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Old 19th August 2011, 21:30   #3796
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IronH4WK, nice set of shoes you've got for your Getzy there. Guess, its looks much better in flesh as Xryder as mentioned

Can you please share the address for the Accessory shop from where you picked those?
thanks mate! i'm just loving it. totally changed the personality of the car (and the driver)! she's got that don't your dare mess with me look/attitude

the shop's name is Final Touch and is near the KH road.

@Xryder: what's the location of the place? i don't know the name of that road.
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thanks mate! i'm just loving it. totally changed the personality of the car (and the driver)! she's got that don't your dare mess with me look/attitude

the shop's name is Final Touch and is near the KH road.

@Xryder: what's the location of the place? i don't know the name of that road.
Nice alloys Anil! Glad to see you upsized to 15".

Final Touch is on Mission Road.
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Appreciate that Anil (hope I got ur name right)

I own Getz Prime 1.3L myself and wanted to know how is the ride now with 15" Rims and 55 profile tires?
I've been contemplating of an upgrade from a while now but little sceptical since Getz comes with Hydraulic P.S and I don't want it to get stiffer.
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Appreciate that Anil (hope I got ur name right)

I own Getz Prime 1.3L myself and wanted to know how is the ride now with 15" Rims and 55 profile tires?
I've been contemplating of an upgrade from a while now but little sceptical since Getz comes with Hydraulic P.S and I don't want it to get stiffer.
few points i can think of:
- the ride quality has really improved from the stick R13s.
- little bumps don't matter anymore.
- the height is increased (that's obvious) and you feel like sitting in a bigger vehicle
- you feel more in control
- the car is very well planted on the road at high speeds and also when taking fast turns
- i can turn the steering both ways completely and not be worried about the tyre scraping the wheel well
- i don't know if this is a placebo effect, but i feel the car has better acceleration
- steering is very stable


PS: i've a Dec 2006 Getz
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Here is what I am rolling on. Got a good deal on a set on 5 and didn't think further
are these 15s?? Because as far as I know it, these Samurais are not available in 14 inches.
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the shop's name is Final Touch and is near the KH road.

@Xryder: what's the location of the place? i don't know the name of that road.
Final Touch - Mission Road.

Owner - Akash Dembla

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few points i can think of:
- the ride quality has really improved from the stick R13s.
- little bumps don't matter anymore.
- the height is increased (that's obvious) and you feel like sitting in a bigger vehicle
- you feel more in control
- the car is very well planted on the road at high speeds and also when taking fast turns
- i can turn the steering both ways completely and not be worried about the tyre scraping the wheel well
- i don't know if this is a placebo effect, but i feel the car has better acceleration
- steering is very stable
You forgot to mention one very important point.
- The 5th spare alloy+tyre fits into the rear wheel well like a snug sock !

Oh and the cost for the alloy+tyre+fitting+wheel nuts+nitrogen+wheel balancing+alignment works out to 8700 a piece (Totally - 8700x5) ! A good deal in my opinion !
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You forgot to mention one very important point.
- The 5th spare alloy+tyre fits into the rear wheel well like a snug sock !
Oh, how did I miss that!

When they brought the alloys and the tyres and were trying to stuff it in the car to take it for fitment, I noticed the tyre wasnt sitting properly in the boot. I got the scare of my life - bought the wheels, but it isn't fitting in the spare wheel well! Where do I keep the spare wheel now!?

Xryder and the shop assistant did some adjustments and ta da!! The wheel fell in place

I'll put up a picture of it later in the day!
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are these 15s?? Because as far as I know it, these Samurais are not available in 14 inches.
Hi Frank,

As mentioned 2-3 posts later, this single design of Samurais are available in 14". Rest all are 15" upwards. They are available in Fiesta's exact PCD (108) with 4 hole and 8 hole options.
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thanks mate. I needed to know this. my Tyre guy doesn't have a clue about this size!!
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thanks mate. I needed to know this. my Tyre guy doesn't have a clue about this size!!
I hope you are not thinking of downsizing from 15" to 14 on your S
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no no. asked around for 14 inch alloys on my fiancées swift
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are these 15s?? Because as far as I know it, these Samurais are not available in 14 inches.
It is available in 14" and I am also planning to get a similar set for my Swift
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How much for the set of 4?
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sorry for the late reply IronH4WK, thank you for that info. I really want to upsize to 15" and your experience is really very encouraging bro....appreciate your input.
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sorry for the late reply IronH4WK, thank you for that info. I really want to upsize to 15" and your experience is really very encouraging bro....appreciate your input.
Don't go beyond 195 size tires, anything above that would be an overkill.
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