

Since you will be driving via W E Highway crossing Kandivali, do hola by our place so me and Kartik can take a picture of you both setting off and say bye as well
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Since you will be driving via W E Highway crossing Kandivali, do hola by our place so me and Kartik can take a picture of you both setting off and say bye as well
We're leaving at 5 am. Are you sure you want to wake up?
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