200q20v Digest, Vol 45, Issue 10
ekellock at gmail.com
Fri Jul 13 12:45:10 EDT 2007
An excellent recommendation Ingo.
I did some comparison with a bathroom scale recently and the stock
15x7.5 BBS with oversize tires (225/60-15) weighed less than the
flat-face wheels with proper size snows and another set with one size
smaller (205/60-15) Nokian NRWs.
On 7/13/07, Ingo Rautenberg <ingo.rautenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Why not pick up a set of OE V8/ 200q20v BBS wheels instead?
> Extremely lightweight and strong and usually available between $200
> and $400 for the set. I suggest 215/60 series for around-town
> driving or 205/65 if you do a lot of highway driving, but that's just
> my opinion and experience.
> '84 urq - '91 V8 5 spd - '93 V8
> On Jul 13, 2007, at 12:00 PM, 200q20v-request at audifans.com wrote:
> > On Jul 12, 2007, at 2:57 PM, Tom Egbert wrote:
> >> Tire rack has 15X7.5 in Borbet type H for sale (100$each) and
> >> they have a listing for fit with original UFO's. How much are they
> >> worth used?
> >> Tom 200 20-v sedan 95k blk/blk IA stg III+ (can't wait to get
> > I have had +1 size wheels 16 inch speedlines with conti tires
> > on a previous 20-v car but it had bilstein HD with V-8 springs for
> > lowering at standard ride heighth. That was good. This car has low
> > milage stock underpinnings and new shocks. The previous owner had
> > just bought new 17 inch speedline corsas on my current car and the
> > Khumos were fine for the first 5,000 miles but feel like junk now.
> > The car feels much better with 16 inch speedlines with hakka snows,
> > and quieter!
> > I love the stock BBS look and I am cheap when it comes to
> > replacement tires. 15 inch continentals can be had for 80$.
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