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Old 11-14-2003, 09:32 PM
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Good to do or not?

I know many people that have MB's and store them for winter. One guy down the street has his 126 covered with a tarp and sitting in the driveway.

If you rustproof the car and wash it often through the winter months is it better to keep on driving or let it sit out in the cold for months undriven?
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Old 11-14-2003, 10:21 PM
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Talking Arizona sure is great!

We will be thinking of you all this winter. (Mostly glad we,re not freezing our ass off too).
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Old 11-14-2003, 10:37 PM
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Re: Arizona sure is great!

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We will be thinking of you all this winter. (Mostly glad we,re not freezing our ass off too).
hahaha... I would love to say the same about sunny california, but it tirns out LA got a buncha snow yesterday. Anything could happen.
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Old 11-14-2003, 11:39 PM
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Re: Good to do or not?

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One guy down the street has his 126 covered with a tarp and sitting in the driveway.
if the tarp is not breathable, it could do more damage, i believe ...
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Old 11-15-2003, 12:06 AM
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Re: Arizona sure is great!

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We will be thinking of you all this winter. (Mostly glad we,re not freezing our ass off too).
You live in an oven.
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Old 11-15-2003, 01:40 AM
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haha you guys are so funny with ur SO CAL humour...............not!
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you think I'm joking??? Here's a pic from LA yesterday (source: www.latimes.com)
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here's some kids from watts (suburb of LA)
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Old 11-15-2003, 02:09 AM
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another pic from watts
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Old 11-15-2003, 10:34 AM
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Heheh, LA got themselves a little bitty sleet storm?
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Old 11-15-2003, 11:49 AM
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51 Degrees!!! Wow, I'll bet you had to wear socks!!
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Old 11-15-2003, 11:51 AM
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dude... 51 is freezing man... that's when you break out the leather jackets!
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Old 11-15-2003, 11:58 AM
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Yep, 51 is about as cold as we like it to get here in Atlanta as well!

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Old 11-15-2003, 03:07 PM
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Very nice year round>

As far as the oven comment. Most south-eastern states feel almost unbearable in the summer because of the high humidity. Phoenix temps are high, but almost no humidity. Meaning when you're in the shade it's very comfortable. We are in our pool most of the summer (with an ice cold beer) and when we get out, the water evaporation occures so fast we are actually chilled, even at 112 degrees. Our winter is like fall in the east. Stone cold chillin in da south west!
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Old 11-15-2003, 03:11 PM
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erm... hate to break it to you, but he said oven, not sauna. 112 Is much like an oven to me, no matter how much shade you get. We get dry heat too, but sometimes enough is enough. Anything past 90 is uncomfortable.
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