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Old 18th November 2011, 19:35   #3976
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This is the 17th set of wheels that I have on my car.
Pictures or it didn't happen. Sorry, was just kidding. I believe the core purpose of this thread is to show-off, what's holding you back?

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Old 18th November 2011, 20:00   #3977
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What?
And yes please put pictures of all the sets you have had till now
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Pictures or it didn't happen. Sorry, was just kidding. I believe the core purpose of this thread is to show-off, what's holding you back?
One of my laptops has broken down. Some pictures are in there. Wait for a week, I will consolidate and put all the pictures together.
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Old 18th November 2011, 20:14   #3978
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Since you asked, here it is:

Starting from my first set of 14" alloys that I purchased in Nov, 2010, till now I have spent Rs.6,75,300 on alloys and tyres. I have recovered Rs.2,97,800 by selling them off. I have lost Rs.3,77,500 because of this alloy/tyre craze. I am expecting around Rs.85,000 from the remaining wheels that I have.
So, 377500-85000= Rs.2,92,500.

The final amount does not include the many thousands that I have spent on wheel balancing and removal, fitting etc, etc.

Hey Santhosh , thats a huge amount of money spent
I knew you change wheel quite often and have seen some posted on the classified section, but i swear would never have guessed that you got 17 pairs .

Yes if you can list all the alloys you fitted till date that will be really good.

But im not sure why did you loose some much of money , because i think you sell them without using them much , isnt it ?

Anyways let me know if you have any 15*6.5 alloys and tyres with you up for sale.

But at the end of the day if you are happy then nothing like it .

Cheers

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Old 18th November 2011, 22:42   #3979
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Guys,

I was able to dig out the photos from an old USB and
from this show-off thread itself. I don't have pictures
of 2-3 sets as it had become so routine for me to change
the wheels that I didn't click pictures. However, I have
the pictures of the alloys used for the classifieds section
(after removing from the car) for the same.

So, here we go:

1) 14" Darwin Racing
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2) 15" Lenso Raiden Light S4

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3) 15" ELG

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4) 17" Lenso Samurai SC4

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5) 14" Lenso Raiden PD8

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6) 14" ELG

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7) 15" Lenso Raiden PD1

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8) 15" AVA

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9) 15" Lenso Raiden Light S3

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10) 14" Plati
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11) 16" Lenso Raiden PD6

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12) 15" Lenso NX

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13) 15" Lenso Raiden PD1

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14) 15" Lenso GTR

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15) 16" AVA

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Continued..

16) 15" MOMO

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17) 17" Konig

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I am sick and tired of changing so many wheel sets in the past one year. I will settle down with the 17" Konigs happily and call it a day.

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Old 18th November 2011, 22:55   #3980
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but here's the calculation (using Tire Size Calculator - tire & wheel plus sizing):
That's a neat report buddy.

Just curious to know from your chart; shouldn't the 1st column (R16) have the radius data around 16 inches? It reads 14.75 inches.

While the same data seems perfect in the 2nd column (R15).

I guess that's why the tyre dia of R15 looks bigger than the R16 in your chart; which is a mistake IMO.


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was taking a break between a Diwali pooja shoot when i saw my gleaming alloys in light of the sodium vapor; couldn't help myself
Nice shots there bro.
Did u polish them rims?

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This is the 17th set of wheels that I have on my car. All this madness started last Nov, 2010. I am planning to consolidate all the photos and show-off here.
Holly! Dolphin, I was not ready for those numbers. Man, thats a lot of effort and money spent.

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I am sick and tired of changing so many wheel sets in the past one year. I will settle down with the 17" Konigs happily and call it a day.
Dolphin, your current set is stunning, looks gorgeous on your Swift and is a great brand. And you said the ride comfort and performance of the tyres are great too. None of my business, but I strongly urge you to kick this habit for good now. Try with some steps, like ignoring the wheels of your Swift or other cars on road or hanging around alloy shops. You need to develop some level of indifference to alloys. All the best!

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Old 19th November 2011, 10:21   #3982
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Nice shots there bro.
Did u polish them rims?
thanks!

nah, just washed them. this weekend i'm gonna shampoo them and see how they look
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Old 19th November 2011, 17:50   #3983
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hmm...let me try with my ride...



Nice wheels... wats the spec/price

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Nice wheels... wats the spec/price
Thanks !!!

It was 215/40/ 17.

Now it is running 225/40/17 here is a pic...

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Tassem I don't know much about the spider box but I think its something that should make this "Rocket on Papers" a "Missile on Road" !!

Im sure you have this figured out, but don't you think you would need better set or wider rubber to harness all that power ?
ADDICTS, WE ARE.
Lol True dat! I have my eyes set on a nice set of 205 profile tyres. That should be ample.

What are the chances that she would do that along with your "Fluidic AMG" ?? hahaha never push your luck or passion against your HM bro, this is from experience!!

She would never do that. Cause then it wont be punishment! She already believes that I'm looking for an excuse to live in the car!


I have to add and this may interest other Verna owners as well. The alloys that I changed to have a positive offset of 35. This means that the wheels now align perfectly with the arches. While this looks good, the icing is that my cornering has improved by leaps and bounds! Straight line is still bouncy on less than perfect roads. But the cornering is so much better. There is a turn on the ring road which I always take at 80 on my way home from work at night. I don't consciously decelerate here but you know how we drive on auto pilot at times within comfort levels and automatically slow down without giving it much thought if the ride is not comfortable. Well nowadays that corner is taken at 100. And it feels just as natural and poised as it used to feel earlier at 80. I'm not encouraging spirited driving or speeding. Always drive within the prescribed speed limits and safely. But for corner lovers, this is the way forward.

So if anyone is planning an alloy upgrage, go with +35 Offset. You won't regret it. The difference is very noticeable.

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Ok! after a long time i am posting this. here is what mine looks like.

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People have asked me many times to put some more pics of my alloys in this thread. Here come my Konigs...

@ Dolphin: Nice alloys, the current ones. I would suggest you stick with these.

PS: The last pic is also a poster in my bedroom! (Yeah, I am like that sometimes) I love it...
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My first post on Team-BHP. Yipee!!

Car : TATA Manza Aura+ QJD
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Alloys : 15" EVO SuperSport
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Another picture of my Xylo celebration edition in day light..
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My first post on Team-BHP. Yipee!!

Car : TATA Manza Aura+ QJD
Tyres : Stock Apollo Acelere
Alloys : 15" EVO SuperSport
Congrats. besides the great looking alloys, where is this location? it looks so good
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