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Old 11-11-2012, 05:04 PM   #1
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Winter Storage: Possible fix to flat spots on tires

I went to Home Depot today and picked up some EPS Insulation. It is very dense foam board. It cost around 6 bucks and came in 6 sheets. Each sheet is 3/4 inch thick and 4 feet long. I stacked three of them together and cut them in half. In addition, I put a piece of thick carpeting I had laying around on top. I put 40 psi in the tires and drove the rear up. The front I jacked up and lowered onto the foam. We will see if this does a good job come spring time.

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Old 11-11-2012, 05:52 PM   #2
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Winter storage

That is the same method I use for my Vettes and Hotrod for winter parking/storage (the Camaro is a daily driver-winter included).
It is, however, a good idea to lay plastic down to keep moisture from coming up from the concrete slab to the car's chassis.
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That is the same method I use for my Vettes and Hotrod for winter parking/storage (the Camaro is a daily driver-winter included).
It is, however, a good idea to lay plastic down to keep moisture from coming up from the concrete slab to the car's chasis.
You know I saw a picture of someone doing that and was wondering why they had it under the car. Good Idea. I need to move the car out next week anyway. I will do that. Thanks
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Old 11-11-2012, 06:05 PM   #4
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Maybe it's me or the pic but your car look like you had to remove the mirror to get it that close to the wall. Also that look like a good ideal.


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Old 11-11-2012, 06:06 PM   #5
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Maybe it's me or the pic but your car look like you had to remove the mirror to get it that close to the wall. Also that look like a good ideal.


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Maybe it's me or the pic but your car look like you had to remove the mirror to get it that close to the fall. Also that look like a good ideal.


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No, but it probably 1 inch away.
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looks good! i just put mine away yesteday and put a small peice of carpet under each tire. good idea on the foam, ill have to do that for next year

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Old 11-13-2012, 09:27 AM   #9
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looks good! i just put mine away yesteday and put a small peice of carpet under each tire. good idea on the foam, ill have to do that for next year

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