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Re: A8 wheels vs A6/A4

James Marriott wrote:
> Sean Ford wrote:
> >
> > I'm under the impression (meaning I have no concrete evidence to  > > back this up),
> > that the A8 wheels are wider and pure aluminum, whereas the A4/A6 > > wheels are an alloy mix.
> Don't know about the size, but pure aluminum (or titanium, > magnesium, or iron) is a very poor structural material.

They are 17", whereas A4/A6 are 16". Just looked at them a few hours
ago, while checking on the status of my A4.

It's on the 18-wheeler now. Should be here tomorrow or Sat. No jokes,
please, I need this car before the snow not after, so let's collectively
hope that the *for the fourth time and counting will fail to

BTW, my dealer (Don Rosen Porsche-Audi) has a black '94 S4 on the lot.
25kmi, fresh summer rubber on OEMs. Wood trim inside.
The paint looks like it has never seen a hand wash, but other than that
the car looks OK. Don't know the price, tho.

Igor Kessel
'89 200TQ -- 18psi (TAP)
'98 A4TQ -- on it's way to Philly now
Philadelphia, PA