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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old May 7th, 09, 05:22 AM Thread Starter
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I finally got around to taking my 69 Camaro out for the first time this year with the new tires and rims. I have American Racing Hopster 17x8 with 4.75 BS in front with BFG 235/45/17 tires and on the rear I have 17x9.5 with 5.5 BS and 255/40/17 tires. Wow, what an improvement over the 15 inch rims and 235-60-15 and 245-60-15 Kelly Chargers. Anyone thinking about these tires, they are pretty nice and handle great. Ride wasn't to much worse than with 15 inch rims and the Kelly's. I'm also running the Hotchkis suspension front and rear.

I must say these tires definitely follow the grooves in the road a lot more than the smaller tires on the 15 inch rims. I kind of expected that since I have 245-50-16 tires on my 96 Camaro and it does the same thing, but I just didn't expect it to be as bad as it was on some roads. But these tires are a little bigger with smaller sidewalls, so I guess thats to be expected. On one road which alot of big trucks take, if I let go of the wheel, my car just pulled directly into the groove. Smoother roads weren't a problem so its a trade off. Overall I'm very pleased with this set up.

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i would keep a close eye on BFG tires

my experience with them has been horrible, and i have had my car spin out with them many times.. ever since i got new tires, i have had no problems (went with goodyear)

but im glad to see they are working fine for you.. i just wanted to warn you because i would never want to see someone get hurt from something like that happening
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I have Michilen Pilot Sports on my '55 Chevy and they follow the grooves in the road also. It's part of the price of admission with short sidewalls and agressive tread patterns. The performance is well worth the tradeoff.

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I like the G-FORCE and yes the handle and stick great to the road.


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Skeeter that is a beautiful camaro.

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Skeeter that is a beautiful camaro.
Hey thank you.

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