Go Back   Team-BHP > Under the Hood > Modifications & Accessories > Tyre & Alloy wheel Section


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 27th May 2006, 19:41   #16
Senior - BHPian
 
iraghava's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Bhaiyyaland
Posts: 8,028
Thanked: 154 Times
Default

Quote:
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.
iraghava is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28th May 2006, 11:52   #17
Senior - BHPian
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Hyderabad
Posts: 1,099
Thanked: 157 Times
Default

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...
Buffetfan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28th May 2006, 11:56   #18
Senior - BHPian
 
karthik247's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: BLR, HYD
Posts: 2,708
Thanked: 16 Times
Default

No Hankook....get Michelin!!
karthik247 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28th May 2006, 12:05   #19
Senior - BHPian
 
kpzen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Faridabad
Posts: 5,545
Thanked: 1,599 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by karthik247

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

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

or
225/50R15 91V GIIIs


KP
kpzen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29th May 2006, 18:38   #20
BHPian
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Madras
Posts: 379
Thanked: 3 Times
Default

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

Quote:
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.
5u3zEr0 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
From a Skoda Octavia to a Skoda Rapid RedRapid Test-Drives & Initial Ownership Reports 28 17th March 2015 11:25
Skoda agrees to replace my faulty Fabia, which Skoda to purchase now? mayank123 Luxury, Imports & Niche 40 11th August 2009 20:10
Škoda Auto Reveals New Faces Of Octavia Rs And Octavia Scout madhokritesh The International Automotive Scene 12 29th April 2009 16:05
Skoda Octavia Rider D A/X-Civic A/X-Corolla A/X? Which Auto? V-16 Sedans 9 11th September 2006 20:36
Which Skoda to buy - the Laura or the Octavia Rider ? Beemer Sedans 33 7th January 2006 00:08


All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 11:50.

Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks