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Old 6th September 2006, 00:40   #1
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Hi,

One of my friedn has three cars (shared by the three brothers).

1. Alto Vxi (around5 years old)
2. Zen Lxi (2 Years old... the new facelift zen)
3. New Ford Fiesta 1.4 (P)

Now the requirements are below:

1. Sports profile tubeless tyres. Seond thing i dont know how to describe but he wants that the tyres should be flatter like less rubber / sleek tyres like in sports cars stuff.

2. Ideal upsize of rim / tyres. His suggestions are 13" on alto, 14 on zen and 15 on fiesta. Please suggest whether cars will look good with those rim upsizes or not. Also need suggestion for tyres upsize for the above stated rim size.

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like this one....


these are 17 inch with 215/40 ZR 17 rubber....
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You are the man !!!!

Yeah like these.. btw what do we call them
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these are 17 inch with 215/40 ZR 17 rubber....

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They are called low-profile tyres & are very bad for the ride of the car on our broken roads.

P.S. LBM - It seems as if your rear tyre has a puncture!!
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Your are man !!!!

Yeah like these.. btw what do we call them
these are called tyres but man I wount recommend them as these are very low profile and handelling them is a very difficult job and the ride quality suffers a bit.....

we can also call them low profile....
the car u have asked are alto zen and fiesta...in alto and zen u can go max to 14 inch but the trye will scratch with the body.....but in fiesta u can get the above 17 inch tyre but I doubt these huge size will also scratch ...u can upsize to 15-16 inch with minimum 45 to 50 profile for a long life of car suspension tyre and rim.....
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these are 17 inch with 215/40 ZR 17 rubber....
Yeah.. they look good...
but 2 more inches and you won't need rubber.
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Ok got it.. never go for low profile as the car will suffer.

So what should be the best pur there. Keeping in mind that car remains low and the beadth of tyres be more and they should remain inside like in the swift.

Also suggestions for alloys will be good.

Please suggest the best looking and performance tyres out there.
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Ok got it.. never go for low profile as the car will suffer.
No, actually.... Low profile improves handling....

And in alto's case the 80 profile tyres have no grip no handling .. only ride.

For alto a 165/60 R13 should be ok...
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Bro,
for the fiesta, get 185/60R14 potenza GIII or Yokohama ES100 rubber and some hot rims.
For alto and zen, stick to 13" rubber. Alto and zen experts please advise him. But for zen get 5J size rims only.
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hi,

Thanks for the suggestions. Please tell me what tyre size should we go for 15 inches in fiesta. and do 165/60 R13 will do good job for both alto and zen ?

Another request from him is the alto is more than 5 years old and is out of warranty so he is thinking of going for K&N air filer etc changes for better performance. Please suggest some performance mods too for both alto and zen. Keeping in mind zen still has 1 year of warranty left.

Thanks a lot all of you.

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Hi,

One more thing how to know whether the delaer is providing the 5J rims or not ?
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One more thing how to know whether the delaer is providing the 5J rims or not ?
Its written on the rim.... ..
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Hey lambo are these two tyres better than michelin ? Also do anyone know michelin india website where one can view their tyres available in india ?

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for the fiesta, get 185/60R14 potenza GIII or Yokohama ES100 rubber and some hot rims.
For alto and zen, stick to 13" rubber. Alto and zen experts please advise him. But for zen get 5J size rims only.
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i have a question for low_bass, with that tyre have you noticed any problems with suspentions, abhiva since you have new feista 185/14/60 is best although i am not in a postion to advice you on zen and alto.
if you have standard tyre size say 175/14/65. then maximum advisable is upto 195/14 also check with your manufacture whether tyre upgrade will affect your waranty.
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LBM, those look like punctured tyres. dont tell me that is your car. man, how can you ride on that ??


and who is sitting in the back ?
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