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Old 23rd May 2007, 12:41   #46
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I am going crazy about this kit, the white car and the mags are aweeesome. I think you should buy the ones on the car.. They look so coool.
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Thanks Irags, Is 28-30 ok, i think the stock tyres need something in the range of 34
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Thanks Irags, Is 28-30 ok, i think the stock tyres need something in the range of 34
yes so you dont complain that the mileage of the car is not good. that's why the skinny tyres and high pressure so people say wah kya mileage deti hai gaadi. bahut mast hai.
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yes so you dont complain that the mileage of the car is not good. that's why the skinny tyres and high pressure so people say wah kya mileage deti hai gaadi. bahut mast hai.


In case of Versa it has a recommended tyre pressure of 42 psi.....
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42 psi i wonder how close it is to the 407Di
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In case of Versa it has a recommended tyre pressure of 42 psi.....
god na if it topples over into a river it wont sink the tyres will keep it afloat. plus monsoons are coming when roads get waterlogged the passengers can row since it will float.
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Old 23rd May 2007, 22:34   #52
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Is offset of 40 fine?
This offset should be fine and is close enough to the stock offset (42 mm as per my recollection). As kpzen mentioned, 6J is the recommended optimal rim width for 195/60 R15 tyres. The maximum allowed rim width is 7J; e.g. see the Michelin Australia website:

Michelin Australia

So with 7J rims you ought to get great performance on good roads, but at the cost of some ride comfort on bad roads. I too have the maximum allowed rim width (5J) for my stock-size 155/70 R13 tyres in my Santro. This monsoon season will be my first experience on really bad roads, for which I plan to keep 30-32 psi (as opposed to my present 35 psi on good roads).
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Busa so ultimatly how much u paid for alloys and tires?Details please as i am also getting my VDI and day first itself wants to change the stock wheels with rubbers.
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Busa so ultimatly how much u paid for alloys and tires?Details please as i am also getting my VDI and day first itself wants to change the stock wheels with rubbers.
Around 40k, the car needs 205's though. 165's are utterly poor, slight turn and they start screeching.
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GSD3's suck. AVS Sports are better man, any day.
@vip3r: just curious... what makes u say that? i've seen a lot of people criticising GD3's on the forum... has anyone actually tried them out?
I know GTO had a bad experience with them, but has it been the same with all users?
I am not trying to defend the GSD3's, just trying to verify if people are giving them a fair evaluation - one which is not infulenced by the GSD2's.

PS: Sorry for pulling up an old post , but I was curious about the F1's.

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@vip3r: just curious... what makes u say that? i've seen a lot of people criticising GD3's on the forum... has anyone actually tried them out?
I know GTO had a bad experience with them, but has it been the same with all users?
I am not trying to defend the GSD3's, just trying to verify if people are giving them a fair evaluation - one which is not infulenced by the GSD2's.

PS: Sorry for pulling up an old post , but I was curious about the F1's.
I know iraghava had them & would never buy them again...
Mclaren1885 or v1p3r also had them.....Both keep exchanging & stocking tyres
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Hi,

I have recently purchased a 2007 model of Maruti Swift VDI. The previous owner has fitted the car with 15 inch Lenso rims and 195/60 Goodyear tyres. Although the car looks great with the rims and tyres, the ride quality is not good enough as I can feel every bump on the road.
I compared the ride quality with the stock Swift VDI (165/80 R14) after I bought this car and was amazed with the difference.

I would hence like to change to a profile which will give me good ride quality. At the same time, I am not sure if I should change the rims, as it will cost me more in buying new ones. Please suggest the right tyres and sizes for my existing 15 inch Lenso rims. If I cannot achieve good ride quality with my current rims, then please suggest if I should go for 14 inch rims.

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Balaji -

195/60/15 is the best possible configuration for a swift. It gives you the best of both worlds; good grip, handling and ride.

165/80/14 - tires are too puny, not safe, not recommended if you have a heavy right foot and drive above 100kms. But if you are somebody who drives within 100 kmph even on a highway, then you can go for these.

205/50/16 - is the combination that I have. Amazing handling and grip, but ride is not great, can feel even a small pebble on the road. But then car looks stunning. Check out the photos in my garage.

IMHO you shd stick to 195/60/15. FYI - Punto emotion comes in this config.

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Old 15th July 2009, 00:45   #59
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195 60 R15 should not cause probs. I ride on 185 70 R14 ( Zxi spec) for my VDi.
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Check tyre pressures.
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