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Re: A8 wheels vs A6/A4

At 02:04 AM 12/19/97 -0500, you wrote:
>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.

Not all A8's have 17" wheels.  The '97 cars had 16x7 wheels stock...