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Old 25th March 2008, 17:53   #271
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Well i got a '99 model santro and i'm currently on 135/60 R13's.. Can anyone please suggest some upsize tyres and alloys. I'm looking for a comfortable ride and better handling. Ohh and hope it won't be too hard on ma mileage either
Please help me out guys !!!!
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Well i got a '99 model santro and i'm currently on 135/60 R13's.. Can anyone please suggest some upsize tyres and alloys. I'm looking for a comfortable ride and better handling. Ohh and hope it won't be too hard on ma mileage either
Please help me out guys !!!!
Get either Michelin XM1 or Yokohama A drives in 165/65-13 and a good set 13x 5.5j alloys.
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Well i got a '99 model santro and i'm currently on 135/60 R13's..
KP's advice is spot on. MY only question to you is where the hell did you find 135/60 tyres??
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Is there a 130 tyre for a car in India? I think that that is a typo by Vys De BlUR.
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Oopss.. Ma mistake.. I'm on 155/70R13s...
And wil there be any probs if i go for diff size tyres on rear and front?? i'm thinkin of 13'' for front(since i got no power steering) and 14'' at rear.....
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And wil there be any probs if i go for diff size tyres on rear and front?? i'm thinkin of 13'' for front(since i got no power steering) and 14'' at rear.....
Yes u will face a lot of problems. I would not recommend it.
99 Santro cant take 14" IMO.

14" wont give u ride quality and FE.
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k.. Can u recommend any good brands for alloys and their price too???
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prices of rims are dependent on the dealer you pick them up from. Your choice of alloys would depend upon what kind of a look you are going for. there are several imported brands in the market like Hijoin/HR, Plati, League, Aura, Neo and so on. on an average a set of 4- 13 inch 5.5J rims would come to anywhere between 12-15000rupees.
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And wil there be any probs if i go for diff size tyres on rear and front?? i'm thinkin of 13'' for front(since i got no power steering) and 14'' at rear.....
And what do you plan to do when one of your 14" tyres suffers a puncture & your stepney is 13" or vice-versa??

Carry two stepney's??
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Get either Michelin XM1 or Yokohama A drives in 165/65-13 and a good set 13x 5.5j alloys.
Go for GIII and the alloys like ASVIN has.

@tyreguru; he can reduce pressure and make it 13inch

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Go for GIII and the alloys like ASVIN has.
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Its for the 99 model Santro not Xing. I dont think putting 175/60-13 would be a good idea.
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So on a final note.. Shall i go in for 165/65 13s and 13X5.5j alloys eh???
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Shall i go in for 165/65 13s and 13X5.5j alloys eh???
Yes ,that the perfect upsize for a santro.
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Yes ,that the perfect upsize for a santro.
- perfect upsize. Will improve handling and stability dramatically without compromising much on ride quality.
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Is there a 130 tyre for a car in India? I think that that is a typo by Vys De BlUR.
Nope he said 135 anyways and 130 is not available for cars anywhere in the world.

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@tyreguru; he can reduce pressure and make it 13inch
Ok, next time you have a flat in the Safari & need a spare, inflate your ex-Santro's tyre & make it into a 16"
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