[V8] ‚ 91 V8 handling issues

quattro + 5 or 8 = fun thequattroking at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 18 19:34:39 EST 2006

it's the tires.  my does feels this way everytime i put the little tires on.
snow tires are quite soft compared to summer tires.


PARTING:  1972 Mercedes Benz 280 SE 4.5
PARTING:  1986 Audi 4000 CS quattro

> From: Joe Griffith <jsgriffith3rd at yahoo.com>
> Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2006 14:06:37 -0800 (PST)
> To: <v8 at audifans.com>
> Subject: ‚91 V8 handling issues
> A few days ago I had some snow tires (195 65 R15) put on my 91 V8 and I
> noticed that it was handling as if it had a low tire in the rear, sort of a
> delayed reaction to a turn (under steer?) then turning more than I expected
> (over steer?) as it caught up.  So I checked the pressure 36psi all around.  I
> aired them up to 40 and it seamed to help.  This morning I was driving and
> noticed it again but more pronounced, I stopped to check tire pressure and all
> were at 40psi.
>   Anybody have any ideas what to look for or what could be causing the
> problem.
>   TIA
>   Joe
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