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Old 12-18-2012, 08:02 PM   #51
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....am having serious "camaro-cabin-fever"... with 3 months to go under the covers......
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:02 PM   #52
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My 2001 Z28 turned into a garage queen 11 years and 54k miles, that is just under 5k miles per year. For a whileitvwas cool having my garage/trailer queen but she just sat, and sat, and sat I finally sold her. I say enjoy them drive the car I wish I would have driven my 01 more.
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:04 PM   #53
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Maybe some don't want their catch-can to overflow.
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:10 PM   #54
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for those on long term (winter) storage, whats your solution to Gas- preservation? SeaFoam....???
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:34 PM   #55
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for those on long term (winter) storage, whats your solution to Gas- preservation? SeaFoam....???
I filled mine with "fresh gas" at a Chevron station that has if not daily deliveries almost daily as they are at a freeway offramp...unless you are getting on the freeway, then it would be an onramp........

Anyways, poured a bottle of "stabil" something gas stabilzer in it, would treat more than 20+ gallons and then had them fill er' up, no pumping your own gas in Oregon, but that is another subject. If I could have found an ethanol-free place I would have used that without the stabil stuff as the ethanol has been reported to destabilze within a month or so.

And that is that. Don't use a battery tender or anything else, don't change the oil before putting it away, just gassed up and ready for action in a few months.
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:56 PM   #56
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for those on long term (winter) storage, whats your solution to Gas- preservation? SeaFoam....???
Add stabil to tank and fill up with 93 Octane. Change oil, detail car inside and out, put up on jack stands, hook up battery tender, and throw car cover on. Then I sit and wait for the next few months and blow money on some mods. Every once in awhile I will lift her skirt and check her out.
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Old 12-18-2012, 09:02 PM   #57
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I filled mine with "fresh gas" at a Chevron station that has if not daily deliveries almost daily as they are at a freeway offramp...unless you are getting on the freeway, then it would be an onramp........

Anyways, poured a bottle of "stabil" something gas stabilzer in it, would treat more than 20+ gallons and then had them fill er' up, no pumping your own gas in Oregon, but that is another subject. If I could have found an ethanol-free place I would have used that without the stabil stuff as the ethanol has been reported to destabilze within a month or so.

And that is that. Don't use a battery tender or anything else, don't change the oil before putting it away, just gassed up and ready for action in a few months.
You should change your oil before storage. Because any gunk suspended in your oil will tend to settle out and sludge up your oil pan and could plug the oil intake on the pump...just a suggestion.
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:42 PM   #58
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My Camaro is not my DD, the only reason is there is major construction (building a new road and overpass) by my job that will continue for the next year. With that said I still risk it and drive it to work once or twice a week. I cannot wait for this construction to be done!

The days I donít drive my Camaro to and from work sucks, it so boring. When I get home I find any reason to take it out for a run, whether it be a spirited drive, a trip to Home Depot, a gas run whatever, I just have to drive it.

I cannot understand having this beauty and just driving it on the weekends or having it in storage for months. Life is too short not to enjoy this bad boy!

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I bought another one to use as my daily driver and drive throughout the winter. So there!!!
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:44 PM   #59
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I bought another one to use as my daily driver and drive throughout the winter. So there!!!
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Old 12-19-2012, 02:03 PM   #60
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for those on long term (winter) storage, whats your solution to Gas- preservation? SeaFoam....???
Here is a link for the "Do's and Don'ts" of winter storage...

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=254887
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Old 12-19-2012, 04:30 PM   #61
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Here is a link for the "Do's and Don'ts" of winter storage...

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=254887
Simple...DON'T
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Old 12-19-2012, 04:32 PM   #62
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Old 12-19-2012, 04:49 PM   #63
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My '70 GS455 Stage 1 clone makes well over 500 lb/ft at 2500 rpm. Not a good snow car. When I drove it, it slept all winter

My '07 Sol GXP had the ground clearance of a rattlesnake taking a nap. Not a good snow car. It slept all winter

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Old 12-19-2012, 06:22 PM   #64
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Old 12-19-2012, 06:42 PM   #65
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hahaahah.... you guys r stoooopiddddd.....thanks for the insite...change oil, dont, jack stand, dont...hahahah
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