Is it a DD, weekend cruiser, some type of racing (drag/autocross/long track), or a mix of a few things?
In general I buy my tires from the local Great American Tire shop since I know the owner and usually get a pretty good deal. Of course I have to plan ahead since it usually takes a few days to get whatever I pick in for the older cars I have, but I've always been able to find something.
After much research I just purchased a set Nitto 555-G2s for my '95 Coupe. Under $800 out the door, regular price. Discount Tire got them to the store in 1 day. Balanced with Hunter 9700. Smooth as glass on the interstate. Put about 3,000 mi. per year on car as most of it is car shows in Ohio, except 1 trip per year to All Corvette Show in Myrtle Beach. Even though the tires are stock and same tread width profile as on my friend's new C7, the tread contact patch is wider than his stock Michelin's. The tread is also very aggressive and shows nicely. They are designed to sipe water extremely well. If they wear and handle as well as the Kuhmo ECSTA's I pulled off I will be extremely pleased.
I have the car now for almsot three years but just never had the time to do the research, She has 82k and is an automatic.
Previous owner who had it and said he always had to keep the climate control set to auto and at 70. If it's not on auto, the temp shoots up fairly quickly.
When left on auto...
i have a 160 t-stat and i have always been fine driving up and down the mountains here in hawaii now for some reason i cant get the cooling fan to shut off and warm up is being a bear. temp never goes over 160 but i need it hotter than that for normal running any input?
Hi, I have a 1987 Vette. It is running very rich, blows black smoke rich, and when it begins to warm up it starts to run rough and acts like its loading up. When you give it some Rpm's it gets a miss and when returned to idle it dies. Now after letting it sit and coming back to mess with it, it...