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Old 09-13-2013, 02:00 AM   #1
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which winter tires do you use ?

Which brand of winter tires do you recommend for your camaro ?
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Old 09-13-2013, 08:09 AM   #2
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Which brand of winter tires do you recommend for your camaro ?
I used Pirelli Scorpion ICE & SNOW in the OEM size front and rear.

I did not have a single issue last winter and I daily drive my SS, including the winter.

33,200km's since June 2012 and going strong
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Old 09-16-2013, 03:30 PM   #3
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I used Pirelli Scorpion ICE & SNOW in the OEM size front and rear.

I did not have a single issue last winter and I daily drive my SS, including the winter.

33,200km's since June 2012 and going strong
thanks, this winter will be the first time i will be driving my SS, last year the beater was more expensive than tires for the SS. between insurance and all the costly repairs, so i decided to drive the SS this winter. Thanks !
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Old 09-16-2013, 05:11 PM   #4
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This is my set up - 4 x 19" Blizzaks on Elbrus Wheels. Drove my SS last winter and had no issues. There were a couple of storms I got caught in that made me nervous, but I found alternative routes home. The car has a lot of power and its important to remember that. I would not drive it on a highway in a blizzard for sure, but for city driving, this set up worked great.

I'd start looking right away as it took about a week to get my tires, then have them put on the car. Don't wait till it starts snowing, no one will have something you can walk in and buy off the rack.

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Old 09-16-2013, 06:01 PM   #5
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Bridgestone Blizzacks all four wheels, mine are all the same size as the front wheels, they fit fine on the rear wheels just a bit narrower than the summer tire, but no issues at all after four winters in Montreal highway and city driving. Ran many trips to Ottawa in bad storms with no problems at all.
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Old 09-16-2013, 06:46 PM   #6
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Old 09-16-2013, 06:49 PM   #7
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Continental ExtremeContact DWS - recommended as All Season tires but are really excellent Winter tires. The made a world of difference in the rain. Drove thru snow no problem. Tire Discounters sells them
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Old 09-16-2013, 07:02 PM   #8
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This is my set up - 4 x 19" Blizzaks on Elbrus Wheels. Drove my SS last winter and had no issues. There were a couple of storms I got caught in that made me nervous, but I found alternative routes home. The car has a lot of power and its important to remember that. I would not drive it on a highway in a blizzard for sure, but for city driving, this set up worked great.

I'd start looking right away as it took about a week to get my tires, then have them put on the car. Don't wait till it starts snowing, no one will have something you can walk in and buy off the rack.

I have the same setup

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Old 09-16-2013, 08:07 PM   #9
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Was between Blizzaks and Pirelli Snow and Ice. I decided to go with Blizzaks and they perform perfectly!
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Old 09-17-2013, 06:54 AM   #10
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I run Pirelli "WINTER EDGE" on oem rims
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Old 09-17-2013, 10:41 AM   #11
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I always ran Blizzaks, had no issues in the 3 winters I've driven on them. Don't get an all season in the Calgary area you won't be happy with it when it snows
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Old 09-17-2013, 12:12 PM   #12
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blizzak dm-v1 245/50/20, on 20x8 (stock ss fronts) all around fits, fine , gives added ride height, and great traction for the winter, second set of blizzaks i've owned
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:07 AM   #13
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Old 09-18-2013, 06:21 PM   #14
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I just bought 4 Blizzaks today from the Tire Rack 245/45/20 all around.

I figure I don't need the extra width in the rear for winter.
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:37 PM   #15
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thanks everyone for their input, I just bought 4 Blizzaks LM-60 245/45/20 all around from tire rack, I think it was a good deal for $776 for the 4 tires. The Pirellis were above $1000 for a set of 4.
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thanks everyone for their input, I just bought 4 Blizzaks LM-60 245/45/20 all around from tire rack, I think it was a good deal for $776 for the 4 tires. The Pirellis were above $1000 for a set of 4.
Sure you will be happy with them, and yes that is a good price
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Old 09-19-2013, 11:44 AM   #17
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My Winter tires are the same as my summer tires, what the problem.

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My Winter tires are the same as my summer tires, what the problem.

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That's cause you have a V6
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Old 09-19-2013, 12:18 PM   #19
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I use Pirelli Scorpion Snow and Ice in SS sizes on my ZL1. It doesn't get driven much in cold weather, but I had the the tires from my SS so I throw them on just in case I need to get it out.
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Old 09-19-2013, 02:18 PM   #20
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I used Pirelli Scorpion ICE & SNOW in the OEM size front and rear.

I did not have a single issue last winter and I daily drive my SS, including the winter.
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Old 09-21-2013, 04:35 AM   #21
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My Winter tires are the same as my summer tires, what the problem.

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Try moving north of the 40th and tell me how it works out then
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Old 09-21-2013, 07:38 AM   #22
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That's cause you have a V6
Yep, Sure do along with the RS package thankyou Chevorlet.

Summer tires are 245-45-20"s/275-44-20"s
Winter Tires are, guess what the're the same

South Georgia Winters are such a Bi**h
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Try moving north of the 40th and tell me how it works out then
Lived in Idaho for Four years (AirForce) Y'all can keep it.
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