Stock 200q20vt BBS wheels vs. urS4 wheels
redrandy at pacbell.net
Fri Aug 13 20:39:42 EDT 2004
>Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2004 09:04:37 -0700
>From: "Derek Pulvino" <dbpulvino at hotmail.com>
>Subject: RE: Stock 200q20vt BBS wheels vs. urS4 wheels
>To: t44tq at mindspring.com, 200q20v at audifans.com
>Message-ID: <BAY13-F393cBDOornOK00059ca8 at hotmail.com>
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>Of the two culprits listed, more likely would be tires. WRT alignment,
>couldn't have been too terrible as replacing with the stock wheels and tires
>helped tracking substantially. The wheels came with Dunlop SP8000 that were
>not quite to the wear bars, but close. May have made a difference.
>Either way, it was a fight with me verse the freeway ruts.
I also had some mid life Dunlop SP8000's on the car when I bought it
(mounted on 16" Ronals), and the drive home down I5 from Portland to the
Oregon border area was quite an adventure in steering control!
The current skins are some Goodyear F1's, and I no longer have the
tramlining I did (plus they are quiet and very grippy). An alignment
showed slight out of spec wrt toe-in, but not too bad at the time the
tires were replaced.
My only comparison is to the stock BBS with Haka's during winter months,
and that's hardly a valid comparison. However, the stock 15" BBS with
Haka's beat the pants off the 16" Ronals with Z rated tires in snow
(that was a scary trip)!
'91 200q20vAvant (mine)
'01 allroad (Laura's tuna boat)
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