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Old 24th November 2004, 02:12   #46
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Quote[/b] (rahulmd @ Nov. 23 2004,20:08)]From where did you pick up the Sparco Mud Flaps??? How good are they over the OE ones? and how much do they cost???
i got them from Mulund,that is the place where i stay.u shud be able to get it at milan subway or near the opera house in mumbai.
it cost me 850rs for the 4 pieces.and about 150 for the fitting as u have to remove the tire to fit it properly.
dunno whether it really helps over the OE mud flaps,but it adds to the visual appeal.maybe it cud work as its longer.
u get it red,black and blue.i have black.
i have seen it in a friend's red viva --red flaps.it really rocks.
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trust me dawg dont go above 155/r13 it'll screw up your ride quality not to mention the fact that u aint got power steer, it'll kill u when reverse parking at angles n try out the MICHELIN PRECEDA SERIES the smoothest ride ive felt yet.::
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hey.. guys...
I have a wagon R. Want to change the tyres.
currently running 145/70 R13

I wanted Michelin Certis but .. i guess they aren't available for 155/65 R13....
Next option is 165/60 R13 (available in Michelin)

Ride height will decrease by 5mm... but.. that shouldn't be a problem.
But is 165 too much for a wagonR too..... for zen it sometimes does touch the body.

I think 165 would be ok.... as maruti gives 155 .. so 1 upsize shouldn't cause much problem.

What do you say?
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hi, i got 165/60 R13 GIII on my zen2003 recently and the rear tire fouls with the wheel arch when 3 people sit in the rear . are there any ways how i can overcome.my rear shocks are due for replacement.can i install esteem shocks or any other to overcome ..? how much will it cost ?
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hi, i got 165/60 R13 GIII on my zen2003 recently and the rear tire fouls with the wheel arch when 3 people sit in the rear . are there any ways how i can overcome.my rear shocks are due for replacement.can i install esteem shocks or any other to overcome ..? how much will it cost ?
If your suspension is in perfect condition then 165/60-13 tyres won't foul with the wheel arches.
btw what alloys or rims have u got?
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I got my 800's wheel bearings replaced today.The car is so much smoother to drive than before and there is no noise or drag due to worn out bearings.

My mechanic was of the opinion that alloy wheels cause the bearings to wear out faster.Is this true or just another myth ?
My car's shodded with Neo alloys.
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Do alloy wheels cause harm to the car's suspension even if they are oe size and running on oe size tyres ?
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