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Old 10/26/2006, 12:00 PM   #1
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Bed Down for Winter

Well, it is almost time to bed the old pony down for the winter. Has anyone else started? I hate this time of year!!! I still expect to drive the car a few more times in nice weather before Dec. After Dec, it is hard to get it out again until spring.

What is everyone doing to prepare their cars for winter??

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Old 10/26/2006, 12:07 PM   #2
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Ah, I supposed it would be rude to mention the 80 degree day we're having in So. Cal. Or that we have a car show to go to in December.
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Old 10/26/2006, 12:18 PM   #3
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I have a garage for my car this year, Woo Hoo!!!
We`re at 46 degrees here in Minnesota, the kids are still wearing shorts to school.

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Old 10/26/2006, 12:23 PM   #4
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It's the most beautiful time of the year here to have the car out and my left foot is in a cast from surgery a few weeks ago! I actually sat in it and tried to do the clutch. I could do it parked, but I don't dare take it out. Doc says a few more weeks!

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Old 10/26/2006, 12:33 PM   #5
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Winter, what winter??!! still wating for winter.. It doesn't even feel like fall here in Sacramento, CA - the leaves are just starting to change..

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Old 10/26/2006, 01:13 PM   #6
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Hey Paul: I think those who have posted a response don't know the meaning of a "cold" winter (except those in Minnesota). I'm jealous of those who can skip the winterizing of stored vehicles, lawn mowers, tractors and the like. We have a few more weeks left this year for outside activity and then "Old Man Winter" arrives. Those of you who are in warm climates, think about us in the Midwest in our down coats while you drive with your windows down. Feel sorry for us yet?????
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Old 10/26/2006, 01:18 PM   #7
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Those of you who are in warm climates, think about us in the Midwest in our down coats while you drive with your windows down. Feel sorry for us yet?????
Steve in Missouri
I'l think about you when I put the top down on my convertible and go for a drive this winter.

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Old 10/26/2006, 01:24 PM   #8
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Thanks, so very, very nice of you Joe!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 10/26/2006, 01:25 PM   #9
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What is everyone doing to prepare their cars for winter??
Ummm... checking the oil and filling up with gas so I can drive it. CA weather... finest kind

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Old 10/26/2006, 01:32 PM   #10
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Thanks, so very, very nice of you Joe!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Don't mention it. Anything I can do for my GT/CS family.

Joe

HP numbers are good and all, but they're like asking someone how much they can bench. What difference does it make, if I can still kick your ass.
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Old 10/26/2006, 02:24 PM   #11
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Thats it! I`m not moving to Oregon! (original plan) I`m moving to California! (eventually) It might be awhile yet, I have to stick around here for family reasons.

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Old 10/26/2006, 03:24 PM   #12
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It already snowed twice here in Chicago, and we are in the 30's (that's still balmy for Chicago). The babies are snuggled in the garage with their bottles (trickle chargers on the batteries). Casey

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Old 10/26/2006, 04:38 PM   #13
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In New Hampshire where the state motto is "Live Free or Die", I can usually plan on still being able to drive the Mustang until about the 3rd/4th week in November. The weekend after Thanksgiving I'm always off to a dental convention for the week, so I've usually put the ol girl up for the winter the week prior. I agree somewhat depressing because I usually don't get her back on the road until the 1st or 2nd week in April.

.....although the weather scientists that are studying the changing weather patterns claim that in the near future our weather pattern will be the same as the Carolinas and vice a versa................but I'm not holding my breath.
Sam

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Old 10/26/2006, 05:10 PM   #14
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What is everyone doing to prepare their cars for winter??

Paul
Moving to Savannah, GA. Well, I'll be down there. And move the family next summer when school ends and our house sells.

Can anyone tell me about Savannah? I was going to ask everyone in another thread. Been to Atalanta many times and to southern Georgia, but never on the coast.

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Old 10/26/2006, 05:31 PM   #15
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Ummm... checking the oil and filling up with gas so I can drive it. CA weather... finest kind
Yeah, I'm spoiled that way too. 'Can pretty much drive year round here save for an occassional 6-8" snow flury that melts away quickly.
Grass Valley, CA...

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