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Old 11-14-2013, 03:09 PM   #43
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Well I just found out that I have a TPW of 11/18. Hopefully they'll ship this batch and not store them.
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Old 11-14-2013, 03:58 PM   #44
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Because the Goodyear's allow those cars to perform as well as they do. Switching to another tire might let people go to the grocery store in winter...but it wouldn't perform the way they want it to on the track: which is why they are designed and built.
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Old 11-14-2013, 04:14 PM   #45
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Why not suspend the ZL1 as well.
arent they the same tires just different
rear size.
i wondered this earlier when i saw
this thread.
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Old 11-14-2013, 04:25 PM   #46
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ZL1 are suspended read the OP post it says it all over the info.....
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Old 11-14-2013, 05:18 PM   #47
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Don't get why they just don't use a different tire.
1LE's should come standard with a high quality three season performance tire, then offer the current tire as a no cost "track tire" option. Who could possibly argue with that? Now let the "you just don't get what this car is all about" tidal wave begin.
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Old 11-14-2013, 06:05 PM   #48
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Well I just found out that I have a TPW of 11/18. Hopefully they'll ship this batch and not store them.
Me too..... They will either get built and ship, or get built and sit there.
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Old 11-14-2013, 06:54 PM   #49
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Most of the 1LE cars built this time last year shipped without delay. I took delivery first week of December.
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Old 11-14-2013, 07:33 PM   #50
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News flash. the sales lost for delaying a car a couple of months is a drop in the bucket for gm. This is a company at spends 10,000,000 on Facebook advertising alone. They did roughly 80 million in revenue from 1le's last year. If they lost 10 million in sales(which they won't because that would mean zero orders during the delayed months!). That would be .0006 of 1 percent loss in total revenue.

Point being, they ain't changing anything for .0006 percent!
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Old 11-14-2013, 07:43 PM   #51
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Why not suspend the ZL1 as well.
arent they the same tires just different
rear size.
i wondered this earlier when i saw
this thread.
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ZL1 are suspended read the OP post it says it all over the info.....
+1.

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1LE's should come standard with a high quality three season performance tire, then offer the current tire as a no cost "track tire" option. Who could possibly argue with that? Now let the "you just don't get what this car is all about" tidal wave begin.
If you know it's going to come...then you know why...and I'll spare my fingers the effort of typing it out.

Perhaps if they made it easier/cheaper to purchase accessory wheels & winter tires, this might not need to occur...but the # of people willing to buy those wheels and tires for any more than a grand (which is impractical) is slim to none, I'll bet.

At the end of the day, while they might be doing this from a legal standpoint of avoiding lawsuits...they are also concerned for driver safety...and vehicle quality.

Camaro team doesn't want a car shipped that has cracked tires, or flat-spots...nor do they want people getting their high performnace car...risk not being told with the appropriate stress that these tires are dangerous in extremely cold temperatures...and wrecking their brand new cars....

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Me too..... They will either get built and ship, or get built and sit there.
I could be wrong.....but I don't think they're going to sit on any of them...the cold temps can damage the tires in extreme circumstances...If I were GM (and I'm not)...I'd put the entire car (1LE and ZL1) on an artificial constraint...causing them not to be built until the resume date...
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Old 11-14-2013, 08:09 PM   #52
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I don't see why they can't just cover the tires somehow.
Now that it's November, It's only a few months away...it will go fast...and like people keep saying, it will be worth the wait
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Old 11-14-2013, 11:09 PM   #53
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yep... it's that time of year again!
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Old 11-15-2013, 01:28 AM   #54
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All the more time to study the DIY section and plan your mods!!
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Old 11-15-2013, 01:37 AM   #55
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Because the Goodyear's allow those cars to perform as well as they do. Switching to another tire might let people go to the grocery store in winter...but it wouldn't perform the way they want it to on the track: which is why they are designed and built.
Michelins do fine on the new Corvette. My guess is they get the Goodyears for less money.

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Old 11-15-2013, 05:41 AM   #56
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Has anybody brought up the fact that there are already cars sitting on dealers lots in cold climates? Why's it any different if they set in the cold in Canada or any one of the northern states. Cold is cold. We've had below freezing temp here for a while now and I don't see any dealers around here bringing their ZL1s or 1LEs in out of the cold.
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