Tag: tires

Tires

In June of 03 I attended a C4 workshop at Bloomington Gold taught by Ron Kane and Gordon Killebrew. When asked the question: \”Which tires are best for all around use on the C4?\” They both stated that their customers and clients seemed to be very happy with Firestone Firehawks. They have great traction, good […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Tire Noise Reduction and Cabin Heat Reduction

This tech tip will reduce cabin tire noise and also heat from the tunnel area… I went to Lowes home improvement and bought this aluminum product. it looks like the aluminum products used to deflect heat from windshileds.. I bought a roll 2 ft by 25 ft.. for 25 dollars and a roll of batting […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Tubbing a 2000 FRC C5 Corvette

The Corvette Forum has brought me hours of enjoyment and great information for my 2000 FRC. It is only right that I put some time back into the forum. Below is a description and some photos on how I did the tubbing on my car. After looking at the availability of tires at the time […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 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

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