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Old 07-19-2013, 04:59 AM   #1
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Goodyear tires on 1LE

Hi guys. I am wondering how you guys like the Goodyears on your 1LE SS. I hear lots of bad reviews on these but some of the good reviews make these seem like great tires. Would like your feedback mostly on track as well.
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Old 07-19-2013, 08:07 AM   #2
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What are they saying is bad about them other than the tread life?
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Old 07-19-2013, 08:51 AM   #3
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What are they saying is bad about them other than the tread life?
and probably cold weather driving.......I have not experienced that yet, but living in SE GA on the coast, it may never be an issue for me.
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Old 07-19-2013, 09:03 AM   #4
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I love them. I will put GY on after these are toast. Velcro on the road
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Old 07-19-2013, 09:14 AM   #5
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These tires are awesome once you warm them up. They suck big time when cold. It's a trade-off.
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Old 07-19-2013, 09:19 AM   #6
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have used them for 3 track days on a set of 4 ss rears. got a good price for them "used" from friend. pretty nice tire and have held up well on the track. not the best tire i have used but no real complaints from me after i learned what psi the tires prefer once warm on the track
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Old 07-19-2013, 09:58 AM   #7
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Great tires for traction, except in the cold as noted many places. They even work quite well in the wet. I only have one track day and 2000 street miles on mine, but they are holding up well so far.
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Just ordered 2 285-35-20 from the dealer at $285 each.
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Just ordered 2 285-35-20 from the dealer at $285 each.
Chevy dealer or Goodyear dealer?
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Old 07-19-2013, 12:22 PM   #10
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Chevy dealer or Goodyear dealer?
Yeah where did you find them for $285? How much are the 305/35/20 Goodyear tires?
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Old 07-19-2013, 12:40 PM   #11
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I love these tires especially when they have warmed up. The work fantastic on a dry hot road. A lot of the times I stop at red lights with the windows done I can hear that rubber sticking to the ground... Badass. But in the rain god help you. Based on their very racing slick style design they hydro plane like crazy. As far as snow that'll be soon might have to find somewhat her tires lol....
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Old 07-19-2013, 12:47 PM   #12
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Chevy dealer or Goodyear dealer?
Chevrolet dealer. 305s $308.

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Old 07-19-2013, 01:08 PM   #13
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For use as a street tire they are a bit noisy. But other than that I've had no other issues with them so far. I've not tried them on a track yet but I'm sure they would be really good.
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Old 07-19-2013, 01:40 PM   #14
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have used them for 3 track days on a set of 4 ss rears. got a good price for them "used" from friend. pretty nice tire and have held up well on the track. not the best tire i have used but no real complaints from me after i learned what psi the tires prefer once warm on the track
Can you share your experience on tire pressure for the track? I'm going to be tracking my 1LE Saturday and Sunday in, yikes, 108 degree weather! Thunderhill in Willows, CA.
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