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Old 7th June 2013, 23:16   #46
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[/list]Oh dude, Good that you asked in the forum and did not try driving at 110 Kmph. It was only a suggestion to understand how much offset you really need with this rim, and if offestting would really help you in the rim fitment. Please do not experiment driving the car with a washer like spacer. Only jack up the car and rotate the wheel by hand. It is very much possible that all your above mentioned forecasts turn true if you drive with this setup.
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Hi Friend,

Actually this car is for my passion and interest towards fiat. I love the stability of this vehicle so I am willing to maintain it to my best possible. And this car is most likely to be used for long weekend drives over the highways and expressways where if at all not willingly but still the vehicles are forced to maintain a speed of at least 100Kmph. Therefore:

Being a minor contact to create hold or bond between the rims and the nut, I think the feviquick or elfy, experiment will not be able to stand the jerks and bumps on the road even at a nominal speed.

So, in alternate I was thinking if we can use the worn out pressure/clutch plates from the scooters or motorcycles as they will be firmly moulded in round shape and having wider dimensions and almost matching to the size where the wheel bolts will be fastened, they are likely to be more safer as compared with the nut formula. What do you say?

P.S:If at all we use any of the above formulas, we have to replace the existing wheel bolts and use the extended ones with a little additional length to maintain the grip.

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Old 8th June 2013, 14:04   #47
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And this car is most likely to be used for long weekend drives over the highways and expressways where if at all not willingly but still the vehicles are forced to maintain a speed of at least 100Kmph.
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Rotate the wheel while the car is jacked.
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Is that sure that it will not lose its grip even when the car is at high speeds say average of 100 or 110Kmph.
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Only jack up the car and rotate the wheel by hand.
Sushil,
Any restoration becomes successful with lots of patience. I would recommend you developing the same while you go through the posts as well. At every instance I have been asking you to try rotating the wheel while the car is jacked and rotate by hand. This is only to understand the level of offset you require, before fabricating an offset plate or an adaptor. Please keep us posted if you have trouble in visualizing the exercise, we shall sort it out. All the best.
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Old 8th June 2013, 20:41   #48
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Sushil,
Any restoration becomes successful with lots of patience. I would recommend you developing the same while you go through the posts as well. At every instance I have been asking you to try rotating the wheel while the car is jacked and rotate by hand. This is only to understand the level of offset you require, before fabricating an offset plate or an adaptor. Please keep us posted if you have trouble in visualizing the exercise, we shall sort it out. All the best.

Hi Ilangop

Good Day

Thanks for the response Yes that a thorough restoration needs a lot of passion and patience. Thats nice that you explained that it was to understand the level of offset you require, before fabricating an offset plate or an adaptor

Please keep us posted if you have trouble in visualizing the exercise, we shall sort it out.
Guess would need your help in the same as those rims are back at my friends place as and it will be difficult to visualize it without the actual rims. So would definitely need your help on the same.

Thanks for the help Brother, I really appreciate the same. I will surely try to meet you when I am in Mumbai and Pune

Thanks and Regards
Sushil

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Sushil: Has the paper work of the Fiat Uno been completed? I am worried because of the person whose services you are employing. Go through this thread (I'm Fazer(ed). My Yamaha Fazer & some modifications) and you will understand why. Ensure that the documentation is perfect at all costs. And do post updates / pictures of the car.

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Hi Sushil
After you left from our Apartment, I took one Fiat UNO 1999 model diesel with power steering and back wiper. I am posting photos of my UNO.
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Hi Das sir

Its indeed a pleasent surprise to see you after a long time
First of all congratulations on the new acquisition its looking great . can you tell me how much it costed you as wanted to understand how much we can get it for?
As for me I could not get the paperwork completed so scrapped the old car and have gone for a fiat uno diesel. As far as the cost is concerned its a long and tragic story shall share the same with you in person .Hoever as I am new to diesels so will need your guidence on maintaining the same will check out your new car when I visit safilguda on this sunday. please do message me your mobile number
Convey regards to family
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