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Old 08-13-2009, 07:43 AM   #1
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Any Body Want to Buy Me A Set of Rear Tires for 2SS?

Guys,

I am really going to need someone to help out with a new set of rear tires. You see #230 has a problem that started Tuesday night. She likes to smoke her tires. I keep telling her not to do it but she is even doing it at half throttle.

She even made me clean up mess. Had a 3/4 diet pepsi in the front cup holder and punched her at 60 to get around a truck. She pushed me and the soda back into our seats and the soda sloped out some.

At this rate she is going to need some new rear soles soon.

This is what I think of #230
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Old 08-13-2009, 07:45 AM   #2
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Yokohama Parada Spec-X from http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....Qty=2&i1_Qty=2 might do the trick. $150 each.


RPEKA needs to see this.
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Old 08-13-2009, 07:54 AM   #3
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Sounds like the ponies are kicking now, that's excellent!
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Old 08-13-2009, 07:58 AM   #4
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good problem to have lol. carry on!
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Old 08-13-2009, 08:18 AM   #5
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WOW! That's a change! Do you think they may have done somethingto the computer that they forgot to tell you about?? LOL Really glad it's running much better...hope mine will be running that good when it finally gets here.....hopefully next week!
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Old 08-13-2009, 08:52 AM   #6
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Yeah, I'd like a list of what they did, cause that sounds a ton different than my L99. Although, when coming into to work today the ol' SS seemed "slippy" in the rear and I didn't even turn off TC. I didn't know anything about using 93 Octane, because my 09 GMC Sierra would not start properly and I had an engine light when I put 93 in it. The dealer told me to only use 87, and sure enough after 2 cold starts after a full tank of 87, it work properly. So with that "fear" in my mind, I thought all new GMs needed 87 only. So, I'm at a quarter tank now and plan to burn it up today, then start running 93. I'm guessing I should pull/reset the ECM fuse at the same time? Or is there something else I need to do to clear the problem and use the correct "fuel-usage-spark-retardation-multi-transforming-bumblebee-make-this-thing-go-faster" ECM/chart setting?

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Old 08-13-2009, 09:11 AM   #7
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Congrats on getting the car "right".
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Old 08-13-2009, 09:14 AM   #8
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Glad your car is fast enough to spill soda, now keep a F***** lid on the soda, geez.
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Old 08-13-2009, 09:17 AM   #9
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Sounds like you need to upgrade to some 315s.
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Old 08-13-2009, 09:31 AM   #10
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I am so glad to hear it is finally running like it should!!!

And 93 octane ONLY!!!
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Old 08-13-2009, 09:50 AM   #11
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Isn't this what I kept saying when people wanted to smoke the tires...?

You are so difficult to please!

Glad you're finally happy with your car though
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Old 08-13-2009, 10:44 AM   #12
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It is great to see you FULLY enjoying your car!! Perseverance pays off. Congrats
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Old 08-13-2009, 10:46 AM   #13
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That is great news, except for the soda. lol!
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Old 08-13-2009, 10:48 AM   #15
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Old 08-13-2009, 10:52 AM   #16
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Old 08-13-2009, 12:37 PM   #17
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Guys,

I am really going to need someone to help out with a new set of rear tires. You see #230 has a problem that started Tuesday night. She likes to smoke her tires. I keep telling her not to do it but she is even doing it at half throttle.

She even made me clean up mess. Had a 3/4 diet pepsi in the front cup holder and punched her at 60 to get around a truck. She pushed me and the soda back into our seats and the soda sloped out some.

At this rate she is going to need some new rear soles soon.

This is what I think of #230
Ok, go ahead, rub it in. Keep talking and I'm getting a tune.

But, wait. If yours is breaking them lose that easily and a stock L99 (with no problems) won't spin em' like that it makes me ask, What excactly did they do? My dealer started the TAC before but as it turns out, they have to have the car Tuesday. (Not for a 'fix' because they told me this yesterday) But to do testing. Which is fine I guess. Nohting they can do to it though.


Oh, exept fix my tachometer that quit working lastnite.
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Old 08-13-2009, 02:44 PM   #18
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My L99 doesn't even break the tires loose :(
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Old 08-13-2009, 03:18 PM   #20
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My L99 doesn't even break the tires loose :(
But your car is not broke in yet. You need to get to around 2200-2500 miles first before trying stuff like that. And get an oil change.
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But your car is not broke in yet. You need to get to around 2200-2500 miles first before trying stuff like that. And get an oil change.
What about me? Mine won't either. Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm?
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I'm happy you're happy Scott smokem if you can........
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Guys,

I am really going to need someone to help out with a new set of rear tires. You see #230 has a problem that started Tuesday night. She likes to smoke her tires. I keep telling her not to do it but she is even doing it at half throttle.

She even made me clean up mess. Had a 3/4 diet pepsi in the front cup holder and punched her at 60 to get around a truck. She pushed me and the soda back into our seats and the soda sloped out some.

At this rate she is going to need some new rear soles soon.

This is what I think of #230
Now thats wa I like to hear!!!!!!!!!!
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Now thats wa I like to hear!!!!!!!!!!


Now you gotta go find that Accord and Mustang.
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