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Old 2nd February 2010, 12:47   #2716
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Old 2nd February 2010, 13:55   #2717
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@ikoneer,

Why don't you try Hyundai OE alloys. I got one while buying the car itself.

They cost me 16.5K for a set of 5 and size is 13 x 4.5J. Only let down is that they don't have the killer looks of the chinese alloys. No worries of fake either

When changing the tyres, I was planning to trade them off for a 5 or 5.5J alloys as the ideal rim size for 175 is 5J though minimum rim size is 4.5J.

Deepak insisted me to keep them and he also told me that they are very very durable compared to chinese brands and will last long. I was reluctant at first but then decided to keep as I can save at least 10K.

He also told me that there wouldn't be any issues with fitting 175s on 4.5J rims.

Having done 3000 kms, I can vouch for this.
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Old 2nd February 2010, 15:33   #2718
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@Para:

OE alloys actually look dull to me (my view, do not intend to hurt your views please) hence it is not in my consideration.

This is the first time i went for an after market alloys and it was a very good learning experience for me.
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Old 2nd February 2010, 16:01   #2719
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@Para:

OE alloys actually look dull to me (my view, do not intend to hurt your views please) hence it is not in my consideration.

This is the first time i went for an after market alloys and it was a very good learning experience for me.
I very much agree with you. They look bland and that is the reason I too wanted to change them . One of my friends even said "This wheelcap looks different and nice".

He very strongly insisted me to keep them. He also told me that some of the cheap alloys corrode over time because chennai's average humidity is high.

BTW, have you checked out apollo alloys ? There are various ones available in 13".
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Old 2nd February 2010, 16:10   #2720
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Are the following points enough to choose an alloy, anything else to check for a correct fitment
  1. Rim Size - 13"
  2. Rim Width - 5j (is it this?)
  3. Offset - ?
  4. PCD - 100
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BTW, have you checked out apollo alloys ? There are various ones available in 13".
No not yet. I saw pictures of Apollo Alloys in tbhp posts and it looks nice.

I am not able to view the apollo web site from office, blocked
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Old 2nd February 2010, 23:33   #2721
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Ikoneer, the link to the Konig alloy on i10 but unfortunately it's 14". http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...ml#post1255564 (Got a black eye! i10 AT Asta (Kappa engine) With Sunroof Review)

Moreover, one member Taj got 13" Konigs for his Santro which are compatible with your i10. The link: http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/tyre-a...ml#post1309661

Link to Alloys on my Xing (Design No:373 Full Machined Gun Metal Finish 13x5.5j) : http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/tyre-a...ml#post1341694

IKONEER, please retain the original Nuts as the aftermarket ones are prone to rust and other problems.

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Here are a few shots of the alloys taken in motion. Panning shots.
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Old 4th February 2010, 10:31   #2723
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I love your Punto :-)
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Here are a few shots of the alloys taken in motion. Panning shots.
Apart from the great looking Punto, you have great photography skills
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Old 4th February 2010, 12:05   #2725
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My Swift VDI ABS with 15" Lenso SHU Hypersilver with 195/50 Bridgestone G3
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that is one neat punto sphinx, excellent pictures
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That Punto looks HOT!

Nice panning shots as well.
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My Swift VDI ABS with 15" Lenso SHU Hypersilver with 195/50 Bridgestone G3
Hi VTEC,

Nice rims. I have always liked the Lenso SHU specifically for its multi spoke design & mirror lip & was even contemplating on getting myself a set. I however, feel a 205/55/R15 tire would look better on them. Could you share the offset of these rims?

Also, do you find it difficult to clean your rims maybe due to the close multi spoke design?
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The official alloy wheel show-off thread. Lets see your rims!-photo0240.jpg

Hey guys. I'm buying a Chevy beat Black LS and was looking out for alloys when i came across this one. I'm sorry for the poor quality because i took the pic wit my phone but can anyone verify whether this is an original momo? Because i came across on a site that this model comes wit seven spokes plus this is a 14" and i thought momo started from 15". My knowledge is pretty poor so i'm asking you guys for help. I was quoted 21.5k for set of 4. My question is are they original? And if they aren't, are they worth it? Thanks !
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Old 4th February 2010, 18:56   #2730
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MOMO CORSE does come in 14".

Check on the official website:
MOMO Italy - Official Web Site
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