[A4] The dreaded tire thread

Stock, Nicholas nicholas_stock at merck.com
Tue Jun 1 11:41:52 EDT 2004

I agree, I've got 205/55/16 Bridgestone on sport wheels and there's plenty
of grip.....


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From: a4-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:a4-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of
Brandon Rogers
Sent: Tuesday, June 01, 2004 8:35 AM
To: jp at tulane.edu; a4 at audifans.com
Subject: Re: [A4] The dreaded tire thread

No need for wider tires for the street, IMO.  Get a good Z-rated tire and
you'll have plenty of grip.

my .02

'98 A4

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "JP" <jp at tulane.edu>
To: "A4" <a4 at audifans.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 01, 2004 9:25 AM
Subject: [A4] The dreaded tire thread

> Hi.  I hate to start this thread, but here it goes.
> I'm thinking about putting some Bridgestone RE950s on my 99 2.8.  I can't
> decide whether to leave the tire sizes stock or to put slightly wider
> on - say 215/55 or 225/55(50).  Will I realistically gain anything putting
> the wider tires on (street use only)?  I've got the 7 spoke rims on the
> now, and according to an AudiWorld thread, the 225s look puffy on these
> rims.  Any opinions?
> Thanks,
> JP
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