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Old 17th March 2008, 12:12   #16
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Hi all,

Has any one heard of Maxxis tyres. I was told by the dealer that these are a very good brand and would be very easy to avail warranty (2yrs on the tyre). I am planning to upsize my Indica from the current 165/60 R13 to 175/70 R13. Is this a good choice. Also what are the alloys that you suggest on Indiac V2 DLG without turbo.

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Can anyone using 185/60 on indica turbo inform me regarding their experience in respect of any side walls brushing the suspensions & the type of wheels used & its offset.
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Kiren - TSK1979 has been using 185/60 on his normal Indica for a long time now & without any problem with regards to touching etc. Also, he's been running them on stock wheels so I don't see a problem there unless you want to switch to alloys.
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Talking Indica Turbo on 185/65 GIII's

If this might be comforting, am currently running on 185/60 Potenza GIII's on my Indi Turbo V2 DLG.

They are on stock steel rims and have done >10KKms in the last 3 months with one really longg trip Bbay-Blore-Tirupati-Salem-BBay trip and have only given me gr8 grip & amazing breaking even on gravel/sand/mud roads as well.

They do not scrap the inner walls and given some sane rev-happy driving, they gel well with the stock steel rims as well.

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Old 17th March 2008, 22:10   #19
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Can you guys please help me with my issue. Have you guys heard of Maxxis tyres and how are they as far as performance is concerned.

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Old 26th March 2008, 00:16   #20
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Kiren - TSK1979 has been using 185/60 on his normal Indica for a long time now & without any problem with regards to touching etc. Also, he's been running them on stock wheels so I don't see a problem there unless you want to switch to alloys.
As informed earlier I am on aura alloy wheels C2455 which has an ET of 44-45. I feel this should be the problem.

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185/60 R14 is the max you can go for. any thing wider and lower profile is going to affect due to tyre scraping and will also affect ride quality due to lower profile. in fact indica needs a profile of 65 and upwards but you can manage with 60 profile. i currently own an indica turbo dlx and i am riding on 185/60 R14 and the ride quality is not as good as the stock tyres but handling has surely improved due to wider specs.
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185/60 R14 is the max you can go for. any thing wider and lower profile is going to affect due to tyre scraping and will also affect ride quality due to lower profile. in fact indica needs a profile of 65 and upwards but you can manage with 60 profile. i currently own an indica turbo dlx and i am riding on 185/60 R14 and the ride quality is not as good as the stock tyres but handling has surely improved due to wider specs.
Please do check out for 175/60 R14s also.
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Please do check out for 175/60 R14s also.

Will it not reduce the GC?
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Will it not reduce the GC?
Dear the differnce is only -0.8% this is the best fit avialable in the market.
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can i fit potenza GIII tubeless o nthe stock rims ?
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can i fit potenza GIII tubeless o nthe stock rims ?
Depends on what size GIII u choose..
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Depends on what size GIII u choose..
planning on 185/60's , as per everyone's recommendation
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I used to have Potenza GIII 185/60 on stock rims in my indica non turbo(13").
As with all tubless tires, make sure your rims are not bent or damaged.

Currently I am running Apolo Acelere 185/60R13 on 4 rims and 1 Ducaro 185/60R13
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Hi,

In my opinion the best upsize for indica V2 turbo will be 185/60 R14. Two of my friends are using it and have no problems at all. I personally have put 195/60 R14 Goodyear Eagle F1 , but if your car is fully loaded, you need to be careful on uneven roads otherwise it will rub the shocks !!!

You can go in for 5.5J or 6.0J alloys.

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another hypothetical question . how would 15 inchers do on an indica turbo, if speedo error is not an issue?

taking a lead from noidaboy's corolla rims on his swift, how about Ford fusion OE rims ( 15", 108 PCD) do ?

or will the wheels rub against the wells ?
in which case, 175/55 R15 would keep the overall diameter kinda accurate, but would 55 profile be too much for indian roads
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