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Old 10-18-2003, 08:22 AM   #1
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Smile Hi Folks

Just wanted to say hello to everyone in the forum. I,m the new owner of a 01 ZTS (black) sedan, its a 5 speed with 60,00km on it. Right now it,s bone stock but I hope to do some mods on it soon. Probibly the first thing is to get the windows tinted and then a magnaflow cat-back system. A couple of questions for you fanatics out there, I,m noticing a bit of vibration in the front end at speeds over 100kph (60mph) . Is this normal or something to be concerned about? Also it came with Firestone Firehawk GTA tires on it, are they any good for moderate winter driving or should I invest in some snow tires?
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Old 10-18-2003, 09:10 AM   #2
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probably your wheels out of balance or something, mine does the same thing.
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Old 10-18-2003, 09:49 AM   #3
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wheel bearings is another possiblity - i can feel mine going too after 25,000mi just another thing i know must get fixed.
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Old 10-18-2003, 09:51 AM   #4
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@ 20k mi - i got all my wheels rotated and balanced
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Old 10-18-2003, 09:54 AM   #5
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Vibrating is a common problem with after-market rims. At least from past experience.... even with them balanced and what not.
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Old 10-18-2003, 10:15 AM   #6
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Welcome!...It could also be the tires starting to wear out, mine have tread left, but the edges are feathered and starting to cup, with only 17,000 miles ( I do abuse them a little)
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Old 10-18-2003, 11:51 AM   #7
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WELCOME.man i am so going to cry i still dont got my car yet and reading these post about people geting there focus is making me sad well got to go whine to some one irl now
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Old 10-18-2003, 02:25 PM   #8
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you should get tires rotated and balanced every 6k for optimal performance...I get mine done every 3k cause its free :) why not? :) When I bought my tires the tire place does it for free so thats cool...
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Welcome. I had my tires rotated & balanced at my last oil change (6K).
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