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mikeyg36 04-01-2013 01:57 AM

Z/28 tires...
 
...apparently cost $680 EACH :faint:


http://forums.motortrend.com/70/9400...ece/index.html

CHMSC 04-01-2013 01:59 AM

ya I don't doubt it, the ZL1 and 1LE tires are not cheap either.

mlee 04-01-2013 01:59 AM

I would have aftermarket wheels and tires for the street with the Z/28.

Not a fan of the stock wheels anyway.

So Cal Camaro 04-01-2013 01:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mikeyg36 (Post 6366022)
...apparently cost $680 EACH :faint:


http://forums.motortrend.com/70/9400...ece/index.html


And they are 60 Treadwear, so they will last a long time.....:rolleyes:

90503 04-01-2013 02:03 PM

...Thought I'd throw it in here, instead of a new thread...lol....This street legal thing...They eliminated fogs/drls?...Thought drls were required to be street legal...dunno...

...Back to topic: Yeah, a set of street tires, for sure.....

gorgeous-ss 04-01-2013 02:15 PM

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Originally Posted by 90503 (Post 6367662)
...Thought I'd throw it in here, instead of a new thread...lol....This street legal thing...They eliminated fogs/drls?...Thought drls were required to be street legal...dunno...

...Back to topic: Yeah, a set of street tires, for sure.....

DRL are only required in Canada.

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KKreme15 04-01-2013 02:44 PM

On the Goodyear site, it has the ZL1 OEM tire MSRP at like $590. I'm sure they'll be able to be had for cheaper

mikeyg36 04-03-2013 03:45 AM

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Originally Posted by KKreme15 (Post 6367864)
On the Goodyear site, it has the ZL1 OEM tire MSRP at like $590. I'm sure they'll be able to be had for cheaper

The Trofeos are extremely rare, so I don't think we'll see a huge price drop on them.

Mr Twisty 04-03-2013 06:21 AM

$538 at Bob Woodman

slick rick 04-03-2013 12:01 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 90503 (Post 6367662)
...Thought I'd throw it in here, instead of a new thread...lol....This street legal thing...They eliminated fogs/drls?...Thought drls were required to be street legal...dunno...

...Back to topic: Yeah, a set of street tires, for sure.....

I thought the turn signals were the DRLs on non RS cars? :popcorn:

mikeyg36 04-05-2013 02:37 AM

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Originally Posted by slick rick (Post 6376531)
I thought the turn signals were the DRLs on non RS cars? :popcorn:

No. The actual lights are the DRLs. I think :iono:

Flashpoint135 04-05-2013 01:56 PM

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Originally Posted by mikeyg36 (Post 6384857)
No. The actual lights are the DRLs. I think :iono:

Yes, the actual headlights are on as DRL's on non-RS cars (like mine), and presumably the 2014 Z/28s.

68vert 04-06-2013 10:30 AM

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Originally Posted by mikeyg36 (Post 6384857)
No. The actual lights are the DRLs. I think :iono:

The DRL are separate...just inboard of the headlight.

68vert 04-06-2013 10:36 AM

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Originally Posted by mikeyg36 (Post 6375351)
The Trofeos are extremely rare, so I don't think we'll see a huge price drop on them.

Yep. And you better use them only on track days. If someone uses these tires on the street, they might get 3000 miles out of them.

2cnd chance 04-06-2013 12:49 PM

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Originally Posted by mlee (Post 6366026)
I would have aftermarket wheels and tires for the street with the Z/28.

Not a fan of the stock wheels anyway.

What? Those wheels are sweet!

LimaCharlie 04-06-2013 11:46 PM

Small price to pay if you can afford the car and actually use it (AKA competition use). The Z/28 will probably hang with the Z06/Z07 (with Cup tires) on most road courses.....maybe even the ZR1. The stock Z/28 tires are a big reason for this.

The IOM Ninja 04-07-2013 12:42 AM

HMM looking at the tread of them, they seem to be Pirelli's answer to the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup Tyres...

Michelin's:
http://modgarage.net/image/361/miche...-cup-tyres.jpg

Pirelli's:
http://static.autoexpress.co.uk/site...o-trofeo-r.jpg

mikeyg36 04-07-2013 12:51 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The IOM Ninja (Post 6392682)
HMM looking at the tread of them, they seem to be Pirelli's answer to the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup Tyres...

Michelin's:
http://modgarage.net/image/361/miche...-cup-tyres.jpg

Pirelli's:
http://static.autoexpress.co.uk/site...o-trofeo-r.jpg

They are.

brt3 04-07-2013 03:13 PM

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Originally Posted by LimaCharlie (Post 6392582)
Small price to pay if you can afford the car and actually use it (AKA competition use). The Z/28 will probably hang with the Z06/Z07 (with Cup tires) on most road courses.....maybe even the ZR1. The stock Z/28 tires are a big reason for this.

I agree. The new generation of DOT Track Tires (Dunlop SportMaxx, Pilot Sport Cup, P-Zero Trofeo R, etc.) are incredible. I agree with the earlier post about the necessity of having two sets of wheels/tires. From my experience that makes things a lot easier, and ensures the longevity of the track set.

When it comes to cost, on my last track car I could usually get 5-7 track days out of the tires. I felt it was worth the expense, as the tires helped transform the car.

The Z/28 is designed around these tires. I'm sure it will still do great on something like a Pilot Super Sport (I haven't checked available sizes on that), but it will really shine on the Trofeo Rs. I'm going to see how this goes, expense-wise. If my intuition is correct and the Z/28 results in me doubling my track time, then I may have to rethink my tire budget...

You gotta love First World problems like these, eh? :biggrin:


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