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205/55/16 - which car?

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by BahnStormer77, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. BahnStormer77

    BahnStormer77 BahnStormer

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    A bit of general advice, but this is my usual stomping ground, so figured it would be a good place to start: I've got 4 x Hankook Ventus V12 tyres with a fair amount of tread left on them that I'm looking to sell somewhere... but what market should I be aiming at? A4 B6's should have 215/55/16, so these are a shade too small.

    Do any of the A3's / A4-B5's take this size or am I off onto eBay to flog it to the Ford/Vauxhaul crowd?
     
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    erm.... doh! I just had a look at the A3 8L that's parked all of 3 feet from my front door... it's on 205/55/16's (although they're all still on pretty deep tread, so that's not going to be the recipient):

    I assume that's OEM size for 8L's?


    Any other Audi / VAG's use this size?

    Also... where's the Classifieds gone?!?
     
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    I 'think' the very basic 1.6 and 1.8T B6's came with this size as standard, Parkers show upgrading to a 215/55 x 16 tyre as a £120 option.
     
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    good ole Audi and their options....

    any idea what happened to the Classifieds? I need to flog my old tyres (i.e. those 4x Hankooks)

    Also got a brand new Semperit 215/55/16 that was the spare...
     
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    Not really, never use them although I keep meaning to try.

    WW3 is about to erupt HERE though ....
     
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    he he.... oh what fun... there was me thinking I had the odd rant... I think FactionOne wins that prize (not that I'm saying he doesn't have a point).... just that either he has a LOT of time on his hands or can type frickin' quickly!!!

    I think the jist of it was "Classifieds" = "under re-development"....

    Never thought they were that bad: but as a way of listing stuff for free (especially if you're not in a MAJOR rush), they really are quite useful.
     
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    Yes I agree, I've just sent a PM about the classifieds as I've got a couple of bits and bob's I'd like to shift on.

    I think some people need to remember that whilst this is a great resource for all of us, that it is also totally free to use, so to rant and rave and demand, and throw your weight about is a bit rich IMO.
     
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    just for info 205x55x16 i have this size on my b6 tdi 2002
     
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    Chris, are the 205 tyres the ones that came with your car on the 16" Trapeze alloys?
     
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    I've found the classifieds!

    Scroll down in the forum main page, below A4's, below technical forums and below events, to THE TRADING POST and there they are!
     

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