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Old 16th September 2008, 11:10   #931
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Thanks guys!!
Still wish I had gotten slightly taller rubber... maybe 195/55 R15s instead of the 195/50 R15s that I got.
Having said that, the grip grip and quietness levels of the S-drives are phenomenal, and I don't feel any increased harshness in the ride after upgrading from the stock setup (175/65 R14).

Buying a Swift Ldi now, and will probably get 195/55 R15.

A friend of mine got his yesterday and slapped on 195/60 R15, which I think is a bit too much for the swift. What do you guys think?

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Hi!! ghostrider!! good set of alloys bro.
Your car looks simply hot!! Enjoy your ride. ~Cheers~cheers:
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Great choice of alloys and rubber there, ghostrider
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Great setup ghostrider......enjoy your drive
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Old 16th September 2008, 13:32   #932
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Hi Guys,

I have to share this with all of you. I had purchased a set of Alloys and Apollo Accelere tyres for my Indica lastyear. You can find the mention to it in this thread itself. I had purchased them from Karol Bagh. The tyres have run pretty good and done 22K till now.

The first instance happened with me when the tyres were not very old and a bad pit blew my tyre with its side wall getting damaged. When I got down to change the tyre the key to open the alloys didn't fit into the spanner. "The shopkeeper did not tell the key needs a diff size spanner" (i took it as my own mistake and brought a new spanner)
I was with my wife and daughter and was left helpless in the middle of nowhere, glad my brother was near and he fetched up.
This tyre is now repaired and running with tube.


Now this time just two days back another tyre burst again with the damage on side-wall. this will again be repaired and will now run on tube when i got down to change the tyre, the key broke inside the nut and I was again left helpless and had to park my car in a strangers house for the night. In the morning I brought a new key from Noida Sec 16 and got the tyre repaired.

Somehow I feel that only those alloys should be brought which don't require some special nuts and a key to open. Finally what good are tubeless if their walls are so fragile and render you and your car useless in the middle of nowhere.

I used to feel that I am very safe with tubeless tyres and alloys but somehow these incidents have left me feeling very unsecure to undertake long journeys.
I guess you have bought multi pcd wheels, in which case the space between the bolt holes is cramped hence the need for these diff kind of wheel nuts. But on the upside you're safer having inverted wheel nuts as they're lesser prone to theft.
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Old 17th September 2008, 08:54   #933
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Default Rays alloys for my i10 Kappa

Here goes the pics of my i10's alloys.

Alloys Make : Rays R13
Tyre Make : Bridgestone potenza GIII 175/60/R13
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Old 17th September 2008, 09:07   #934
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tenzo dc-6 v2 18x8j
bf goodrich ta/kdw/nt 255/40r18
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Awesome ride and wheels rev hard. That electric blue looks hot.
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Old 17th September 2008, 12:34   #936
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Hi! Jango!! thats a good set of alloys bro. keep it up!! it really goes with the car colour. Your car is now blessed with royal footwear. Enjoy the ride!! ~Cheers~ cheers:
Hi! Rev hard!! thats really a good set of alloys bro. Equally justice done to the awesome ride of yours as well. Enjoy the ride!! ~Cheers~cheers:
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plati for my vdi

set of 4 -14k
maxxis 195/55 r15 - 13k
buyback of stock tires and rims - 5k
got the wheel caps back
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Old 19th September 2008, 00:58   #938
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rev_hard: thats one MEAN looking treads
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plati for my vdi

set of 4 -14k
maxxis 195/55 r15 - 13k
buyback of stock tires and rims - 5k
got the wheel caps back
Nice alloys. Same as mine
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Hi Ghostrider,

Thanks for the info on your alloy wheel's offset. I too have a Ford (but the Fiesta) and am hoping to get the MOMO Corse Silver alloys for it. The MOMO recommended offset for the Fiesta (with 6Jx15 alloys) is also 38. The only problem so far has been getting the MOMO's as the dealer is still awaiting a definitive response from the supplier in Italy.

Hopefully this should get resolved in the next few days and I get to post pictures of my car with the new alloys.

I have already purchased a set of Michelin PP2 tyres (195/50 R15) for th car. I too wonder whether I should have gone for 195/55 R15 ... any comments guys.

The speedo error with 195/50 is 1.2%, whereas with 195/55 it is 2.1%.

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Hey rev_hard - the pics are superb pro-like.
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@white Vdi - really nice piece of alloys and are complimenting the Vdi perfectly!
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rev_hard: thats one MEAN looking tread
I agree.!
Nice pics ,post some more in your thread.
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thanks buddies! lots of pics on fb. and the monnnney shots are on the way too!

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plati for my vdi

set of 4 -14k
maxxis 195/55 r15 - 13k
buyback of stock tires and rims - 5k
got the wheel caps back
Drool stuff buddy, Only these wheels make me feel i made a wrong choice ..but i just couldn't find them . Anyways your car just looks awesome..Cheers
By the way, are you using a stock tyre for spare?
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