[urq] Tire sizes for 200 20 vtqa & UrQ
benswann at comcast.net
benswann at comcast.net
Wed Sep 3 03:27:55 EDT 2003
I'm seeing this now. Was just contemplating using my resources to the best,
but I'm not going to cut corners.
> The 200 tire is much bigger in diameter--a friend of mine put his 200
> wheels/tires on his '83--they do fit, but rubbed on big bumps, especially in
> corners. Bite the bullet, get separate tires.
> '84 urq
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> From: <benswann at comcast.net>
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> Sent: Saturday, August 30, 2003 9:17 AM
> Subject: [urq] Tire sizes for 200 20 vtqa & UrQ
> > I am trying to find some tires for both 200 20V TQ avant as well as my 83
> > UrQuattro. I need to economize somewhat as usual and am looking on Ebay
> > possible good deals.
> > I have two sets of wheels. 1 set is 15" BBS stock on '91 200 20V tqa with
> > 225/60 VR Yok AVS that have been noisy, chunky lousy all weather traction
> > have turned my opinion of Yokahamas for the worse.
> > The others came with the URQ and are 16" 225/45. I only need two tires,
> > may replace all 4 as I am not finding the same size for a reasonable
> > Questions include:
> > What are maximum/optimum sizes for 15" and 16" tires for both cars? Is
> there a
> > size that may be reasonably interchangeable between URQ and 200 - probably
> > but thought I'd ask.
> > Wondering if the 225/45 16" is overkill for the UrQ. Should I back down a
> > (more economical too, or should I go even larger?
> > Just trying to be economical in choosing my new tires, of course my prefer
> > something like the Mich XGT Pilots which were wonderful tires just may be
> > beyond budget at this time. I may actually swap the 16" TSW Hockenheims
> > to the avant if I find it economical to do so, meaning I locate the ideal
> > for each car on the alternative wheels.
> > Some of the choices I found:
> > I have found a lot of 205/50 16" for not much dinero if that is a good
> size for
> > the UrQ - any comments?
> > PIRELLI P7000 TIRE TIRES 245 35 ZR16 I found - how would they do on either
> > I found some Michelin Artic Alpin, 205/55 R, Radial X - are they very
> > 225-50-15 Hankook H405 - anyone heard of these, wonder how they'd be on
> the Ury?
> > 16 Inch Tires 255-50-16 Aurora K103 "Z" Rated - anyone have any
> > PIRELLI P8000 205 55 16 - these have the deep grove in the center, almost
> > two tires on one wheel, like the Aquatread - anyone tried them.
> > Also, perhaps someone has two 225/45 VR 16" with good tread left enough to
> > me by for now - the 2 good ones I have are P6's with 80% tread left.
> > TIA - appreciate the feedback.
> > Ben
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