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    Default Suzuki Alto 13" Tyre issue...

    Dear PakWheels Fellows,

    Recently I purchased a zero meter SUZUKI ALTO VXR. Replaced its stock 12" tyres with 165/65/13 Tyres and Alloy Rims. Now the issue is that when 3 Persons sit on the rear seat then the left Tyre touches the body wherever there is a bump in the road. This thing is v.annoying for me as it will damage my tyre if I continue driving with it.

    Please suggest, how to handle this issue. Someone suggested me to put the packings/Spacers/Kirmich (Local term) in the shocks while I also got the suggestion to replace the Shocks with largers ones.

    Your valuable suggestions will be highly appreciated.

    Thanks.
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    if possible , change the tyre..
    else
    use packing
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    Agreed with Tabish. Otherwise you may soon end up with screwed up suspension...not to mention the stiff bumpy ride.
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    If your car is meant to be a family one, then ditch the 13" rims. Do not opt for spacers, packing or even new shocks. Just get 12" rims.
    I have an Alto with 165/65/R13. It's driven 68K on these, and so far I haven't had any issues with the suspension Allhamdoulillah, though the rear tires do touch wheel arches with 3 people in the back seats. But i hardly get passengers in the rear seats.
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    Thanks @ Tabish & Bingo for ur suggestion. I am already thinking to replace the tires. But trying to find some alternate solution. BTW is there any differene between Spacers & Packing ? And what is the procedure to put the Packings ?

    @Devils_Apprentice,
    Dear same is the case with me. I am not that much worried about suspension as I am also mostly using the car for my personal office use but on weekends sometime I hv to take my family along. But I m worried if like this, soon I will end up damaging the Tires.
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    dear friend, beauty is nothing without peace of mind. adopt a middle way to enjoy your ride. choose 155/70/R12. they give better look and grip than stock ones.

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    Thanks @ TahirAhmad13.

    Dear, I would rather accept that it was my fault opting for 13" Tires. But ab to jo hona tha ho chuka..They are hardly 2 weeks driven, but if I put them for SALE, i don't think that someone can offer me the price with a little difference from the original cost.

    Both Tire+Rims cost me 35K.... So I am trying to continue with them for some time now.
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    I want to find a middle way to cope with this issue now. Hopefully with the help of PakWheels experts, Will find some reasonable solution.....
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    place an ad of your rim and tyres.. on of my friend has same problem in his cultus! he Use packing . but after some time he changed tyre
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    bro u fell for tire wallas words and they are thifs like rest of our country u should have done wheel balancing of old general tires a trip to Karkhano market drive on bumpy roads and generals would behave pretty batter that's what i done on my alto clearly sell the new wheels and opt for some 155/70/13 bridgestone sneakers rim will be 13 but tires will be smaller
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    Quote Originally Posted by Engineer1 View Post
    I want to find a middle way to cope with this issue now. Hopefully with the help of PakWheels experts, Will find some reasonable solution.....
    Dear, a middle way would be that you go to the same shop from whom u purchased the tyres and exchange them with ur desired ones. in this way u'll not lose much. if the person u purchased from is really a thief, then u can visit some other cooperative dealer for exchange. Do it man!!!

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    Dear You please use stock size or you also can use 155/65-r13 (maximum)

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    Engineer Sahab I don't think you need to change your tires I used 13'' in my alto for about 2 years in my uni and you can guess the type of load my car would be going through...Just replace the springs of your car with a slight longer ones and I think that should solve your problem coz it certainly did work for me.I did have issues with the front tires occasionally but never with the rear ones after going through this.
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