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Old 5th August 2009, 19:10   #106
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I'd recommend anything between 1, 4, 5 and 6. Personally i like the gold one. If i were to buy a car now, it would be white or black, with golden rims on them.
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go for exact PCD . and better go for Stronger alloys.

heard that the Aura ones are pretty well suited for indian road conditions.

so whats the pcd of the wheels?

and what size 14 or 15 ?

14 would be more comfortable compared to 15 but controll in 15 will be better compared to 14.

so make your choice and then go for tyre /alloy hunting. in case of 15 inchers you would have to buy a set of 5, in 14 inch case i guess set of 4 would be enough.

dont go for looks only. go for durable ones. one high speed jump over a pothole and alloys might get bend. its very much possible and i have seen it with the non aura ones. yet to come cross an aura alloy which has got bent due to high speed riding.

anyways keep us guys posted. ok
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Finding 14" alloys in 100 PCD is as hard as finding a restaurant in Bangalore.
Ah! Sorry Nikhil. Got confused with the PCD of the fiesta to the getz's. My bad, thanks for correcting me though.
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Hehe... No worries!

Actually, even Fiesta is relatively easy. Lenso, etc, make it in 108 PCD also. 98 PCD is a pain in the you-know-where though. I feel bad for people buying Fiat cars with steel rims as getting a good quality 98PCD rim is next to impossible.
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Hehe... No worries!

Actually, even Fiesta is relatively easy. Lenso, etc, make it in 108 PCD also. 98 PCD is a pain in the you-know-where though. I feel bad for people buying Fiat cars with steel rims as getting a good quality 98PCD rim is next to impossible.
I was on the look out for some alloys for a friends fiesta around 2yrs back and no one except Anil had any good designs. Things must have changed since then.
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They have. In a big way.

Sorry for OT.
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so whats the take are the alloys for getz easily avaialable?? or is it tuff like finding alloys for Fiat vehicles
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so whats the take are the alloys for getz easily avaialable?? or is it tuff like finding alloys for Fiat vehicles
You get them in truck loads Thomas. 100 PCD rims are the most common ones available across this country.
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Sorry for the late wishes Raj, but Congratulations! You're buying one of the quickest (if not THE quickest) hatches in the country!

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I am looking for a tyre which should not lock when braked hard at the speeds at 170+ so i guess nothing can beat Advan neovas to that.
Advan is good but harsh, high road noise and high wear rates.

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- Rotors? - Not available in India.
Some of bangy getzies are planning to make mass orders to very well know guy so that he will get the stock rotors drilled in UK, lets see how it goes.
Keep me in the loop, I might need some too.

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What about a bigger intercooler ?? I'm checking the i20 intercooler for compatability
Its going to be tough, I checked the existing location (under the battery) and there seems to be no space to mount a bigger unit unless we fiddle around with the pumbling.

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I have heard that you can get 195/55/15 in advan neovas. When i searched for the tyre size in excel sheet from tyre gurus they suggest not more than 50 profile for 15" 195/50/15.
I'm personally planning to go in for 195/55 in Neova's for my car.

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best bet would be to get the stock discs of getz and get it drilled from a reputed street race car builders!.
even then the tyres will lock up under hard braking but not as fast as stock discs
Drilling stock brakes is suicidal. I would rather drive slow then take that risk.

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yes if you compare a stock appolo accelere and AD-07 there will be tremendous increase in grip leading to better braking, yes skidding is what i also mean here but in panic situations. i don't think it will be as good as ABS. i never argued that neovas are bad!! my argument is that both having ABS and neovas on a non ABS equipped vehicle is not the same!!
Its all about driver skill, none of the competition cars ever have ABS but that doesn't mean its useless. Its just that if the driver is good enough and can handle panic situations even without ABS. But for the layman it is a very big advantage.

Doesn't mean that the ABS is the end all of all problems. On loose surfaces it has its own set of problems that one needs to tackle.

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Found a guy who can drill existing getz rotors.

Drilled rotors.

what say guys?
No, no and no.
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so whats the take are the alloys for getz easily avaialable?? or is it tuff like finding alloys for Fiat vehicles
Getz wheels are 100 PCD and in 14" there aren't many designs available as it is in 15".
Fiat wheels are 98PCD and only Aura has couple of designs with that PCD.
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thanks for clearing that. so in 15 inch and 14 inch 100 pcd ones are available. cool.

so all the best ro brraj for his getz Crdi.

i really have a gut feeling that his getz is going to become the fastest getz this side of the nation
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Is the PCD of the 15" swift same as the GETZ"s 15" PCD of 100 ??

Can it be changed ??
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Is the PCD of the 15" swift same as the GETZ"s 15" PCD of 100 ??

Can it be changed ??
Both have 100 PCD. So, getting alloys for them is not an issue at all. Both are 4 hole 100 PCD.

Why in the world would anyone want to change it?
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Nikhil
I think he wanted to ask if the wheels of Swift and Getz can be swapped or not?!.

Anyways the posts on this thread are getting way too off topic.
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Old 6th August 2009, 12:08   #120
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faithless_1984,iraghava

thanks guys

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now I am only waiting for your car to be delivered. Which showroom/location would it be from? Also, can I be part of the crowd when you take the car for the immediate mods?
Advaith Hyundai, Residency road. You can definitely be a part of the crowd and the car delivery date & timings will be posted here.
I am not taking the car for immediate mods, though will let you know when i go.

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OT: I keep thinking, why is it that most/all of your simple threads turn into major big threads with lot of discussion (few OT) and keeps growing like virus!
I really have no idea.

@raj.barcode - thanks for the links dude.

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If you do want to buy new alloys, why not go for 15'' once for all?
Yes, once for all i will go for 15' and for time being i will just concentrate on running in the car.

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If i were to buy a car now, it would be white or black, with golden rims on them.
Even i would love to have white color getz but at this point of time i have no choice.

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14 would be more comfortable compared to 15 but controll in 15 will be better compared to 14.
Now, i have changed my mind to go for 15'.

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dont go for looks only. go for durable ones. one high speed jump over a pothole and alloys might get bend.
valid point.

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Advan is good but harsh, high road noise and high wear rates.
In my car grip is what i am more concerned with so advans it is.

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Keep me in the loop, I might need some too.
Will surely post the rotors info here.

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I'm personally planning to go in for 195/55 in Neova's for my car.
Let me see what will i decide at last.

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Drilling stock brakes is suicidal. I would rather
drive slow then take that risk.
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No, no and no.
I had decided to do it, but when i have so many friends to advice me i will not go wrong with my mods. That is one of the reason why i am posting each and every simple mod and doing it.

@mjkaushal - There is one second hand black getz crdi available, PM me if interested.
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