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Old 27th May 2006, 19:41   #16
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Originally Posted by autozoniac
also is 205/65 R15 a good size for octi?????
Yes, that's a good upsize for the Octi. As for the tyres I would highly recommend Michelin Energy XM1's for their comfort factor and low road noise. Hankook's might be good but Michelin's are definietely better.
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I have goodyear eagle NCT 5 (185/65 R 14) in my Baleno...have already done 19k and look like they will last another 15-20 k for sure if not more...the tyre noise is very less too..
which tyre do you have currently....
for correct upsize calculations ....... go to http://www.carbibles.com/tyre_bible.html
remember....wider tyres improve cornering and stability but reduce the ride comfort and accleration (unless the car is seriously undertyred to begin with and has lots of wheelspins)...so choose your upsize wisely...
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Old 28th May 2006, 11:56   #18
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No Hankook....get Michelin!!
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Originally Posted by karthik247

Can someone tell me the broadest size available in 15"ers??

255/70R15 108S Bridgestone Dueler D689 for SUV's

225/50R15 91V GIIIs

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the case ur talking about might be referring GTO's Merc
No I wasnt, I dont know about his tyre problem.

after taking feedback from u guys and doing some market research i think i have zeroed down on either hankook or michelin...
any suggestions which one is better of the two????
Michelin anyday.
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