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Old 12-28-2005, 11:36 PM   #1
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Default People Who Store Bvilles 4 Winter are Sissies

Hey this may start a uproar but I don't really care. I DO NOT UNDERSTAND WHY PEOPLE STORE THEIR CARS FOR THE WINTERS. Come on, really, the cars are made to be driven year round regardless of weather. Me, I only have one car and that is my Bonneville and I still drive it in deep snow and whatever Mother Nature throws at us. And the Bonneville still look stunning when all that crap is rinsed off. Would anyone mind explaining to me the reasons?

Yes this original post has been edited due to several upset Bonnevillians, I apologize

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In all seriousness some people like their cars NOT to be rusted out, wheels coroding, and paint faded etc......



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Oh that'* good, I like that. See, freedom of speech is awesome.

Really, I just felt aggravated and decided to voice one of my pet peeves which is storing.

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as my friends say... "its just a bonneville"... but really thats all it is... a car made to be driven...

its not like they are sitting in the garages making money...

purely opinion though... and i wil be driving mine in the harshest conditions
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Well...one member I was talking too stores his 92 Bonneville SSE SC for the winter so he can drive his winter car...a 2003 Mercedes S500 AWD...and I dont think he is a sissy
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mmmmmm yummmmmmmmy



And that wasn't the worst of it (the '85 dearly departed 'yota). When somebody has a Bonneville as their "nice car" - their "summer car" - who'* to say that they should drive them in the snow/salt? My car is rusting out from under my feet at a steady pace - if the tranny lasts, it'* only good for another couple years...
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Oh that'* good, I like that. See, freedom of speech is awesome.

Really, I just felt aggravated and decided to voice one of my pet peeves which is storing.

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also running a car in below zero temps is NOT good on anything, just because it is really cold and gets really hot quick, this leads to bad gaskets, failed rubber, anthing that expands will become degraded over time.

However it is not good to just let a car sit for 5 months either unless properly prepped, meaning you fill the cylinders up with oil and such to keep the gaskets from not craping out.
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its not like they are sitting in the garages making money...
Haha, mine is. Retail of the LSS */C went up $500 for 06'. Couldn't believe it. Only 587 made and still drive it year round. That will change next winter.
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REAL MEN drive their cars and are damn proud of it
Ugh.

If I had the funds, I'd glady have a winter car and store the GTP away. Michigan is a very harsh state to have a car all year round, and it is even worse in the winter.

I'm a 'real man', and I care about my car, and would store it in the winter if I could.
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I drive mine everyday of the year, I think it'* held up pretty well It would be nice to be able to store it, but...
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