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Username Post: Tire Chatter        (Topic#333559)
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03-01-16 06:20 AM - Post#2612388    

The tire chatter is a common problem on the C7 and has to do with the front steering geometry, tire size, and tire type. Go on the Corvette Forum ( ) and do a search for "ackerman". Here are a few links: ... ... ...


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03-13-16 08:09 PM - Post#2615195    
    In response to cbernhardt

This is especially common in cold weather. I just picked up my Z06 in Bowling Green on the 29th. For 3 days the temp ranged from mid 30s to mid 40s and every time I had the wheels on lock in a parking lot, gas station etc. the fronts really complained. Once I got in warmer weather, it happened far less often.

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