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Old 08-29-2008, 03:58 PM   #51
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Old 08-29-2008, 03:59 PM   #52
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Nice find. Looks like the Camaro that was spotted in the San Diego Area yesterday. Thanks for the pix. Now i have new wallpaper.
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Old 08-29-2008, 04:05 PM   #53
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To the best of my knowledge the P-Zero's the SS comes with aren't run flats.
Yeah I just looked it up only p-zeros that are run flat come in 18, 17 & 16. Thats too bad:(
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Old 08-29-2008, 04:07 PM   #54
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This is a moot point to discuss now, now that we know it's indeed a V8. I took a look at some other pics and realized that's a full on SS and NOT a V6. Of course no one here let me come up for air because that's something we just do not do on the internet, especially with as much ego and testosterone floating around on here.
It's not that we didn't let you come up for air, it's just that you kept ripping on everyone that said you were incorrect - before looking at what we were saying. It's over and done with.
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Old 08-29-2008, 04:36 PM   #55
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Yeah I just looked it up only p-zeros that are run flat come in 18, 17 & 16. Thats too bad:(
Sry to say it, but you may be wrong. Take a look at the top 4:

http://www.us.pirelli.com/web/catalo...pe=CAR-SUV-VAN

I may be wrong though.

EDIT: Just did some more research. According to the spec manual, the rear SS tires are P275/40ZR20, which ARE runflats. However, the fronts are P245/45ZR20, which are not on the runflat list.

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Old 08-29-2008, 04:43 PM   #56
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Either way, GM said that the Camaro will not receive run flat tires in production.
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Old 08-29-2008, 04:59 PM   #57
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Would this happen to be the first RS/SS we've seen? It has the halos, the tail lights look darker too.
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Old 08-29-2008, 05:18 PM   #58
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Why are people so incredibly short? Like they have something to prove? I get we are all very passionate about the car, but please spare the "I know what I'm talking about and you don't": attitude.
I simply said "You're mistaken". As in...you made a mistake. Go outside and breath some LA smog there bud.
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Old 08-29-2008, 05:19 PM   #59
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Old 08-29-2008, 05:22 PM   #60
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Same car as that other white spotted thread. See the scratch in the paint on the trunk?
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Old 08-29-2008, 05:39 PM   #61
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Sry to say it, but you may be wrong. Take a look at the top 4:

http://www.us.pirelli.com/web/catalo...pe=CAR-SUV-VAN

I may be wrong though.

EDIT: Just did some more research. According to the spec manual, the rear SS tires are P275/40ZR20, which ARE runflats. However, the fronts are P245/45ZR20, which are not on the runflat list. Hell, P245/45ZR20 is not even on the P-zero list.
Here is the site that I looked out.
http://www.pirellipzero.com/
It doesn't show any of those sizes. But only shows run flats in the 18/17/16 sizes the others are listed as extra loads. Wonder?

The US Pirelli site that you posted doesn't have the 245/50 R19 size that is listed in the brochure for the Camaro either. I guess GM has a special deal with Pirelli?

But it is good to see that the 20's are available in the run flats. Possible change later on.

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Old 08-29-2008, 06:25 PM   #62
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Here is the site that I looked out.
http://www.pirellipzero.com/
It doesn't show any of those sizes. But only shows run flats in the 18/17/16 sizes the others are listed as extra loads. Wonder?

The US Pirelli site that you posted doesn't have the 245/50 R19 size that is listed in the brochure for the Camaro either. I guess GM has a special deal with Pirelli?

But it is good to see that the 20's are available in the run flats. Possible change later on.
Are you talking about the v6? Because in the Specs manual and the Salesperson brochure, they both say that the SS is getting "245/45 ZR20
Pirelli summer tire (front), 275/40
ZR20 Pirelli summer tire (rear)"

On pirelli's website, they dont have all the sizes listed. But, I downloaded the data sheet for the pzero(HERE) and it doesn't have both the front size listed, only the rear.

But, more importantly, the rear size (275/40ZR20) IS listed as runflat.

So unless Pirelli is coming out with a new size (245/45ZR20), I dont know what is going on. The closest they have is 245/45/ZR19, which is too small for the 20" rims on the SS. More good news, the 19' version is runflat, so maybe the new 20" will be too. We can only hope.

And another thing, Dave, you are right. The sizes listed in the spec manual and brochure for the v6 are not listed in the data sheets for the pzero tires. This could mean that pirelli has not even publically released the tires being used on the v6 or the front of the v8.

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The runflats have too hard a ride quality IMO. I think this is a V6 because the exhaust outlets look just like the other V6 pics. The SS is supposed to have the larger outlets right?
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Old 08-29-2008, 06:46 PM   #64
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The runflats have too hard a ride quality IMO. I think this is a V6 because the exhaust outlets look just like the other V6 pics. The SS is supposed to have the larger outlets right?
Correct. The v6 has 3.0" tailpipes, and the SS is supposed to have 3.75" pipes.

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Old 08-29-2008, 07:16 PM   #65
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So unless Pirelli is coming out with a new size (245/45ZR20), I dont know what is going on. The closest they have is 245/45/ZR19, which is too small for the 20" rims on the SS. More good news, the 19' version is runflat, so maybe the new 20" will be too. We can only hope.

And another thing, Dave, you are right. The sizes listed in the spec manual and brochure for the v6 are not listed in the data sheets for the pzero tires. This could mean that pirelli has not even publically released the tires being used on the v6 or the front of the v8.
I believe I saw something in one of the recent articles about Pirelli developing new tires for the Camaro.
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Old 08-29-2008, 07:19 PM   #66
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Are you talking about the v6? Because in the Specs manual and the Salesperson brochure, they both say that the SS is getting "245/45 ZR20
Pirelli summer tire (front), 275/40
ZR20 Pirelli summer tire (rear)"

On pirelli's website, they dont have all the sizes listed. But, I downloaded the data sheet for the pzero(HERE) and it doesn't have both the front size listed, only the rear.

But, more importantly, the rear size (275/40ZR20) IS listed as runflat.

So unless Pirelli is coming out with a new size (245/45ZR20), I dont know what is going on. The closest they have is 245/45/ZR19, which is too small for the 20" rims on the SS. More good news, the 19' version is runflat, so maybe the new 20" will be too. We can only hope.

And another thing, Dave, you are right. The sizes listed in the spec manual and brochure for the v6 are not listed in the data sheets for the pzero tires. This could mean that pirelli has not even publically released the tires being used on the v6 or the front of the v8.
Yes I was talking about the optional size wheels for the v6. In the Edmunds review it was stated like this, "Those aren't the final 19-inch tires on that car. We're still working with Pirelli on those."

Maybe that is why the sizes are not listed with Pirelli yet.
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Old 08-29-2008, 07:21 PM   #67
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The runflats have too hard a ride quality IMO. I think this is a V6 because the exhaust outlets look just like the other V6 pics. The SS is supposed to have the larger outlets right?
Shhh...It is a SS not a LS/LT. Dont start that discussion again. The first one stepped on some toes before it was finished. This car is a SS and might even be a SS RS.
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Old 08-29-2008, 08:20 PM   #68
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Nice pics! Lets see, is that a kill switch under the rear bumper? hmmm
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Old 08-29-2008, 08:35 PM   #69
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Correct. The v6 has 2.0" tailpipes, and the SS is supposed to have 2.75" pipes.
Its should be 3.0" V6 and SS's 3.75 for the tips right?
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Old 08-29-2008, 08:46 PM   #70
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Its should be 3.0" V6 and SS's 3.75 for the tips right?
Yep 3 for the V6 and 3.75 for the V8 per the salesmans brochure
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Old 08-29-2008, 08:48 PM   #71
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Side view mirrors, door handles, lip on the decklid, and the, for lack of a better term, drainage rails on the roof....please tell me that they are just black for now but will be body colored for production.
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I simply said "You're mistaken". As in...you made a mistake. Go outside and breath some LA smog there bud.
I guess that was suppose to be funny?
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I still think it's a V6 with RS. The tips look like 3 inches.
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I still think it's a V6 with RS. The tips look like 3 inches.
3 inch pipes are unique to the SS.
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Nope... Check the sales guide. 3.75 x 2.
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