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Old 10-12-2006, 05:04 PM   #1
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go HERE to google maps
Find Milford Michigan, it'* near the eastern side of the state. zoom in at a decent distance until you can see GM Proving grounds. Once you find it, it'll be a large gray mass on the map (bigger than some towns!), switch your view to satellite instead of map. Zoom in.. You can see all the testing tracks that GM uses! one is a several mile long oval course probably used for top speed. One is squiggled and curvy for handling, and there are some that look like they're used for acceleration testing. There'* some tha tlook like regular back roads so they can test the cars on that too I'd guess. I just thought that was really cool.
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Very cool...
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lets make a BC meet there


yeah we wish GM would let us :(
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i found Fords on google also
GMs is much bigger thru

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Ford+p...34761&t=h&om=1
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i found Fords on google also
GMs is much bigger thru

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Ford+p...34761&t=h&om=1
I think that'* DCs, because this is fords:
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=e...16,0.02738&t=h
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Zoom in. There are cars on those tracks.
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petraman- nope thats fords, if you zoom in is Says Ford'* Proving grounds.
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We have a close friend of the family that lives across the road from the proving grounds. His house is across the road from the middle of the long straight-away section of track.

Growing up in the Milford area got lots of nice benefits with those who worked at the proving grounds! Our one neighbor had a different Corvette in his driveway every weekend...regardless of weather conditions.
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We have a close friend of the family that lives across the road from the proving grounds. His house is across the road from the middle of the long straight-away section of track.

Growing up in the Milford area got lots of nice benefits with those who worked at the proving grounds! Our one neighbor had a different Corvette in his driveway every weekend...regardless of weather conditions.
hmmm.......
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