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Re: My Tire Dilemma
ooh ooh ooh!
where can I buy those?
Kaklikian, Gary wrote:
> Toyo makes the T1 (or T1-S now) in that size. I haven't tried them yet, but
> from what I've heard they're probably equal or better than the Michelin's in
> the dry and definitely better in the wet.
> Now if only they'd make the RA1 in that size ...
> Gary Kaklikian
> 86 4kcstq
> 86 5kcstq
> > ----------
> > From: Huw Powell[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Reply To: email@example.com
> > Sent: Friday, December 10, 1999 11:49 AM
> > To: Audi Fans
> > Subject: My Tire Dilemma
> > For about 16 months now, since putting 15" wheels on my coupe, I have
> > been running 215/45 tires. The first four were some used ones from a
> > lister, Continental Sport Contacts. When I finally had hit the wear
> > bars on the front, I started looking for replacments.
> > That's when I discovered 1. these were quite old tires and 2. no one
> > makes 215/45-15 tires. Except, briefly, for a about one week this
> > spring, Michelin made one pair of Pilot SX-GT's which I bought from the
> > Tire Rack.
> > now there are none.
> > Trouble is, these tires are great. I can drive sideways without
> > screeching or riding the sidewalls, they even last pretty well.
> > I alway used to buy $50-60 tires (Falken FX-06C's were my all time
> > favorites), these Michelins were $125 each.
> > I wanna know, how much of what I like about these is due to the
> > outrageous (for my car) width and how much to the construction, design,
> > price, etc. or is it just what all tires with a low enough profile ride
> > like?
> > Cause I need at least a pair of tires right now and I am going bonkers.
> > 50 series 195's or 205's will "fit", but looking at 195's on the other
> > coupe, they just seem so narrow I get vertigo...
> > I just don't want to wind up losing all the fun driveability I have
> > gotten used to...
> > thanks for your forbearance of my ignorance!
> > --
> > Huw Powell
> > http://www.humanspeakers.com/audi/
> > 82 Audi Coupe; 84 4kq; 85 Coupe GT; 73 F250
> > http://people.ne.mediaone.net/audi/thoughts.htm
82 Audi Coupe; 84 4kq; 85 Coupe GT; 73 F250