quattro digest, Vol 1 #4747 - wheels
Larry C Leung
l.leung at juno.com
Thu Mar 20 21:32:35 EST 2003
BTW, the clearances I've mentioned are without
spacers up front. I have a set of H&R 5 mm, which
makes the clearance seem a little more sane, but
I've never rubbed on the steering knuckle. I'm running
205/55-16 Kumho 712's which tend to run on the larger
side of that particular size.
> To: quattro at audifans.com
> Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2003 22:35:49 -0700
> Subject: Re: wheels
> From: edkellock at juno.com
> I can report the same... no problems on my '89 200q.
> On Tue, 18 Mar 2003 12:47:49 -0600 (CST) Tony Tuzzolino
> <tonytuzz at earthlink.net> writes:
> > --
> > I've never had a problem with A4 16" wheels and 205 tires that
> > needed to be spaced, and I've had them on 2 type 44's, 3 sets of
> > wheels and 4 different tires (including 8000e's.) Clearance is
> > tight (like 4-5mm,) but I've never had evidence of rubbing. I'm
> > saying it doesn't happen, just never experienced it personally.
> > Clearance is slightly less with my new combo. I have done some
> > unscientific testing (speed bumps w/extra weight in the
> > cornering.) Inpsection for rubs found none in any of the suspect
> > spots.
> > Original message attached.
> > --
> > [ Converted text/html to text/plain ]
> > well, i agree... but the A4 wheels i have with the 45 offset
> > needed a
> > spacer to clear the steer arm...
> > i'm wondering what the brand of tire you use is a little
> > dimension
> > width than the dunlop sp8000's i've tried?
> > j.
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