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Old 14th January 2017, 11:28   #496
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Had installed ZLO's in my linea TJET last year, had completed approx. 10000km, the grip level offered is good. However, not sure of the longevity had to replace a tire due to side wall puncture.
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I am planning on changing tyres on my Rapid which is currently on apollo Alnac 175/70 r14 to MRF ZLO 185/70 r14.

Price quoted in Navi Mumbai is 3550 per tyre.

This is a old thread and not much activity, but would like some guidance if the tyres are good and if the upsize on rapid is recommended.
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I am planning on changing tyres on my Rapid which is currently on apollo Alnac 175/70 r14 to MRF ZLO 185/70 r14.
The correct upsize for 175/70 R14 is 185/65 R14.

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This is a old thread and not much activity, but would like some guidance if the tyres are good and if the upsize on for rapid is recommended.
They are very good tyres in terms of grip and silence. Longevity is decent, I changed mine after 40K kms. The number of punctures was not much, but the tyres had lost good amount of tread.

As for the rapid, a 10mm upsize will not affect mileage radically. Instead there will be benefits in terms of grip and handling.

PS: I have a 2008 Verna CRDI on which the stock size is 185/65 R14. I've been using 195/60R14 since the first tyre change.

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very bad experience with MRF ZLo today
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very bad experience with MRF ZLo today
Any more details?

I drove with them for almost 10k kms and loved it apart from the whoop-whoop noise at times. Was planning on going for them on my new car too after the originals wear out.
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Any more details?

I drove with them for almost 10k kms and loved it apart from the whoop-whoop noise at times. Was planning on going for them on my new car too after the originals wear out.
i was editing my post with details and it crossed 30 mins time limit and was lost. So writing again.

1. This tyre is 4 years old 2013. Almost coincided with ZLo launch.
2. Mileage of this tyre is 20K kms.
3. It is never underfilled. Because this tyre was on rear solid axle of an eeco/versa and factory recommended pressure is 65 psi for "load" or "when carrying 2 rear passengers".
4. It had a puncture a few months ago. And a few nails were retrieved from inside.
5. It was given a break for around 6 months in this 4 year life when it was just used as a stepney. And I used to clean tyre with soap and coat the tyre sidewall with sunflower oil once every 2 months. It was well preserved during those months was almost babied.

Today I hear a blast on rear axle and I thought some auto driver had banged against me. But no it was this tyre blowing out.

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i was editing my post with details and it crossed 30 mins time limit and was lost. So writing again.

1. This tyre is 4 years old 2013. Almost coincided with ZLo launch.
2. Mileage of this tyre is 20K kms.
3. It is never underfilled. Because this tyre was on rear solid axle of an eeco/versa and factory recommended pressure is 65 psi for "load" or "when carrying 2 rear passengers".
4. It had a puncture a few months ago. And a few nails were retrieved from inside.
5. It was given a break for around 6 months in this 4 year life when it was just used as a stepney. And I used to clean tyre with soap and coat the tyre sidewall with sunflower oil once every 2 months. It was well preserved during those months was almost babied.

Today I hear a blast on rear axle and I thought some auto driver had banged against me. But no it was this tyre blowing out.
Every tyre has the max inflation pressure. This is usually mentioned on sidewall. I think 60PSI is way to high . Maybe that was the cause for blow out
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Every tyre has the max inflation pressure. This is usually mentioned on sidewall. I think 60PSI is way to high . Maybe that was the cause for blow out
manufacturer recommended

MRF claimed max tyre pressure is 120 psi as mentioned on the tyre sidewall .. so @ 65 I am within limit and apart from ride comfort going for a toss on empty load, there should be no other drawbacks.
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hi friends,

I contacted my dealer with the above tyre and he had filed a claim on my behalf with MRF and I am pleased to note here that MRF has 'accepted' my claim for tyre damage for Rs. 2063 (gst included). Considering it is a 4.5 yr old tyre, I think it is considerate on their behalf.
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