[A4] The dreaded tire thread

Igor Kessel kbattpo at verizon.net
Tue Jun 1 19:39:55 EDT 2004

JP wrote:

> 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 putting
> the 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 these
> rims.  Any opinions?

On my A4 I had the 225/50/16 SP8000 on MOMO Arrows for summers and 
205/55/16 Hakka-1 on the OEM 7-spokers from the Sport package for winters.

Go with the 225, no doubt.

Igor Kessel
two turbo quattros

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