Tag: tires

Corvette Wheels: O.E. vs. Performance Tires

If you own a Corvette whose wheels have been damaged in an accident, make sure that you buy new wheels or tires to get unmatched performance. OE (original equipment) tires help your vehicle achieve the right performance capability and influence the overall personality of the vehicle. Modern day vehicles have undergone significant technological advancements. To […] More »

  Comments | By - October 12, 2010

C5 Tire Options

Maker Series Model Tread Walls MPH 245/45ZR17 275/40ZR18 Bridgestone Potenza S – 02 Pole 180 AA-A 186 $250 $350 Pirelli System P Zero 140 A-A 200 $250 $350 Michelin Pilot Sport 220 A-A 186 $249 $247 BF Goodrich G Force T/A KD SSS 200 AA-A 186 $252 $336 Goodyear Runflat F1 GS EMT 300 AA-A […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Non Run Flat Tire Field Repair Tool Kit

There are many of us moving away from the Run Flats and picking up tire repair kits as a bit of insurance against a flat or leaking tire. I have repaired a tire in the field and found the following the bare minimum to make it a successful patch and get me on my way. […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Resetting Tire Pressure Monitors

I used this message forwarded from a fellow forum memeber and it worked just as described. Thought I would post for anyone else that may need to reset their TPMs. 1) Turn ignition on 2) Press \”Reset\” button in order to clear any IPC display warning messages 3) Press and release the \”Options\” button on […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Run Flat Tire Installation

Rim changer machine that grabs the inner surface of wheel to eliminate wheel damage. Note special rubber grabber to hold wheel. Installing wheel sensor…note glove on one hand. Applying special tire lube to wheel rim. Applying lube to tire bead. Special Teflon plastic grabber for rim to prevent damage. Coaxing tire on to rim by […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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