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Old 08-05-2013, 06:26 PM   #15
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Just tell the dealer you want the 2ss but you want all seasons on it, I'm positive they'll swap them out for you to sell the car. Not many people care about what tires they're getting on the car anyway as long as they have good tread :-P
Wrong.. All Season are not snow tires , If the op wants to drive chicago winters he needs snows plus go down a inch in size . Tire Rack is a great place to get setup
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Old 08-05-2013, 06:33 PM   #16
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Got it. Thanks.
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Old 08-05-2013, 06:37 PM   #17
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Just tell the dealer you want the 2ss but you want all seasons on it, I'm positive they'll swap them out for you to sell the car. Not many people care about what tires they're getting on the car anyway as long as they have good tread :-P
yeah. this or have the dealer give you a deal on an addition set of steel rims with suitable all seasons as your rims will also be subjected to all that winter crap we drive through
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Old 08-05-2013, 06:42 PM   #18
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Do I need to switch back and forth every summer/winter? Could I leave snow tires on all year? I assume that's the point of all season, but that they are not ideal for any season.
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Old 08-05-2013, 07:23 PM   #19
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well that comes down to personal preference. most of your options are covered in the feedback that was givin. Look beyond the tires. I chose the 1lt/RS for many reasonse with no regrets. Don't let the tires be a deciding factor. I have experienced buyers remorse once. It don't feel good.
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Old 08-05-2013, 07:48 PM   #20
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Sounds good. Thanks!
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Old 08-05-2013, 08:01 PM   #21
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I would say an SS for three seasons the way she comes and a $2000 beater for the rest. Cost the same as wheels and tires without beating up your camaro durning the winter. I wouldn't own any sports car if I had to drive in winter weather with it.
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Old 08-05-2013, 09:12 PM   #22
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zobi10. i am in the same boat. i dont want summer only tires. most of the camaro here in Kansas city have the RS package. i really dont need 20 inch wheels, and no dealer is willing to put all season tires on instead. i am wanting 19 with the all season like you, as it will be a daily driver, except for snow. i contacted Perilli, and yes, the summer only no uin cold weather, rain, etc. but, it irks me to spend 30k on a car, and in 2 months having to spend more money on tires so i can drive the car in the late Fall. also, i am looking at 2lt COUPE and 1 LT vert. but, i will order 2014 without RS package if have to. its another 1500 i dont really see benefit. good luck in your search and these forums are a great way to get opinions and information. thanks for all the folks on here.
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Old 08-05-2013, 09:28 PM   #23
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I drove through last NYC's winter with my 2SS on stock Pirelli rubber...Even through a snow storm. Just feather the gas and you should be fine.
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Old 08-05-2013, 09:59 PM   #24
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Everyone here is saying get the ss but for your conundrum I'd say get the v6. Because if your going to let tires get between you and the ss then you probably wouldn't do well if with ss. If your that concerned with the winter driving the less torque and horsepower + the "all-season" tires on the v6 will do you good.
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Old 08-05-2013, 10:18 PM   #25
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i think the only time tires come into the deciding factor is: ss vs 1le. Those tires are not really for dd. but. you could buy the 1le package and sell the tires and get .. more normal ones. and the 1le is stick so thats the other downside. (ok.. manual is never a "downside")(lol) good luck and let us know what you get..

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Old 08-05-2013, 10:24 PM   #26
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18s should clear the 4 piston SS brakes.
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Old 08-05-2013, 10:42 PM   #27
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Your options:
-SS with Bridgstone Blizzak tires in winter
-SS and a winter beater car
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Old 08-05-2013, 11:09 PM   #28
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get a set of steel wheels and snows. if they make steel wheels to clear the brakes. Narrow tires are better in the snow. Personally though id spend the money for snow tires on a winter car.
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