[ba] JITT. see explanation =)

Kevyn Shortell kevyn at mac.com
Fri Aug 31 15:52:04 EDT 2001

Hmm yes that would seem to be the case. The car *knew* it had
new tires on the way =)

Yah, there's no where to put it though, the tire well in the wagon is
big enough for a doughnut, and that's about it. Kind of something
to consider for cross the country trips, there are certain places the
spare tire, won't be able to get me to a tire shop "next service 172 miles"

----- Original Message -----
From: "Buchholz, Steven" <Steven.Buchholz at kla-tencor.com>
To: "'ba-audifans'" <ba-group at audifans.com>
Sent: Friday, August 31, 2001 11:37 AM
Subject: RE: [ba] JITT. see explanation =)

> Funny, this is a subject that I was discussing off line with an urq owner
> ... he was saying that having a replacement turbo sitting on the shelf
> insures that the part in the car will continue to work properly.  Here we
> have evidence with tires that the opposite is true ... when the
> arrives, the part on the car fails ... :-)
> It is great to hear that everything worked out for you Kevyn!  I don't
> if it is practical for the S4 Avant, but I usually try to find a full size
> spare for my cars that came with the doughnuts.  Unfortunately it is
> tough to find single wheels ...
> Steve Buchholz
> San Jose, CA (USA)
> ... ALMS Laguna Seca is a little more than a week away ...
> >
> > Yesterday, coming home from Northbay,I get a flat on my S4's
> > left rear tire,
> > I expected it, they are fairly toast from my 'exploring' the
> > capabilities of
> > my S4.
> > Just didn't expect it so soon.
> >
> > Put on the silly little doughnut, and grumble that Audi puts
> > real spares on
> > the sedan, but not the wagon, and come to the conclusion that
> > the spares
> > lame 50 mile restriction, won't get me anywhere near home, and every
> > shop on the planet that I called, is out of P6000 225/45R17s...
> >
> > The amusing part is, 2 days before I had called Tire Rack and ordered
> > a set of P6000s, so as I'm sitting there grumbling, my cell
> > phone rings,
> > and it's the tire shop saying, your P6000s just came in. =)
> >
> > Heh.  SO....new term JITT. Just In Time Tires. You get a
> > flat, tire shows
> > up that day =)
> >
> > Kevyn
> >
> > 01 S4 Avant.
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