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Ur-Q wheel offsets...
In message <01IE1H2F1EN68YAEB8@delphi.com> firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeffrey J. Goggin) writes:
> So far, so good ... except the Bentley lists the OEM 8x15 wheels as having a
> 45mm offset instead of 24mm, the offset of the wheels that are actually on
> the car. I suspect this is a typo but since the rules allow only a +/- .25"
> variance from the stock offset, my car could be deemed "illegal" if I'm ever
> protested on this. I'm pretty sure that a 45mm offset 8x15 wheel *WON'T*
> fit the car without rubbing something on the inside but I'm also told that
> some people have seen and/or own a set of OEM 8x15s with this offset.
> Does anyone have any input on this? Likewise, I've also heard there is/was
> a "Factory Service Manual" other than the Bentley ... does anyone know
> anything about this too?
Amusing. According to the factory microfiche "Fahrwerk", the only
"Einpresstiefe" (ET) for the 10-valve ur-quattro is 45mm. That's where Bentley
got it from, doubtless.
However - the parts microfiche lists a 24mm ET wheel (857 601 025D) for general
quattro applications without any comment about years, models, markets, etc.
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club