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Re: 215/60 Tires?

On Thu, 16 Mar 1995, Stephen I Jagernauth wrote:

> 1. I'd like to get 215/60R15 which will fit on the 15X6 rims; by my 
> calculation, these would be 1/2" higher unloaded and therefore negligible in 
> terms of ride height/speedo error.  Anyone done this?  Didn't Audi change the 
> OEM size to 215/60R15 for later years?
I have done this.  It works fine, even if the car is lowered with Eibach 
>came across a deal for Continental CV51 but they only have 2 205/60 and 2
> 215/60 left.  These are VR-rated tires and are only $50 each!! (usually $84).
> Call me crazy but could I put the 205/60 in front and the 215/60 in back?  The
Are you driving a Quattro?  If so, this is not recommended since the 
front wheels would turn at different speeds than the rears.  This 
will wear out the centre diff much faster.  Other than that, there would 
be no reason not to.
Graydon D. Stuckey

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