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Old 17th October 2011, 23:16   #3916
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SonnyCK ,

I didnt like the alloys on the cruze as much as I liked the alloys on the Skoda in the last pic . The alloys looks super hot . The cruze looks more like a ghetto thing now .
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SonnyCK ,

I didnt like the alloys on the cruze as much as I liked the alloys on the Skoda in the last pic . The alloys looks super hot . The cruze looks more like a ghetto thing now .
SonnyCK I think I agree with gautamkhadse here.

May be the Cruze looks better in flesh and the photos don't tell the complete story, but honestly dude, never take snaps of this Cruze with that hot Skoda standing next to it!!
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What do you think of them? Personally I think they're sexy!
i think so too!


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Here are some more pictures !
now look what you've done! now i like the alloys on the Skoda more
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Not my wheels , spotted in our company's parking lot. Lenso Samurai series with the S-drives, the catch is that the alloy is chipped and a big one at it the owner still drives it around. Absolutely unsafe !!
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Not my wheels , spotted in our company's parking lot. Lenso Samurai series with the S-drives, the catch is that the alloy is chipped and a big one at it the owner still drives it around. Absolutely unsafe !!
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OMG thats dangerous isnt it. One go through any pothole and the impact will be severe. Is there no loss of air due to this?
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Not my wheels , spotted in our company's parking lot. Lenso Samurai series with the S-drives, the catch is that the alloy is chipped and a big one at it the owner still drives it around. Absolutely unsafe !!
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A cracked or chipped alloy-wheel is a sign of a weak wheel. Good strong alloy wheels will never break. They will bend, but not break. I hope Lenso wheels are stronger than what this picture suggests. I quite like some of their designs.
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Here are some more pictures !
Nice. I somehow like the alloys on the Cruze more than the Skoda That Cruze looks killer with the Matte black roof and smoked taillamps

What size are they and how much do they cost ?

I also noticed that the brake Calipers are red in the first pic and not painted in the second set of pics. The second set of pics were taken before painting ?

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OMG thats dangerous isnt it. One go through any pothole and the impact will be severe. Is there no loss of air due to this?
I checked twice in a gap of 2 hours and no air loss seen. Dangerous in every-way coz all it takes is one long drive and the air to expand within the tire ,all hell can break loose in a high speed sprint.

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A cracked or chipped alloy-wheel is a sign of a weak wheel. Good strong alloy wheels will never break. They will bend, but not break. I hope Lenso wheels are stronger than what this picture suggests. I quite like some of their designs.
From my past experience one of my alloys only bent when I hit a stone at 3 digit speeds. Have seen cracked alloys , so I assume alloys are also prone to chipping and cracking.
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Just got myself Enkai Suzuki alloys (OE on new swift Z version) 15 x 5 1/2 J INSET 45. Bore as found out by a ruler is 54 mm
Will be fitting them on and pics shortly. What I want to know is, what does 74L8-555 stand for?
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Alloys - Velloche r14'
tyres - Hankook blackbird 195/60/14
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full pic , sorry for these bad quality pictures , was taken at night.
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From my past experience one of my alloys only bent when I hit a stone at 3 digit speeds. Have seen cracked alloys , so I assume alloys are also prone to chipping and cracking.
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I suppose for an alloy to crack-chip/shatter, the car should have been a part of a major shunt that would be capable of harming the suspension components, the entire assembly.. And as far as I know, breaking/chipping (like in the picture)/cracking would occur only if the wheel is of inferior quality and/or if the car has met with a serious accident that would potentially write it off altogether.
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full pic , sorry for these bad quality pictures , was taken at night.
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looks really nice. i bet it looks even better when the car is moving!
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Until recently I had the following alloys on my car. The first picture shows Lenso Raiden PD6, 16” alloys and the second picture shows Lenso NX, 15” alloys.

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Couple of days back got new set of alloys and tyres. The alloys are Lenso Raiden PD1, 15”x7J, Matte black and the tyres are Hankook Ventus V8 RS, 205/55-R15.

I would like to mention that the tyres are awesome in terms of ride comfort, handling and looks. A little compromise in the steering (it’s a bit stiff) and fuel efficiency though.

I bought the alloys from Ashwin (Car Boutique, Mysore Road, B’lore) and the tyres at Hercules Tyres (Sheshadripuram, B’lore).
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How may Set of alloys and tyres have you changed in last few months?

The initial few changes were acceptable but you have gone way too far in finding THAT perfect set of alloy for you swift. Or is there anything else which we are missing.
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