I have a question on pairing up Tires for a 1993 C4 Corvette

Asked by Apr 06, 2015 at 05:10 PM about the 1993 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Question type: General

I have brand new Michelin Pilot Sport A/S plus tires on the rear. 285/40 ZR17
Cannot locate any Pilot Sport plus tires for the front.
Are Michelin Pilot Super Sport 255/45 ZR17 for the front compatible even though the tread design is different?

4 Answers

7,185

You can cross the front to back but not side to side.

I am not crossing tires. I want to purchase new tires for the front, and am wondering if the Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires with a different tread than the rear Pilot Sport A/S are acceptable replacements.

7,185

Yes

12,545

On the door jam it will tell you the factory tire size and pressure. I have an older Corvette but isn't the rims smaller in the front than the rear? In a Corvette never cross the tires. If you can't find the Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires, go on line to Michelin and they will tell you the sizes they make for those tires. The store just may be out of them and if it is made, they should be able to get it to you in a couple of days.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Corvette

Looking for a Used Corvette in your area?

CarGurus has 20,530 nationwide Corvette listings starting at $3,499.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Corvette Questions

Chevrolet Corvette Experts

#1 John Carson
John Carson
Reputation 2,170
#2 carGrrl
carGrrl
Reputation 1,360
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,240
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
149 Great Deals out of 34,915 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Mustang
332 Great Deals out of 45,523 listings starting at $2,000
Used Porsche 911
93 Great Deals out of 4,480 listings starting at $11,900
Used Dodge Viper
431 listings starting at $24,995
Used Ford F-150
2,389 Great Deals out of 209,710 listings starting at $895
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
63 Great Deals out of 3,094 listings starting at $3,500
Used BMW 3 Series
1,069 Great Deals out of 34,811 listings starting at $900

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 10,411 listings starting at $43,715
2016 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 1,804 listings starting at $42,999
2015 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 702 listings starting at $39,900
2014 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 787 listings starting at $38,995
2013 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 353 listings starting at $26,982