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Old 19th August 2012, 22:54   #151
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Almost 5k per tire is freaking expensive for a 14" tire.
IMO, Other tires like Apollo Aceleres or Yoko A drives/ C drives are more VFM.
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The Yoko A Drive costs around Rs.4,300 for 185/65/14, and Rs.4,700 for 195/65/14. Not a big difference.
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Around Delhi, 185/65-14 A Drives are available in the range of 4.0 ~ 4.2 k
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Old 21st August 2012, 12:34   #154
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The Yoko A Drive costs around Rs.4,300 for 185/65/14, and Rs.4,700 for 195/65/14. Not a big difference.
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Around Delhi, 185/65-14 A Drives are available in the range of 4.0 ~ 4.2 k
The 185/65/14 A-Drive is available at a few places for 4.2K here in hyderabad. The A-Drives are soft compound and the road I travel on, has a bad strech which might damage it.

Moreover, since the difference between A-Drive and XM2 for me is close to 300-400 rs, so thought of sticking with the XM2. I was earlier getting XM2 for 4.9K and no one was willing to come even a single penny down from that amount, at that point in time, A-Drives became my priority.

Will be changing to 185/65-14 XM2 this weekend.
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The 185/65/14 A-Drive is available at a few places for 4.2K here in hyderabad. The A-Drives are soft compound and the road I travel on, has a bad strech which might damage it.

Moreover, since the difference between A-Drive and XM2 for me is close to 300-400 rs, so thought of sticking with the XM2. I was earlier getting XM2 for 4.9K and no one was willing to come even a single penny down from that amount, at that point in time, A-Drives became my priority.

Will be changing to 185/65-14 XM2 this weekend.
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I would suggest you go for 185/70/14, if you car can take it. It gives a very nice ride over the bad hyd roads!
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Old 23rd August 2012, 09:09   #156
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I would suggest you go for 185/70/14, if you car can take it. It gives a very nice ride over the bad hyd roads!
I had asked the dealer for 185/70 R-14, it would increase the gc a bit but the dealer said its not possible to fit in 185/70. Not sure why cuz it just effects the sidewall height. I know about the odo error but can't think of anything else. The dealer also said it might affect the suspension, not sure cuz the 1.6 S comes with a 15" wheel as stock and I don't think it has a bigger wheel well.

A lot of people who have fiesta's have suggested to stick with the upsize of 185/65 and that too isn't that bad I think. Moreover, I do not want to play with the handling of my ride as I like it this way. Lemme try and talk to a few more dealers to find out the problems I might face.

Thanks for the suggestion buddy

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Old 29th August 2012, 07:32   #157
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Purchased Michelin XM2 for my santro xing

165/65/R13, each at 3538.

Fitting to be done today (bought from changemytyre.com)
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Hey where did you get yours from(shop) ? I am getting them for 4600 a piece from Ashoka Wheels and looking at the price people have taken it for, it looks a pretty decent price to me. I am upsizing from 175/65 R14 to 185/65 R14 !!
Fiest@, Insane Devil, looks like you both got good deals. I bought XM2s (185/60 R14) for my U-Va about a couple of weeks ago from Xenex at Kavuri Hills. Paid 4975 per tyre. Didn't do much searching around for prices.

Very quick and efficient job - got the wheel alignment and balancing free which I think is usual in most places plus a free nitrogen fill.

Like someone else has said, have fallen in love with my car again. Noise levels down, feels better, corners better.
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Fiest@, Insane Devil, looks like you both got good deals. I bought XM2s (185/60 R14) for my U-Va about a couple of weeks ago from Xenex at Kavuri Hills. Paid 4975 per tyre. Didn't do much searching around for prices.

Very quick and efficient job - got the wheel alignment and balancing free which I think is usual in most places plus a free nitrogen fill.

Like someone else has said, have fallen in love with my car again. Noise levels down, feels better, corners better.
Yes I remember Xenex quoting one of the highest prices. By the way I got it at 4750 per piece, the price of 4650 was without balancing n alignment. Never mind, this difference gave me a headache and had to take a medicine. I guess that becomes equal then.

The ride sure feels a lot better, though the tyres are still settling in, would comment more after some more kms.
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What is an appropriate right size & upsize version of the XM2s that are right for the Innova? Any leads on what their pricing is?

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What is an appropriate right size & upsize version of the XM2s that are right for the Innova? Any leads on what their pricing is?

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Michelin site quotes 205/65/15 on XM2. I dont think anything above 205 is available in XM2s. You will have to look at Primacy LCs which cost more than XM2.
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What is an appropriate right size & upsize version of the XM2s that are right for the Innova? Any leads on what their pricing is?

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There is a separate thread for discussion on Innova tyres. Take a look and it might help.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...de-innova.html (wheel & tyre upgrade for Innova)

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Michelin site quotes 205/65/15 on XM2. I dont think anything above 205 is available in XM2s. You will have to look at Primacy LCs which cost more than XM2.
Correct !! Moreover primary LC's are suppossed to be very good, have experienced them on one of the octavia(colleague's), but sure they're gonna be costlier. They're not available below 15" and had to go with XM2's.

@maverhick: Check for the PLC's for your innova.
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Got 4 XM 2 tires for my indica xeta. 165/65 R 13. costed me Rs. 3,244 each. is it a right cost for the XM2? because on my BILL it says type XM 1. but they actually fitted XM 2 tyres
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i was planning to change the GT3 stock tyres of my dec 2011 purchased ANHC. The car had run aroung 20K in the last one year but the change was necessitated mainly due to repeated punctures and tyre noise.
Finally we decieded to go with Michelin XM2. The dealer was suggecting Primacy LC for its better ride quality but i didnot want to upgrade the size.

Dealer: tyre Plus Navi Mumbai, excellent service, but no discounts
Cost: Rs 21000/- for 4 tyres (alignment balancing free)
Ride quality: Excellent, softer, wrt GT3 noise is condierably less
FE: Didnot notice any appreciable change in city conditions.
Overall summary: For the standard 175 65 R 15 tyres Michelin XM2 has been able to deliver what i was expecting.
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Old 8th October 2012, 17:04   #165
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A month ago changed the WagonR tires to Michelin XM2 155/65/13 which cost 3325 per tire with free alignment, balancing and N2 filling.
Have covered 800 kM and am very happy with the tires.
Earlier had XM1 which had run 45k KM in 5 years and had enough tread for at least another 5k KM.
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