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Old 13th November 2006, 21:48   #61
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well as far as I know the .5 type rims are not available anywhere. you can fit upto 17" tyres on your swift without any problems but in my opinion 195/60-R15 are the best. there are plenty of 4 spoke designs available in bangalore in your price range. I have a similar set on my car you can pm me for details.
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Old 3rd December 2006, 12:56   #62
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I booked the VXi and am looking for a upsize. 185/65 R15 is what I am looking towards. Is it really worth the investment and how much is it going to effect the FE. Any specific brands/Model number of alloys and tryres one would suggest for the Swift (Links if any). I am looking for better ride quality without compromising much on FE.

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I am looking for better ride quality without compromising much on FE.
Then get 185/70-14 tyres with 14" alloys....Or go for 195/60-15 the best upsize in 15"..

Bridgestone GIII would be my choice...

Michelin XM1 n B"stone Turanza ER60 are also good tyres.....


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Old 4th December 2006, 00:35   #64
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As vikram has rightly said due to the large wheel wells of the swift 195/60/R15 would be a great upsize to add character to the car.I'm surprised maruti didn't find it criminal to shod it with skinny 165/80/R14 tyres,god what they do to cut costs :(
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Then get 185/70-14 tyres with 14" alloys....Or go for 195/60-15 the best upsize in 15"..

Bridgestone GIII would be my choice...

Michelin XM1 n B"stone Turanza ER60 are also good tyres.....


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Is it a myth that the 195/60-15 compared to 185/70-14 would result in a reasonable difference in terms of power steering response (Handling) and FE. What about the [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][SIZE=2]185/65-R15 which is used for the international market. Somewhere in between ?? I have read in few posts also that their suspension warranty got void on upsizing from R14 to R15. If thats true I think I will settle for the [/SIZE][/FONT]185/70-14.

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Old 4th December 2006, 14:13   #66
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B"stone Turanza ER60 - Are these new tyres from Bstone? The pitstop guy was telling me they have stopped with the GIIIs and sell some new tyre under the potenza name.. any truth to that?
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Does anybody know how will the wheel/tire upgrade affect ABS?

One dealer did mention that ABS wont work if OD is changed.
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Old 29th December 2006, 12:39   #68
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Dont worry nothing will happen to the ABS. Works just fine on my Swift with upgraded tyres.
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Old 29th December 2006, 13:08   #69
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Hi Guys. Greetings to All.
Great practical Indian site.
I purchased a swift VXi 5 days back. I opted for dealer (Spectra) fitted Alloys. But retained the same rubbers. I was given a Invoice which says 'MGA' next to the alloys.
After reading thru various threads. Few doubts creep to my mind . I have 14" alloys as Maruti original/Genuine spares. But the ZXi has 15" Alloys as original fitments!. So has MUL started making/supplying 14"Alloys as original spares?
Do all tubless tyres have their valves sticking out a bit too much. Arent they likely to get more damaged than normal tubed tyres.
Why dont we use self locking nuts (Teflon Type) for the wheels?
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But the ZXi has 15" Alloys as original fitments!. So has MUL started making/supplying 14"Alloys as original spares?

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Hello Betelguese, the swift zxi always came with 185/70r14 tires shod on 14" alloys.Also theres no 15" alloya as MGA.
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Can anyone let me know what is the ideal tyre pressure for Swift vxi for City driving and Highway driving?
I'm slightly confused abt it :-(
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for both city and highway use company recommended is 28 psi
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Old 11th July 2007, 20:20   #73
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Default Apollo-Aceler or Goodyear-GT3 (195/60/R15) for Swift-Diesel

I am planning to usize my Swift-Diesel stock tyres to 15" mags.

Could any one suggest which one would be a better option.

1. Goodyear GT3 (195/60/R15) -Cost Rs 3200/tyre

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2. Apollo Aceler (195/60/R15)-Cost Rs 3500/tyre

Any personel experience/suggestions are welcome.
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Old 12th July 2007, 14:13   #74
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I have Goodyear GT3 with my Innova they are noicy and not good tyres, already one tyre has side budlge, so far I used many cars this is first time having bad expereince with tyres. I found goodyears cheap tyres nothing else.

I feel either bridgestone or michillin is right bet for Swift 15inch. many members here upgraded their swift you can find the more information in this site.

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Old 12th July 2007, 14:38   #75
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The Acceleres are good from what i hear.
Tsk1979 is using it on his indica too.
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