Article: Performance Tires and Wheels for 1963 - '82 Corvettes

April 26, 2017

By John Pfanstiehl in SuperChevy

Four small patches of rubber are all that keep your ton and a half Corvette going where you want as it rockets down the road. The horsepower and weight of some C2 and early C3 Corvettes hopelessly outmatched their original tires. If you’ve driven a 425-horsepower Corvette wide-open throttle on 7.75x15 tires you know what I mean. The match between tire and vehicle became closer on late-model C3s as the horsepower dropped and tire size increased, eventually going up to 255/60R15s.

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