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Reason I ask is one might get caught out in cold and/or bad weather during a trip.

Are there any tires, all-season or winter, to fit the Z06?
 

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I drive her until the first salting of the roads. Then its in the garage until spring... :mah:
 

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lived in fl and could drive the car year around if i wanted. now i live in hawaii and drive it to work daily just down the street. i just dont take the car out if its pouring rain as i dont trust the other drivers and thier stopping distances.
 

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I drive year round in Arizona. :jammin: :jammin:
 

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In Houston we have weather, not seasons.. :p so it's year round fun for me :)
 

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Chrisrokc said:
I drive it if it is clear out. But if there is snow, ice, or rain she stays in side.
Same with my driving, but when it gets below a certain temp summer tires just don't cut it and things get risky.

I want to plan on getting the new Z06 but if I can't have the proper tires for the environment... :cry:
 

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I drive year round (for three years now) and I have gotten caught in dangerous winter weather

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trust me you don't want to be there. The wide tires that we have do not work for S*** in snow and all tires suck on ice. So you want to have a backup vehicle for the bad days that you don't want to risk your Z but still must venture to work.
Otherwise have at it . If you put a buttom sucker cold air intake system be careful when water backs up on the roads since our cars are not that far of the ground to begin with.

Don't go there
 

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I've put snow tires on my Supra TT in the winter and its fine. The Supercar F1s are not something I'd try in the snow (pick above).

However, even with snow tires, low ground clearence can be a problem. I've had some problem when the snow is falling. However that is only a few days a year (in NJ) and on those days, if we know in advance, we take the Suburban (err...Yukon XL 2500 4WD with snow tires).
 

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I have done the same as panzer . The dangererouse winter Weather . Will make you work at it . But the the car can do it . If you take your time . I had her for 4 Loving Years Know . 53,000 miles
 

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There has to be snow in the air or already on the ground to halt Z flight operations. Then I break out the trusty Dodge Ram. But then, anyone who knows Denver can attest that there may be 4 or more inches on the ground in the morning and by afternoon your driving the Z on clear, albeit wet, streets.
 

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I don't store my car during the winter. If the roads are clear
I will take it out for a drive, hell, I even ride my Harley's on nice clear winter days. I don't think I could stand not driving
the Z for months on end! :bmad:

Jim
 

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Jim Lembo said:
I don't store my car during the winter. If the roads are clear
I will take it out for a drive, hell, I even ride my Harley's on nice clear winter days. I don't think I could stand not driving
the Z for months on end! :bmad:

Jim
But being in Colorado, aren't your tires on the hard side in 30ish or below temps?
 

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Whitesnake said:
But being in Colorado, aren't your tires on the hard side in 30ish or below temps?
Actually, my Nitto's are pretty soft, and if you drive hard enough, they eventually get warmed up. :yeadog:

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I drive my cars year round in Massachusetts. I do not take it out in the snow but have got caught in it. Then I just take it easy and always have made it home without a problem. I certainly drive it in the rain without problems.
My basice feeling is that the fun is in the driving and I look for every opportunity to drive them :zboobie: year round. The 98 'TR conv has 100,000 miles, the '02 EB Z has 40,000 miles and I have three other cars in the family so to rack up those miles, you know I have to really be intent on driving the Vettes and I am never disappointed. They are great cars!
 
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