[A4] To change or Not to change all four tires

Rocky Mullin caliban at sharon.net
Tue Jun 20 23:51:52 EDT 2006

	guess we'll have to agree to disagree.  i expect it's totally
reasonable that a coompany would include a spare that would fail if
the driver took the car to the speed the car was capable of.  sure.

At 8:40 PM -0700 6/20/06, Brian J White wrote:
>Huh?!     Reason is the speed rating of the tire....nothing to do with diffs.
>If he has good tires on the front, then buy new the same brand, 
>size, and model for the rears and be done.   He's fine, and with no 
>damage to diffs.
>At 20:34 2006-06-20, Rocky Mullin wrote:
>>         it matters less the smaller the difference is.  the reason donut
>>spares have a 50MPH limit is for the diffs, because the size is so radically
>>At 6:11 PM -0600 6/20/06, Sean Reifschneider wrote:
>>>On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 11:47:11PM +0000, Venkat Venkataratnam wrote:
>>>>I have '98 A4 2.8 Quattro. I just had a flat on one of my tires (rear one)
>>>>on the side wall. Should I change just the two rear ones or all the four?
>>>>The rear two might have lasted just couple of more months.

  Rocky Mullin 


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