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Re: Need V8Q Tire & Rim
Earlier, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > I'm concerned here about the fact that the tires are
> > about a 1/4 of the way worn and how the ABS and
> > Quattro systems will handle a tire with a different
> > circumference then the others ?
> > Should I be looking to buy 2 new tires for the front ?
> > or will that still mess up ABS and Quattro ?
> Good question. All the published advice I've seen (including, I think, my
> quattro owner's manual) says all four tires should be the same size and tread
> pattern, or ABS and/or quattro may be damaged. So what must one do for a
> blowout, buy four new tires?
You can always buy a new tire and haveit shaved - to cut off some of the
tread. This is done by the autocross types anyway. Ask at yer friendly
Charlie Smith email@example.com 614-471-1418
Columbus, Ohio USA
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