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Old 12-06-2018, 10:48 AM
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Default How often do you drive your C3?

Seeing as it's wintertime, I thought I'd ask how often you guys drive yours. I try to drive mine every day as long as the weathers nice. The only thing stopping me from always driving it is my insurance keeps me at 7500 miles a year.
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Old 12-06-2018, 11:20 AM
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Mine isn't my daily driver, I live in FL and I can't show up @ work with my shirt soaked in sweat (due to no A/C), but I drive it as often as possible, especially now that things have cooled off. I average about 100 miles a week on mine and I love every mile behind the wheel of my '69

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Old 12-06-2018, 11:37 AM
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If the weather is nice, I drive mine to work once a week or so.
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" How often do you drive your C3? ...my insurance keeps me at 7500 miles a year."

Nowhere near often enough. I haven't kept track exactly but I'm sure no where near 7500 miles in the nine years I've owned it.
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Old 12-06-2018, 12:34 PM
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A couple times a year lately that s why I want to sell it, 1973 one owner coupe 41,000 miles
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Old 12-06-2018, 12:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Priya View Post
" How often do you drive your C3? ...my insurance keeps me at 7500 miles a year."

Nowhere near often enough. I haven't kept track exactly but I'm sure no where near 7500 miles in the nine years I've owned it.
Youíre doing a pretty wicked project though, along with living in Canada, weather canít be as nice year round
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I drive mine so often from April to November I lower the top in the Spring and don't put it back up until its time to put the cover on for the winter. (unless I get caught in the rain)

Ive come close to selling it a few times, but usually what stops me is Im reminded how often I drive it.
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Old 12-06-2018, 01:57 PM
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Kinda Funny, in the last 3 years, 10 miles. I been doing a on body restoration on my 1972 convertible.Working up in the radiator area. Working so much. Canít get much done, but I see the light out of the tunnel. This spring.👍

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Old 12-06-2018, 02:11 PM
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Not as much as I would like. Being its winter, my 1971 and my 1985 only go out on Sunny weekends. Otherwise they are in the garage, on battery tenders with full tanks of gas.
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Iíve put 25k miles on mine since Nov 09í, however the car has been down since April of this year for a resto. Hopefully itíll be running by January. We pretty much drive all year long down here in Houston, at least on non rainy days.
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Old 12-06-2018, 05:23 PM
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I try to get it out at least once a month.
That will change after I complete the resto/mod.
With everything new I will trust it more.

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Old 12-06-2018, 07:20 PM
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Just once in the last two years, don't really know why..time is just flying by.
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Old 12-06-2018, 07:21 PM
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I've never driven it.
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Old 12-06-2018, 08:55 PM
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Daily driver from 1975 to 1977, now not so much.

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Old 12-06-2018, 09:16 PM
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Embarrassed to say I only drove it once this past summer.....
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I put just over 500 miles on my Vette this past year. It pretty much only gets driven when I take the hot young stripper wife out to dinner on Saturday nights.
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If itís not raining and Iím not meeting a client, Iíll take the corvette anywhere I need to go.

Sometimes ill Iíll take it to see a client...
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Old 12-07-2018, 01:00 AM
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I have had a couple of c3s as daily drivers but now as i live in the country just get out maybe once a week with the red one and the yellow one still haven't driven
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In the 2+ years of owning my 77, i have put 3500 miles per year. She comes out every weekend, weather permitting, and occasionally to work.
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Old 12-07-2018, 06:29 AM
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Originally Posted by jr73 View Post
I've never driven it.
Me either... not yet, anyway. We`re still working on it. I can`t WAIT to get it finished.... living in the land of perpetual sunshine, and close to retirement, I expect to be driving it at least a couple times a week...year round.

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