Tag: tires

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


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

Chevrolet Corvette Guide for Breaking In Tires

You probably know that the tires on your Chevrolet Corvette are comprised of a series of different components that work together to make your tire work as it’s supposed to, but a tire does not come from the factory ready to reach optimum performance from day one. During the molding process, a lubricant is applied […] More »

  Comments | By - September 23, 2009

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