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Re: 4000 Quattro and other stuff..


>         :-)  Heh, Heh.   Dont get me wront, 16's are fine.  Just not
> needed unless you spend a LOT of time at the track and you need the shocks
> to match.  For a daily driver I'm VERY happy with my 15's.  Only advantage
> to 16's is better selection of tire choices.

A520's are available in lot's of sizes all the way from 185/60 14 through 205/50
15 and so on.
If you look at Tire Rack and such they still have A509's and those are have not
been made for a long time (so I hear from Yokohama).Going up in size means going
twice in cost.A520's in 205/60 15" are $115 CDN each,  225/50 16" (to keep the
same dia.) are $195 CDN!Kind of costly when you go through a set of tires in one

One thing I noticed with 195/50 on 15" Ronal R8's.
They do not like put holes.
The rims do bend easily when there is very little sidewall (also hard sidewall)
to protect them (soft aluminium), had to get them fixed twice now.
Never had this problem with the 14".

Martin Pajak


1982 Audi Coupe Turbo (475,000 km)
1982 Audi Coupe Quattro (155,000 km) Rally car
1983 Audi Ur-quattro (220,000 km)
1986 Audi 4000 S Quattro (382,000 km) with 5 bolt pattern

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