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Old 02-20-2018, 03:54 PM
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Hi everyone,

My father just bought a slightly used (2500kms) 2017 grand sport Z07 convertible and it seems that the tires have already worn quite a bit in that time.

I realize there is little to no tread to begin with, but he would like to be able to drive the car in the rain without white knuckles.

I see there is another Michelin option available, along with Continental tires (non run flat) in the stock sizes.

Has anyone else used any other options (even other compatible sizes)?

Thanks!
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Originally Posted by doublec4 View Post
Hi everyone,

My father just bought a slightly used (2500kms) 2017 grand sport Z07 convertible and it seems that the tires have already worn quite a bit in that time.

I realize there is little to no tread to begin with, but he would like to be able to drive the car in the rain without white knuckles.

I see there is another Michelin option available, along with Continental tires (non run flat) in the stock sizes.

Has anyone else used any other options (even other compatible sizes)?

Thanks!
There simply aren't that many tire options available for the Grand Sport / Z06 / Z07 models. I think you hit most, if not all, of them.

I'm presently waiting for what I would consider the best all season option - the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+ ZP in size 285/30-19 and 335/25-20.
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You may want to investigate warranty options on those tires. I think Village Idiot just posted a thread on here about getting a set warrantied even after admitting to track days on them.
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The standard Z06/GS Michelin Pilot Super Sport, while not a great rain tire, is a whole lot better than the Sport Cup 2 tires that come with the Z07 option. I have driven my Z in the rain, and even light snow on the PSSs. I was forced to drive in the snow, because there was 18” on the ground in Bowling Green the day I took Museum Delivery. I don’t make a habit of it, but don’t mind driving in the rain.
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Michelin now has the A/S tire's available for GS and Z06. Luke at Tire Factory can line you up. Also with the GS, the manufacturer has the toe-in and camber set so the car corners better. Unfortunately this causes excessive tire wear. Best to have your local service department reset the settings to improve tire wear.
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Michelin now has the A/S tire's available for GS and Z06. Luke at Tire Factory can line you up. Also with the GS, the manufacturer has the toe-in and camber set so the car corners better. Unfortunately this causes excessive tire wear. Best to have your local service department reset the settings to improve tire wear.
I looked at the Tirerack.com web site, it doesn't show any A/S tires that will fit a GS or Z06. Are they actually available or still just a promise from Michelin?
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I looked at the Tirerack.com web site, it doesn't show any A/S tires that will fit a GS or Z06. Are they actually available or still just a promise from Michelin?
Give Luke Pavlick with Tire Rack a call at 1-800-428-8355 xtension 4362 and he can give you both prices and availability. THESE ARE NON RUN FLAT TIRES BY THE WAY.
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I have seen them in non run flat and in all season but not in a run flat all season. it is either one or the other but not both. I am sure in time they will be avail.
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Give Luke Pavlick with Tire Rack a call at 1-800-428-8355 xtension 4362 and he can give you both prices and availability. THESE ARE NON RUN FLAT TIRES BY THE WAY.
If you're calling Luke @ Tire Rack to order the Michelin Pilot Sport All Season A/S 3+ ZP in size 285/30-19 and 335/25-20 for the GS or Z06 then these are run flat (ZP = Zero Pressure). Approximate 24 people (including me) have pre-ordered these tires. Availability is projected for late March/early April '18.

285/30-19 - $316.00 ea.
335/25-20 - $354.15 ea.
Plus shipping
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I'll be calling him tomorrow. I've been grounded since September.
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Michelin PSS are actually fairly good in the rain for a summer tire. I've pulled a G braking and over .8 laterally- but I try not to push that. Braking I was just curious.
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Originally Posted by Baron37075 View Post
If you're calling Luke @ Tire Rack to order the Michelin Pilot Sport All Season A/S 3+ ZP in size 285/30-19 and 335/25-20 for the GS or Z06 then these are run flat (ZP = Zero Pressure). Approximate 24 people (including me) have pre-ordered these tires. Availability is projected for late March/early April '18.

285/30-19 - $316.00 ea.
335/25-20 - $354.15 ea.
Plus shipping
just in time for warm weather.
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