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Old 09-25-2012, 06:57 AM   #1
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Can't help but drive it

I originally planned to drive the ZL1 until my 1500 mile break in period, park it and only drive it on the weekends. But damn if this car isn’t sweet, I find myself driving every chance I get….in fact I now have 380 miles in about 4 days. Help me stop the addiction.
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Old 09-25-2012, 07:32 AM   #2
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I'm just the opposite, I suppose; I've had mine for almost two months, have 27 miles on it.....will I ever make the break-in?.....I've got to drive this thing....on the bright side, if and when I sell or trade it, it will be low mileage.......hah!
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Old 09-25-2012, 07:39 AM   #3
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Haha. I've put 4500 miles on "it's not my daily driver" in 4 months.
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Old 09-25-2012, 07:46 AM   #4
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Old 09-25-2012, 08:37 AM   #5
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Good luck with that. I've had mine one month and have 350 miles on it. The only thing keeping me from taking it out everyday is chips. I haven't decided which bra I want and what I want covered. Of that 350 miles 250 was taking two trips to wifees work so the guys she works with could check it out. Natasha is no longer a virgin, I found her first chip this past weekend. I took her out to only get gas. I was in withdraw, I needed a fix!! Of course then gave it a bath and found that darn chip.
Oh yeah rexdogg I'll do one better and give you $5,001 for yours. I'm the Last of the big spenders.
I think they should change break in to like 20 miles, I want to play and can't yet.
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Old 09-25-2012, 09:20 AM   #6
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looking at the possibility of getting a clear bra, reading the posts on them......post up if you decide....
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Old 09-25-2012, 09:27 AM   #7
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Only 450 miles to date in a month of ownership. I have the HEMI RAM QC for a DD! The ZL1 isn't family friendly..........LOL!
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Old 09-25-2012, 09:32 AM   #8
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I originally planned to drive the ZL1 until my 1500 mile break in period, park it and only drive it on the weekends. But damn if this car isn’t sweet, I find myself driving every chance I get….in fact I now have 380 miles in about 4 days. Help me stop the addiction.
I know exactly how you feel. There is no cure however.....
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Old 09-25-2012, 09:39 AM   #9
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I'm just the opposite, I suppose; I've had mine for almost two months, have 27 miles on it.....will I ever make the break-in?.....I've got to drive this thing....on the bright side, if and when I sell or trade it, it will be low mileage.......hah!
I have 424 miles in seven weeks but this is just a weekend/fun car etc. I am hoping to get to 1500 before winter storage with a few longer trips. I have driven it a lot just not far. 27 miles now that is low.
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Old 09-25-2012, 09:43 AM   #10
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I drive mine daily, just to drive it. I try to limit myself to two tanks of gas per week. On the plus side a tank of gas in the SS last me two weeks now.
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Old 09-25-2012, 09:52 AM   #11
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For such an AWESOME car, why would you limit yourself to how much you drive it? To face the real facts, it will never be a collector's item, (valued equal to or more than the original cost) in most of our lifetimes....maybe in 50 years it will, but again for most of us, we'll either be in a nursing home or dead.

Drive the beast and enjoy every second sitting behind the wheel of such awesomeness!!!
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Old 09-25-2012, 10:55 AM   #12
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2500 miles in a little over a month, how can you not drive it?
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Old 09-25-2012, 11:20 AM   #13
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I don't have a problem putting miles on my cars, it's trying to keep up with my monthly gas bill. Between the three cars, I'm spending around $1100 a month on gas and I'm retired.
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Old 09-25-2012, 11:23 AM   #14
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Haha. I've put 4500 miles on "it's not my daily driver" in 4 months.
I've put 4100 miles on mine since April. Most of those are, "Damn it's a nice day, let's cruise" miles.
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Old 09-25-2012, 12:04 PM   #15
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Haha. I've put 4500 miles on "it's not my daily driver" in 4 months.
Same
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Old 09-25-2012, 12:08 PM   #16
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Old 09-25-2012, 12:36 PM   #17
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I am still in the "telling the cat lets go for a ride at midnight stage". I do take lots of photos too.
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Old 09-25-2012, 12:40 PM   #18
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Drive it.

You shelled out the 60k.... may as well enjoy it and not just look at it!
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Old 09-25-2012, 01:27 PM   #19
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I find my self leaving work or my house just to cruise around. And as much as i hate to admit it, i have become a stop light bully. Good luck with your addiction, Im fighting mine, I just hit 5k miles and have had it since June. 1st step is to admit your powerless. And Keep coming back it works, or maybe not lol:5t hgenvert:
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Old 09-25-2012, 01:48 PM   #20
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Wow I sure thought the title was correct on this posting...Corrected it and yes hard not to drive it, such a great car.
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