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Old 6th November 2007, 16:36   #16
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If you want to upsize to wider tyres, go with 205/55 R15 or upsize to 205/50 R16. Get some nice 5/6/7-spoke rims.

I'd also recommend the Michelin Pilot Preceda PP2 for performance and the Michelin Energy XM1 for comfort!

How about a combination of the performance and the comfort tyres for the rear and front like performance upfront and comfort in rear?

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Old 6th November 2007, 18:40   #17
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hi guys...expecting delivery of Ford Fusion TDCi shortly and I was wondering what the next decent upsize to the stock 195/60 R15 tires would be. I'm not planning to go full bling, but a nice 'beefy' look would look nice IMHO. I have no idea about tires and available brands and options.

Also, what are the available Alloys for the same ? I would be really glad if someone could link me up to brands and models that go on this vehicle...thanks in advance !


Did u get your tyres upgraded? I am also planning to get my fusion tyres changed (has done 18K in 20 months). Want to go for 205/55 R15 Yoko S-drives. Any suggestions/advices ?
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Did u get your tyres upgraded? I am also planning to get my fusion tyres changed (has done 18K in 20 months). Want to go for 205/55 R15 Yoko S-drives. Any suggestions/advices ?
Go for it, don't see any problems with upsize on the Fusion. Infact, you can even go in for 205/60 R15 if you want.
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Go for it, don't see any problems with upsize on the Fusion. Infact, you can even go in for 205/60 R15 if you want.
Can anyone suggest a good dealer in bangalore?
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Default Alloy Wheels and Tyre Upgrades for my Ford Fusion TDCi

Guys, I was just looking at some options for my Fusion. This particular 15" (Model YL-809) design is a perfect fit and I kinda like it. Wanted to know what you guys think about this design on a Ford Fusion.

Just spoke to Anil of Hot Trax and he quoted 20k for a set of 5. Do you think its a good deal ? Right now I am going to retain the stock tires (195/60 R15) and upgrade later.


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Mean looking alloys! We have some excellent PS experts here who can help you but need a pic without the lettering.

This colour combo would suit a white car Price wise I guess Anil's given you an ok deal I reckon.

Oh and 195/60/15 is sufficient macha. Even when you upgrade next it will be decent to stick to this profile, trust me. Is the fusion 104pcd ?
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Old 15th January 2008, 23:33   #23
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yea i figured i'll stick to the original tyres. the PCD for fusion is 108. thats why its so difficult finding good alloys.

once you mentioned photoshop, i figured i can give this a shot myself too bad about the stupid lettering though. i think the alloys look pretty mean !!


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also try H-289..

Why have u created another thread for Fusion wheels?
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dont insult such a sexy design with such a small size. all these rock 17 inch and upi have seen 2 fusions with 17 inches damn they look nice
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i understand what you're saying here jesal, but i drive this car in real bad roads and do a lot of weekend trips in the ghats/mountains. i do coorg at least once a month as well. so low profile tires are out. i simply cannot compromise on ride quality.

kpzen, the H-289 you mentioned dont really look unique to my eyes. here's two more designs that i've shortlisted:


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If its the unique factor that your after then I think the first option from HR is your best bet.

The second option looks good but check on the brand first. Its better to stick with the tried and tested brands.

Third option is not happening for your car macha, the design is good except for the centre bit. Very similar to v1p3r's maglines.
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NIP i think YL-809 will look just fine with 15" on Fusion

Check this Palio
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/tyre-a...tml#post679022
195/50/R15
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hey abhibh...which palio are you talking about. i cant seem to find the car or alloys ?!
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abhibh...just saw the palio you were talkin about.
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/679022-post342.html

those platis are nowhere close to these HRs in finish and look (IMHO). i'm hoping to get the exact finish/quality from HR as the pics above. fingers crossed.
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