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RE: Noo tars

I would think the increase in width and reduced aspect ratio of the 205s
would handle better than the 195s, even with their V speed rating,
although the 195s might be stickier (and worse wearing) because of their
Z rating. I would opt to be Tire Racks PITA-of-the-day and get what you

Ian Duff, 1990 Coupe Quattro 20v, Red/Black

Home: New Bedford, MA, USA
Work: Charter Systems, Inc., Waltham, MA, USA

>From: 	Robert Myers[SMTP:rmyers@wvit.wvnet.edu]
>Sent: 	Wednesday, 17 July, 1996 5:34 PM
>To: 	Quattro list
>Subject: 	Noo tars
>Hey Y'all,
>A few days back I ordered a set of Yoko AVS size 205/60 R15 V-rated
>The noo tars arrived a few minutes ago.  I just went out to put them
>the car to have them mounted, etc. and noticed that the tires that I
>are Yoko AVS 195/65 R15 Z (as in zebra) rated.  
>These should be about the same rolling diameter so that the speedo
>calibration won't be effected much.  Is the difference in handling
>between V
>and Z sufficient to make up the difference in handling due to the
>width?  Is it worthwhile for me to keep them or should I call Tire Rack
>   Bob
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