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

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

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

Chevrolet Corvette Tire Pressure Guide

Letting out a little air might help your Vette get better traction on the racetrack, but running a lower tire pressure than the tire manufacturer recommends can cause you to get worse mileage, while also being very dangerous. Next time you drive your Chevrolet Corvette, try a quick walk around to visually check the tires […] More »

  Comments | By - September 23, 2009

Chevrolet Corvette Tire Review: Firestone Firehawk Wide Oval RFT w/UNI-T

The Firestone Firehawk Wide Oval RFT w/UNI-T (Ultimate Network of Intelligent Tire Technology) is an Ultra High Performance run-flat tire designed specifically for the C6 Chevrolet Corvette. The Firestone Firehawk Wide Oval RFT is designed to optimize the capabilities of the C6 Vette in both wet and dry traction, and the run flat technology allows […] More »

  Comments | By - September 23, 2009

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