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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Gregzy88, Oct 23, 2011.

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    [Oct 23, 2011]
    Hey guys its been a while. Last week when i woke up and got into my car the temperature sensor showed 2.0*C. Definitely time to start buying the winter tyres. I have a 2.0 TDI and want to know what kind of tyres to buy and whether to just get the front 2 or all 4 on? Cheers.
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    [Oct 23, 2011]
    I bought some Continental WinterContact TS 830 205/55 R16 91T 4 wheel and tyre package from mytyres.co.uk

    Buy 4 because if you just buy 2 and put them on the front, your car will be pointing round the other way when you least expect it. Have a look on you tube, they do tests and it explains why.
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    [Oct 24, 2011]
    If you do it, get all 4. It's not just about traction and getting your power down, winter tyres help with lateral grip too - you don't want to be losing the back end
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    [Oct 24, 2011]
    Hello everyone,

    @Gregzy88 you can compare winter tyres and prices on rezulteo and find a suitable retailer too (online, offline). Probably save you some money to spend on xmas shopping instead ;)

    (The link is in my signature)
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    [Oct 24, 2011]
    Is it me or have the prices gone up extortionate from last year?
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    [Oct 25, 2011]
    I own a 2005 Audi A4 2.0 tdi S line with the multi spoke 235/40/18 alloys on it.

    What's the correct load index and speed index for them ?

    Thanks
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    [Oct 29, 2011]
    ???
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