[A4] Spark Control on 1.8T
Brian J White
brian at bjwhite.net
Mon Apr 10 23:32:17 EDT 2006
The 5-spokes you were talking about (the original 2.8 wheels) were
16x7. The 5-spoke I was talking about were 17x7.5 from the 02-03
sedan sport pacakge.
At 20:17 2006-04-10, Doug Johnson wrote:
>My leatherette seats have good side bolstering, which made me think they
>were sport seats. It seems I'd seen seats in A4s with very little
>bolstering. Is my memory fading?
>I, too, like the five-spoke wheel. Are they 16 or 17 inch diameter?
>From: Brian J White [mailto:brian at bjwhite.net]
>Sent: Monday, April 10, 2006 8:06 PM
>To: Doug Johnson
>Cc: a4 at audifans.com
>Subject: RE: [A4] Spark Control on 1.8T
>At 19:50 2006-04-10, Doug Johnson wrote:
> >I think I have 'sport' seats, in vinyl (er.....leatherette)
>Sport seats only came in cloth on the 1.8T.....cloth or leather on
>the 2.8. Leatherette was the standard seat in the 1.8T. However, I
>found that they were very supportive and made from wonderful material
>(another thing Rocky and I differ on. He likes aged leather look..)
> > but I definitely
> >have the standard wheels that Rocky likes so much. (Mine are
> >Rocky!) I'd be up for a set of the stock 2.8 (5-spoke) wheels, if
> >anyone has a set they're using as paperweights. <fingers crossed>
>I found one of the better looking wheels for the B5 A4 (mine was an
>Avant) was the 5-spoke 2002/2003 sedan Sport package wheel. Simple
>5-spoke, easy to clean, and 17x7.5. They were fairly rare for sale
>back when I got mine (early 03) but by now they are a dime a dozen.
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