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Old 16th January 2008, 12:41   #361
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harry, you need not have bothered, the same pic is in your avatar, nice alloys anyway. how about the size, brand & price of your wheels & tyres.
i bought alloys and tyres for 15500 with 3 years warranty tyres are gt radial and alloys of some indian brand. rim size is 13" and tyres are 165/65 r13.
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Old 16th January 2008, 18:33   #362
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simply stunning photograph. cant get enough of this snap. rudra, sorry for going slightly OT here, but i think you need to get the 'high security IND' number plates for your ambassador. will greatly enhance the looks, and it will be mandatory someday anyways.
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@ Thyagi - Those rims are awesome. The tires seem to be 205s and you have debadged the rear.
Yeah fool drool maal. Lenso Samurai Series 17"

Snowflakes baap!
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Old 28th January 2008, 07:03   #364
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XM1 stock size on league J007.
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Old 28th January 2008, 14:06   #365
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sexy pic gkrishn. the sail is one good looker, unlike its other siblings.
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sexy pic gkrishn. the sail is one good looker, unlike its other siblings.
Thanks NIP, the golden sun set helped a little bit here.
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Old 30th January 2008, 12:16   #367
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Some pics of the new set of wheels and tyres on my Lancer:

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Rims: Apollo Acelere Sportz 15"
Tyres: Yokohoma S-drive 205/55/15
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[u]i think you need to get the 'high security IND' number plates for your ambassador. will greatly enhance the looks, and it will be mandatory someday anyways.
Yes, sounds like a good idea. Thanks a lot. It'll be done soon.
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Hi Guys,

I have Ikon Flair with neo alloys , I ensure the tyre pressure on all tyres is 30psi.

Considering i drive alone most.

I heard my friends saying that in case of using alloys , its better to have higher psi i.e. 35 to aviod any possible damage to alloys?.

Could experts or sr. folks suggest the right way?

Thanks in advance
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I heard my friends saying that in case of using alloys , its better to have higher psi i.e. 35 to aviod any possible damage to alloys?.
Well, your friend is not correct. There is no direct correlation to PSI and alloy damage. Moving from 30psi to 35psi is suicidal. Higher psi's are recommended for high speed driving for extended periods, even then you can increase it only by 2 psi or so.

Alloys are much lighter in weight compared to the steel rims and is supposed to give you a better cosmetic look to a large extent.

I am not an expert, thats what i know. Maybe Iragahava can comment better.
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I have Ikon Flair with neo alloys , I ensure the tyre pressure on all tyres is 30psi.

Considering i drive alone most.

I heard my friends saying that in case of using alloys , its better to have higher psi i.e. 35 to aviod any possible damage to alloys?.
I don't think inflating up to 35 psi will do you any good. Not only will it give you a bumpy ride but it might even lead to uneven tyre wear due to over-inflation.

As for the alloy damage yes, the chances are reduced with over inflated tyres but remember even with 35psi if you drive stupidly and go into a big pothole at high-speed, it can still damage the alloy. It all depends on how bad a hit you have.

In short, I wouldn't recommend it.
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Old 30th January 2008, 15:38   #372
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Aura Alloys
Bridgestone Turanza ER60 195/60 R14
This is on my Getz Prime CRDi


I agree with mobike008 that, you are not suppsoed play with psi like that for alloys. Its funny some people follow that....Its very bad practise.....

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Thanks mobike008, iraghava,

I am city driver and chances of my rash driving is very less. In btw at times i do hit some pathholes but I am sure that it would not do the damage at speeds below 60kmph or even less.

In any case i ll stick to my 30psi and drive good...
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yes bro its lenzo samurai 17 " running on federal 215/45R17
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Default Santro ZipPlus with Plati and Federal 595

Yesterday I have bought Plati Alloy Wheels with Federal 595, 180 60R13 for my Santro. Look and performance is good
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