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Old 11-30-2013, 11:12 AM   #85
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There is no justification whatsoever for running tires on wheels that are 2" and 1.5" too narrow, which is where 295's on 8's and 315's on 9's puts you. Wouldn't look even halfway right.


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Old 11-30-2013, 11:24 AM   #86
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Anybody running 315s in back and 295s up front on the stock SS rims. If so are there any clearance issues?
I wouldnt do it
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Old 12-02-2013, 01:33 PM   #87
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What temperatures have you driven in? I'm looking for something that will allow me to drive on Cold days in Kansas City area which is quite cold at times. I'm looking at the MSS's 295 front and 315 rear. I am only a highway driver and have 32,000 on my #192 ZL1, but I do like to hit it a little on the Interstates (nice open areas). Does it stick good in cold weather in the 20's? I have GY's it is hard get a set than can be balanced w/o vibration.

I wouldn't say they stick good in the 20's, but then again what performance tire does? lol. They definitely do the job though. The goodyears pretty much can't be used PERIOD if its below 40 so they just suck. As with any extreme performance summer tire, I would recommend some caution, but they handle well enough once warm to assuage most fears.
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Old 12-02-2013, 07:00 PM   #88
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I've had absolutely no problem with the stock Goodyear's in temps under 40 degrees.
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Old 12-03-2013, 06:30 AM   #89
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I've had absolutely no problem with the stock Goodyear's in temps under 40 degrees.
Then you havent been "driving."
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Old 12-03-2013, 12:44 PM   #90
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Then you havent been "driving" like a jackass
I agree.
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Old 12-03-2013, 12:47 PM   #91
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You don't have to drive like a jackass, coming out of a warm garage in 40 degree weather mine would spin by just goosing it slightly, the PSS's don't do that.
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Old 12-03-2013, 12:58 PM   #92
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You don't have to drive like a jackass, coming out of a warm garage in 40 degree weather mine would spin by just goosing it slightly, the PSS's don't do that.
Why would someone feel the need to "goose it" on a 40 degree morning? That's pretty much my point. Respect the car and what it's capable of. We've had more than enough cool mornings here in the DFW area the past 3 weeks, and I have had no problem with these tires at all. But as normal, things tend to get blown a bit out of proportion on internet and the complainers voice their opinion much louder.
It's not like we're at 580hp and 550lb/ft at 1500rpm.
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Old 12-03-2013, 01:32 PM   #93
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Careful driving with no lapses in concentration may well be enough to see your driving through some of the warmer overnight low temperatures*** you've been getting down to.

No lapses being critical with the performance potential so easily available.

(*** yes, I peeked ).


But just how much lower of a temperature those G:2 tires can withstand - if they can at all - without sharp-edged pavement bumps resulting in damage is a separate question.


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Old 12-03-2013, 02:25 PM   #94
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Why would someone feel the need to "goose it" on a 40 degree morning? That's pretty much my point. Respect the car and what it's capable of. We've had more than enough cool mornings here in the DFW area the past 3 weeks, and I have had no problem with these tires at all. But as normal, things tend to get blown a bit out of proportion on internet and the complainers voice their opinion much louder.
It's not like we're at 580hp and 550lb/ft at 1500rpm.
Lol, it was a test goose. Believe me I respect the car but I also want to know what I am dealing with so it isn't a surprise at the worst possible moment. I also goosed the brakes, need to learn your limitations.
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Sven - the critical condition is going to be accelerating in 1st or 2nd gear while turning at an intersection, turning out of a driveway or parking lot, or during a similarly sharp radius corner.

"Goosing it" in a straight line will not prepare you for how quickly the back end can step out on you if your throttle foot gets only a little too heavy while you're turning. Nor would I trust TC and ST to cover for you in all such cases - they can't create tire grip that isn't there either.


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Old 12-03-2013, 06:34 PM   #96
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Sven - the critical condition is going to be accelerating in 1st or 2nd gear while turning at an intersection, turning out of a driveway or parking lot, or during a similarly sharp radius corner.

"Goosing it" in a straight line will not prepare you for how quickly the back end can step out on you if your throttle foot gets only a little too heavy while you're turning. Nor would I trust TC and ST to cover for you in all such cases - they can't create tire grip that isn't there either.


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Actually the backend did sway to a side, quite a bit for a somewhat flat road. I did it in tour mode and not much goosing, I like to get a feel for the car in controlled safe situations so I get a feel for how it will react in an unexpected situation. I feel much safer with the pss's, they have much better grip in the cold.


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Old 12-04-2013, 10:12 AM   #97
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I sent an email to a guy (Damon) I've used over the years at TireRack... he is suspecting 1st QTR 2014 for the OEM rear size, and I can hold and wait for that.
Good news, thanks for sharing.
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Old 12-09-2013, 12:15 PM   #98
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Sizes are 295/35-20's up front and 315/35-20's in the back. Love these tires!!


http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=293391
No issues with the 295's up front instead of the 285's? This is the setup im looking to go with as well. Speedometer/odometer is correct?
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