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Old 21st July 2007, 16:39   #16
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Hey, Can't anything be simple around here ......
NO it cant

i personally would not go over 15inch with 195mm width for a swift.
if you must have 16inch with occasional travel over bad road then increase the side profile and go with less width (195mm max). dont forget the bigger size wheel also adds weight, so you have to decide if you want performance or looks??
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Old 21st July 2007, 16:52   #17
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LBM, no offense but with 215's and all the ICE does your car even move ?

Khaadu try sticking to 195 width. Going over board with the width will only cause more rolling friction and slow you down.

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Old 21st July 2007, 16:55   #18
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Guys , Ok .. lets say I go in for the 15 inchers -- whats the tyre profile that I should be looking at ???
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Old 21st July 2007, 17:04   #20
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Mountain boy, stick to 195/60/15's. Should suffice.
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Old 21st July 2007, 17:18   #21
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Tires & Wheels - 1010tires.com the absolute tire and wheel authority - use the tyre calculator on this site. It will answer most of your concerns. Hope this helps.

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Khaadu..!!
Better to stick with 195/60-15.
I recently drove & sat in Karthik's Swift with 205/50 the ride for the rear passenger is really a back breaker.

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I dont know what people say , I am running my car on 17 inch 215/40/17. and I have no problems till now. I know you can feel pot holes but I am safely run in it on my car since dec 2005. No shocker problem, no rim bent nothing. Also [b]I don't drive slow.
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No offence but Please do let us know the number of tyres u have changed or the number of tyre bulges till now.
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No offence but Please do let us know the number of tyres u have changed or the number of tyre bulges till now.

Sir for style you have to pay a little price.

But for 16 inch which I had on my earlier car Viva I did not had any problem of any tyre faliure or tyre bulges and the ride was very nice.
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Oh well Khaadu, ill be fitting 16s on a Swift by the end of the week, if you wish to wait until then you can come over for a test drive to see how it feels. I think 16s would be perfect on the Swift. Ive only put 15s and 17s on the swift so far so even im looking forward to it.
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No offence but Please do let us know the number of tyres u have changed or the number of tyre bulges till now.
None on the following

1. Falken Ziex 205/45 R17 on my Baleno Altura
2. Yokohama AVS-ES100 205/45 R16 on Mukul's Getz.
3. Michelin Pilot Precedas 195/50 R15 on Gunbir's Getz.

There are countless other cars which are running successfully on 45 profile with 205/215 section.
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Oh well Khaadu, ill be fitting 16s on a Swift by the end of the week, if you wish to wait until then you can come over for a test drive to see how it feels. I think 16s would be perfect on the Swift. Ive only put 15s and 17s on the swift so far so even im looking forward to it.
Hey, Now thats a good idea ..... might as well wait and then take a TD once you put them on . Also what profile tyres are yu putting on ???

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to be honest,i like the second ones better.the rims that are available in 15".khaadu,i would suggest that you should look at 195/60R15 rather than 16".the 16" would definitely look bling and will definitely go with your "rice-boy" image.so choose.
as an afterthought,like arush mentioned,how come people dont upsize to 16" on the swift .why only 15" or 17".
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khaadu,i would suggest that you should look at 195/60R15 rather than 16".the 16" would definitely look bling and will definitely go with your "rice-boy" image..
Now aint it cool to get the rice boy image back on the road ..... well , as Arush said , hes getting a swift with 16 inchers -- so will TD it and see how it feels !! If nothing then the 15 inchers are definitely on ....

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PS -- I swear I didnt realise choosing tyres was such a complicated and head spoinning task ....
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to be honest,i like the second ones better.the rims that are available in 15".khaadu,i would suggest that you should look at 195/60R15 rather than 16".the 16" would definitely look bling and will definitely go with your "rice-boy" image.so choose.
as an afterthought,like arush mentioned,how come people dont upsize to 16" on the swift .why only 15" or 17".
The reason people go for 15 or 17 in place of 16 because people don't get much of tyre options in 16.
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None on the following

1. Falken Ziex 205/45 R17 on my Baleno Altura
2. Yokohama AVS-ES100 205/45 R16 on Mukul's Getz.
3. Michelin Pilot Precedas 195/50 R15 on Gunbir's Getz.

There are countless other cars which are running successfully on 45 profile with 205/215 section.
It also depends on where & how u drive.!

Khaadu..!
Hope u wont take the Swift with 16" to Sangla Valley
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