[Biturbos4] Tires and alignment

Grant gfl1 at optonline.net
Sat Mar 19 07:23:46 EST 2005

The alignment advice is intriguing ...
but why then did Audi spec it with the toe-out in the first place?
There must be some penalty....


On Mar 18, 2005, at 11:42 PM, Chris Newbold wrote:

> On Fri, 2005-03-18 at 19:52 -0500, Grant wrote:
>> Audi familiarity, from what I could see, was irrelevant.  Thrust lines
>> are thrust lines, and degrees are degrees.
> Yes, but the multi-link suspension is pretty tricky to line up. You 
> have
> to know the proper order in which to make each adjustment otherwise you
> just end up going in circles, undoing everything you've done so far.
> I've seen plenty of shops that take one look at all the arms under 
> there
> and just throw up their hands.
> You also want to find people who know how to set these cars up to 
> handle
> well, not just set them to factory specs. For example, you should dial
> all of the toe-in out of the rear and dial much of it out of the front
> too. Does wonders for transitional response...
> -- 
> Chris Newbold <chris at newbold.org>
> 2001.5 S4 Avant

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