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Re: Tars for a V8...

Unka Bart wrote:

> In any event, I'm wondering about the advisability of putting 225/60s on
> mine, on the standard wheels which are shod, at the moment, with
> unbelievably shoddy "Pep Boys specials in 215/60s.  Any thoughts?


if your V8 uses the same wheel/tire size as my 200TQ, then the correct size 
would be 205/60/15. Either 215/60 or 225/60 would give you a larger wheel, 
hence a slower start and a higher than your speedo shows it actual speed.

I've got an idea. Right now I have two sets of 16" MOMO wheels, laying in my 
garage, each shod with a set of Dunlop Sport SP8000. 

One wears 205/55/16 and belongs to the 200, the other one has 225/50/16 and 
will go on the A4 in the spring. Both are the correct size for our cars, give 
or take several mm on dia.

If you wish I can toss one of each (along with the 325mm sport steering wheel 
for Jim) in the trunk before I go see you guys in DC on the 1st of November. We 
can bolt both of them on your car and see if they look good/clear the fenders 
etc. I am hoping to talk you into putting the 16" on your V8 beauty.

Let me know if you wanna do this. 

Igor Kessel
'89 200TQ - 18psi (TAP)
'98 A4TQ - on order...again. For the third time and counting.
Philadelphia, PA