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09-09-2009 10:00 AM
Deathwalker5000 Drive it how you like to. It's easy to say you'll never drive it in the rain or snow (if you live in areas where it snows). I don't know if your weather guys are better than those in my area - likely not ! - but it's pretty likely that at some point you'll be caught up in a rain / snow storm and will have to drive it. I can't imagine that it'll handle that well in the snow but we'll see this winter...

If you prefer to park it in the cold months that's fine. For me, I'm going to drive mine as often as possible.
09-09-2009 12:52 AM
MValdez17 PASS!! Mine is going into the garage w/ car cover, too much risk driving it in the snow. Other car will do fine in the snow not risking this one...
09-09-2009 12:36 AM
james591 Mine will be daily driver, except when it snows, good thing I live in Oregon, doesn't snow alot, on those days will drive wifes all wheel drive Saturn Outlook- yes with traction tires. On those days Camaro will be in garage.
09-09-2009 12:33 AM
LisaM I live out in the country in Wisconsin and there is no way my Camaro can even make it out of the garage and up my drive in the winter on the 20's. Nope, car cover and rest for her this winter...till the salt if washed off the roads. I will miss her...
08-20-2009 09:38 PM
BOBB36 I will drive mine in the snow,the rain, the autocross but never in the HAIL!
08-20-2009 07:34 AM
Dreammy I live in Minne _SNOW_da...and the camaro is my daily driver....gonna try to tough it out!
08-20-2009 12:51 AM
HeatherMarie2LT I considered driving in winter for about a second. I'll drive it until there is salt...my Grand Am can eat it =) It would break my heart to have to drive it in winter. I'm fortunate enough to have the option of another car.

The rain thing is hysterical to me. I have a friend with a SS that says the same thing, it won't see rain. Oh nooo the big bad rain!!!!
08-19-2009 02:52 PM
bflo12usa
Never in Winter

I will never drive it in the rain, much less snow, and I live in Buffalo!
08-17-2009 01:02 PM
mattworx
no camaro

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Originally Posted by jredshaw View Post
Just wondering if others out there will be using their Camaro as a year around car - even if you live in areas that have cold winters and snow?
i will drive it when it comes in ! i have been waitng for 5 months now and probly wont see it this year NJDKXH with alocation
gm pulled his dealership gm says my order is still good wana bet!
2ss/rs jwt 6speed at msrp 36145.00
08-17-2009 11:58 AM
POWERFREAK
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Originally Posted by jredshaw View Post
Thanks for the input. I might decide to go with the Camaro LT2 - without the RS package. That would give me either 18 or 19 inch all season tires, which should work. I live in Ontario - not far from Niagara Falls. From my understanding the Camaro has 7 inch ground clearence - which makes it average for most cars. Because of driveway space I can only go with one car at the moment - so the Camaro would have to be a year around car.

That sounds like a good plan. If you really wanted to go with the RS, I'd get a spare set of the 18" or 19" stock rims on ebay and use them for winter tires.
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