sudeepd

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  1. Logan would be expensive to maintain (even if Fuel Costs are kept aside for a moment).

    Crazy Cat will be able to tell how good smiley18.gif is to maintain a Logan. The Service and Spares Costs are high.

    Did I mention the Defensive Service Schedule of Renault?

    They (Renault) recommend to change Timing Belt at 60,000kms interval which for other cars is 1,00,000kms.

    More information on Logan can be had at below linkCrazy Cat's 50,000kms Experience with Logan

    You can have a look at Old Honda City since your running would not be more.sudeepd2009-08-01 14:19:59


  2. Correction in above post.

    We have two Pcs in our Office.

    I am able to open the "http://www.autocarindia.com/new/autocar_forum/default.asp" page on 2nd PC but not on 1st PC of our Office.

    In the morning, the page was not ready to open in any of the above mentioned browsers on 1st PC of our Office.

    Why is this happening that I cannot access the Forum Homepage on 1st PC but 2nd PC?

    EDIT:

    it was showing a blank page' date=' is this because of viruses in forum?????????[/quote']

    Even I doubt the same.

    In fact, last week my PC became Very Slow. It would take 2-3 mins to start and shutdown, respectively. So formatted the C: Drive and Reinstalled XP. Now the Speed has improved much.

    Did I mention that I used to get Anti-Virus Warnings whenever I browse AutocarIndia Forums (I use Avast Antivirus)?sudeepd2009-08-01 14:02:55


  3. The HomePage of the Forum is not displayed in none of the following Browsers--IE, FF, Opera.smiley7.gif

    I always have to open the Active Topics Page (from the History of the Browser) and then Search for required thread. This is too disgusting and takes long time to find the Required Thread (Thank God I have not Cleared the History smiley1.gif).

    I think FRG should do something about this.sudeepd2009-08-01 07:22:00


  4. Another one for Indigo LS (Non-DICOR).

    The car moves forward on part throttle when the AC is OFF. But the Pickup is DRASTICALLY Affected when the AC is ON. I have to press Accelerator more (to such extent that the RPM rises to 1500 rpm) to move the car forward from Rest when the AC is ON.

    What could be the possible causes for this Pickup Decretion?

    MODS: Please rename this Thread as "Indigo Problems" instead of "Indigo XL Facing Series of Problems. HELP"

    Thanks.sudeepd2009-07-31 13:02:43


  5. The Tyre Height of the Original Spec Tyre (175/65R15) would be-

    (175 X 0.65 X 2)+(25.4 X 15)=608.5mm

    And that of Upgraded Tyre would be-

    (195 X 0.65 X 2)+(25.4 X 15)=634.5mm

    That means the difference would be of 4%. So should not affect the Speedo and Odo.

    BUT USING TYRES OF SIZE OTHER THAN SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER WILL DEFINITELY VOID WARRANTY.

    Even if you keep the Profile and Rim Size Same.


  6. I have a santro xing & have heat resistant film on de windshild costing 750 but nothing is visible from outside people cant see who is driving' date=' the film makes it totally dark RTO doesn't allow such film plus u can put a dark film on the side windows but making it coated inside & outside of the glass this will make the glass totally dark.Its a good heat resistant but difficult to drive in night unless u get used to it[/quote']
    If the Driver of your Car is not visible from ahead of the car, why have you installed such dark film on the windscreen? smiley36.gif
    Does not the Traffic Cop stop you for this? smiley7.gif
    If no, then you are very LUCKY. smiley32.gif

    MODS: Please warn this person as he is using SMS Laguage in his every post.

     

    Note From Admin: Please avoid using excessive smileys, it makes the post harder to read.
    FuelRunGod2009-07-29 15:05:59

  7. Well seriously speaking.

    I don't really know the meaning of their tagline " Why so serious"' date=' I guess they mean that we have go one life so don't be so serious.[/quote']

    That means we should Try to buy Exclusive things in life and enjoy them (by paying a hefty premium, ofcourse)

    For 3rd one' date=' Thats not a plant, its actually a cactus, me too didn't understood it properly but what i feel is that the guy brings cactus just to tease her wife (or whatever) and she was smart enough that she picks up the flower which was in between.[/quote']

    Even I meant it is Cactus but did not remember while posting the Previous time.

    As for Bold statement, I now got it.

    The girl wants to convey that "There are Such Things in the World which are not USELESS. But you should Find out the USEFUL One from amongst Them".

    I hope I am Correct.


  8. Almost all people advise to drive/ride a vehicle on an descent road in a lower gear.

    Today I went to a Temple in our city. Past the Entrance is an inclined road (of 50 metres). So I decided to give a try to the above Advice. I engaged 1st Gear and released the clutch (slowly). Our Indigo's Speed increased from 0-25kph till it came down the Incline. I had thought that since the vehicle is in Lowest Gear (1st), The Engine Braking will Not Allow the speed to increase more than 10-15kph. Had I not pressed the Brakes Manually, the vehicle would have collided with the wall.

    So How much is "Keeping the vehicle in LOWER Gears while driving the vehicle down the Steep Incline" Useful apart from So-Called-Engine-Braking?sudeepd2009-07-29 07:26:36


  9. Thanks FRG for Replying. smiley1.gif

    Today Morning itself I got the Cooling System Flushed and Filled Fresh Coolant. But I did not get the Radiator Removed from the car. Just got the Cooling System Flushed in Reverse Direction i.e. from Radiator to Aux. Tank after draining the Old Coolant.

    Lets See What Results do I get.

    I will Update on this Issue.

    Anyways Thanks Once Again for Replying. smiley31.gif I thought Experts are Intentionally Not Replying to my Queries. But my thought is not Completely False either. Only you answered and not others.sudeepd2009-07-27 15:43:22


  10. I don't think it is right to comment without knowing all the facts. How do you know that the dealer replaced parts unnecessarily? Maybe the problem demanded those parts be replaced.

    FRG

    Despite Replacing the parts, if the noise still persists, then the cost of Replacement was unnecessary. smiley18.gif A Competitive Dealer should have sorted it out in the very first attempt.


  11. With the tiny engine' date=' I doubt if anything else can be done other than following the manual for a better maintenance fo the car engine, electricals and the AC most of all. Nevertheless, at least we can have an AC in this tiny, no-frills car, which is a boon and should be taken in that spirit.[/quote']

    Even I wanted to say same thing. The cabin is Small, so there should be no problem in Cooling such a tiny cabin.


  12. hey i have changed my car's head gasket and my car is perfectly fine the cost was arround 800 rs

    OK the Head Gasket cost you Rs.800/-. But what about Labour Charges?

    Or is the Figure Rs.800/- is including the same?

    I am very much SURPRISED smiley3.gif to see such a LOW Figure for Replacement of Head Gasket.

    EDIT:

    Anyways Congrats Predator.sudeepd2009-07-25 16:12:31


  13. Do one thing.

    When you Turn ON the AC follow the below procedure--

    1. Turn On the AC and keep the blower speed on Max (I guess Max Speed is 3).

    2. Turn OFF the Recirculation Mode. i.e. Keep it in Fresh Air Mode.

    3. Roll all the Four Window glass down.

    4. Wait until the cabin Cools Down to the Desired Temperature.

    5. Roll up all the window glass.

    6. Turn ON the Recirculate Mode.


  14. @kumar and designersf..

        You drive at 80-90kph and 60-80kph respectively on the highways. But how long do you maintain that speed?

    FE is affected by the amount of the accelerator pressed while overtaking. Also frequent braking followed by acceleration leads to Bad FE.

    1.Avoid Faster Acceleration while overtaking (I don't mean that you should not overtake. But overtake in such a way that after overtaking, you will not have to brake hard).

    2. Anticipate the ahead traffic and try to control the car by using accelerator instead of Brakes.


  15. The cheapest diesel automatic sedan would be the Verna CRDi Auto. Other than that you have the option of the Scorpio Automatic as well. Both are around your budget.FRG

    Sorry, but the prices for Scorpio VLX-A/T and Verna A/T

    are above his Budget of 8 Lakhs.

    Hyundai Verna Pricelist says that Verna 1.5 SX CRDi VGT A/T price is Rs.9,07,531/- Ex-showroom Mumbai.

    Mahindra Scorpio Pricelsit says that Mahindra Scorpio VLX A/T price is 9,76,200/- Mumbai(Don't know whether its Ex-showroom or On-road price)