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Old 4th November 2008, 23:23   #31
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im just wondering..if we upgrade 4 tyres to XM1+(185x70R14),could we keep one OE tyre (165/80 R14)..
2)thus can we use the latter in case of emergencies like a flat tyre or so?
2)can the same alloys used for XM1+ tyres be used for the OE ones for temporary situations?
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im just wondering..if we upgrade 4 tyres to XM1+(185x70R14),could we keep one OE tyre (165/80 R14)..
2)thus can we use the latter in case of emergencies like a flat tyre or so?
2)can the same alloys used for XM1+ tyres be used for the OE ones for temporary situations?

@ ariendj, No we cant use OE165/80R14 on the alloys,the width of the wheel will be different, in case of a flat tyres i ll take my stock tyres with stock rims and use it for few kms thats it. i dont want 7.5k to stay idle in the boot of my car.
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in case of a flat tyres i ll take my stock tyres with stock rims and use it for few kms thats it. i dont want 7.5k to stay idle in the boot of my car.
that means,i just have to retain my spare with stock rims as such and in case of flat tyre,i just got to use it for the few kms till i get my other one repaired!!
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that means,i just have to retain my spare with stock rims as such and in case of flat tyre,i just got to use it for the few kms till i get my other one repaired!!
. Infact I have gone in for 4 only. To be on the safer side I have a tubeless tyre repair kit available handy in my gloves box.
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. Infact I have gone in for 4 only. To be on the safer side I have a tubeless tyre repair kit available handy in my gloves box.

That sounds cool SOUM...


Hi guys,
Today is my second day with my black beauty, as of now i have added the following accessories

1. ICE - Pioneer 5050UB HU
- JBL 608C Components Front and Back speaker wells
- JBL A604 4 channel amp

2. Tail Pipe
3. Nippon security system (MGA accessory)

In the next few days i will be adding the following

1. Red-black art leather seat cover (stitched)
2. Michelin XM1+ tyres( stock deficit in the city for now)
3. HR alloys
4. Ray barrier / 3M sun film


will post you the pics this week end.

Meanwhile comment on the below alloys.

which one looks good
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mmm..those wheels look yummycheers:..nice selection bhai,cant wait to see the rest mods!!
btw,whats the individual prices?

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Congratulations ,

Your spec for ICE and Red balck seat cover and choice 2 of Alloys is exactly same as I have put on my Black Safari so you know my choice.

A word of caution about alloys , Do not buy just based on design and advice of dealer , Check that the alloys matches the size and PCD / offset of stock rim of your car, Search on tyres and alloy wheen section of T-BHP else you will get headach of noise and wobble at high speed free along with shiny alloys. In case there is a mismatch do not go by words of the dealer that how there is no problem with 6 other customers who have fitted same alloy.

Invest in tubeless tyres if your car does not have them already.

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That sounds cool SOUM...


Hi guys,
Today is my second day with my black beauty, as of now i have added the following accessories

1. ICE - Pioneer 5050UB HU
- JBL 608C Components Front and Back speaker wells
- JBL A604 4 channel amp

2. Tail Pipe
3. Nippon security system (MGA accessory)

In the next few days i will be adding the following

1. Red-black art leather seat cover (stitched)
2. Michelin XM1+ tyres( stock deficit in the city for now)
3. HR alloys
4. Ray barrier / 3M sun film


will post you the pics this week end.

Meanwhile comment on the below alloys.

which one looks good
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The first alloys look better IMO.
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which one looks good
I felt this one looks good.

But do try out 5 spoke designs also. They look good.
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@amitk26,that sounds great to find one who has similar choices.but indeed today i could'nt get the red i was trying for my seat cover so opted for beige black combo :(..still it does look cool.

@harry10,thanks for your opinion, that helps me indeed.

@hemanthisgreat,thanks for your opinion, will post the pics once the tyre stock arrives .

@ariendj,here you go - the prices:

ICE

HU - pioneer 5050UB - 6500
JBL GTO 608C comp - 4900x2
JBL A602 amp - 5350
JBL RC wiring kit - 2700 (main kit +3meter JBL wiring kit-extra)
Installation charges - 650
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total ICE cost -25000
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Review on the same :
As my requirement is to hear a pleasant music ,rich in detail. I am highly satisfied on the same. It wont be having that depth in the bass as that of a 6x9's or a Sub for that matter. but still it ll have enough to enjoy the song.the music is clear without any distortion.
Verdict - Only for people who dont love their ear drums being played heavily.

Courtesy -redfire and souljah for their valuable inputs about the above ICE setup.

ps:sorry couldnt take pics as i am coming late everyday, will post pics after snaping few tomo,thanks...
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@harry10,thanks for your opinion, that helps me indeed.

ICE

HU - pioneer 5050UB - 6500
JBL GTO 608C comp - 4900x2
JBL A602 amp - 5350
JBL RC wiring kit - 2700 (main kit +3meter JBL wiring kit-extra)
Installation charges - 650
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total ICE cost -25000
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Review on the same :
As my requirement is to hear a pleasant music ,rich in detail. I am highly satisfied on the same. It wont be having that depth in the bass as that of a 6x9's or a Sub for that matter. but still it ll have enough to enjoy the song.the music is clear without any distortion.
Verdict - Only for people who dont love their ear drums being played heavily.

ps:sorry couldnt take pics as i am coming late everyday, will post pics after snaping few tomo,thanks...
U r Welcome mate!
Do post the pics of the existing ICE set up when you get time and also the Alloys when you get them installed.
Well i Share the same verdict like you
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U r Welcome mate!
Do post the pics of the existing ICE set up when you get time and also the Alloys when you get them installed.
Well i Share the same verdict like you

Sure harry,will post the pics this weekend..
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man,this is too exciting,many new swifts cheers:
hey put in the pics soon or il go bombast with all the waiting..
btw hows our other black beauty doing,any mods yet.keep us updated.
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Experts, waiting for your comments please.
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@soum, black is beautiful...

what make/model is that alloy,whats the price per piece.- it looks cool.
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just noticed your front grill,where did you get that extra chrome lips like the dzire?how much do they cost?
frankly looks awesome!!
the wheels are just a big time drool!!fandabulous
which rims are those and what do they cost!!
btw,u need to get sunfilm soon and spice it up!!
and surely the exhaust tip is yummy..

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