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Old 11-02-2008, 11:57 AM   #1
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Good street performance tires for ss/rs

What would be a good tire for this car on the 20" wheels. I wanted some goodyear eagle F1's but they don't come in a 275/45ZR20. anyone else know a good tire in that size?
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Old 11-02-2008, 12:00 PM   #2
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Perelli Pzero rosso,

Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 - the tire that Chevy said destroyed other tires when they tested for the ZR1
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Old 11-02-2008, 12:02 PM   #3
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If you go to tirerack.com and type the size in they will give you all available tires in that size. From what I remember, there is not that many yet.
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Old 11-02-2008, 12:08 PM   #4
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If you go to tirerack.com and type the size in they will give you all available tires in that size. From what I remember, there is not that many yet.
not in the exact size but some in slightly wider sizes that will still fit according to GM and would increase contact patch so that would be a bonus.
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Old 11-02-2008, 03:33 PM   #5
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the pirellis that come on the car are a very sticky tread. one of the best. bfgoodrich als has a good comp t/a tire. and goodyear eagle f1 supercar are nice too.
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Old 11-02-2008, 03:47 PM   #6
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The 275 Pirelli's that come on there are excellent tires. You will be perfectly fine with those. When they wear out, slap some 305's on!
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Old 11-02-2008, 04:20 PM   #7
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Given the stock sizes, there are not many choices.
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The 275 Pirelli's that come on there are excellent tires. You will be perfectly fine with those. When they wear out, slap some 305's on!
i believe its 285 rears and 265 fronts
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Old 11-02-2008, 06:15 PM   #9
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the car comes with 245 fronts and 275 rears, any word if we can fit a 285 in the rear yet? don't wanna stick out of the wheel wells.
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Old 11-02-2008, 06:42 PM   #10
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same thing im running on the 94z

bfg g-force t/a KDW's


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Old 11-02-2008, 07:08 PM   #11
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Personaly I recomend Goodyear GSD 3's. They are a bit pricey but I have found nothing else that compares to them yet.
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I wish Firestone Firehawk Wide Ovals came in those size. I have them now and they are an amazing tire in dry and wet. I guess if I get the P245/50R19 stock I can replace them with P255/45R19. Only -2.1% difference. $215 each not bad for that size. For P245/45R20, they got P245/40R20, -3.4% off. For P275/40ZR20, they got P275/35ZR20, -3.8% off or P295/40ZR20, +2.2% off. GM sure likes those weird sizes.
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Has anybody tried the BF Goodrich g-Force™ T/A® KDW? This tread pattern looks sick; almost like the pattern you always see on concept cars.

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What's the price on those BF goodrich g-force tires?
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Old 11-03-2008, 09:38 AM   #15
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What's the price on those BF goodrich g-force tires?
Depends on the size, but $250-$400+...

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Has anybody tried the BF Goodrich g-Force™ T/A® KDW? This tread pattern looks sick; almost like the pattern you always see on concept cars.

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I had the KDW2s on my GTO. I was happy with them, but they're loud. Great in the wet though. Tread pattern disperses water fairly well. On the Camaro, I'd go with a Nitto Invo, a PS2, or something of the sort. Tires matter.
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Not many cars use this size right now, but once Camaro sales numbers start, many different options are going to be available. I have to say though the question "what is a good street tire" means different things to different people. Some are willing to give up wet traction to get more dry grip. Some are willing to give up mileage to get more grip. By the time any Camaro owner needs replacement tires, (at least in stock sizes) finding something to fit your wants/needs whatever they are should not be a problem at all.
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Old 12-23-2008, 12:10 PM   #20
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just remember tread wear numbers when buying tires...400A High mi some what sticky,300A good sticky tire.220A or lowervery sticky low mi.
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Old 12-23-2008, 01:03 PM   #21
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I had the KDW2s on my GTO. I was happy with them, but they're loud. Great in the wet though. Tread pattern disperses water fairly well. On the Camaro, I'd go with a Nitto Invo, a PS2, or something of the sort. Tires matter.
Those are what I'm getting!! I've read great reviews (VERY sticky) and they're relatively inexpensive. I've found 245/45/20'S for about $160.00 and 315/35/20's (I'm going to widen my rears) for about $270.00. PLUS they look GREAT!
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i have had falkens and pirellis on my stang... they are both pretty good
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i think when i get new rims im going to still stick with the pirelli p zero tires. they are an amazingly sticky tire.
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Old 05-25-2009, 12:37 PM   #24
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So does anyone have any input for a great year round tire? Or maybe a winter tire? It doesn't get too cold in Texas but still below freezing.
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Old 05-25-2009, 12:49 PM   #25
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ima go wider in the rear (315) with nitto invos!! if the vette boys love em i know i will
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