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Old 17th October 2007, 14:37   #61
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In case of stock rims you can uprgrde to 215/55 R16 or 225/50 R16, may be a tyre with higher traction rating (i.e)AA.
and ofcourse switching over to 16 inch will also improve braking but make sure you choose a higher traction rating tyres for better braking.
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In case of stock rims you can uprgrde to 215/55 R16 or 225/50 R16, may be a tyre with higher traction rating (i.e)AA.
and ofcourse switching over to 16 inch will also improve braking but make sure you choose a higher traction rating tyres for better braking.
Aren't Civic stock wheels 15".?
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any chance of upsize to 225/40/18 from the stock honda civic tyres which are 196/65/15
is it advisable to upsize to 18 without creating mess...or a safe bet would be 225/45/17
kinda confused about these 2 sizes and delivery on sunday
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yes they are. why the question?
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Unknown - You don't have many options, best is to go to 205's & get a set of sticky tyres if you want to stick to 15".
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Unknown - You don't have many options, best is to go to 205's & get a set of sticky tyres if you want to stick to 15".
On stock rim 205/60 or ( 50) ?-15 will be good enough ? , 205 profile tyre does effect on ride quality ? I want to maintain ride quality & improve it's braking performance (I'm not satisfied with it's current brakes) will it improve ?

P:s- how much should i get if i sell stock rims & alloys ?
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Unknown - You don't have many options, best is to go to 205's & get a set of sticky tyres if you want to stick to 15".
Would you have to change the rims for any other option? Wouldn't the stock rims suffice for the 215/60R15 ?
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On stock rim 205/60 or ( 50) ?-15 will be good enough ? , 205 profile tyre does effect on ride quality ? I want to maintain ride quality & improve it's braking performance (I'm not satisfied with it's current brakes) will it improve ?
Correct size is 205/65 R15 or 215/60 R15. But no good performance tyre is available in this size officially in India. You would get either the Michelin Energy MXV8/XM1 or the Yokohama A300.

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Peanuts. Depends on what tyres your car came with & how much have you done on them. If it came with Goodyear's then you really won't get much at all.

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Would you have to change the rims for any other option? Wouldn't the stock rims suffice for the 215/60R15 ?
The stock rims are not optimal for 215's but yes they will suffice.
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Aren't Civic stock wheels 15".?
Sorry , that was a mistake.
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Peanuts. Depends on what tyres your car came with & how much have you done on them. If it came with Goodyear's then you really won't get much at all.
Car came with Goodyear Nct , i've done around 200 Km on them , Have been offered 8k for 4 wheels .

Yoko A300(Didn't look good) or Michelin Energy MXV8 whixh one is better ? any idea about the price of yoko a300 per tyre .

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Both are good, Yoko would be cheaper than the Energy's. What dealer?
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Both are good, Yoko would be cheaper than the Energy's. What dealer?
Any rough idea about energy's price ? Or should i change rims too ? any good designs alloys available in 16'' ?
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In 15" u'll have more options in terms of tyres and alloys both.
I know ppl who have struggled to get good combo of tyres n rims in 16" just bcos of the lack of options in the market.
I suggest u to stick with stock alloys and get good set of tyres.
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In 15" u'll have more options in terms of tyres and alloys both.
I know ppl who have struggled to get good combo of tyres n rims in 16" just bcos of the lack of options in the market.
I suggest u to stick with stock alloys and get good set of tyres.
How's maxxis tyre ? Is it inferior or better than Michelin energy ? how much does michelin enegy cost ?
Maxxis tyre price
225.60/15 = 4200
215.60.15 = 3600
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How's maxxis tyre ? Is it inferior or better than Michelin energy ? how much does michelin enegy cost ?
Maxxis tyre price
225.60/15 = 4200
215.60.15 = 3600
Can't comment on Maxxis as i haven't driven any car with those tyres but given an option b/w the two i would opt for Energy. The energy should cost u around 4.5k per tyre.
Why are u avoiding the yokos?
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