[s-cars] Will these wheels fit my car? (winter wheel choice)

Jerry Scott jerryscott at wispertel.net
Thu Nov 5 08:36:52 PST 2009

My stock 16s are powder coated, and power washing cleans them very easily.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Golledge" <petergolledge at gmail.com>
To: "'JC'" <jc at j2c3.com>; "'chris chambers'" <fastscirocco_2000 at yahoo.com>; 
"'Scar'" <s-car-list at audifans.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 05, 2009 8:38 AM
Subject: Re: [s-cars] Will these wheels fit my car? (winter wheel choice)

> The G60 brakes on the urS6 are the same the type 44 so it clears.  15 vs 
> 16
> doesn't make much performance difference in the snow but tyres are cheaper
> in the narrow profile/small rim combos, plus I already had the wheels. ;-)
> I do agree on the keeping them clean bit, a real PITA.  Do WAX them each
> time after you clean them. :-)
> Cheers
> -----Original Message-----
> From: JC [mailto:jc at j2c3.com]
> Sent: Thursday, November 05, 2009 7:02 AM
> To: 'Peter Golledge'; 'chris chambers'; 'Scar'
> Subject: RE: [s-cars] Will these wheels fit my car? (winter wheel choice)
> Those BBS are very small on the inside, so I'm surprised it works, but 
> take
> Peter's word for it.  I used to go the other way aka always ran C4 or 
> better
> rims on my Type 44...  I really can't identify with the 15" vs. 16" thing
> making that much snow difference which is why I always opted for 16" 
> minimum
> for snows, but if you say so who am I to argue...
> Small cosmetic issue - they are of course hard to keep clean with the 
> mesh,
> so aren't good for salt/sand season... but they do actually look pretty 
> good
> in a 'vintage BBS' way when they are at their best... Of course you'll be
> subject to plenty of "RANCHO" comments from ricer-wannabee audi types but
> screw them if you're happy...
>> I run the BBS wheel's from our 200TQA on my wife's S6 through
>> Colorado winters.  The 15" is not so nice in the dry,
>> particularly compared to the 17" we run through summer.  We
>> spend a lot of time in mountain snow with a set of Hakka RSi
>> tyres and find the handling great in those conditions. :-) If
>> you don't spend a lot of time in the snow you might want to
>> track down some 16" original wheels from the S6 and use those
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