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Old 05-21-2013, 09:27 AM   #1
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ZL1 Stock Tires and Cold Weather Storage

Thinking seriously again about getting a ZL1.

However, there's a GM service bulletin on the stock ZL1
tires about cracking under 30º F ambient temperature. I
have an unheated garage and winter here regularly hits
minus temperatures.

I can score some 18" Heritage rims and tires for cheap.
Will they fit on a ZL1 so I can just store it in the winter? I'd
bring the stock tires indoors.

Or where can I get a set of cheap-a** wheels and tires that will fit just for storage?

Thanks for your help!!!
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Old 05-21-2013, 10:44 AM   #2
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dont know if the 18s will fit the rear lca and sways or the front brakes.
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Old 05-21-2013, 10:47 AM   #3
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You will need SS wheels and tires...the steelies will not clear the brakes or the sways.
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Old 05-21-2013, 11:37 AM   #4
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I'm surprised to hear this about the Goodyear tires because they are a really soft tire. My thought is that cracking would happen with a harder compound tire. I'll admit I've not searched but has anyone on the forum had this issue?

Either way, this would not stop me from getting a ZL1.
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