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Old 01-21-2013, 04:38 PM   #1
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How much is it for the appropriate wheels and cup tires? My 800HP Katech beast needs some grip.

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Old 01-23-2013, 12:58 AM   #2
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Cup wheels go for about $2K. Tires are another $2K. You're not alone Jim; search is your friend
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yup, about 4700 bucks....if you are going to track it I'd suggest CCW 18" so that you have a better choice on tires than just 2...cost about the same...cup tires will last you 7000 miles at that...tough world, you should just not make that kind of power lol j/k
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I'd say you need more than cup tires for those ponies..like a street rated slick
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19 inch repros with Nitto NTO5R
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19 inch repros with Nitto NTO5R
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thats what I am doing as well.


Do you recommend anyone specifically for reps? I've heard there are some bad version zr1 reps floating around.
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thats what I am doing as well.


Do you recommend anyone specifically for reps? I've heard there are some bad version zr1 reps floating around.
I have the West Coast Corvettes 19/20 ZR1 repo's for autocrossing / odd road racing and some Hoosier A's - have rear 19" Z06 for the back

They have stood up great.... I am in Canada and with winter frost and warming our roads can be bad ( Potholes ).... no bent rims

I also had a set of chrome repo's on my 06 Z06 and no issues.

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They have stood up great.... I am in Canada and with winter frost and warming our roads can be bad ( Potholes ).... no bent rims
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Wait! are saying our road sucks


to the op cup tires wont be enough repo 19's with nitto's are the to go
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Wait! are saying our road sucks


to the op cup tires wont be enough repo 19's with nitto's are the to go
I think West Coast Corvettes handles Nitto's.


Talk to JC there, great guy to deal with.

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Some Lightweight HRE Monobloc wheels and a set of Michelin Sport Cup ZP's will hold the road for ya

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