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Old 02-11-2019, 11:52 AM
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Originally Posted by CVG993 View Post
Would love to be out driving it as well, but not chancing it with the summer tires, the enormous pot holes, road debris, etc. Planning on putting on A/S's so I can at least drive it more this upcoming year.
Oh yeah - that's another BIG reason why I'm not driving mine right now, even when the temps are warm enough for my summer tires.
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Old 02-11-2019, 11:56 AM
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I was out many times, you just didn't drive far enough south!
Now you will have to take at least 4 hours to clean it again.
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Old 02-11-2019, 12:36 PM
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Not seeing other Vettes on the road is common.... I make at least one major trip every year - 5,000+ miles - and on a trip like that it's odd to see more than four, five Corvettes on the road.... I drive between Dallas and San Antonio at least once a month, not uncommon at all to not see another Vette going or coming.....
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Old 02-11-2019, 01:36 PM
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I'm more concerned about folks sliding into me than losing control of my Vette. I just ordered AS/3s for my ZO6 just so I can drive in dry cold weather. I have no desire to break my favorite and last toy.
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Old 02-11-2019, 02:15 PM
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Originally Posted by plmmd View Post
the AS tires are the difference- Even when it was single digits I had grip. My summer tires are sitting in my basement as Im told theyll crack if not kept in warm environment. Those who store their car for the winter - if your garage isnt heated is that a concern?
I guess it depends on how cold your garage gets. It gets 10 degrees and lower here at times however my garage never drops below 50 degrees so I'm not worried about the tires cracking.
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Old 02-11-2019, 02:28 PM
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​​​​​​​Did someone say; "salt?!"
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Old 02-11-2019, 03:13 PM
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Originally Posted by plmmd View Post
its a car- mines filthy- it was a beautiful day for a drive. AS tires are of course a plus. I prefer not to keep it nice for the next owner I guess that's me. BTW the rain the other day made for nice drive pavement with all salt washed off
good for you, why do you care what others do?

oh right, you're humblebragging, you're from Garden City, it's what you folks do....
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Old 02-11-2019, 03:24 PM
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I drove 6 hours from blue ridge area of norther NC to Atlanta several weeks ago and only saw 1 other vette...it was a C7 around Charlotte..guess most are hibernating.
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Old 02-11-2019, 04:26 PM
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OK, impatience finally got to me! I took it out for a 60 mile cruise today! Roads were dry, temps were 32 degrees and sunny. Great drive hardly any road dirt on it when I pulled it back into the garage. That's going to be it for a while big snow storm coming in for tomorrow with a foot of snow so I'm glad I got to take it for a spin today!
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Old 02-11-2019, 06:33 PM
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I had 3 level Lumbar fusion surgery 5 weeks ago. All I can do is go into the garage and look at it for now. Just started driving my truck about a week ago. Doc says about 2 more months before I get back in the vette. Just in time for spring. LOL
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Old 02-11-2019, 06:37 PM
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Originally Posted by gmarcucio View Post
OK, impatience finally got to me! I took it out for a 60 mile cruise today! Roads were dry, temps were 32 degrees and sunny. Great drive hardly any road dirt on it when I pulled it back into the garage. That's going to be it for a while big snow storm coming in for tomorrow with a foot of snow so I'm glad I got to take it for a spin today!
which tires?
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Old 02-11-2019, 07:03 PM
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Aside from my own car I saw ONE other
Picked a song for ya on your next crap weather Cruise
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Old 02-11-2019, 07:09 PM
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I had mine out for 4 days during the warm spell in the northeast and it was awesome top down driving. Ironically my car picked up almost no dirt
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Old 02-12-2019, 01:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Panth3r View Post
I'm more concerned about folks sliding into me than losing control of my Vette. I just ordered AS/3s for my ZO6 just so I can drive in dry cold weather. I have no desire to break my favorite and last toy.
Update: Got a call next day from Michelin informing me that the installer they set me up with (NTB) couldn't install the wheels and wanted me to go pick them up and take them where I needed to be installed...of course the whole reason I ordered that way was for convenience..so I cancelled and now my $1600 will be tied up for 10 days and worse my new wheels will not be installed for a couple more weeks.. Fortunately I believe everything doesn't work out just like you want them when Modding and it's the middle of winter so I'm good
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Old 02-12-2019, 11:03 PM
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Don't know how the roads are up where you are at, but I can't blame owners for keeping the cars inside this time of year. Temps are cold and roads are full of salt.
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