What size Hakka 1s on 4kq?

Per Lindgren lindgre at online.no
Wed Sep 25 04:26:50 EDT 2002

Stock winter tire size, according to the owner's manual, is 175/70R14.

87 Cq

Greg Galinsky wrote:

>I've run both 175/70-14 and 185/65-14 on my 4000Q's and 80Q's.   Both were
>without the use of studs.  Unless you are going thru extreme snow a lot I
>would opt for the 185/65-14; good compromise between function and handling.
>The 175 are about $8 to $10 per tire less.
>I had them in use in WI mostly but had use in a lot of blizzard conditions
>out West in the Rockies.
>Good luck
>Greg Galinsky
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Brady Moffatt" <bradym at sympatico.ca>
>To: "quattro" <quattro at audifans.com>
>Sent: Monday, September 23, 2002 9:51 AM
>Subject: What size Hakka 1s on 4kq?
>>Hi All,
>>This year I'm banking on a real winter, or at least one with snow unlike
>>last year. So I'm getting set to buy some real snow tires (Nokian Hakka 1
>>I will go and find snow if it's not nearby!
>>I know narrower is better for pure snow conditions, but I think that with
>>studded Nokians, snow will not be a problem anyways, especially with
>>There will be some significant highway driving this winter, so I'm
>>if a bit more dry stability is worth going a bit wider.
>>My two choices are 185/65-14 or 175/70-14, or I suppose I could even stick
>>with 195/60-14.
>>Does anyone have experience with these setups on Hakka 1s, preferably
>>Brady Moffatt
>>Montreal, Quebec, Canada
>>86 4ksq, 296,000km
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