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Old 07-01-2013, 12:14 AM   #1
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Picking my SS up on Tuesday! It'll be my daily driven car.. I mean if there's a bad snow storm I won't go out or ill use someone else's car (family).. Do many people have the camaro for everyday? Is it a bad car to drive year round, etc?
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:18 AM   #2
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:21 AM   #3
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:28 AM   #4
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I drive mine every day, for now. Once my son gets his finances together and can finish paying to get his car out the ship, I will go back to using the Z28 as the DD.
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:32 AM   #5
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Anything that's different driving the camaro as a DD? Rain issues or cold weather?
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:37 AM   #6
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Anything that's different driving the camaro as a DD? Rain issues or cold weather?
Get snow tires. They just don't work in the snow lol.

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Old 07-01-2013, 12:38 AM   #7
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:38 AM   #8
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I might just drive another car in the snow
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:39 AM   #9
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:40 AM   #10
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Drive mine everyday, I haven't had any issues, just get a good set of tires. I run General G-Max AS-03 and I can't say enough good things about them. A set of tires can make a big difference.
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:43 AM   #11
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Drive mine everyday, I haven't had any issues, just get a good set of tires. I run General G-Max AS-03 and I can't say enough good things about them. A set of tires can make a big difference.
Are those good in the snow too?
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:48 AM   #12
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I drive mine everyday...but I don't have snow to worry about. I've found it is quite waterproof lol.
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:51 AM   #13
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Old 07-01-2013, 01:10 AM   #14
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Mine was a daily driver for 28,000 miles. Drove in light snow twice, in heavy snow once, with the Pirelli P Zeros, which are summer rated. Stay the heck off of bridges before they salt them. That was scary. But once everything is salted it's not much different than driving in the rain. Even in heavy rain you need to take it easy. I cannot explain to you how much power the LS3 has. So driving in the rain requires some caution. After your first couple of trips through the rain though, you'll get a feel for it, and adjust. No big deal.
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Old 07-01-2013, 01:18 AM   #15
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*raises hand* - every day, only a couple times I've taken the old car so far, mostly to use up the gas in both of them equally
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Old 07-01-2013, 01:20 AM   #16
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Thanks for the responses..

You guys put 93 or regular gas?
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Old 07-01-2013, 01:23 AM   #17
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I have an F-150 I "planned" to use as my DD but honestly I end up taking my SS 95% of the time unless it's supposed to hail/snow and I haven't thought twice about it. You'll understand on Tuesday... you'd be sad to leave it if you had another car as a DD

My only word of caution... if there's a *chance* of snow... get a ride. I got caught in a sudden snow once and had to leave the SS in an empty parking lot and call a friend to get picked up, I might as well have had tires made of vasoline in .5" of snow
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