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Old 09-08-2008, 12:04 PM   #1
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5th gen Winter Tires

Not every Camaro fan lives in California or Florida. Some of us live in parts of the world where you actually get snow for more than a week
... and want to drive Camaro at that time too!

So the question is: will there be stock/GM winter tires for Camaro widely available (for all the rim sizes)? How much will a set of four cost?

Alternatively what non-GM winter tires would you recommend?

Yeah, I know that driving a rear-wheel driven car in winter is not the best idea. Screw that

And by the way: what will be the exact tire sizes for 5th gen (both variants, i.e. 18-inch basic and 19/20-inch RS)?
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Old 09-08-2008, 12:31 PM   #2
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if you search there is a whole thread about this....
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Old 09-08-2008, 05:51 PM   #3
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mine wont even come out of the Garage if there is more than a 2% chance of rain better yet some snow.
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Old 09-08-2008, 08:50 PM   #4
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Has anyone gotten a look at the tire prices for the wheel sizes that have been posted so far?... OMG! I'm going to have to refinance if I want some PS2 on my car. Are you kidding me?! I'm going to stick my '02's chrome snow flakes on that car! I don't even forsee myself doing a burnout because I might as well be lighting my $$$ on fire, LOL!!!
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Old 09-08-2008, 10:59 PM   #5
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Yeah, the tires are quite pricy. On tire rack. These are the only tires they list in the specific sizes.



LS & LT Tires: (LS is 18 inch only)
245/55ZR18 BF Goodrich g-Force T/A KDWS- 161 Each
245/50ZR19 Yokohama ADVAN S.T. - 208 each

SS Tires:
Front 245/45ZR20 - Yokohama ADVAN S.T. - 238 each
Rear 275/40ZR20 - Yokohama 296 each
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Old 09-08-2008, 11:14 PM   #6
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mine wont even come out of the Garage if there is more than a 2% chance of rain better yet some snow.
Same here man.
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Old 09-09-2008, 12:42 AM   #7
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I don't even forsee myself doing a burnout because I might as well be lighting my $$$ on fire, LOL!!!
No kidding. $600 for a burnout, I'll pass.
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Old 09-09-2008, 01:33 AM   #8
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if you search there is a whole thread about this....
Can't find a tire-dedicated thread, sorry


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Yeah, the tires are quite pricy. On tire rack. These are the only tires they list in the specific sizes.

LS & LT Tires: (LS is 18 inch only)
245/55ZR18 BF Goodrich g-Force T/A KDWS- 161 Each
245/50ZR19 Yokohama ADVAN S.T. - 208 each

SS Tires:
Front 245/45ZR20 - Yokohama ADVAN S.T. - 238 each
Rear 275/40ZR20 - Yokohama 296 each
Thanks. You have just confirmed my worries.

About the burnouts and cash: sure, one doesn't do things one can't afford. But it'll be so tempting to do a burnout in 300+hp Camaro...
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Old 09-09-2008, 04:16 AM   #9
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Go to Tirerack and hit winter tires. Are you getting a V6 or SSV8?
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Old 09-09-2008, 08:51 AM   #10
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300+ hp == V6 Why ask?
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Old 09-09-2008, 09:00 AM   #11
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mine wont c winter
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Old 09-14-2008, 01:59 PM   #12
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Some people have no choice but to drive it in the winter like myself.
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Old 09-14-2008, 07:40 PM   #13
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Some people have no choice but to drive it in the winter like myself.
Yeah me Too...BUT i Live in CENTRAL TEXAS so winter is kind of a joke in my neck of the woods..other than the freak ice storm this past jan-feb.. It hasnt snowed here in something like 15 yrs...
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