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Old 07-30-2013, 04:23 PM   #29
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I have 16K Miles on my 2011 SS/M6

The fronts are fine.. The backs look like the bald head of the guy Benny Hill used to slap all the time(I was told that was his father).. Anyway.. I honestly can say with the exceptions of a few slides around corners etc.. I have never done any burnouts in this car. These tires are thumbs down the worst I have ever experienced. If someone gave me a free set of new P Zero's i would throw them off a cliff..

So, just in case you do get a free set...... I'll take them off your hands
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Old 07-30-2013, 04:50 PM   #30
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Just changed mine at 40K. I should have changed them at 28K.

I switched to the General G-MAX's and they are a dream. Much more quiet/smooth than the Pirelli's were, feel grippier too, if that's a word...
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Old 07-30-2013, 05:14 PM   #31
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To enjoy it for years to come...I coulda bought something to toast the tires for a lot less than the gen 5...with age comes wisdom...sonnyboy
Not necessarily. Age just means you're old. If wisdom was gained, you'd have figured out that a LS engine was meant to breathe and eat. Nothing says you gotta floor it from light to light but to drive like a granny, just to save tires doesn't make sense. That's what my years of have shown me, and there have been plenty of years to learn that.
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Old 07-30-2013, 05:41 PM   #32
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Old 07-30-2013, 07:49 PM   #33
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Breathing and eating doesn't equate into balding the tires...words of wisdom
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Old 07-30-2013, 09:43 PM   #34
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To enjoy it for years to come...I coulda bought something to toast the tires for a lot less than the gen 5...with age comes wisdom...sonnyboy
Boom...
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Old 07-30-2013, 10:49 PM   #35
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I like the Prius, had one pass me yesterday.
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Old 07-31-2013, 07:06 AM   #36
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I had 69K on my OEM's when I replaced them. I do switch to a set of winter wheels when its cold enough to snow though. And I had converted them to drag slicks by the time they came off. However, the best deal I found was on BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2. At the time they were the best price. Seemed to hold up well and were rated much higher than the OEMs.
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Old 07-31-2013, 07:19 AM   #37
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Then why on earth did you buy a 400+hp car? If you want to drive around like a grandma, a Prius would do that.
I didn't buy my Camaro for the purpose of burning the tires off it. I bought it because I love the lines and have wanted a Camaro since 1967. There are plenty of times when I let the horses roar... it just (usually) doesn't involve spinning the tires. "Grandma" would fill her Depends if she drove like I do.
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Old 10-04-2013, 12:14 PM   #38
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Pirelli's are Crap

I have 30,000 miles on the Pirelli tires and they are wearing in the center like there is too much air pressure in them. Since I am not the first owner (I bought my SS2 with 19,000 miles on it), Pirelli won't replace them. I am putting Hankook Ventus ST's on the back and Ventus V12 on the front. The reviews look great for these tires.
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Old 10-04-2013, 03:04 PM   #39
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Old 10-04-2013, 03:30 PM   #40
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I got close to 40K out of my stock Pirellis. I have since switched over to Mickey Thompson Street Comps. I love these tires. Perform much much better in the rain.
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Old 10-04-2013, 05:37 PM   #41
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I do not care at all for the performance of the Pirelli's, not enough grab.

On my G8, I really liked the Goodyear Eagles performance. Life was decent for a performance tire.
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Old 10-04-2013, 05:40 PM   #42
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Well, I only have 8300 miles on my Pirellis but they still look brand new - and I don't "grandma drive" (but I don't spin 'em very often either). I hope to get 30K out of them but I will probably go with Nittos or Hankooks come replacement time.
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