[Biturbos4] Winter Tire Help

Step88 step88 at kc.rr.com
Mon Dec 15 20:47:40 EST 2003

This year I tried the first snow with my stock Bridgestone Potenza's just to
see if the snows made that much difference.  After sliding around more than
I liked, I put on my set of Blizzak LM-22's that night.  The difference is
night and day.  It's money well spent.

Bob Stephenson
2000 S4
Laser Red 6-speed

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Aurangzeb M. Agha" <ama-list at mltp.com>
To: "Bi-Turbo Audi S4 Audi Fan Group" <biturbos4 at audifans.com>
Sent: Monday, December 15, 2003 11:34 AM
Subject: [Biturbos4] Winter Tire Help

> Having just moved to the North East (Western Mass.), I'm exposed to
> extreme weather conditions for the first time in my S4 and need some help
> with winter tires.
> First, a question about the tires I have: I currently have Goodyear Eagle
> F1 (225/45ZR17) tires on my car which are great in the wet, but when
> leaving Boston last night, I felt like I was slipping everywhere--were it
> not for Quattro, there's no way I would have made it.  Anyone know how I
> can find out what the Snow Rating for these tires is?
> Secondly, what are reccomendations for good winter tires.  I've looked at
> the surveyresults on the TireRack site:
> http://www.tirerack.com/tires/surveyresults/winter.jsp
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks,
> Aurangzeb
> --
> '01 Silver S4
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