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Old 06-04-2013, 12:03 AM   #1
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Amazing how many times I've heard about the 5.0 being faster than the SS. I always knew of a fix for that but ironically others tried that same deal I think and came out slower than the 5.0. Well is this so , or is it not. Well here goes, tonight I decided to take the 20x10 275-40-20 60lbs nitto nto5 wrapped TSW nurb off the back and place it on the front for a test of which tire is stiffer and the better performer up front. With the rear I placed the 8lbs lighter Enkei Reigen with Hankook Ventus V12 evo lots of grip in the rear at 19x9.5 and 52lbs. The overall diameter difference is like 1 inch total between the 2. Well results were , better and way quicker steering input that made an Evo or STI seem meaningless literally and as far as acceleration is concerned well let's just say that I really don't want to put the TSW 20x10 in the back anymore not by a long shot. The car gets off the line like a retard and pulls like a Bull with a lightning bolt up it's rear end no joke. I always knew that just with lighter wheels on the rear the Camaro SS would be just as fast as a 5.0.
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Old 06-04-2013, 12:16 AM   #2
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Well you also went an inch smaller on the over all diameter of the rear tire, effectively making the gearing a bit shorter. I always though the SS and the 5.0 were neck and neck in acceleration for the most part.
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Old 06-04-2013, 12:42 AM   #4
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EDIT: I'm commenting before that point, so your point about commenting after that point is null and void. more whores = shriveled noodle, dumpster babies and std's

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Old 06-04-2013, 01:22 AM   #5
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4 doors= more whores. You are stuck with 2 midget girls in back at the most.

Ladies love the G, it tingles their G spot.

I would post pics of the G, but porn isn't allowed on this forum. Sadly.

If you comment past this point, then you agree with me. Regardless of what is in the said comment.

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Old 06-04-2013, 09:38 AM   #6
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4 doors= more whores. You are stuck with 2 midget girls in back at the most.

Ladies love the G, it tingles their G spot.

I would post pics of the G, but porn isn't allowed on this forum. Sadly.

If you comment past this point, then you agree with me. Regardless of what is in the said comment.
my car slaughters G35 , G37, 350 & 370z stock so be quiet. Also my car still has stock tune.
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Old 06-04-2013, 09:44 AM   #7
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Well you also went an inch smaller on the over all diameter of the rear tire, effectively making the gearing a bit shorter. I always though the SS and the 5.0 were neck and neck in acceleration for the most part.
Deki I was referring to the 2013 gt.
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Old 06-04-2013, 10:07 AM   #8
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Old 06-04-2013, 11:54 AM   #10
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So what is the 1/4 for both cars? Is the stang with its cougar motor better the the camaro with its LS3 ir is it an issue of weight?
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Old 06-04-2013, 11:59 AM   #11
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Light rear wheel, with a tire with more sidewall for grip, and essentially making your gearing shorter.....so of course you should get off the line quicker.

Don't worry about G35...he runs the N02 and says its a "bolt on"
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Old 06-04-2013, 01:17 PM   #12
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Light rear wheel, with a tire with more sidewall for grip, and essentially making your gearing shorter.....so of course you should get off the line quicker.

Don't worry about G35...he runs the N02 and says its a "bolt on"
Um I don't? There are several members on this forum that have seen the car in person. Shiznight84 being one of them.
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Old 06-04-2013, 03:17 PM   #13
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who wont let me race the g35. i hurt feels! lol and no he isnt on bottle, just picks on bad drivers.
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Old 06-06-2013, 08:08 PM   #14
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I agree, definitely going to go with 18 or 19's next. with a lightweight setup you can lose up to 50 lbs of rotational mass. I believe the stock GT wheels are like 18's (19s with brembos), much lighter than the RS 20s.
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Old 06-07-2013, 01:01 AM   #15
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I agree, definitely going to go with 18 or 19's next. with a lightweight setup you can lose up to 50 lbs of rotational mass. I believe the stock GT wheels are like 18's (19s with brembos), much lighter than the RS 20s.
Stock Gt's can come with 18's and 19's. Brembos just get 255/40/19 summer tires, where the rest of us get the crappy all season Pirelli's. Smaller diameter wheels can have the same effect as a gear swap. When I run my 18's with the DR on them it throws my speedo off by almost 10 mph. Don't know what the weight of the 19's are on the mustang. Mine definitely aren't light, but I can imagine they are lighter than the wider 20's on your cars.
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Stock Gt's can come with 18's and 19's. Brembos just get 255/40/19 summer tires, where the rest of us get the crappy all season Pirelli's. Smaller diameter wheels can have the same effect as a gear swap. When I run my 18's with the DR on them it throws my speedo off by almost 10 mph. Don't know what the weight of the 19's are on the mustang. Mine definitely aren't light, but I can imagine they are lighter than the wider 20's on your cars.

Nine where 60lbs each with tires.
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Light rear wheel, with a tire with more sidewall for grip, and essentially making your gearing shorter.....so of course you should get off the line quicker.

Don't worry about G35...he runs the N02 and says its a "bolt on"
Actually it doesn't just get off the line quicker, it also pulls harder and faster everywhere. But now I have the TSW 20x10 back in the rear with the Pirellis 295-35-20s and now the car feels like I have a whale in tow . Selling the 20" TSWs and going 19"s all the way.
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Get 18's!
I actually prefer them but they look way too weird on our cars. Also don't want too much sidewall.
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This will hookup! I don't think to much sidewall.

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Deki I was referring to the 2013 gt.
2011, 2012, and 2013 all perform the same.

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I actually prefer them but they look way too weird on our cars. Also don't want too much sidewall.
Dude, look at the pic above, definitely not too much side wall. As much difference as you felt between the 20 and 19 inch wheels, you're gonna feel that much more going to an 18.
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Old 06-10-2013, 05:54 AM   #23
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Dude, look at the pic above, definitely not too much side wall. As much difference as you felt between the 20 and 19 inch wheels, you're gonna feel that much more going to an 18.
DUDE I am talking about road course purposes not drag racing. If you go to 18" you have to run a lower profile like SUX2BU Camaro. That's what I am talking about. I now have a 295-35-20 in the rear and there is a huge difference when compared to 18" with to high a profile tire as far as steering and handling response is concerned. Too much side wall flex. ALso I drove like 6 GTs so far and the 2013 GT runs the best by far. The 2013 GT have more pep and a bump in power over the 2011s didn't you know that. Why do you think Pedders runs a 305-30-19 tire with 30 vs a 40 or 45. Lower profile helps to maintain sharp handling and response. 18"s has less weight great for drag racing but autocross or road course that extra sidewall would leave our pig feeling even more piggish. Yes when I started this thread it seems I was only interested in acceleration but I should've mentioned that I was looking for overall performance which very much includes handling as well.

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Old 06-10-2013, 06:46 AM   #24
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http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....R8A6&tab=Specs. Four of these on 18x10.5" on all four corners would be a great way to go. Hoosier A6. Track DOT tires has a stiffer side wall so this at 40 would work.
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I'm going 19X10's with 305/30ZR19. The 2014 Z/28 uses that set up as well. I will prolly need 285's up front tho...

"The Camaro Z/28 features 19-inch diameter wheels and tires, which reduce unsprung weight by 42 pounds (19 kilograms) per car compared to the 20-inch wheels standard on Camaro SS and ZL1. In addition, the smaller diameter wheels lower the center of gravity by 33 millimeters, further improving handling."
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