It was nice meeting shibu. Our both nanos were also very excited, no wonder my nano could do big highway bend with lot of load in the back at 80kmph while shibu was chasing me at 100kmph
Shibu's nano is just kickass, loved it. We need to find a way to keep nano's floor cleaner. Cover all under seat areas somehow so atleast big dirt doesnt get inside crevices near battery. What say?
I completed 2000kms today in nano on my kerala trip (pune-davangere-ooty-kochin-kanyakumari-to be continued) (total odo on my nano 108676 kms). I faced no problems from nano in the trip. Climbing ooty ghat with 150 kgs load and 2 person took toll but nano gave up nowhere. One problem arised at around 1300kms down in trip, one of the bolts supporting silencer have broken off inside due to vibrations and now its making grinding noise in certain rpm zone. I spoke with my mechanic who told me to get it rectified once back in pune.
Today i will be starting from kanyakumari (thanks shibu for great accomodation arrangements) towards bangalore hoping to meet with two respected members ashesh and anshuman, with their nanos. I hope my small wonders stays with me till i reach back to pune.
For few questions above:
Removing headliner needs removing pillar trims, cabing light, sun visors. Then you need to remove push pins holding roofliner, you need trim removal tools for that. Getting roofliner out of nano without removing front seats is very hard and as material of roofliner isvery delicate damaging it is easy. Then you can easily install antenna. Put it back in reverse order.
Yes all nanos pull out to left by certain degree. Problem can be reduced by doing some jugaad while alignment is done. I will ask my mechanic for more details.
You all need to take care and not land in big pothole when steering is turned. Try to go in pot holes with straight steering whenever possible.
Get your struts changed or replaced and always look for uneven tyre wear. If you find your rear tires are wearing out in slanted way get it checked at soonest.
To remove rear bench,you need to find screws holding bench from under in frontal lip section of rear bench. Remove screws and take out bench in swing motion to unlock hooks which go in rear seat backs. I suggest not doing oil filter change yourself as its a messy job remving seat and remving filter itself.