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Old 5th March 2012, 13:44   #4171
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Yeha thats the cheapest qoute i got for AVA, other auto accessories were qouting at the least 25k after much haggling.

Final Touch are KA distributors of these alloys so thats why prices are less comparetively.

The price is more for this finish which is Hyper Black, other matt black options were around 20k
my AWA RS GT 15" set of five Hyper Black cost me 20k change; the Hankooks cost me 4200/- a piece.
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my AWA RS GT 15" set of five Hyper Black cost me 20k change; the Hankooks cost me 4200/- a piece.
Yeah, they showed me the alloys you got your Getz and the price is 20k Anyways I am pretty happy with the Hyper Black, its neither matte black nor chrome or silver.
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A rather old picture of my first car as a teenager. Had sooped up this Santro Xing XG with 15" AURA alloys in 2005, Gray Stanley Leather Interior and Alpine CDA-9887 Head unit with Alpine Speakers. Was in love with the car while it was with me. Now being used as a car for odd jobs at home so not very clean.
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Another pic of 15" on both my Figo and my friend's verna.
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15" AURA alloys
These doesn't look like 15"ers to me, somehow seems like normal 13" to me.
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These doesn't look like 15"ers to me, somehow seems like normal 13" to me.
Yes no way these could be 15" with the kind of tyre profile and overall wheel size which does not fill in the wheel arches as well
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Yes no way these could be 15" with the kind of tyre profile and overall wheel size which does not fill in the wheel arches as well
Sorry Guys My BAD..!!!

They are infact 13" Aura Alloys. It has been so many years since I had them didn't really double ck on the size...
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Hello Bhpians

I have new swift zdi and looking for new set of alloys. I have zeroed down to two alloys. Let me know which is the best one out of two. Thanks in advance.
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Old 7th March 2012, 19:17   #4179
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Both the designs are pretty neat looking, what is the color of your car?

Though the first design will get my vote, the best things to do will be take your car to a shop which have these design in stock, ask them to fit both on your can and then take the final call.

What are you planning to do with the stock alloys? What kind of buy back you are getting for those?
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@Safaribeast - The first one gets my vote as well. By the way, why not upgrade to 16 inchers? New swift will easily take them and will fill the wheel arches nicely, IMO.
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@Safaribeast - The first one gets my vote as well. By the way, why not upgrade to 16 inchers? New swift will easily take them and will fill the wheel arches nicely, IMO.
16 inchers on a Swift completely ruin the ride. Best size for the Swift with good ride are 15" rims with 195/60 or 205/55 tyres.

@Safari_Beast - My vote goes for the second choice but again that will depend on your car's colour. The first choice will go well with all colours, where as in my opinion the second choice will only look good on either a black or white car (maybe silver also).

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16 inchers on a Swift completely ruin the ride. Best size for the Swift with good ride are 15" rims with 195/60 or 215/55 tyres.
+1 to what Vikram said. Take it from me, you'll regret going for 16 inchers. I had 15 inchers on my Swift for almost 3 years running 195/60 R15s and they are the PERFECT upsize.
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Agree with both of you regarding 16" ruining the ride quality. While it is definitely true for the old swift, the new one is supposed to have much better ride quality. Also the gap in wheel well looks a little odd in the new swift compared the old one and hence the suggestion.

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16 inchers on a Swift completely ruin the ride. Best size for the Swift with good ride are 15" rims with 195/60 or 205/55 tyres.
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+1 to what Vikram said. Take it from me, you'll regret going for 16 inchers. I had 15 inchers on my Swift for almost 3 years running 195/60 R15s and they are the PERFECT upsize.
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Hello Bhpians

I have new swift zdi and looking for new set of alloys. I have zeroed down to two alloys. Let me know which is the best one out of two. Thanks in advance.
Lenso project D spec D 15 inch



Lenso project DX 15 inch
Both are good,and it would depend on the car's color.
Are both of them in stock?
Where are you getting them from in NCR and how much?
I like the second one-might pick it for my car if i find a source.
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Agree with both of you regarding 16" ruining the ride quality. While it is definitely true for the old swift, the new one is supposed to have much better ride quality. Also the gap in wheel well looks a little odd in the new swift compared the old one and hence the suggestion.
You may be right. The arches do seem to be bigger, but a 16" rim and the correspondingly shorter sidewalls would still put a bigger load on the suspension. My rule of thumb is always +1 when it comes to upsizing.
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