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RE: A4Q Rear Tire Clearance

been there, done that...get the 225/50's...i love em...

From: 	Ti Kan[SMTP:ti@bazooka.amb.org]
Sent: 	Thursday, September 26, 1996 4:13 AM
To: 	Dan Masi
Cc: 	quattro@coimbra.ans.net
Subject: 	Re: A4Q Rear Tire Clearance

Dan Masi writes:
> Just wondering if this is true for all quattros,
> or if it's A4Q-only.
> I was looking at my rear wheels, and noticed that
> a suspension link comes upward from behind the tire,
> bends up over the tire, then continues upward and
> outward.  There is *very* little clearance between
> this link and the tire... I couldn't get a finger
> between them.

Yes, this is A4Q only for the time being, I believe.
The A4Q has a double-wishbone setup on the rear and
the link you are talking about is the vertical link
between the upper and lower wishbones.

Others have successfully installed 225/50-16 tires on
the stock 7x16 wheels on A4Qs, and I presume this is
the widest tire that can fit...

96 A4 quattro
84 5000S Turbo
80 4000
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