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Old 10-24-2006, 11:20 AM   #11
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100% agree and i do the same thing 99% of the time.

Im relly picky when i park, i almost always back in and always try to be = in the center of the spot


BUT.......

I usually straddle the line and take up 2 places
OHH so you're that ******* at the mall
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Personally, I don't like to turn the wheels when I'm not moving. So, if the wheels are turned when I stop, then they stay turned.
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and I always, always, always use my parking brake no matter what
X2 on that.


I guess sub conciously I put them straight, but I never think about it, it just happens. I really dont care if they are crooked though.
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I always, always, always use my parking brake no matter what
I used to, but i guess a long run of vehicles with no working parking brake broke me of the habit (which I should get back into)


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Personally, I don't like to turn the wheels when I'm not moving. So, if the wheels are turned when I stop, then they stay turned.
That'* the way my Dad taught me. If the tires ain't moving, don't trun them and rub flat spots in 'em.
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I always, always, always use my parking brake no matter what
I used to, but i guess a long run of vehicles with no working parking brake broke me of the habit (which I should get back into)


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Personally, I don't like to turn the wheels when I'm not moving. So, if the wheels are turned when I stop, then they stay turned.
That'* the way my Dad taught me. If the tires ain't moving, don't trun them and rub flat spots in 'em.
i think they wear back pretty fast, i did about a 50ft lockup for a deer and have not noticed any flat spots...or...hmm, is that my my hood shakes...
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I always, always, always use my parking brake no matter what
I used to, but i guess a long run of vehicles with no working parking brake broke me of the habit (which I should get back into)


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Personally, I don't like to turn the wheels when I'm not moving. So, if the wheels are turned when I stop, then they stay turned.
That'* the way my Dad taught me. If the tires ain't moving, don't trun them and rub flat spots in 'em.
i think they wear back pretty fast, i did about a 50ft lockup for a deer and have not noticed any flat spots...or...hmm, is that my my hood shakes...
Well, with my Dad, you didn't question his reasoning. or it was "five across the eyes".
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Rule with an iron fist.
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i have no idea how i park, i dont put much thought or effort into it at all... my wheels are currently turned about 1/3 of the way
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my wheels stay turned the way i pull into a spot. if i happen to pull straight in, so much the better. but in the process of straightening out, my wheels usually end up more or less straight. there are a couple of reasons for this:

1. im lazy.
2. i resist turning my wheels when i park.
3. a bird once told me that if i parked with my wheels straight, i would offend the parking faerie and she would strike me down with a pitchfork and a spoon.
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