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Old 02-13-2012, 10:26 PM
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LS1 brakes fit under the 17s, 13" Corvette J55 stuff too....

nice steamrollers Karsten...what size were they?
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Old 02-13-2012, 10:53 PM
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I didn't notice that guy sent me a picture of the front zr1 rim. but here they are.



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Old 02-14-2012, 01:58 AM
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LS1 brakes fit under the 17s, 13" Corvette J55 stuff too....

nice steamrollers Karsten...what size were they?
didn't know the brakes were different on the 93-97 model... thought it was all the same from 93-02....the Ls1 came with 16" rims from GM... maybe the SS had different brakes ?? the SS came with 17" wheels....

I had the 11x17 rims with 315-35 Goodyear F1 Supercar or whatever these were called.... great tires but way too $$$.... replaced with Sumitomo when these were worn, Goodyears looked a lot wider
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Well, after looking at thw car for 45 minutes I decided to just take it in for front wheel bearings, shocks and struts, brake job and alignment.

They also said tires were inflated to between 70 & 76psi. (while they were on the vette I wanted to avoid flat spots so tried over inflating them) Just forgot to reduce pressure after they went on my camaro.

Long story short the car rides comparable to the 245-50-16 series tires now, however handling wise it can easily run around 15mph faster through any corner the 245's could. Downside used to be able to incinerate the 245's however can't even break these loose even power braking. No serious road noise.

I kinda think I paid 119.00 a tire for them, they are Riken raptor 275-40zr-17's if any of you are interested in a nice tire at cheap cost.



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I have '89 wheels on my car, and greatly lament that NITTO quit making 275/50/17 tires, as I want the extra height over the 40's....looks like I have to go down one size like for the front, 255......
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I kinda think I paid 119.00 a tire for them, they are Riken raptor 275-40zr-17's if any of you are interested in a nice tire at cheap cost.
I run those on my Mustang, 245-45-17 front and 255-50-17 rear. Great tires. The rears have about 35000 miles on them and they're still in good shape... lots of highway driving though...
Both fronts have been replaced under the road hazard warranty, had them for about 25000 miles and they looked so good that they didn't even pro-rate for the tire wear....
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