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Old 29th June 2017, 09:52   #556
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I'm quite impressed by the detailing. What're the tariffs for the detailing charge by these folks and is there any way that we can get hold of stuff used in for detailing to do it as a DIY?

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Thank you. This was a DIY job of the durabead coating. Since you are a newbie, Please reach out to me at n.krishna.p@gmail.com and I will share my contact details to help you source this or get this done.

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Update:

The car cross the 80,000 kms mark on the odo after a couple of trips to Nagarahole and Salem.

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Added the diesel additive during the last tankful For now the idling is slightly quieter and observing lesser smoke.

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Got a set of new rotors and brake pads. Was observing shuddering under braking and the wear warranted a replacement. Since the set is not too costly did not bother taking it to the lathe and skimming it. Got new brake pads as well in spite of the current ones having around 6 to 7 mm of thickness left. Have kept the old set with me as it will used on another car.

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Got the rear suspension boot (wick) replaced too as it was torn.

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Car had become dirty during the drives in rain. After the clean up.

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Mileage Update:

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The car needs a clean up with the interiors, will be doing it over the week.

Looking forward for the 6 digit mark on the odo now.

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Thank you. This was a DIY job of the durabead coating. Since you are a newbie, Please reach out to me at n.krishna.p@gmail.com and I will share my contact details to help you source this or get this done.

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Sir, I've sent you a mail in this regard and I guess you haven't checked your inbox.

Thank you in advance,
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Sir, I've sent you a mail in this regard and I guess you haven't checked your inbox.

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I must have missed it. Can you please resend.

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No updates, Krishna? Still awaiting your Wolf mod report!
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No updates, Krishna? Still awaiting your Wolf mod report!
Have been busy for quite a while now. Need to pen the review. Have done 23,800 kms post remap. A few updates are pending. I will try and document it hopefully over the weekend.
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The car completed 5 years this month on the 4th of September. I have extremely busy and could not keep the thread updated.

Got the insurance renewed for the 6th year from SBI General Insurance for 10,573 bucks with an IDV of 4.6 Lakhs.

Milestones

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Did a few trips in August Thanjavur, Kabini and Muthodi which helped in increasing the odo reading.

A few pictures taken enroute.

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Meanwhile, the stop light conked. Bought the bulb and replaced at home. Took about 16 minutes.

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Post these trips, gave the car a thorough cleaning inside out.

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A few water beading pics taken during the rainy September weeks.

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Current issue on hand. Slight wobbling during braking. This started post the rotor replacement. I will get this checked along with bearings to ensure things are covered at one shot.
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Hi Krishna,

My Linea Classic Plus came with basic ICE. Is it possible to upgrade so i can have AUX input?

Also, do the rear seats of the Linea Classic Plus fold flat? I tried all possible ways but in vain.
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Hi Krishna,

My Linea Classic Plus came with basic ICE. Is it possible to upgrade so i can have AUX input?

Also, do the rear seats of the Linea Classic Plus fold flat? I tried all possible ways but in vain.
Sorry about the delayed response.

AUX can be added I believe, need to recheck on this.

Linea seats post 2013 models cannot be folded flat. Fiat took this feature off to cut costs (else I do not see any reason why it should be taken off the feature list).
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An update after a long gap

Milestones.

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Issues faced

There was mild wobbling under braking, I was suggested by True Sai Motors to replace the disc rotors and brake pads along with the wheel bearings. I got the work done from them during my visit to Namakkal. However, the work was less than satisfactory. Here is the reason.

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The drive shaft boot got cut which was replaced with an non OEM part by True Sai (it was found out later).

ABS and EBD unavailable error post the bearing replacement, error log from the scanner.

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Dropped a note to Fiat to get this resolved and I had lost patience to travel to True Sai again to fix this issue. I visited Vecto Motors to get this fixed. In the meanwhile the non OEM boot gave up the ghost, Vecto luckily had the boot in stock and got this replaced. Vecto did not have the driveshaft grease and they had to place an order for the same. Ordinary grease was put in as I told, I will get the drive shaft replaced with a new one and this would be a temporary fix.

Condition of the non OEM boot

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Replaced it with OEM

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During this work, inspected the anti roll bar and observed that the rubber bushes had cracked and it was causing noise. Check with True Sai (who had already ordered a new drive shaft to have it replaced on my car) if the anti roll bar was in stock. They had the part in stock. Once the driveshaft arrived, asked them to ship both the parts to Bangalore (post the amount deposited in their account). One of their employees got it down to Hosur from where I picked it up and handed it over to Vecto to have it replaced.

Vecto replaced the bearings, drive shaft and anti roll bar.

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Now another issue cropped up, wobbling under braking. Thanks to True Sai not replacing the brake pads when the rotors where replaced (under warranty). I got this replaced on Saturday and raised a Part warranty request again for the rotors.

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The car was pretty dirty and gave the car a thorough cleaning inside out. The end result.

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Finally covered the car to keep it away from the dust (at least for a day or two )

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Your car looks gorgeous.

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AUX can be added I believe, need to recheck on this.
Any idea who I can check this with? Or do you have any info?

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Crossed the 90K mark on the odo during the week.

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It was time to change the air-filter as it had done around 4,000 kms. Sourced the Tata ones which costs around 250 bucks where as the Fiat ones cost 473 bucks per piece while both are essentially the same with Fiat one being the costlier.

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The car completed 5 years this month on the 4th of September. I have extremely busy and could not keep the thread updated.

Got the insurance renewed for the 6th year from SBI General Insurance for 10,573 bucks with an IDV of 4.6 Lakhs.
Zero dep?

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It was time to change the air-filter as it had done around 4,000 kms. Sourced the Tata ones which costs around 250 bucks where as the Fiat ones cost 473 bucks per piece while both are essentially the same with Fiat one being the costlier.
Dimensions look different, or is it just the pics?
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Zero dep?

Dimensions look different, or is it just the pics?
It is the pics that is creating that image. It was not on the same level. The air-filter fits in perfectly.

On the insurance it is just the comprehensive insurance, not a zero depreciation one.
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An update after a while. A couple of other milestones achieved and closing in on the 1 Lakh mark.

Milestones

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Replaced the AC Filter, Air filter is pending. Got the Engine oil and oil filter replaced at 89200 on the ODO. Next change scheduled at 95000 kms. Will change the airfilter today.

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In the meanwhile alloys were getting dirty, did a thorough cleaning of the wheels. A couple of work in process pictures

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Next major maintenance will be at 95K with the timing chain change and one round of check up on suspensions. Post this the regular oil and filter changes should keep it good for another 50K.
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