[A4] differences in quattro - want my snow tires?
stephen at kormilo.ca
Thu Dec 20 21:01:50 PST 2007
Rocky Mullin wrote:
> i too LOVE driving in the snow!!! i run nokian tires.
> in fact i still have a set of studded nokian hakka 1 tires
> on steel rims with plastic audi hubcaps. they're 15s so the
> don't fit B7 cars, and maybe not B6. definitely fit B5 as i
> ran them on my B5.
15's will _definitely_ _not_ fit on a 3.0 B6. They will not clear the
front brakes. OTOH, I believe they can be used on the 1.8T B6s which
have a smaller front rotor, unless the brakes have been upgraded.
Also running Hakka 1's now (16"), but not studded.
Nanoose Bay, BC
2002 Audi A4 3.0 - Silver
1998.5 Audi A4 2.8 - Silver
1985 Mazda Rx7 GSL-SE - Black
email: stephen at kormilo.ca
they are nice and narrow as a good snow
> tire should. about 1/3 of the studs are missing since i'd
> have to drive 2 hours on pavement before reaching the snow
> at all, but even without the studs the hakka 1 is a truly
> champion snow tire.
> best offer on 'em, pretty much. just taking up space in my
> BTW i sold the blowoff valve on ebay. my B5 ECU with APR
> chip was sold too. i followed an A4 down my street and he
> parked in front of my house. i mentioned that his rear fog
> light was on, thinking he had no idea. which he didn't. we
> got to talking audi and he was going to sell his 1.8t (a 2001,
> mine was a 2000) because he felt it was juuuust a little weak
> on power. "try this!" i said and popped the ECU into his car
> in about five minutes. he took a test drive and returned with
> $220 in cash for me. i guess a 2000 ECH works in a 2001 car :)
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