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Re: Catchup on my Rings - please

Matt & Jenai decided to speak these words:

>As ludicrous as I find the excuse of tires being the culprit for a mediocre
>review on a brand new 70K car, even if we assume that changing the tires
>would improve some of the performance numbers it would also most likely make
>other changes.  You can't just change one variable - as everything has a
>cost/effect.  I assume that Audi chose the tires it did (tires which compete
>with the other tires on the other cars - same price range) because they gave
>the car certain overall feel Audi desired.  Let's say we put D40M2s on the
>Audi.  Then the reviewers may well have said the Audi handled on par with
>the BMW, etc. but felt a tad harsh on poor pavement and didn't give the
>quality ride we would expect of a car in this price range.

But still, from what i have heard, i admit i hvae not personal 
experience, that those tires tat they put on the q are just horrible in 
every way.  I have no idea why they chose them...


Michael Sheridan Williams

My new one: 1985 4000 S Quattro
175,000+ miles, and going like a new car
Well, went like a new car.....right into a guard rail :o(