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Old 12-10-2018, 09:44 PM
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I've had mine for 13 years and put about 33000 on it. Lately I haven't been driving it as much, something like once every few weeks. There's 12 inches on snow on the ground as of yesterday, so needless to say, it's not coming out any time soon.
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Old 12-10-2018, 11:07 PM
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my 72 about 200 miles per year, my 71 - 3500 this year, Love the vintage A/C....
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Old 12-11-2018, 04:18 PM
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EVERYDAY....o!h most of you guys live in the cold and snizzle....lol

Ironically, I try NOT to drive it in the summer! (It's such a pain changing over to the '"Sun-Tires") hee-hee.

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Old 12-11-2018, 06:56 PM
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Our '71 coupe gets driven on average once a week by me and twice a week by my 19 year old son. We put approx 1500 miles on it in 2018.
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Old 12-11-2018, 08:35 PM
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2x a week in So. FL
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Old 12-12-2018, 05:40 AM
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Not nearly enough.
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Old 12-12-2018, 01:51 PM
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Good luck with "all the free time" OLE442. I retired a year ago and took my car out less than before. Something wrong with that picture. Gotta correct things this year. By the way, good looking car you've got.

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Old 12-12-2018, 03:34 PM
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Put about 100 more miles on in the past day, as the weather's been great.
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Old 12-14-2018, 05:52 AM
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I seriously doubt my '72 vert sees over 2000 miles/year.....maybe 3x/week it goes out about 3 miles worth, enough to warm up the engine to temp, and errand is over....I live a mile from ; car parts, bank, food, gas, I"m retarred at age 74, on this toy, the hood goes up/down more than the wheels go round.....

it did go across the bridge and to the social security admin building about 3 months ago, total distance maybe 40 miles......first time on the freeway in ~5 months......

but that's ok, the tires are only flat on one side.......my grandson in the avatar.......see link below for pix....




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Old 12-14-2018, 12:23 PM
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Just reading these comments makes me want to get out for a cruise. It is almost water tight now so I hardly check the weather anymore before taking it out.
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Old 12-14-2018, 12:29 PM
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Gorgeous....
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Old 12-14-2018, 12:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Strokemyaxe View Post
Just reading these comments makes me want to get out for a cruise. It is almost water tight now so I hardly check the weather anymore before taking it out.
For the last 9 months there have been maybe ~20 daze without rain.....nuff said......fortunately two of them happened when my kids/grandson were here....
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Old 12-14-2018, 01:55 PM
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Wish I could take either of my grandads out for a cruise in the C3. Both of them loved muscle cars and sports cars back in the day, with one of them having a 71 Chevelle SS.
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Old 12-14-2018, 11:57 PM
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I try to drive my 75 at least once a week weather permitting.
Its got 45,000 on it now.

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Old 12-15-2018, 06:14 PM
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We've put just over 1000 miles on it since overhauling the Speedo/Tach back in October. Just made a run this evening to the China Shop ... she ingressed, I remained with the Vette ... and then entertained a couple who was interested.

Beautiful day here in Erath County Texas.

Our '71 is certainly not a Daily Driver, but we try to get her out/about no less than once every two weeks. She's back in the shop with the cover on; snug as a bug in a rug.
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Old 12-17-2018, 04:51 AM
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In the spring they sit until there has been 2 good rains to was the salt away then they get driven all the time until the salt hits the roads again. T
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Old 12-17-2018, 10:14 PM
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I haven't driven mine in over 18 months, for no other reason than I didn't want to pay the insurance on it. LOL Maybe next year.
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Old 12-18-2018, 05:55 AM
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Originally Posted by qwank View Post
I haven't driven mine in over 18 months, for no other reason than I didn't want to pay the insurance on it. LOL Maybe next year.


I wondered where you have been qwank.
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Old 12-18-2018, 03:05 PM
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I bought mine when I lived in CA and drove it at least once a week unless I was doing a major project (I think it was down for a month when I painted it, but I still drove it a couple times during that process). Then I moved to Texas and my commute was 100 miles round trip. The car had a bunch of issues that didnít really bother me much on my 16 mile round trip commute in CA, but I didnít feel comfortable driving it that much anymore. I probably drove it once every couple months. Now I live in Indiana and I still drive it once per month, if that, but I did spend a lot of time working on it since moving here in the spring. Now that Iíve got it to a point where I feel safe driving it again, itís winter. Yesterday the weather was nice and it would have been a good day to drive it, but the blower motor switch crapped out on me a month or two ago, so itís probably just gonna sit until spring. Maybe next year Iíll enjoy it more.


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Old 12-18-2018, 05:31 PM
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Up until late this past summer my '71 has been my daily driver for the past few years so I drove it, well, daily.
Hard Top in the winter and Soft Top all other times. Fun and reliable.
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