mismatched tires

Michael Gough mdg3369 at mac.com
Tue Sep 25 18:38:22 EDT 2001

If its an old Q, no problem at all, they have open diffs. The later torsen
ones might be a problem depending on what the torsen is, if it is a normal
ltd. slip with clutches or something else......

>From: William Magliocco <magliocc at rocketmail.com>
>To: quattro at audifans.com
>Subject: mismatched tires
>Date: Tue, Sep 25, 2001, 5:06 PM

> the $500 Q is now resting comfortably at my home.  I
> was able to drive it 50 miles today without incident
> or any engine fault codes-4444 all the way.
> However, I was told when I picked up the title
> yesterday that the tires were an issue.
> OK-the front pair are 215/60 and the rear are 205/60
> all on the standard issue 15" wheels.
> On an FWD car I would not have any concern, but since
> this is my first Q, I hope that the few mm difference
> won't mean something is chewed up.
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