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Old 25th February 2010, 17:27   #16
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Please pm me the dealers details. Thanks!
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Old 25th February 2010, 17:43   #17
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@VN: You buying a GYPSY? AWESOME
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And as my luck would have it there was no choice and I ended up with shiny 3 spoke alloys. I did not like them at first but I think now they are growing on me.
Goslow,
Your alloys are looking good, I personally do not like alloys on 4X4's but should I own a gypsy, I would like your tyres and rims on it.
My main reference source will be Khan Sultan.
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Old 26th February 2010, 09:39   #19
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Your Gypsy looks good with those shiny alloys.
The contrast on the black gypsy is nice.
now for some OTR pics n reports!!
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headers bahi,

I am with my good old MM540 and will remain so for some more time. Was looking to replace HT tires on it. That's all
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Old 2nd March 2010, 15:38   #21
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Hi All

I went for the OTR on Saturday, 27th Feb.

Since the official NIOC photographers - Harjeev, Randeep and married2speed were absent hence there are no action pics of this event .

Off-road performance review
  • The grip is awesome - I did lot of the trail on 2wd which I had to use 4wd earlier
  • There was a very steep sandy & bumpy inclide which ony 4 out of the 14 jeeps managed to do - one Willy MB, one Ford GPW, one black Gypsy and rahul's Gurkha!
  • I pushed the vehicle in to thick clay/mud and the lugs just kept swinging the mud out of the tyre (self-cleaning)
  • This is the most thorny and rocky trail of NIOC but NO PUNCTURES
I am extremly happy with the performance of the tyres. I am not going to fit the Diff-Locks that I ordered till I understand these tyres better. I traction is already superb, so I want to see where I fail before I get the diff-locks fitted.

Will write about the on-road performance soon.

Some sad pics that I took from my cell phone (sorry guys):
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Old 3rd March 2010, 09:52   #22
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No PM, please share the details on the thread itself. Remember, information archived on the forum is open to public view and will surely help many other members (and our guests).
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Ankit,

Can you give a more detailed review please. I'm also considering new tyres for my Classic. I currently have BS-HT tyres (215/75/15) and they are absolutely useless!

My first choice was Maxxis Trepedor (235/75/15). But availability is a problem in bombay and they are directional. My dealer then gave me an option of the Savero. I hadn't heard of those and on a google search i landed up here. Their main advantage is non directional. My dealer is quoting me 5500 each. Will have to bargain now.

A detailed review will be appreciated.

Anyone wants the BS-HT? They are in good condition.
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Hi All

Sorry for the delay in this. I was being lazy.

On Road the vehicle behaves pretty much the same as the F78 but the braking has gone down.

Good Points
  • Decent cornering
  • Steering had become lighter than the F78
  • The looks you get
Bad Points
  • The Braking has gone down
  • If you inflate to 30psi these are as bouncy as the F78
  • If you inflate to 26psi the steering becomes heavy but ride is good
Essentially these are offroad tyres and are VERY GOOD off road. The traction is just superb. On road, as should be expected, they are okay.

My Gypsy did not come with brake booster and I never felt the need till now. I am getting them installed this weekend. This should bring me back to normal gypsy ride/handling/braking.

The Dealer for where I got the tyres:

Satvinder Singh
South Delhi Tyres
near Green Park Gurudwara
ph: 09811080118

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Old 19th May 2010, 11:53   #25
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These are absolutely phenomenol off road!! The grip is miles ahead of any AT tyre. It loves slush, mud and inclines with loose soil!!
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Last OTR - 4 vehicles entered this slush pit. Only one came out the other end without towing, all thanks to the MTs. It passes these obstacles so easily that you sometimes forget how difficult it was with AT/HT tyres.

Every terrain you go to, these tyres are must have for OFFROADERS!

Pics: Courtesy Harjeev. Thanks buddy!
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Are these available in 31x10.5x15 sizes or 235/85/16? These tires look like value for money.
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The dealer did have these in 31 10.5 15. My be sold out now. I think they are but you would do better to ask Rhandle (Rahul) as he is trying to source these in 235/85 R16 for his Gurkha.

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Are these available in 31x10.5x15 sizes or 235/85/16? These tires look like value for money.
Even i am trying to search for the same. 235/85/16 is definitely out of question. There is some hope for 31X10.5X15, let me see if it gets through. And yes they do look VFM as the prices are much cheaper compared to the reputed brands. Being non-directional, more suitable for overall usage compared to other M/T tyres.
EDIT: Ankit, i approached the dealer from whom you 've bought and he didn't 've these in stock, in stead showed me some other brand which were not at all impressive.

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Even i am trying to search for the same. 235/85/16 is definitely out of question. There is some hope for 31X10.5X15, let me see if it gets through. And yes they do look VFM as the prices are much cheaper compared to the reputed brands. Being non-directional, more suitable for overall usage compared to other M/T tyres.
EDIT: Ankit, i approached the dealer from whom you 've bought and he didn't 've these in stock, in stead showed me some other brand which were not at all impressive.
Hi Somen

What did he show you? I mean which brand and which make? Was it Nexen?

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