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Old 12-05-2018, 06:52 PM
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NICE!! Should look great. You got to be excited!!
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Old 12-05-2018, 08:41 PM
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Congrats!! What tires are you going to put on the car?
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Old 12-05-2018, 08:59 PM
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NICE!! Should look great. You got to be excited!!
Oh yeah. Slightly would be an understatement hahahaha.
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Old 12-05-2018, 09:06 PM
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Congrats!! What tires are you going to put on the car?
Pilot Sport A/S 3+ ZP... Pilot Sport 4S's when they get made in the correct size.
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Pilot Sport A/S 3+ ZP... Pilot Sport 4S's when they get made in the correct size.
RP... curious why you chose those over the MPSSís...
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Old 12-06-2018, 12:05 AM
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RP... curious why you chose those over the MPSSís...
They are supposed to be better in standing water and heavy rain. We get that in Florida with a vengeance. If they don't work as advertised I will switch them out. The cups on the street down here are just asking for problems if you get caught in one of our "showers". I'm told the PS A/S hooks up good in the dry unless it is cooler than sweater weather. I'll post what I think about them here and on tire rack.
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Originally Posted by Repo Pilot View Post
They are supposed to be better in standing water and heavy rain. We get that in Florida with a vengeance. If they don't work as advertised I will switch them out. The cups on the street down here are just asking for problems if you get caught in one of our "showers". I'm told the PS A/S hooks up good in the dry unless it is cooler than sweater weather. I'll post what I think about them here and on tire rack.
Like you, the Cup 2ís in the rain was not something I wanted to risk. I have had MPSS on my Callaway for a few years now after Goodyear F1ís.... huge improvement. just put Mich pilot 4Sís (275-30-20ís x4) on my RS5, replacing the Pirelli P Zeros that came on it. I liked the Pirellis, the 4Sís are better....like you, wish they would be avail in ZR1 size. The Michelin engineer I spoke with at RA last summer said 4S (4th gen)is better in all respects to the MPSS( which is the 3rd gen tire)..a result mainly of rubber compound technoligy improvements, but still suggested I get them for steet/some track use with the ZR1. He said the difference would mainly show up at the tires limits. he thought sometime in 2019, the 4S would become available in the ZR1 sizes.
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Old 12-06-2018, 06:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Rinaldo Catria View Post
The Michelin engineer I spoke with at RA last summer said 4S (4th gen)is better in all respects to the MPSS( which is the 3rd gen tire)..a result mainly of rubber compound technoligy improvements, but still suggested I get them for steet/some track use with the ZR1. He said the difference would mainly show up at the tires limits. he thought sometime in 2019, the 4S would become available in the ZR1 sizes.
No doubt Rinaldo. I put a set of oversized MPSS's on my Z51. I really liked them even though they did affect the speedo etc by a couple of percent, They filled the wheel-wells better and tracked a lot better that the original run-flats. The first thing I noticed was that there was not as much understeer with them. I considered doing the same on the ZR but decided to at least start out with the factory sizes and then go from there.

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Old 12-06-2018, 10:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Repo Pilot View Post
No doubt Rinaldo. I put a set of oversized MPSS's on my Z51. I really liked them even though they did affect the speedo etc by a couple of percent, They filled the wheel-wells better and tracked a lot better that the original run-flats. The first thing I noticed was that there was not as much understeer with them. I considered doing the same on the ZR but decided to at least start out with the factory sizes and then go from there.
The A/S looks like a nice tire. Let us know how you like them...
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IN for tire review. Loving the Cups here in Florida, but looking for something different for the cold North.
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Originally Posted by Repo Pilot View Post
ZTK 3ZR Shadow Gray Metallic, Dark Gray Calipers, Competition Seats, Black and Gray Leather, Suede Upper Trim, Carbon Flash Mirrors and Wheels, Performance Air Intake.

If anybody would like the Cup2'a which I am replacing as soon as it comes off the truck, I will sell them to you for $500 off the TireRack list price (1773) + shipping. PM me if you want them.

One more Big Azz Wing for Central Florida
Congrats!! I'll keep an eye out for you around town.

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I sent you a Private Message Kevin...Thank you sir. feb 21-23...I’d be going on the Saturday...
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Congrats, you will love the Shadow Gray it has a 100 faces really an awesome color. I love it on mine I got red calipers great combination. Enjoy the baddest Corvette ever!!!!!!!!!
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Old 12-07-2018, 08:11 AM
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Congrats, you will love the Shadow Gray it has a 100 faces really an awesome color. I love it on mine I got red calipers great combination. Enjoy the baddest Corvette ever!!!!!!!!!
Yes sir - my 14 Z51 has the previous version of Shadow Gray Metallic and I reallllly like it. Like you said, 100 faces...Almost black. gray, silver, blue all at the same time depending on where you are standing.

The new Shadow Gray has a bit more blue in it that the original and the Watkins Glen Gray was much grayer. I saw the new color on a Z06 at a dealer and it IS a bit different but that was only in one lighting environment. Cant wait to see her in the real world.

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