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Old 15th September 2004, 13:45   #46
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Quote[/b] (ajmat @ Sep. 14 2004,14:53)]and guess who walks in *- after being exposed to my daughter for one hour, I think he'll run away !
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rudra sir?
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Old 15th September 2004, 15:51   #47
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Hey Rudra,

Check out this link to see your car with evey possible design for wheels.

This is a great link for most cars. If you can't find a car to match yours, just pick one that most resembles is and check out the selection of wheels! www.tirerack.com

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Old 25th October 2004, 23:25   #48
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Hi guys.
After lot of posts and lot of thinking I got my rims and tyres last Wednesday. It had to be planned right. Ajmat was busy in his office. I wanted to change all the tyres together. Which means fitting new tyres/rims in my car and fitting my OE tyres set in Ajmat's car. Somehow, things worked out ok. I'm grateful to Ajmat for helping me to find out the test report for the tyre I liked... Bridgestone Potenza RE711.
I was thinking of Goodyear Eagle F1. Especially after seeing rtech's and N_C car. I did get some noise from N_C's car which could be because of bearings. Back in Bangalore I checked another car with F1 (two months old). Which was howling at 60kmph.
Now, my requirment is pretty simple. I like to roll up my windows and listen to crisp jazz without any disturbance. Tyre noise (if any) will surely get inside the cabin, no matter what insulation I have.
'Hot Tracks' the most well stocked shop in Bangalore told me about Potenza RE711. The shop owner also told me that for any reason I don't like the tyres, he'll take it back. His Mondeo, is also fitted with the same tyre. I took a short spin without window rolled up and felt positive. Odered the tyres and rim, came back to office and spoke to Ajmat. Here's the test report.
http://www.tirerack.com/tires....13&y=10
Rim is HR 16 spoke. After looking at lot of choices, I came back to this. I feel well packed 16 spoke is giving the car a little more body. This car also has lots of chrome here and there. Well, I relied on my 24 years of design experience.





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Old 26th October 2004, 00:07   #49
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Those alloys look too good on the Optra !! neat selection!
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Nice buy Rudra. and man does your car look stunning in black. you dont take it out at all do you? its in pristine condition, a proper showroom piece. very rare to see a black car kept so well. keep it up.
wish i was in b'lore, i would have sent my car to for a polish once in 6 months :P
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Wow!! Very nice...suits the car perfectly...!! Enjoy them
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Hey Rudra,
That Optra of yours looks really wonderful with those alloys. Great choice.
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Quote[/b] (salil_kulkarni @ Oct. 25 2004,22:42)]Nice buy Rudra. and man does your car look stunning in black. you dont take it out at all do you? its in pristine condition, a proper showroom piece. very rare to see a black car kept so well. keep it up.
wish i was in b'lore, i would have sent my car to for a polish once in 6 months :P
Hey salil_kulkarni,
my car goes out everyday.
But when you have black as a paint...you better take care.
Wait till you see my 45 years old Amby.
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Neat package there Rudra.

Our discussions here on TB over your Optra wheels really have netted some results. Can't help noticing as to how similar your wheels are to the new C-class, except that yours has more spokes. Lol, working with the C seems to have inspired you.... right, Rudra Sir?

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@Rudra Sen
Man u r car is really shinning...i have a black car too but i dont think it shines this much unless i have just gotten it polished... i do the polishing every 6 months atleast and am pretty damn careful with it... what polish or liquid,etc do u use to maintain the shine?
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wow!
looks good rudra!
so what was the total cost?what did you do to the old wheels?
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Quote[/b] (aadix @ Oct. 26 2004,10:29)]wow!
looks good rudra!
so what was the total cost?what did you do to the old wheels?
The tyres are spinning wildly on my Vtec !
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hey those wheels really look good rudra. but ur gonna have a tough time cleaning them next monsoon but i'm sure the way u maintain ur car, you wud enjoy doin that
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AYE AYE CAPTAIN !!!

i salute you for those neat chromes you've selected for your baby

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Man - he's now the king of Bling until someone gets a black Porsche Cayenne with chrome 20 inchers and a chrome spare wheel carrier !
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