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Re: Need V8Q Tire & Rim

Earlier, dhowitt@iddis.com wrote:
> > I'm concerned here about the fact that the tires are
> > about a 1/4 of the way worn and how the ABS and 
> > Quattro systems will handle a tire with a different 
> > circumference then the others ?
> > Should I be looking to buy 2 new tires for the front ?
> > or will that still mess up ABS and Quattro ?
> Good question.  All the published advice I've seen (including, I think, my 
> quattro owner's manual) says all four tires should be the same size and tread 
> pattern, or ABS and/or quattro may be damaged.  So what must one do for a 
> blowout, buy four new tires?

You can always buy a new tire and haveit shaved - to cut off some of the
tread.  This is done by the autocross types anyway.  Ask at yer friendly
tire store.

Charlie Smith   charlie@elektro.cmhnet.org  614-471-1418  
Columbus, Ohio USA

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