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S4 in the snow!
Hello fellow Q-heads,
I hope everyone had a great holiday free of Quattro Qatastrophies!
;) Here in North Central Iowa, the end of the holiday weekend
also marked the start of a decent winter storm. I awoke Monday
morning to find about 4 inches of fresh powder on the ground... I
was thinking "Cool, now I can see what the S4 is like in the
snow!".... hmmmmm... well, it really wasn't too bad in the fresh
powder so I tossed the keys to my father so he could drive it to
work. Later that day he returned from work and I asked him what
he thought of it in the snow. He replied by saying something about
an "unguided missle" or something along those lines! ;) Needless
to say, I was somewhat surprised, so I decided to take it out for
a drive once more... WHOA! He was right! The streets had now been
packed down and were solid snow and ice -this is about the time I
wish it didn't have such wide low-profile tires on it... YIKES!
SO, now we're SERIOUSLY interested in finding a second set of
wheels with snow tires on them. Does anyone else out there drive
an S4 in the snow? Would the wheels from a 100 series fit on an
S4? I saw an S4 in Minneapolis that was wearing a set of hiddeous
looking steel wheels and snow tires... we'd still like something
that looks halfway decent. Any ideas or recommendations out there?
'93 S4 (it only like straight lines in the snow ;)
'87 4kCSQ (loves the snow)
'86 XR4ti (snow? Yeah right...)