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Re: SOLO II Tire ?
My experience has been that FWD 4000's have 100mm and only quattros had 108mm
until 88 when they changed to 80/90 series. But knowing Audi, I'm sure they
threw a few oddballs in for fun.
Perry, Christopher wrote:
> My 83 4k had 4x100mm's and my 85 and 86 4k's had 4x108mm's (all three
> 4door sedans).
> chris perry
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> >>Yes, the 1985-87 U.S. FWD 4000s changed to 4x108.
> >Are you sure about that? I think perhaps the '85 (and maybe '86?) FWD
> >4000 used a 4x100mm Ronal 16-spoke, and then went to 108mm in '86/'87.
> >The reason I wonder: when I pulled my rear disc axle at the junkyard,
> >I tried to put a Ronal wheel from an '85-'87 (integrated bumpers) FWD
> >4000 onto the axle to roll it out of the yard. The wheel did not fit,
> >so I thought the Audi 90 axle had a bolt pattern larger than 108mm.
> >I had the notion that some 4000s used a 4x100mm Ronal wheel, though
> >so I tried the spare tire from my CGT and it worked. Lesson: at least
> >one '85-'87 FWD 4000 used a 4x100mm 16-spoke wheel.
> >Audi doesn't do _anything_ simple.
> >'85 Coupe GT
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