Not optimum but not not disastrous either. Engineers build a safety factor
into the system. To put it another way, how often do people worry about
their differentials based on whether they drive on too many winding roads?
If the difference in circumference is less than 1-1/2 inches, then it's OK,
provided the differnce is due to tire wear, and not because the tires are of
Somewhere i read that Audi says that differential tire wear is OK -- even
between a new tire and one worn down to the tread bars.
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