[A4] The dreaded tire thread
b5quattro at shaw.ca
Tue Jun 1 12:28:37 EDT 2004
Like others have said, 205/55-16 should be enough, just get a good Z-rated summer tire. In terms of looks, yeah I think 225 will look a little puffy since those wheels are only 7" wide.
----- Original Message -----
From: JP <jp at tulane.edu>
Date: Tuesday, June 1, 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 tires
> on - say 215/55 or 225/55(50). Will I realistically gain anything
> puttingthe wider tires on (street use only)? I've got the 7 spoke
> rims on the car
> now, and according to an AudiWorld thread, the 225s look puffy on
> theserims. Any opinions?
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