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Old 9th November 2005, 00:47   #1
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Default alloys(12-inch) for M800?.

Is it advisable to go in for alloys(12-inch) for M800?.

Any ideas where art-black alloys may be available?
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Old 9th November 2005, 02:13   #2
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Yes you can go for 12" alloys for the 800...
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Old 9th November 2005, 02:19   #3
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yeah, why not.,....
u could pick a set of alloys from aura for m-800....its lighter than teh stock rims for sure and will offer better handling..
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Aura would be a good choice. In fact they've better designs now. It was pretty ordinary range when I bought mine
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Yeah - I too would recommend going in for Indian alloys with warranty..I had Chrome Plated Neowheels 14 inches for my NHC,and the chrome plating has started to peel off(within 4 months) on it's own at certain places in all 4 alloys..Neowheels is replacing all 4 alloys free of cost !
Neowheels and Aura-both manufacture 12 inch alloy wheels..so,dude,go in for them.
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How much do decent 12'' cost... Wat is the price range of aura ?
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10-12k for a set of 12 inchers. The recommended brands are Aura or Neo. Srasania's experience is proof for that.
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Hmm...is it true, that on the bad roads that we have, it is possible that the alloys could be chipped/damaged? especially since we are talking about 12-inch alloys here.

Also, is it ok if the current 145/70 R12 radials are retained, while going in for the alloy rims?
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mate get go to bharat tyres or sort for alloys and wheels i guess. car accessory shops too have, but see to get good company ones.

and maybe popular/mgf guys may too have alloys. they did have at kottyam ( aura ones). just see where you can get for lowest price.

and unless you are ver rash and careless, i dont think you may have problems.
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Hmm...is it true, that on the bad roads that we have, it is possible that the alloys could be chipped/damaged? especially since we are talking about 12-inch alloys here.

Also, is it ok if the current 145/70 R12 radials are retained, while going in for the alloy rims?
Dude,jkdas rightly said - only if you're careless,the alloys can get damaged..otherwise,they are better than normal rims..lightweight + more durable.

I don't think there should be any problem with 145/70/R12 radials..
But as I previously mentioned..please go in for alloys with warranty - worth the buck..my experience with neowheels says it all.

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