Tag: tires

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

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

Chevrolet Corvette Tire Review: Goodyear Eagle F1 GS-2 EMT

The Goodyear Eagle F1 GS-2 EMT is an Ultra High Performance Summer radial designed specifically for the C6 Chevrolet Corvette base model. EMT stands for Extended Mobility Technology, which allows the tire to maintain its shape and drivability when the tire has a loss of air pressure. This provides a measure of safety, preventing violent […] More »

  Comments | By - September 23, 2009

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