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Old 02-23-2011, 05:18 PM   #1
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To all that are babyig their Gen 5

I often read about members being affraid to have their babies under the ice-snow....

Here's a look at what really exist at the Oshawa Plant before being delivered, look at the date that the picture was taken.

Don't feel sick:

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Old 02-23-2011, 05:20 PM   #2
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Its the salt and sand that they put on the roads after the ice comes that gets me
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Old 02-23-2011, 05:22 PM   #3
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Nice, hehe
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Old 02-23-2011, 05:24 PM   #4
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I was expecting to see some snow. I see the icicles behind the front tire though. I guess no one can say that their car has never seen rain or snow, when they are all stored outside awaiting shipment.
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Old 02-23-2011, 05:26 PM   #5
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I was expecting to see some snow. I see the icicles behind the front tire though. I guess no one can say that their car has never seen rain or snow, when they are all stored outside awaiting shipment.
Unless the car being built from april to november.......otherwise it might have seen snow-ice....
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Old 02-23-2011, 05:27 PM   #6
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Today's cars are built very well and utilize technology to be adaptable to all weather conditions. Any car built today can be driven in any condition without succumbing to it.

A well-cared for and clean car is a well-cared for and clean car.

While it's nice to boast that your car has "never seen rain", who can tell? When fully detailed, my car looks like it's never even been driven when in reality it's a daily driver that hauls ass through these Canadian winters.
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Old 02-23-2011, 05:34 PM   #7
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Reminds me of motorcylce ads "never seen rain"! Never paid for at resale either.
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Old 02-23-2011, 05:39 PM   #8
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Today's cars are built very well and utilize technology to be adaptable to all weather conditions. Any car built today can be driven in any condition without succumbing to it.

A well-cared for and clean car is a well-cared for and clean car.

While it's nice to boast that your car has "never seen rain", who can tell? When fully detailed, my car looks like it's never even been driven when in reality it's a daily driver that hauls ass through these Canadian winters.
+1, very well said and coiled not agree more.
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Old 02-23-2011, 07:02 PM   #9
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It wouldn't bother me if it sat outside at times in the rain or snow. Its the actual driving in it that I would never do. Being anal, and working in a collision shop, I have seen my share of cars driven in the salt. I've seen the rust formation behind panels (places you can't get too unless you take the car apart) caused by moisture and dirt from driving in all conditions. I'm talking cars less than 4 years old. Thats why mine will never see it.
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Old 02-23-2011, 07:08 PM   #10
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Glad mine was built in September. I haven't driven mine in the rain yet and will try not too(except maybe on the power tour if needed). It is just getting the engine bay and everything cleaned up afterwards that is a pain.
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Old 02-23-2011, 07:50 PM   #11
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I just bought it Monday. I had to drive it home in a snow storm. This pic is from Tuesday. I have not driven it since.
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Old 02-23-2011, 07:56 PM   #12
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Old 02-23-2011, 08:00 PM   #13
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There they aren't having crushed lava rock gravels bouncing off the front and sides of the cars. Good pics though, I like that IOM 'vert w/ black stripes and black ragtop. I'll take it icicles and all.
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Old 02-23-2011, 08:12 PM   #14
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Too bad Chuck Norris isn't in Oshawa, because if he was the water would be too scared to freeze.
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Old 02-23-2011, 08:24 PM   #15
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Mine was built in August... Snow has touched my tires twice. I had to back it out of the garage in the winter twice...
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Old 02-23-2011, 09:08 PM   #16
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Being in Maine I see plenty of newer cars get ruined within a few years from all the salt, sand, and bad road conditions. You can clean your car all day long but as soon as you take it back on the road the salt is right back on. Like I said before road conditions are another thing. Pot holes are killer on cars. Believe me with the winter we have had the roads are torn to pieces.
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Old 02-23-2011, 09:32 PM   #17
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Mine was built in August... Snow has touched my tires twice. I had to back it out of the garage in the winter twice...
Sorry to hear about the snow on the tires...I feel your pain. I'm sure you'll do everything possible to prevent it from happening again.

Recently, I was similarly shocked and devastated. I had removed my tires to do my yearly cleaning and painting of my brake rotors and was stunned to discover hundreds of water spots on my inner wheel wells. OMG!!! How could this have happened? My car has never been wet. Hmm! I need to have a conversation with Mrs Alfie.

Needless to say, I hurriedly fixed the dire situation and refurbished the wheel tubs back to normal.

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Old 02-24-2011, 12:51 AM   #18
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Ordered mine in July 09, took delivery in September. She's never seen salt or sand and is resting peacefully till spring.
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Old 02-24-2011, 01:08 AM   #19
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If your car is built during the summer monthes or atleast not in winter your good in terms of it never seeing snow, rain is a whole other situation.
These cars will have seen severe thunderstorms and rain.
Even if you lucked out with all sunny weather during the whole build to delivery, every camaro has
gone through a simulated downpour at the end of the assembly line lol
Just because your car has seen rain, snow or sand before, doesnt mean it should continue to see it.
Mine is a DD apart from winter and shes a fine one at that.
How members choose to drive their cars is their choice, as long as they take care of their Camaros
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Old 02-24-2011, 06:54 AM   #20
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I had a chance to see mine right after it got off the train and a car carrier hauled it up to the dealership here in Phoenix. I'll never forget the horror of all that sand and dirt caked on my new car....came right off after 40 minutes in the detail shop....
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Old 02-24-2011, 06:56 AM   #21
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Mine was built on July 14, 2009. But I have no doubt you Canucks let it snow that day anyway
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Old 02-24-2011, 07:11 AM   #22
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October of 2009 delivery....no snow!
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Old 02-24-2011, 07:31 AM   #23
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built in May 09...so a non issue for me, but as said above by a couple guys, it's the driving of the cars that throws the moisture into every nook & cranny that causes the problems.
There's NO way you can get it all out.
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Old 02-24-2011, 07:41 AM   #24
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Mine was built in May of 2010, purchased in June and has been on the road nearly every day since. Rain, salt, pulverized granite, saline solution, snow, ice, she's seen it all...and likes it.
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Old 02-24-2011, 07:53 AM   #25
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I've said this before........I bought this for me to use, not save for someone else......When I sell it or trade it in, it will be all used up. Bought mine in November 2010 (2011 2SS/RS) and have been driving it ever since. It has 9000 miles on it now (I drive a lot) and it should have close to 200K on it when it is time to turn it. My 2006 Trailblazer SS had 150K on it when I traded it in on the Camaro. The Dealer gave me 10K for it on trade. I have a 1997 F150 that has 275K on it, but it still looks and runs great. I'm not lookin to sell someone else a great used car with low miles and hardly ever used......
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