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Old 7th August 2011, 22:37   #271
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You changed tyres also to CPC2?
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Nice touch of red
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Really great wheels.

Though, I feel really low profile tyres, though not practical, would do more justice to the wheel's looks.

A really crazy idea would be to try and extend the colour scheme onto the sidewalls.
Low profile tyres have their own problems. 60 is the best profile for Indian road conditions.

I am willing to try 205/55-R15 for the next tyre change. Nothing below that.
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Cost break up please! How much for the used alloys and paintjob! Car is looking pretty unique, in a good way! What do you think about Abarth vinyls?

I was in Chandigarh last week, Sumit. Thought of catching up with you but could not find time for the same as I had to return the same day!
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Used rims = 12k
Paintjob was 4k
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You changed tyres also to CPC2?
I had CPC2 from the day one on my car.
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oops. mistook your friends Punto for yours . How would you rate the performance of CPC2? Comfort/Noise and grip in wet?
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oops. mistook your friends Punto for yours . How would you rate the performance of CPC2? Comfort/Noise and grip in wet?
The only tyre which I found better than CPC2 in terms of noise, grip and comfort is PrimacyLC, which was around Rs. 1000 per tyre expensive (at that time).

Grip is excellent and road noise is low as well.

My only concern so far is the tyre life. My tyres are 15k kms old and the look good for another 10k (or 15k, if I stretch).
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Default Re: My Italian Stallion - FIAT Grande Punto MJD (Exotica Red). Photo shoot on pg 9.

How would you rate the C Drive on your friends car compared to Conti CPC2 ?
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How would you rate the C Drive on your friends car compared to Conti CPC2 ?
CPC2 is a better tyre than C-Drive in terms of noise and grip. +2 to CPC2
I had C-Drive on my Innova, they have good tyre life. Lasted around 50k on Innova. +1 to C-Drive
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The only tyre which I found better than CPC2 in terms of noise, grip and comfort is PrimacyLC, which was around Rs. 1000 per tyre expensive (at that time).

Grip is excellent and road noise is low as well.

My only concern so far is the tyre life. My tyres are 15k kms old and the look good for another 10k (or 15k, if I stretch).
Hmm. My A-drives are 27K old now. Looks like it may last another 3K more only.
Was looking for a tyre with bit more life. Feels XM1+ is the only good tyre with better life than A-drives in 14"
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Default Re: My Italian Stallion - FIAT Grande Punto MJD (Exotica Red). Photo shoot on pg 9.

Hey Sumit,

Sent you a PM buddy, good too see some action on the car !
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