'91 200 20V Suspension Upgrades and Wheels/Tires

Taka Mizutani t44tqtro at gmail.com
Fri Sep 24 09:18:42 EDT 2004

I'm running H&R 29800 springs with Bilstein sport shocks, the shocks need
revalving to get the ride quality better (more damping needed), with
17x8 wheels and 255/40R17 rubber in the summer. Car feels pretty
planted- it definitely does not wallow, although it still rolls like a

I'm running about the largest width rubber you can on the car.


On Wed, 22 Sep 2004 20:54:03 -0700, Greg Johnson <gregsj2 at comcast.net> wrote:
> I've had H&Rs and Boge Turbo gas shocks on my '91 200TQA and run 17in OZ
> Superlegs.  No wallow.
> Greg J
> >I am tired of the car's mushy "wallow" in higher speed turns!!!
> >
> >If one does the spring mod (Eibach, H&R, or Sachs) and the strut cartridge
> >upgrade (Bilstein or Koni), is a 17" wheel possible on the '91 with factory
> >flared fenders?  I have looked on both SJM and CM sites and this Q isn't answered specifically.
> >
> >If so, what are the stock 17" Audi wheel/tire options - presumably from later models?  I would love to hear BTDT experiences and cautions.
> >
> >Mike in KC, MO
> >"91 20V - stage III - 85K mi
> >
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