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Old 10-06-2013, 05:36 PM   #1
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Preparing for rainy drive?

My 2013 Camaro 2SS/RS is my daily driver.

Tomorrow seems like its going to be a rainy day which is the first in my month of ownership.

How should I prepare for bad weather? or even worse weather (ie snow)?

If I get stuck some how up hills etc. is it better to turn traction control off? I know some cars it could make it worse.
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Old 10-06-2013, 05:42 PM   #2
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Old 10-06-2013, 05:44 PM   #3
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drive your truck. i just bought my new camaro this week, and gee wiz, now i dont want to drive it to get it dirty or put miles on it. lol lol.
you should drive with caution whenever weather is not good.
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Old 10-06-2013, 06:12 PM   #4
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Preparing for rainy drive?
1. Walk out to garage and open garage door.
2. Get in car, start engine and back out of garage.
3. Turn on windshield wipers, and close garage door.
4. Pull out of driveway, and go about your daily drive.

It is a freaking Chevy, not some super rare exotic.
It won't melt.
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Old 10-06-2013, 06:19 PM   #5
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If you have the Pirelli p-zero tires they are not to good in rainy cold weather. They will lose traction very easy as they are only a summer tire. Just take slow and you will be ok.
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Old 10-06-2013, 06:24 PM   #6
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Rain - you'll be fine, even Pzeros I never had problems in rain, just watch your right foot

Snow - Pzeros won't work very well if at all. Switch to all seasons or snow/ice tires for the winter, anymore than 2-3 inches of snow don't drive the Camaro. Keep traction control on, these are heavy cars so that helps too. Just don't gun it go slow and you'll be fine.
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Old 10-06-2013, 06:40 PM   #7
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1. Walk out to garage and open garage door.
2. Get in car, start engine and back out of garage.
3. Turn on windshield wipers, and close garage door.
4. Pull out of driveway, and go about your daily drive.

It is a freaking Chevy, not some super rare exotic.
It won't melt.
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Old 10-06-2013, 06:49 PM   #8
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1. Walk out to garage and open garage door.
2. Get in car, start engine and back out of garage.
3. Turn on windshield wipers, and close garage door.
4. Pull out of driveway, and go about your daily drive.

It is a freaking Chevy, not some super rare exotic.
It won't melt.

What he said
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Old 10-06-2013, 06:51 PM   #9
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Pzero's are fine in rain I live in Mobile AL we get tons of rain and when it comes down, it really comes down. We got almost 4 inches today. Just drive smart.
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Old 10-06-2013, 07:01 PM   #10
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Make sure you are wearing your driving gloves, cap, scarf and goggles.
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Old 10-06-2013, 07:01 PM   #11
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How do u prepare when you drive your other cars.
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Old 10-06-2013, 07:11 PM   #12
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1. Walk out to garage and open garage door.
2. Get in car, start engine and back out of garage.
3. Turn on windshield wipers, and close garage door.
4. Pull out of driveway, and go about your daily drive.

It is a freaking Chevy, not some super rare exotic.
It won't melt.
You need to add a #5

5. Even in the rain, Wave at other Camaro's.

There,, fixed it for you..
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Old 10-06-2013, 07:37 PM   #13
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I prepare by getting in my truck. Never had a problem in the rain using that method.
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Old 10-06-2013, 08:02 PM   #14
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Drive with common sense....
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