[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?
>-----Original Message-----
>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
> >available,
> >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.

More information about the A4 mailing list