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Re: [1996 A6 Tires & Splash Guards]
Kerstin Schutt <email@example.com> wrote:
> Happy Holidays to all!
> I just recently purchased a 1996 A6 Quattro Sedan. I am in the process
> of shopping for new tires and would appreciate any suggestions. I'm a
> big Michelin fan. I have always had them on my cars and have always
> been happy with their performance. I live in Tennessee but may be
> moving to an area that will have harsher winters, therefore I am looking
> at the all season radials.
> I'm also looking for splash guards for both front and rear. I have
> talked to my local dealer and they have told me that for my vehicle,
> Audi only makes them for the front. Has anyone found someone that makes
> them to fit both front and rear?
> A big "Thank You" to Daniel H. for his answer to my previous questions!
> Great day to you all,
I have a couple of recommendations in the Michelin tire line. Last summer
Michelin came out with a new "reasonably priced" Pilot tire; it is called the
XGTH4 Pilot. It is an "all season" tire although I feel it is definitely
biased toward dry and wet conditions much more than snow. I live in the
Sierra's with an annual snow fall in the 400+ inch range so I go with the
Michelin Arctic Alpin for the winter. If your new home has significant
snowfall an extra set of rims and a set of true winter tires are a good
investment. Both of these tires are available from the Tire Rack at
tirerack.com at fairly reasonable prices.
Hope it works out for you,]
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