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Old 02-06-2010, 05:31 PM   #26
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I will list tire sizes that are similar to OEM diameter, as this should help tire shoppers. The heights shown below are approximate, based on calculations. Refer to tire manufacturer's specs for the most accurate tire diameters. We recommend you stay within 0.5" (plus or minus) of the factory tire height in order to maintain accurate vehicle systems. This gives you an acceptable range of 28.2-29.3" diameters. Wheel widths shown are recommended, and only serve as a suggestion for proper fitment/appearance/performance.

Factory 2010 Camaro SS tires
Front 245/45-20 = 28.7" tall
Rear 275/40-20 = 28.7" tall

Recommended 18" Tires for 2010 Camaro
245/55-18 = 28.6" tall, 8.0-8.5 wheel
255/55-18 = 29.0" tall, 8.0-8.5 wheel
265/50-18 = 28.4" tall, 8.5-9.0 wheel
275/50-18 = 28.8" tall, 9.0-9.5 wheel
285/45-18 = 28.1" tall, 9.5-10.0 wheel
295/45-18 = 28.5" tall, 10.0-10.5 wheel
305/45-18 = 28.8" tall, 10.0-11.0 wheel
315/45-18 = 29.2" tall, 10.5-11.0 wheel

Recommended 19" Tires for 2010 Camaro
245/50-19 = 28.7" tall, 8.0-8.5 wheel
255/50-19 = 29.0" tall, 8.0-8.5 wheel
265/45-19 = 28.4" tall, 8.5-9.0 wheel
275/45-19 = 28.7" tall, 9.0-9.5 wheel
285/45-19 = 29.1" tall, 9.5-10.0 wheel
295/40-19 = 28.3" tall, 10.0-10.5 wheel
305/40-19 = 28.6" tall, 10.0-10.5 wheel
315/40-19 = 29.0" tall, 10.5-11.0 wheel

Recommended 20" tires for 2010 Camaro
245/45-20 = 28.7" tall, 8.0-8.5 wheel
255/45-20 = 29.0" tall, 8.0-8.5 wheel
265/40-20 = 28.4" tall, 8.5-9.0 wheel
275/40-20 = 28.7" tall, 9.0-9.5 wheel
285/40-20 = 28.9" tall, 9.0-10.0 wheel
295/35-20 = 28.1" tall, 9.5-10.5 wheel
305/35-20 = 28.4" tall, 10.0-10.5 wheel
315/35-20 = 28.7" tall, 10.5-11.0 wheel

Recommended 21" tires for 2010 Camaro
245/40-21 = 28.7" tall, 8.0-8.5 wheel
255/40-21 = 29.0" tall, 8.0-8.5 wheel
265/35-21 = 28.3" tall, 8.5-9.0 wheel
275/35-21 = 28.6" tall, 9.0-9.5 wheel
285/35-21 = 28.9" tall, 9.5-10.0 wheel
295/35-21 = 29.1" tall, 10.0-10.5 wheel
305/30-21 = 28.2" tall, 10.0-11.0 wheel
315/30-21 = 28.4" tall, 10.5-11.0 wheel

Recommended 22" tires for 2010 Camaro
245/35-22 = 28.8" tall, 8.0-8.5 wheel
255/35-22 = 29.0" tall, 8.0-8.5 wheel
265/30-22 = 28.3" tall, 8.5-9.0 wheel
275/30-22 = 28.5" tall, 9.0-9.5 wheel
285/30-22 = 28.8" tall, 9.5-10.0 wheel
295/30-22 = 28.9" tall, 9.5-10.5 wheel
315/25-22 = 28.2" tall, 10.5-11.0 wheel

Recommended 24" tires for 2010 Camaro
245/25-24 = 28.8" tall, 8.0-8.5 wheel
255/25-24 = 29.0" tall, 8.0-8.5 wheel
265/20-24 = 28.2" tall, 8.5-9.0 wheel
275/20-24 = 28.3" tall, 9.0-9.5 wheel
285/20-24 = 28.5" tall, 9.5-10.0 wheel
295/20-24 = 28.7" tall, 10.0-10.5 wheel
305/20-24 = 28.8" tall, 10.0-10.5 wheel
315/20-24 = 29.0 tall, 10.5-11.0 wheel

Hope that helps!

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Hey Nine Ball,

Im looking to put 21x9 (front) and 21x11 (rear) on my new Camaro. I noticed that you listed 265/35-21 and 315/30-21 sizes available with respective 28.3 and 28.4 heights. What tire manufacturers do you recommend I go with and what would be my costs for these tires?

Thanks, Rich Rauh
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Old 02-07-2010, 11:36 PM   #27
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Will they rub?

If I go with a slightly wider 19" wheel it will fit when driving straight... but will it rub when turning the wheel? Say instead of the 245/50R19 I go with 265/45R19 will they rub when turning? Basically, I just want to know how deep the wheel well is.
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Old 02-08-2010, 01:49 PM   #28
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Recommended 20" tires for 2010 Camaro
245/45-20 = 28.7" tall, 8.0-8.5 wheel
275/40-20 = 28.7" tall, 9.0-9.5 wheel
for the 275/40-20, would a 10.0 wheel be acceptable?

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Old 02-08-2010, 02:47 PM   #29
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for the 275/40-20, would a 10.0 wheel be acceptable?

a lot of people are using the 275/40 on a 10" wheel. i have them and they are fine.
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a lot of people are using the 275/40 on a 10" wheel. i have them and they are fine.
Cool, thank you.
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Old 02-09-2010, 02:24 PM   #31
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Yes, a 10" wheel will work with a 275 tire. It just isn't a "recommended" size combo, by just barely. The widths above are not rules, just suggestions based on aesthetic sidewall reasons and ease of mounting.
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Old 02-09-2010, 06:46 PM   #32
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Hey Nine Ball,

Im looking to put 21x9 (front) and 21x11 (rear) on my new Camaro. I noticed that you listed 265/35-21 and 315/30-21 sizes available with respective 28.3 and 28.4 heights. What tire manufacturers do you recommend I go with and what would be my costs for these tires?

Thanks, Rich Rauh
I don't want to answer for Tony, but I have not been able to track down a tire wider than the 295/35/21. This is an OEM size for some Audi model and is available from at least Pirelli and Michelin...there may be other manufacturers. I think 21" is the ideal wheel size for the Camaro, we just need to get the tire manufacturers to bring out a 305 or 315.
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Kilo is correct, tire sizes (widths) are very limited with 21s. 21" tires also cost a lot more than 20s or 22s do. Sometimes you can find a rear 21 tire, but no corresponding front tire that matches it in brand. Less headaches and frustration to stick with 20s or 22s, in my opinion. I replied to Rich's Q via PM, but thanks for the response Kilo. I don't want to be the tire expert here, I only sell forged wheels
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DOSE V6 turn RS tire pkg well or are they a bit heavy for quick out of the hole response
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I don't want to be the tire expert here, I only sell forged wheels
...and if I can sell my 4th gen, you'll be selling a set to me!
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Kilo is correct, tire sizes (widths) are very limited with 21s. 21" tires also cost a lot more than 20s or 22s do. Sometimes you can find a rear 21 tire, but no corresponding front tire that matches it in brand. Less headaches and frustration to stick with 20s or 22s, in my opinion. I replied to Rich's Q via PM, but thanks for the response Kilo. I don't want to be the tire expert here, I only sell forged wheels
Quote of the year material here, seriously. I hear ya Tony!!

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DOSE V6 turn RS tire pkg well or are they a bit heavy for quick out of the hole response
Should be fine ~ even the stock V6 wheels are enormous, I doubt you'd feel a difference.
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Old 02-25-2010, 08:21 PM   #37
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anyone know what size tires this guy is running, i love the look. Also how much would this effect everything.

Hard to tell from the pictures but looks like he put a little bit wider than stock...if anything it'll help a little with curves and such. Had to get wider tires for my Trailblazer cuz they didn't have the standard size and I felt a lot better handling on it. Hope this helps!
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I think 21" is the ideal wheel size for the Camaro, we just need to get the tire manufacturers to bring out a 305 or 315.
I agree. I'm losing mine. As soon as I get my others sold. Nine Ball is my guy.
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FWIW, Michelin now offers their Pilot Sport PS2 in 305/30/21! Previously, I hadn't been able to find a 21" tire wider than a 295...

http://www.michelinman.com/tires/ult...specifications
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Would it be possible to put 20x10 on all fours? Or only on rears?
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Would it be possible to put 20x10 on all fours? Or only on rears?
There was a guy who did 20x10+ on all 4 corners here in LA, I remember him getting his coilovers installed and wheels mounted at Haddad Motorsports here in LA... I believe he ran 295's all around, but they poked a little in the front.

He posted pics in one of the threads here (I believe this one), good hunting!
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tire sizes (widths) are very limited with 21s. 21" tires also cost a lot more than 20s or 22s do. Sometimes you can find a rear 21 tire, but no corresponding front tire that matches it in brand. Less headaches and frustration to stick with 20s or 22s, in my opinion.
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Thanks for this. Tryng to find tires for both road and track (NASA-HPDE) any suggestions? Hard to find tires in our sizes..
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For road racing, you may want to step down to 18s to get decent tires. I'd probably just go with the factory tires and burn those off for now.
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If this has been answered, my apologies, but the search function doesn't always give the results I'm looking for. I have a few questions:

1- I am having my car lowered next week and I'm currently running the stock 20" RS wheels. Will the 21 or 22" sizes listed in the first post work ok with my Pfadt sport suspension+ or would those sizes not work? (I mean even when I turn, I occasionally need to turn!)

2- Does a larger tire size (21 or 22) reduce the performance of the car?

3- If there is a list of recommended tire sizes for a dropped car, I'd love to see it!

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JUST WANNA SAY THANX NINEBALL, U BEEN A GODSENDTHIS INFO IS REALLY TOP NOTCH AND HELPFUL
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Glad to help. Having a post like this saves me from answering a dozen emails a day on the subject
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..what's the width of the factory rims/20s(front/rear)?..want to see how wide I can go on the rears..

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..what's the width of the factory rims/20s(front/rear)?..want to see how wide I can go on the rears..
20" x 8" front and 20" x 9" rear
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