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Old 4th May 2015, 21:05   #5041
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MSW with 15”dia & 112 mm pcd. Tyre, Yokohama ATS R15/205/70(Few choice in 112 mm pcd).
Four Disc cost me 40,000/-.
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That's a nice set of alloy can you please share the price and also the comfort?
Hello gargashwin06

Please find the price of alloys and tyre below , i have driven my verna for 1100 kms so cant comment about the comfort . But one has to drive carefully avoiding big potholes when on low profile tyres otherwise i find ride comfort fine .

Alloys : Rs 19000
Tyre : Kenda 215 45 R 17 - 4000 per tyre

Total amount i paid was 7000 to shop owner as i got a buyback of rs 28000 for OEM 15 inch alloys and tyres .
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MSW with 15”dia & 112 mm pcd. Tyre, Yokohama ATS R15/205/70(Few choice in 112 mm pcd).
Four Disc cost me 40,000/-.
Awesome!

I think your car belongs to this thread - http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...india-221.html

Please do post couple of pics there, if not posted already.

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Hello gargashwin06

Please find the price of alloys and tyre below , i have driven my verna for 1100 kms so cant comment about the comfort . But one has to drive carefully avoiding big potholes when on low profile tyres otherwise i find ride comfort fine .

Alloys : Rs 19000
Tyre : Kenda 215 45 R 17 - 4000 per tyre

Total amount i paid was 7000 to shop owner as i got a buyback of rs 28000 for OEM 15 inch alloys and tyres .
Hi Safari Beast!
the alloys look great and at 19k i think you got a steal!
. Some more pix would be great!!
could you share where you picked them up from in Delhi? and also if tyres were from the same guy?

Mant thx in advance!

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29,000/- for 4 alloy wheels, 2700/- for the lightweight wheel-nuts.

Nice wheel Rajoy! What brand are the light weight nuts..they look good!
Cheers

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I have a query,do alloy wheels need balancing or no?

Hope I have asked the question in the right thread!
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I have a query,do alloy wheels need balancing or no?

Hope I have asked the question in the right thread!
Yes they do. The balancing and alignment outlets stick sticker based weights on the inside of the wheel.
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I replaced the steel wheels with Stallion brand alloy wheels in my K10. Tyres are stock Bridgestone.
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Default An upgrade for Honda city 2014 to Vossen CV3 Design

Its been a year since i bought the iDtec, though I upgraded the tyre size to 195/60/R15 Michelin XM2 from the stock MRF 175/55/R15. The alloys design ha always been an issue since the beginning though i was wish i could switch to the previous OEM Alloys of Honda city iVTEC but the car dealer denied to get them changed.(They still had a better design than the new propellor alloy design)

Recently saw the New CV3 series from Vossen , looks fabulous

Though original Vossen designs start from 18 inches and above.
The ones available in india are the so called first copies. They are reliable as well as they too are cast made.( As per info collected from various Alloy wheels dealers across delhi)

But certain things i need to make sure before i get them changed:

1) Does changing OEM alloys causes any issues with warranty related to suspension.
2) As mentioned in the earlier threads the best tyre upgrade could be 195/60/R15 for the new city ,( Does changing the tyre size also can void the warranty)
3) Or if the previous alloys can be kept ,so that they can be replaced everytime the car goes for service and the warranty hence therefore wont be revoked.


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Just had a makeover of my civic. Please bear with the photo quality. Taken in dull light with mobile camera.
Taking her out this weekend for a road trip. will post decent pictures then
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Recently saw the New CV3 series from Vossen , looks fabulous

Though original Vossen designs start from 18 inches and above.
The ones available in india are the so called first copies. They are reliable as well as they too are cast made.( As per info collected from various Alloy wheels dealers across delhi)

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Hi Ankit, the replica Vossen's look good. Where in Delhi did you find them and the price?
Regarding warranty, unless you are claiming warranty related to suspension/ steering you should be OK (given that you are not upsizing from 15" to 16" or 17". A slightly wider tyre should definately not void any warranty specifically.
Other members more versed with Honda warranty claims can add.

However the upsize from 175/55 R15 to 195/60 R15 is not the best as the tyre circumference increases by over 7% (ideally it should be under 2-3%). An ideal size will be 195/50 (in increase of only 0.46%). You could expect a slight drop in FE and initial acceleration as well though offset by better handling and cornering at higher speeds.
Cheers

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Can you please quote the price of the alloys and where did you got these from in Delhi??

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New rims for my 2013 ivtec honda city. Just back from the tyre shoppe and need to show them off
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Its been a year since i bought the iDtec, though I upgraded the tyre size to 195/60/R15 Michelin XM2 from the stock MRF 175/55/R15. The alloys design ha always been an issue since the beginning though i was wish i could switch to the previous OEM Alloys of Honda city iVTEC but the car dealer denied to get them changed.
The pics seem to be either chopped or from a SE Asian city? Rear disc brakes I see!!

Changing OE alloys MAY cause issues with warranty - this can only be ruled out if you speak to the HASS and tell them what you intend to do.

Wider tyres don't cause issues with warranty AFAIK!

Using stock rims and tyres can prove to be a good jugaad method if you really take the plunge even if HASS clarifies no warranty on change of stock alloys.

I am more worried about the safety features working properly (ABS) from using aftermarket alloys. Have heard stories of ABS etc. not working do to this. Please make sure safety features are not hampered at any cost.

Finally, what's the cost of the wheels

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However the upsize from 175/55 R15 to 195/60 R15 is not the best as the tyre circumference increases by over 7% (ideally it should be under 2-3%). An ideal size will be 195/50 (in increase of only 0.46%). You could expect a slight drop in FE and initial acceleration as well though offset by better handling and cornering at higher speeds.
Cheers
The original tyre size is a typo Krish69. The city comes 175/65/15 rubber and so the 195/60/15 upsize is within limits.

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Its been a year since i bought the iDtec, though I upgraded the tyre size to 195/60/R15 Michelin XM2 from the stock MRF 175/55/R15. The alloys design ha always been an issue since the beginning though i was wish i could switch to the previous OEM Alloys of Honda city iVTEC but the car dealer denied to get them changed.
hi ankit,

Is this your ivtec ? And are these cv3 replica 15 inchers ?? I have purchased an ivtec and upgraded to 205/55/15 Maxxis MaZ1 tires on OE rims. I cant find a sober alloy design in 15.
Rgrds

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Hi Ankit, the replica Vossen's look good. Where in Delhi did you find them and the price?
Regarding warranty, unless you are claiming warranty related to suspension/ steering you should be OK (given that you are not upsizing from 15" to 16" or 17". A slightly wider tyre should definately not void any warranty specifically.
Other members more versed with Honda warranty claims can add.

However the upsize from 175/55 R15 to 195/60 R15 is not the best as the tyre circumference increases by over 7% (ideally it should be under 2-3%). An ideal size will be 195/50 (in increase of only 0.46%). You could expect a slight drop in FE and initial acceleration as well though offset by better handling and cornering at higher speeds.
Cheers
Thanks Krish for your advice, I got them replaced though attached are a few pictures
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