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Old 21st March 2011, 00:37   #3541
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That swift looks real clean and decently modded i love it. keep up the good work.
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Old 21st March 2011, 10:14   #3542
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Boy those rims are awesome .
How is ride quality compared to 14'' and 15'' that you had on your ride.

Good stuff Dolphin .

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With the 17" the ride is hard and you get to know this on patchy and pot-holed roads. You got to be cautious on bad roads.
On bad roads, you don't feel or hear that soft, rubberish, muffled thud (when you hit a patch or pot-hole) that you would get with either the 14" or the 15" wheels but it's rather a solid hard "thud" that you experience with the 17".

On good roads the ride is fine. You have this "sticking to road" feeling. The steering feels heavy though. The 17" alloy & tyre combination I have is 4.1 kg heavier at each wheel compared to the stock steel rim & tyre combination. You have to compromise on the top-end and ride comfort compared to 14" or 15" wheels (without any performance modifications that is), but it's OK, it's not that bad.

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@Dolphin: IMO the earlier one you posted ELG (Elegant) brand looked better on your car.
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/tyre-a...ml#post2270979
I somehow liked those ELG than the current one's.
ELG definitely added more muscle and grace to your car.
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13x8J race wheels

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woah, what tyres are you going to wrap these with? Are you going to run these only on the front?
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8" wide slicks. And yes, front only.
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@altius
sorry for the very delayed reply.
21.5k is too expensive for the alloys, its better that you go for aftermarket alloys which not only will work out to be cheaper but also you will be spoilt for choice.

do update if you go ahead and get you jazz jazzed up with new shoes.
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Pranav..
Wooh thats really wide for a 13". You will need tires which are wider than 205.
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10-12 psi

And the wheel recommendation is by the tyre manufacturer.
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10-12 psi

And the wheel recommendation is by the tyre manufacturer.
This is for the E-ZEN ?
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Neo Ice wheels

Got a 5 set for Rs. 16.5K

Can't think over and above 5 spokes, no the 3 or spokes too don't appeal.
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^^Congrats, so finally you managed to got alloys for your Figo, and I must tell you got a good deal too, though I personally love 5 spoke design but this one is way too simple and sober for my liking.

Please post a full side profile picture of your car.

Neo has just launched few very nice designs in 14" category.
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^^Congrats, so finally you managed to got alloys for your Figo, and I must tell you got a good deal too, though I personally love 5 spoke design but this one is way too simple and sober for my liking.

Please post a full side profile picture of your car.

Neo has just launched few very nice designs in 14" category.
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I preferred this design as it is simple and sober. Perhaps its a discontinued model and the newer models do come with either red/black/white linings or pin-strips which I didn't like.

I would be getting tints for my Car in a day or two. Would post decent pictures with a good back ground as soon as I can.
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This is for the E-ZEN ?
Don't even have an E-Zen lol. These are for my Honda City.
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Folks...just got my Figo D Titanium delivered on the 18th... upgraded to 185/65/14 with alloys - star design....
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