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Old 25th February 2012, 22:43   #136
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Today we've upgraded my cousin's swift to MRF ZLO 185/70R14 at Lal tyres. Total cost around 16K. Tyres are really looks promising. Nice pattern also. Really VFM performance tyres.

Thanks for your inputs, we've decided based on this thread only.
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Hey Guys!

I'm thinking of changing the tyres on my Optra 1.6 to the MRF Z.L.O tyres next month.
The recommended specifications for the Optra are as follows:

185/65 R14 5.5J x 14
195/55 R15 6J x 15
195/60 R15 6J x 15

And, as per this thread the specifications available for the Z.L.O are :

185/70 R14
195/60 R14
195/60 R15

Since I am currently running my car on the stock rims, should I consider getting the 185/70 R14? Will the extra 5mm profile hamper the car's performance/ride in anyway?

I am looking for decent grip in town, better ride comfort and low road noise. Will be trading in my current Goodyear crap tyres for a set of 4 Z.L.O's. What do you recommend? As per this thread, the tyres seem to be extremely good Value For Money! Budget per tyre would be a maximum of about 4k-4.5k max. Any other suggestions in my price range?

Thanks for checking this request of mine fellas. Much appreciated
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185/70-14 is not recommended for the Optra. 195/60-14 is the better bet iof you have at least 5.5j alloys.
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^^ Thanks for the reply mate. Much appreciated

Would the increase in the section width cause any issues? Such as increased odometer readings and all? The rims on the car are the stock 14" rims that the car came with.

Do you have any ideas about how much would it cost approximately to get the 4 tires replaced? Also, are there any other tires that you would recommend for the Optra? Nothing too expensive. Within 4-4.5k should be fine. Not looking for out of this world grip. Just want a nice comfy ride with as little road noise as possible.
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^^ Thanks for the reply mate. Much appreciated

Would the increase in the section width cause any issues? Such as increased odometer readings and all? The rims on the car are the stock 14" rims that the car came with.

Do you have any ideas about how much would it cost approximately to get the 4 tires replaced? Also, are there any other tires that you would recommend for the Optra? Nothing too expensive. Within 4-4.5k should be fine. Not looking for out of this world grip. Just want a nice comfy ride with as little road noise as possible.
First of all, if you have alloys (mostly they will be 5.5j), you can consider 195/60-14. Otherwise, dont think about it. Even if you have steel wheels, check if they are 5.5j. If they are not 5.5j, no 195/60-14.

Odometer reading errors are not caused due to increase in section width but due to the sidewall height which influences overall diameter which in turn influences odometer and speedo errors.

195/60-14 ZLO would cost around 4.2k per tyre. Other options would be Yoko A Drive and Apollo Acelere within 4.5k.
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Hi Nikhil,

Are MRF Z-LOs available in 215/60 R16 or 225/60 R16 size. I am still on the lookout for tyres for my Yeti and haven't found a good replacement.
I can get many tyres like Michelin Latitude Tour HP, Yoko Geolandar AT-S in 216/65 R16, but the 3.5% OD difference would really be pushing it too far.
Please advise!

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Hi Nikhil,

Are MRF Z-LOs available in 215/60 R16 or 225/60 R16 size. I am still on the lookout for tyres for my Yeti and haven't found a good replacement.
I can get many tyres like Michelin Latitude Tour HP, Yoko Geolandar AT-S in 216/65 R16, but the 3.5% OD difference would really be pushing it too far.
Please advise!

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Nope. Nothing in 16".
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Hi All,

I am planning to change the tyres for my Punto.
Tyre size will be 195 60 R15
Following are the options i have decided :
1. MRF ZLO
2. Continental CPC2 or C Drive
3. Yokohama ES100
Currently i am running with Yokohama ES100 and i am quite happy with the performance that it delivers.
My preference would be Performance oriented & Average comfort.
Kindly suggest me a better option.
Thanks.
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Probably the below would hlep you guys to decide on what tyre change would fit for your car. This site has the calculation sheet from current tyre size to tyre size which you wanted to upgrade. Any upgrade should +/- 2% from the car manufacturer specification.

Car Bibles : The Wheel and Tyre Bible Page 4 of 4

Hope this is useful.
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Is the ZLO available in 155/75/R13, for the Santro? My Santro is due for a tyre change, and I am firm on the MRF: Either the ZSLK or the ZLO.
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Is the ZLO available in 155/75/R13, for the Santro? My Santro is due for a tyre change, and I am firm on the MRF: Either the ZSLK or the ZLO.
The correct size is 155/70-13. And no ZLO in that size. Smallest ZLO is 185/70-14.
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The correct size is 155/70-13. And no ZLO in that size. Smallest ZLO is 185/70-14.
Oops, my mistake!

Any idea if the ZLO will be available in any smaller sizes?
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Not in the near future.
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Got the tyres changed to 195/60 R14 MRF Z.L.O's yesterday. Was pondering inititally whether to choose Yokohama A Drives in 185/65 or the Z.L.O's. Price for the A Drives was 4300/- per tyre. And the Z.L.O was 4050 per piece. Considering the price difference, chose the Z.L.O.

Very happy with my purchase. Grip in dry conditions is outstanding. Road noise is completely gone now. Ride is very sorted and smooth. After changing the tyres, took the Optra out for a drive. Covered nearly 120 km's on the new tyres by the end of the day over all kinds of roads. 4 lane highway, broken tarmac, no tarmac, concrete roads, and the Z.L.O's performed extremely well in all conditions. Didn't hear too much noise even at 140. Even the wife commented on how smooth and noise free the car had become after fitting the new tyres .

And the cost of everything? Just 16k including Alignment and Balancing after trading in the old set of GoodYear's. Absolutely awesome tyres . Many thanks to the good folk here on Team-BHP for trying them out and recommending them. You all are awesome! Thanks again fellas, especially Nikhil
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Hello Nikhil

how would you rate the following tires sequentially

Yoko "c" drives
Yoko "a" drives
MRF ZLO

I am thinking of changing my current set of GIII tires on the swift. I do a considerable bit of high speed highway driving. Road conditions are mixed between good to being acceptable
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