[Biturbos4] S4 upgrades
kaspgr at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 26 08:55:59 EST 2004
very nice, ti kan.
keep us informed to the progress.
--- Ti Kan <ti at amb.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just installed a set of the 18x8 Avus wheels from
> the 2004 S4 V8
> on my 2001.5 S4, along with the Continental
> SportContact2 235/40ZR18
> tires. I think these wheels look superb on the car.
> They retain
> the 'S'-ness without looking "aftermarket", but the
> added size and
> width impart a more aggressive stance.
> The Conti tires are a vast improvement over the
> original Pirelli P6000s.
> They provide better grip all around and are much
> quieter. Makes the
> car feel like a totally different animal.
> These wheels and tires require the addition of 5mm
> spacers front and
> rear to fit. At the front the spacers are needed to
> prevent the inside
> of the wheel spokes from touching the brake
> calipers, and at the rear
> they are needed to prevent the tire from rubbing the
> suspension upright
> link. I used H&R hubcentric aluminum spacers and
> they are a perfect fit.
> I also replaced the headlights with a pair of
> European-spec Xenon HID
> housings. These have significantly better beam
> pattern, and has
> built-in city lights and clear corners. They really
> light up the
> night, and with only 35W bulbs they are stunningly
> superior to the
> relayed 90/100W H4/H1 Euros I have on my 4000.
> Oh, oh... the mods of my S4 have begun. What am I
> getting myself
> into? :-)
> Check out my S4's new pic gallery #2 with the latest
> 2003 A4 1.8T multitronic
> 2001 S4 biturbo 6-sp
> 1984 5000S turbo
> 1980 4000 2.0 5-sp
> R 1 3 5 Ti Kan
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