[200q20v] Re: [V8] V8 and 200q20v difference

Ed Kellock ekellock at NxTrend.com
Wed Feb 6 08:32:23 EST 2002

The main way tires are going to affect mpg is weight.
I have played enough reindeer games with tires and wheels
on a couple of my cars to be able to confidently tell you
that weight at each corner will change the feel of your
car in many very noticeable ways.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Kneale Brownson [SMTP:knotnook at traverse.com]
> Sent:	Wednesday, February 06, 2002 4:46 AM
> To:	Michael L. Riebs; rowe at yankeeprinter.com; 'Coleman, David';
> quattro at audifans.com; v8 at audifans.com; 200q20v at audifans.com; Robert Myers
> Subject:	Re: [200q20v] Re: [V8] V8 and 200q20v difference
> --
> At 01:30 AM 02/06/2002 -0500, Michael L. Riebs wrote:
> >Either way - the question posed was "could tire size have something to do
> >with it".
> >The answer is definitively:
> >YES!
> >Regardless of whether it's smaller or larger - it will influence the MpG.
> Actually, my intent in asking whether tires would have something to do
> with
> mpg results was more in consideration of tire compounding/construction
> than
> in SIZE.
> --
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