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Old 12-30-2017, 11:40 AM   #1
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Going crazy with your Camaro stored for winter?

Is anyone else going crazy after storing their ride for winter? I put my Camaro away early this month, just before the first snow and application of salt on the roads. I bought her new in 2015, so this is the third time she's been stored, but it seems to be bothering me more this year, maybe because it seems earlier.

I've even been tempted to get another set of wheels/snow tires and drive her year round, but I can't bring myself to do it. I'm not worried about how she'll handle in the snow, but can't bear to see her get rusty.

Help! How are those of you in cold climates coping?
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Old 12-30-2017, 11:56 AM   #2
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I was just in the garage talking to her.
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Old 12-30-2017, 12:10 PM   #3
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I have to say I feel very sorry for everybody that has to garage for the winter. I live in Arizona and never have to. I would go nuts. But I also would not ever take it out where they use salt on the road.
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Old 12-30-2017, 12:14 PM   #4
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Foot of snow on the the ground so mine's parked in the garage, I just opened the garage door and stared at her hips from the kitchen window. Jonsin to drive...
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Old 12-30-2017, 12:16 PM   #5

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Well.. I am looking outside and we are starting to get snow. I also see Anna out there, under the carport, freezing cold, but she will need to do her best for me later when she takes me to the store. DD and only car.. I will let you know what it is like!!
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Old 12-30-2017, 12:34 PM   #6

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Winter and storing the cars sucks, but I take advantage of the down time by modifications to past the time.
Car mods: never enough!
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Old 12-30-2017, 12:57 PM   #7
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Thumper2 is all tucked in 70 miles away from us, I get to see it on some weekends, mods will wait until spring.
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Old 12-30-2017, 01:15 PM   #8

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i live in florida,but the best miles are to the beach and back.too darn cold for that now,so i only go to work and back,errands,etc.having lived up north until i was 18,i feel your pain.
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Old 12-30-2017, 01:22 PM   #9

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I'm transporting my car down to Tracy Lewis Performance to finish my build, pick up is Wednesday Jan. 4th, 1012.5mi away. Quoted me 2.5/3months for the work we discussed.

Car has been in the shop since July 5th getting work done. Going to be around 10months before I get to drive her and race
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Old 12-30-2017, 01:41 PM   #10

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It is what it is. I am glad that the cars are put away, and are not subject to the salt and wet conditions of winter.
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Old 12-30-2017, 01:53 PM   #11
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Yeah it sucks, but it's just like getting a new car every spring.
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Old 12-30-2017, 02:00 PM   #12
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Up here in the frozen north the car has been put away since October and won't see daylight until May. it is a very long time and makes the winter drag on forever. Every year when I get her out it seems like a new car all over again! I feel your pain!lol C'mon spring!
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Old 12-30-2017, 02:01 PM   #13
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I wish mine was tucked away warm for the winter right now. The work I was having done was almost completed Friday before the chance of snow but not quite and now there’s 4+ inches of snow on the ground and the car will be ready early next week.
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Old 12-30-2017, 02:07 PM   #14
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it was like -21 here this morning, my car has been in heated storage since Thanskgiving. here are some of my coping techniques:
1) shop for HP mods, done.
2) surf Camaro5 to see what folks are in warm states do, done.
3) watch YouTube of ZL1's drag and street racing, done.
4) look for jobs and ways to relocate to FL/CA, done.

but yes it still sucks!
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