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Old 26th March 2007, 17:45   #76
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the upsize hasn't made a significant difference to mileage from my experience though i still have to make some calculations.. I fitted the michelin pilot primacy's 195/60/15.. search around for a couple of threads of mine on the tyre/rim change..

I am guilty of not having put pictures/report on the thread and iraghav is blowing particulate rich smoke as he reads this but I am going to do it very very soon..
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I recommend you to go for 185/70 14 for front tyres and 195/70 14 for rear. Because i have driven a diesel swift and have touched speeds well over 130 kms. It was feeling really unstable and insecure at those speeds.

If you keep this tyre combo you can retain the same height of the stock vehicle and there wont any odo error.
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I am guilty of not having put pictures/report on the thread and iraghav is blowing particulate rich smoke as he reads this but I am going to do it very very soon..
not a problem if you dont post them Ishan or me can do the honors on your behalf. We dont mind helping friends.
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Well here is Mayank's car:

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I recommend you to go for 185/70 14 for front tyres and 195/70 14 for rear. Because i have driven a diesel swift and have touched speeds well over 130 kms. It was feeling really unstable and insecure at those speeds.

If you keep this tyre combo you can retain the same height of the stock vehicle and there wont any odo error.
Are you sure about this. The Swift is a FWD so wouldnot Front wheels require better set of rubber??

P.S Mayanks car looks beautiful
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I recommend you to go for 185/70 14 for front tyres and 195/70 14 for rear. Because i have driven a diesel swift and have touched speeds well over 130 kms. It was feeling really unstable and insecure at those speeds.

If you keep this tyre combo you can retain the same height of the stock vehicle and there wont any odo error.
Unless you are running a RWD or an AWD convert i dont see sense in running broader tyres at the rear .. Except if you are looking at the bling factor ..
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15 inch and over alloy rims on the Swift would look good if not for the hollowness in the rear due to the lack of a brake disc.
I've seen beautiful 17" rims on the Swift at night and they look FANTASTIC!
Infact, I think Arush's 2 door swift conversion has fake looking discs at the rear to make it look better.
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I recommend you to go for 185/70 14 for front tyres and 195/70 14 for rear.
Wrong sizes.

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I recommend you to go for 185/70 14 for front tyres and 195/70 14 for rear. Because i have driven a diesel swift and have touched speeds well over 130 kms. It was feeling really unstable and insecure at those speeds.

If you keep this tyre combo you can retain the same height of the stock vehicle and there wont any odo error.
hello! where did you get that idea from? Supercars?
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vip has told it is wrong size, what is wrong in it. many bhpians are recommending a size of 15,16, and 17 inches. And the aspect ratio would be less than 60 . Then it will be really hard ride. And the width they recommend starts from 195 to 205, the pick up will definitely be affected due to drag and also the mileage will see a drop.

And if the overall circumference comes down it will take more revolutions to complete 1 mile. Then certainly there will be error in odo meter and also more consumption of fuel owing to it(smaller circumference). Consumption will be higher(approx 2-4%) than we calculate. Actual pick up will be lesser due to more revolutions it takes.
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OT: Where is Mayank? I saw him, then heard of his car, then heard his tyre queries, then he disappeared. I think he owes us a round of drinks for his footwear.
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hi ,
can the pros tell me can we change the turbo in the swift and put in a
VGT ,if yes what else has to be done ,already this version is sold in Uk
90Bhp swift ,and then fit the 90 to 105 bhp petes box
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You will need the VG turbo itself, the ECU, the wiring harness, all definitely. In addition, possibly the exhaust manifold, the plumbing, intake manifold, cams, injectors. Basically, everything except the block will have to be changed. Maybe the head too. Not worth it.
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i have read that when u fit a VGT u only need to change the ECU,any way ....u have any idea how the 75 to90 bhp petes works on the swift....................i drive a kawa 636 i know its hard to catch one....
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hi bhpians,

a query for you guys, i am planning to get a swift VDI, if i were to go for 16' inch rims, what would be the ideal tyre size so that the ride quality does not suffer and what would be the ideal rim and tyre size for a swift VDI is it 195/60-15 and also what would be a good brand of tyre for a mix of highway and city driving in mumbai?

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