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Old 19th May 2008, 13:17   #616
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Epic - That design is originally an AC Schnitzer but has been widely copied by many East Asian manufacturers. Should be an easy find in 17/18".

I know its an AC Schnitzer design, i am however looking at 15" or 16" max. I can't possibly drive with 17" or 18" on Mumbai roads!
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I know its an AC Schnitzer design, i am however looking at 15" or 16" max. I can't possibly drive with 17" or 18" on Mumbai roads!
I dont think you get those design in 15s and 16s,because ive only seen those rims in 17s till now,may be you can try out Plati,Lenso with a deep chrome lip types with the rims in machined finish or black matte finish it will look awesome.
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I know its an AC Schnitzer design, i am however looking at 15" or 16" max. I can't possibly drive with 17" or 18" on Mumbai roads!
They are available in 15" too. Its made by some company called Yongle. But i didn't like the finish when viewed closely. Looks good from a distance though. But the look is partially due to the large size(17"). The smaller sizes look tacky.
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Folks I think we are missing out on this

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Guys, please post the details of the wheels as mentioned in my first post.
Would be of great help if you chaps could post details also.
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Looking gooooooood, IronWolf! Congrats! Is that a "machined" finish?
Hydra,

I think the Alloy experts should answer that one. This is the finish I wanted, may be a lil darker. Certainly did not want the shiny chrome finish.

Lip was a must and as you can see, quite proud of the lip just as you must be. . I like your choice as well. (Similar to the NX just more spokes)
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Old 20th May 2008, 10:39   #621
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Note from mod : Please follow the instructions posted in the first post. Try to avoid discussing wheels in this thread - the purpose of this thread is to be something like a "catalogue" of all the wheels that members have on their rides to give members looking for wheels an idea of looks, pricing etc.
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Old 20th May 2008, 21:57   #622
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Bought new alloys for my accent viva.....got them cheap (hopefully) just under 8k(7600) for set of 4....
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its very cheap
in chandigarh 13" rim cost rs 9000

and if they are 14"thencheers:
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it would really be helpful if you give rim details like make/model, rim size, and tyre brand along with size.
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its very cheap
in chandigarh 13" rim cost rs 9000

and if they are 14"then
No mate they 13"...as tires were new couldnt go in for upsize

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it would really be helpful if you give rim details like make/model, rim size, and tyre brand along with size
Its a MTT rim (was told that its malaysian..but it must be a taiwan stuff)...13" and tires are Thai made Bridgestone premio 70 Tubeless 175/70 R13..
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@agspins..
from which shop did you purchase your alloys? what size is it?

for your info am getting set of four 15'' alloys around 14grands

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@ chiragh
Bought them from a dealer in karolbagh few blocks away from autopsyche's.
they are 13".....i think you will get a better deal here in delhi for those..
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Alloys looks good and you got a good deal, but I advice you to do some check that they are stronger. I heard that one of them have put cheaper alloys in a Tata Sumo and at high speed after getting into a deep pot hole, one of the wheel came off.
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@ chiragh
Bought them from a dealer in karolbagh few blocks away from autopsyche's.
they are 13".....i think you will get a better deal here in delhi for those..
How much you got tyres for?

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@gopinathan
i had selected some other alloys before, but i was suggested by dealer to go for these as they are better finished and sturdy compared to what i had selected.

@itzzme
tyres were brought( not by me) for something around 12k for set of 5
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