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Old 28th December 2009, 15:25   #241
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Has anyone done tyre rotation and crossed the tyres while doing it ? or just front to back?
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Has anyone done tyre rotation and crossed the tyres while doing it ? or just front to back?
I suggest only front to back.
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I suggest only front to back.
Nikhil, I did the following WR last time, is it fine?
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Old 28th December 2009, 16:05   #244
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That's also fine as long as you dont have any problems.

Doing that MIGHT result in pulling problems. It is not necessary that you WILL have drag, but you might. So, to avoid that, we suggest front to back itself.
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I already have pulling problems so will crossing them unpull it ?
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Old 28th December 2009, 17:06   #246
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If you do regular wheel rotation/alignment from 0 kms onwards (every 5-7k kms), you can avoid the pulls and do 5 wheel rotation without much issue.

@bottle: Try it out sometime this helps, or else demounting the tires and swapping from side to side ie if they are non directional.

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I already have pulling problems so will crossing them unpull it ?
Well, you can try it. Do one thing. Give me a call sometime and we'll work something out.
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Old 28th December 2009, 18:59   #248
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What pressure do you guys maintains for the Michelin XM1+ in Swift VDI running single around town ?
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What's the approx cost of the 195/60/15 xm1+ in Bangalore, anyone ?

EDIT : Michelin india website shows only Primary LC in that profile, xm1+ is not available in this profile ?

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XM1+ is not available in that size. Only Primacy LC which is quite expensive.

Do think about the Continental CPC2.
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I'm thinking of replacing my Ritz's stock JK (~5800 km old) with Michelin XM1+ (185/70 R14). In Navi Mumbai it costs Rs. 3900/tyre and in Pune Rs. 3800 + Freebies (wallet, Key chain, bag worth Rs. 2500 with 4 tyres). Nobody will give anything for the old tyres. On thing I just want to clarify the XM1+ comes with Made in China tag, is it so?
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The XM1+ does come from China.
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Replaced my new JK Vectra's on the Ritz Zxi with XM1+. Each tyre was 3.8k, and got 2.2k for my JK's from ashoka wheels, Hyd. Initially was going in for the A-drives at 3.3k, but finally took the plunge and bought the XM1+.

Initial Impressions : Road noise over rough surfaces is less, but could not notice that much of a difference in overall ride quality. No chance to test the grip and handling yet.

Somehow the XM1+ haven't impressed me that much. They made more of a difference in my wagonr compared to the Ritz.
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That is because the JK Vectra's are slightly softer compared to the JK Tornado.

The thing is, you might not notice such a huge difference because your experience with the OEM tyres has been only for 20 kms or so.

Believe me, you will be thankful for the tyres on the highway.
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That is because the JK Vectra's are slightly softer compared to the JK Tornado.

The thing is, you might not notice such a huge difference because your experience with the OEM tyres has been only for 20 kms or so.

Believe me, you will be thankful for the tyres on the highway.
I hope so too . The tyres are going to be put through a rigorous workout, given the state of some of our highways, and will show their true colours then. Btw, I have 195/60 R 14's on my OCH, they are pirelli P6000'S. I've had a real good experience with them, regarding grip in both dry and wet(unlike some online reviews). Could you give your expert opinion on them, compared to the XM1+?
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