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Old 31st October 2007, 14:58   #16
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So the "Improved fuel economy" is a false promo. I saw that on Bridgestone website when I selected the tire "Potenza GIII" for Palio 1.6.
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Old 31st October 2007, 15:19   #17
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Yes, there will be a slight drop in FE when switching to wider tyres.
Not always. My personal experience with Yoko S drive is different. I have been getting the same milage with 205/50/R15 tyres on my petra .

Moreover, Michillin claims to increase the FE by 10% for XM1 tyres. They attribute this to some new Tyre compound technolgy
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Old 31st October 2007, 15:31   #18
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I've gone in for Apollo Acelere Sportz - 185/60/14, that reduces the outer dia by 1%. The ride has improved over (possibly worn) Bridgestone S322s.

And while i havent checked the mileage, the noise has certainly reduced.

Will i recommend it? Oh yeah! however keep in mind that overall height reduces very marginally.

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Hello All,

Thanks a lot for all your responses. This afternoon, I was able to go to Super Tyre Tec in J.C Road and got the Micheline Energy XM1 185/65 R 14 tyres at a price of Rs. 3475/tyre. I upgraded 4 tyres(excluding the reserve one). The good thing was to get the Reebok track suit along with this

he charged Rs. 400 (100/tire) for the balancing and 200 for the alignment. I guess I paid little extra here. not sure :((

I also got the BRC sequential Injection Kit installed on my beast this week. will keep you updated on the installation this weekend.
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Congrats Ravi..!
Whats a BRC sequential injection kit?
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Congrats Ravi..!
Whats a BRC sequential injection kit?
a cng or lpg kit a think.
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Old 31st October 2007, 23:21   #22
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Hi Akshay,

You guessed it right!! BRC Sequential Kit is an LPG Kit. (This kit is available as an OE fitment for Lancer Cedia). the last phase of the installation will be done tomorrow(tune in the LPG ECU). I will post a detailed report on my experience of the installation and its performance after this is done.
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Old 1st November 2007, 15:15   #23
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not sure if there will be any noticeable decrease moving to 185's. I didnt notice much difference. But there has been a noticeable increase ever since i changed from from Eagle F1's to Accellere sportz. from 10.6 to 11.8(it could be coincidence, but a strange one at that since nothing else has changed).



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not sure if there will be any noticeable decrease moving to 185's. I didnt notice much difference. But there has been a noticeable increase ever since i changed from from Eagle F1's to Accellere sportz. from 10.6 to 11.8
Is it for GTX or Cedia... ....I think GTX right?

So is it like switching to 185 improves FE and switching to 195 drops FE?
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Hey congrats, thats good choice about tyre and LPG as well.

Where did you install lpg ? and cost details let us know.

Best Regards,

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Default RE: for GTX or for Cedia

for GTX ofcourse . umm, cedia no way in city driving

i cant comment for 195's since i havent used them personally. but yes no noticeable drop in case of 185's .
but a friend of mine is using 195's in blr and he gets around 10.2kmpl
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What would be the best choice for the Palio GTX now?
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