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Old 15th May 2009, 13:41   #1891
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The rims are mesmerizing!!

I always wondered about the negatives of such exposed rims.

Does the disc brake gets effected as dirty/dust can easily settle on disc brakes?

Few rims have very thin spokes, are these rims fragile?

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Old 15th May 2009, 13:48   #1892
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The rims are mesmerizing!!

I always wondered about the negatives of such exposed rims.

Does the disc brake gets effected as dirty/dust can easily settle on disc brakes?

Few rims have very thin spokes, are these rims fragile?
I have used these rims for over 10k kms, i never felt they are fragile.
Disc brakes are fine as well. Never noticed significant dust settlet.
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Old 15th May 2009, 13:53   #1893
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I have used these rims for over 10k kms, i never felt they are fragile.
Disc brakes are fine as well. Never noticed significant dust settlet.
Good to know this, but anyone with some more technical or scientific explanation? As per general knowledge, when some dirt settles on disc brakes with few minute stones, it can lead to marks on disc brakes. Also during rain when there is slush even that can get settle on it.
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Old 15th May 2009, 21:18   #1894
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Here are mine . Pictures of the LP/M3 as follows
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Old 15th May 2009, 21:53   #1895
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Do these wheels require any statement .
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Old 16th May 2009, 08:29   #1896
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They look like 15 inchers.

I have similar 15" wheels on my car. A bit different though.
I picked these cause they are easy to maintain and looked better IMO.
Do you have a side profile view of your car. That should be interesting to see. The wheels are good, no doubt.
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Old 18th May 2009, 09:55   #1897
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here are mine :

Car : Swift Ldi just bought
Alloys : Chrome Elements 15" 7J
Tyres : Yokohama S Drives 205/55/R15
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Old 18th May 2009, 12:29   #1898
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Old 18th May 2009, 18:26   #1899
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@slipstream, wheels look great in that pearl white finish and specially as the are the same design as in Lenso Samurai SC04.

Excellent choice.
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Old 18th May 2009, 21:42   #1900
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great wheels slipstream!! white on white is high on my liking list.

sameer super rims dude! really love the last pic.
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Old 18th May 2009, 22:01   #1901
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hey sameer does that coloured titanium tip come as standard or do they get coloured gradually as they heat up??
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Old 18th May 2009, 22:05   #1902
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@sameer nice alloys wheels there if i am not mistaken they are from lenso samurai series, and navpreet it comes as standard.
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Old 18th May 2009, 22:14   #1903
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Tyre : Yokohama A 539 175/60 R13 - Rs. 2700/-
Alloys : Konig 13", 5.5J Rs. 15000/- (for a set of 4)
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@sameer nice alloys wheels there if i am not mistaken they are from lenso samurai series, and navpreet it comes as standard.
sameer your ride looking superb with these alloys, especially the bronze colour.yes karan they are lenso sc-01 samurai series.
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@ audiophile / white vdi : thanx guys ! actually began dreaming up of alloys in white finish the minute I decided on the the swift. The waiting period gave me the time to scout around for my dream wheels and one fine day, voila !!! I should thank Deepak of Tyrestore Chennai for his supreme patience when I kept flip flopping between different patterns of wheels. Chennai bhp-ians looking at alloys/tyres do give this guy a try...he's definetely worth it
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