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Old 19th August 2007, 12:53   #136
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wat is the use of alloy wheels is it just for looks or does perfomance too increases in that,
please help me in it , i am new in it
mainly looks. but they are lighter than steel wheels and can marginally increase the fuel economy.
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Old 19th August 2007, 13:07   #137
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please help me in it , i am new in it
One of the reasons people use Alloy wheels is bacause its really hard to find the perfect size of steel wheels for their new tires.For example,A person wanting to use 205 section tires would buy 6.5j alloys as the same would not be available in Steel Rims.Steel rims Would generally be 5j-5.5j and using 205 section tires on these would be an overkill.The tires would bulge out of the rim .. Hope you got it ..

Another reason is steel bends quite easily and running very low profile tires on them would have disastrous consequences while driving over bad roads.No such problems on an alloy rim.

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Old 31st August 2007, 17:26   #138
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Another reason is steel bends quite easily and running very low profile tires on them would have disastrous consequences while driving over bad roads.No such problems on an alloy rim.
Tell me this... why do a person for a normal driving needs such a low profile tyre? They tarred the road outside my apartment 3,4 months back. And now after all these rain, there are huge carters all over. My car comes with 175/70r13. Upsizing to 185/65 will not hurt the current steel rims. Also up sizing to 185, with much better rubber, should suffice 99% of usage. So why upgrade beyond that???

What you said might be true for very few people who try out their car on tracks. But mostly one up size on steel rim should be fine. Unless the car is ridiculously under tired.
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Old 6th September 2007, 17:50   #139
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guys

some nice rims here Welcome To Wide Open Throttle Motorsports, drool on
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Old 10th September 2007, 01:01   #140
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hijoin or plati for best variety avlbl.
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Old 2nd January 2008, 18:16   #141
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A quick question.

If i opt for Aura or Neo alloys (both are Indian ones), whould i get a warrenty card?? is their warrenty in paper?

Also do they have an 'Authorized Dealer' for these two in blore? if yes, plz give me the details
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Thumbs up alloys website linkl, league, HR

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I second that...go to LEAGUE Alloy Co., Ltd
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Someone please tell where I can get hold of Lenso rims. Iam looking at 16"ers for a Lancer.

I like the Lenso - GT05 and the GTR.

You can check the listed models on the following link and also give me your feedback on the same.

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Guys,

Suggestions please.

Check this rim design and tell me if it will look good on a black Lancer, a 15". The guy at the store tells its a sad design and wont look nice on a 15" size and suggests something else.

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website link to hijoin , league and lenso.

Does anyone have lik to Plati?
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Default K Speed Alloys

www.kswheel.com.wheels


some more designs

Products Index from 12inch to 30inch !!!
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Old 30th January 2008, 17:21   #144
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Does anybody have an idea how are K Speed Alloys compared to Plati/Lenso/League alloys. One of my friends is looking is planning to buy one.
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Old 25th February 2008, 00:38   #145
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well i think this should depend on the cost/percieved value of the car...
I would not go in for local/rice alloys on a BMW, Merc, Audi etc...similarly, will not go european on a rice machine...
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Old 25th February 2008, 03:06   #146
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Hey guys,

I need to get the tyres on my OHC Type 1 changed soon. I have read quite a number of threads but I have a very specific question.

Can you suggest me a VERY economical replacement for the alloys and the tyres on my car with brand names for both and prices? I want to know if a tyre size is 165/60/R13 then the R13 means the alloy diameter, what does 165 and 60 mean?

I'm sorry if this has been discussed elsewhere but I havn't been able to find it and I appreciate if anyone can suggest me options in Delhi.
Car Bibles : The Wheel and Tyre Bible Page 1 of 2

go through this link and read the tyre bible to help you understand better about the diameter/ tyre specification codes i am sure they will help you understand better!


and also guys there is a thread where the best alloys is discussed

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/tyre-a...an-market.html (Best brand of Alloys in the Indian market)

this might help out a few here!

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HR, Plati, League or Lenso? Mainly considering durability and looks

Also which of these provide a warranty?
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Evolve - 5Zigen are certainly good but I fear they would turn out to be quite expensive landed in India. Could you for example just check what a set of 4 15" 100 PCD 4-lug wheels will costs landed? Would give us an idea of whether it's feasible/affordable or not. Thanks.
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Old 2nd June 2008, 14:37   #149
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Default Lenso 17" rims

How much for the Lenso sc-01 copper color 17" rims?
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How much for the Lenso sc-01 copper color 17" rims?
Somewhere between 25-45K for 17" for a set of five

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