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Old 11-26-2008, 10:51 AM   #1
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Will the SS have 20" run flat tires? Can we go bigger in size?

I understand we don't have a spare tire with the Camaro SS, will the furnished tire be the run flat type.

Can we use a wider tire in 20" size?
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Old 11-26-2008, 12:35 PM   #2
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No, there will not be run-flat tires on the SS.
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Old 11-26-2008, 01:44 PM   #3
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Old 11-26-2008, 03:24 PM   #4
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Does anyone make a good run flat set of tires for thr Camaro SS?
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Old 11-26-2008, 05:27 PM   #5
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I understand we don't have a spare tire with the Camaro SS, will the furnished tire be the run flat type.

Can we use a wider tire in 20" size?
We'll get a can of fix-a-flat with the car.
Think of the weight savings... no spare

Here are some good run-flats
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Old 11-26-2008, 06:41 PM   #6
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I know the Camaro SS doesn't come with a spare, so it doesn't make sense to me that GM would give us non-runflat tires.
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Old 11-28-2008, 02:45 AM   #7
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I know the Camaro SS doesn't come with a spare, so it doesn't make sense to me that GM would give us non-runflat tires.
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sure a can of tire filler will work for small holes, but what if you have a bigger hole?
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Spare tire is available as an option.
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Old 11-28-2008, 04:38 AM   #9
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Last I checked, not for the 2SS. I think they should be run flats too.
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Old 11-28-2008, 07:27 AM   #10
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Spare tire is available as an option.
i sit? whew that's good. i really don't see it very appealing to have tire trouble and have no spare. seems like so much hassle.
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sure a can of tire filler will work for small holes, but what if you have a bigger hole?
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Old 11-28-2008, 11:57 AM   #13
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Here's a question, even if you get the spare tire (lets say on the non-SS, but even think about this in terms of an SS) would the trunk allow you to put the flat tire into it? The width on the trunk opening looks narrow. If you had a large rim would it even fit into the trunk? Meaning is a spare tire going to do you any good if you have to abandon the rim or put the rim in the back seat?

I could be wrong its just something I was wondering about. Maybe a 21" rim will fit in the trunk after you strip the tire off of it, but if thats the case hopefully you'll have the tools to do that when you get the flat.
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If you had a large rim would it even fit into the trunk?
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Good point.

Wonder if Roadside Assistance comes with the car?
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Old 11-28-2008, 12:58 PM   #16
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I fit in there too...and I'm bigger than Jeremy! Don't worry, the spare will fit in there just fine.
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Old 11-28-2008, 01:18 PM   #17
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I got 4 years of CAA (Canadian AAA) with my cobalt. i'd be surprised if it wasnt the same for the camaro.
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Old 11-28-2008, 02:48 PM   #18
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The ride quality on run flats is $hit, they're prone to damage, and they wear out prematurely !!

Here's a link with a discussion about them.....

http://forums.automotive.com/70/6318...res/index.html


Personally, I'm glad G.M. chose regular tires !!!
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Old 11-28-2008, 11:59 PM   #19
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I was thinking that the Vette had these run flat tires? Who makes a good one and how much?

I think there is roadside assistance through Chevy under the warranty. It would be my luck to have a flat when I was in Egypt the (boonies)!! I don't have much comfort in a fix a flat can!!
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