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Old 30th April 2011, 21:12   #61
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Default Re: Help::Alloys on zen, performance and mileage change?

learnt the hard way that track extension spacers give a lot of wobbling!
Its actually the balancing, the same way as one balances the mass on the tire radially, the spacers to need a good mass balance, and any local workshop just cannot do it very well. They just machine it for a perfect round, weld it on with the screws and jack it on! Rest is your luck. The bearings got screwed, steering bushes got bad and wobbling at 100+ speeds was common.
If at all we had a quality wheel spacer vendor at bangalore,who knows the science of mass balance!
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Old 1st May 2011, 10:45   #62
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Originally Posted by jas_mirage View Post
i hav my zen runnin on 195/45 13' tyres.. yoko i believe.. had to raise my back suspension a bit though.. actually wanna get the wheel arches flared a bit..
hi, with 195/45/13 don't you face any issues while running the car in city or with 3 + people on board ? can yu also post some pics of your zen ??
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