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glenahan at vfemail.net
Wed Oct 26 12:44:03 PDT 2011
225/45-17 on B5 S4s
235/45-17 on later A4s optional
255/40 (note no "5") -17 on C5 S6
I run 245-50-16 on my S6 so it will survive northeastern potholes
On Oct 26, 2011, at 3:40 PM, Mark Rosenkrantz wrote:
> Data point..... In 2000 (USA) stock tire size on an S4 is 245/45-17, from memory. I ran this size for snows as caliper clearance was an issue. My car had Stoptechs, but very few 16" rims would clear the stock HP2 calipers anyhow.
> Mark Rosenkrantz
> Typos sent from my iPad
> On Oct 26, 2011, at 3:30 PM, Tess McMillan <tessmc at eskimo.com> wrote:
>> Whoa, guys! I must have missed something in your discussion. Since when is a stock tire size a 245?
>> I know the 245/45 16 as a common rear tire profile for an (earlier) air-cooled 911! Are newer Quattros taking this aggressive profile and sizing?
>> who lives where people don't know how to drive in snow
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