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Old 10-25-2016, 06:26 PM   #1
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For us northerners, our vert driving time is quickly coming to a close. Putting on my winter rollers next week, and then its off to its storage spot, pull the battery, and put the cover on. Always such a sad time.
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Old 10-26-2016, 09:00 AM   #2
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The season goes way too fast. We've had two topless runs recently but that's probably going to do it for this year unless we visit FL this winter.
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Old 10-26-2016, 11:25 AM   #3
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I did my oil change last sunday and just need to move it around in the garage for its winters nap.
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Mine never even left the garage this year, it's still hibernating from LAST winter. Life. Yeah.
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I have Veteran's Day off, which is my standard day to take it for a spin, top off the take, clean it up, change the oil, and tuck it away in the garage. So, two more weeks of usage until next year!
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Yep, always goes by fast but have had many new memories.

This year replaced the entire stock suspension with after market stuff. Next year will be new exhaust, wheels/tires, and seats.
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zabrina is parked for the winter, im the 2nd owner & shes been my baby for 13 years. 74k milage. a few more years i can get collector plates whoohoo!
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Sadly mine is also put away. I flipped 18k after putting gas in it,though.
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Sadly mine is also put away. I flipped 18k after putting gas in it,though.
That is some low mileage. Do you use Sta-bil over the winter or something else? I personally have been a Sta-bil guy.
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That is some low mileage. Do you use Sta-bil over the winter or something else? I personally have been a Sta-bil guy.
Yep. I put a tarp on the floor,then pull it up onto my 'Race Ramps' (real fun-not!) to prevent flat spotting . I also take the battery out so it wont freeze and crack and leak.
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I plan to DD the vert with some IcePro tires on the stock wheels unless it is really snowy or icey, then the truck will get abused. I ran my last TA year round with the same 135 mile commute and only 7 or 8 days in two winters thwarted me from piloting it to work. Granted it had t-tops and not a rag, but at least this one will be going in and out of a garage while it lived on the side of the street.
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OK, NOW it's officially over for us here in the mountains. Our driveway (yeah, it's there) and the view from our deck.
We are still hoping to escape to FL for a short visit but getting out is going to be the tough part.
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