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Old 07-11-2019, 06:26 PM
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Originally Posted by owc6 View Post
Side-to-side.

People have had mixed results when doing so.

But wouldn't the tires essentially be turning 'backwards' if you did them side to side? Can you even do that with Corvette tires?

I can get away with that with my Honda Accord, but I was under the impression that Corvette tires are directional.
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Old 07-11-2019, 06:31 PM
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ID suggest 20k is a good life since the tires cant be rotated...
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Old 07-11-2019, 07:12 PM
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Originally Posted by JK 23112 View Post
But wouldn't the tires essentially be turning 'backwards' if you did them side to side? Can you even do that with Corvette tires?

I can get away with that with my Honda Accord, but I was under the impression that Corvette tires are directional.
PSSs are asymetrical but not directional. There is an outside sidewall, so yes, the tire is now turning "backward" from what it was before, but it doesn't matter. Just switch sides.

If you buy something that is directional, such as an all weather tire, you would need to dismount the tire and remount if you wanted to rotate.
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Old 07-11-2019, 07:25 PM
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2014 Z51. 32k on first set. At 55,500 now, expecting to need new tires at 64k. At least I hope so as Iím going to be at about that mileage when I get back from a 5 or 6k trip in mid August. Next set will be AS 3, I drive too much in the rain and cold to stick with the PSS. I even got caught in a mountain pass snowstorm when the first set were at about 10% treadwear left. I donít want to do that again.
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Old 07-11-2019, 08:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Corgidog1 View Post
Isnít tread grip?
Not at all.
The grippiest tires are slicks, or on the street-legal side, sport cup 2s or drag radials with hardly any tread at all. Tread is for channeling away water, etc, making them acceptable in less than ideal conditions, not for max grip.
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Old 07-15-2019, 07:30 PM
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2014 stingray, A6, 18Front, 19 rear. OEM Michelin PSS tires. Have not rotated side to side. Replaced front at 23,000 miles and 3/32 tread depth, worn more on inside edges. Replaced with same tires as they handle very well with not much road noise. Weather in Sacramento is mild most of the year so don't need all season tires. Rears have 37,500 and 5/32 tread depth left so expect to replace at 40-45,000. The rears are wearing evenly.
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Originally Posted by Judgment Day View Post
Sounds like the sweet spot is around 25k miles after looking at all of the answers. My set looks cool now, but I'll keep these numbers in mind in the future.
Sample size in this thread is very small so I respectfully disagree 25K miles is the sweet spot. In a poll I conducted roughly 65% replaced tires at/below 23K mile with 34% replacing them with less than 17K miles.
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Old 07-15-2019, 09:47 PM
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Putting new tires on my 2017 Z51 tomorrow. 18K miles on the OEM MIchelins. They don't look bad or like they need replacing quite yet except the belt is showing through on the right front. I'll mention that to the shop that is installing the new Michelin all season tires tomorrow.
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