Breaking in the New Rubber - 2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Long-Term Road Test
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2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06: Breaking in the New Rubber

October 26, 2010

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Put my first miles on the Corvette after getting its new tires. As you can see, the new Bridgestones have an asymmetrical tread design and some pretty deep grooves that should displace a fair amount of water should we need it. They're not exactly all-seasons, but they're not on the verge of being barely legal track tires either.

Other than the fact that all four tires were holding air, I didn't notice an immediate difference. Then again, I wasn't really expecting to in the grocery store parking lot. Getting anything out of this new rubber is going to take a serious run up Angeles Crest Highway, or a track day at Willow Springs. Looking forward to one or the other very soon, will report back then.

Ed Hellwig, Editor, Inside Line

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