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History Tucked Away For The Winter

Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by corncobcoupe, Dec 9, 2017.

  1. corncobcoupe
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    image.jpg Tucked away for the winter.....
     
  2. How long does hibernation last in Iowa? HRP
     
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  4. justabeater37
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    Indeed. Thank god for heated shops.
     
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  5. Gahrajmahal
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    No car cover? We plan to take ours out to the outdoor Xmas lights show and put the top down when we get there. Snow only makes it more fun.
     
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  6. Same here in WV. It's 28 degrees and snowing here tonight, but it's 70 degrees in The Hot Rod Grille Garage.

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  7. My 34 body is stored at my son's garage while I finish up the chassis in my garage. Hope to put 'em back in one piece by mid April, after the snow goes off. 34move5.jpg 34move6.jpg
     
  8. mario711
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    in storage too :)
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  9. HSF
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    65 here today in nor cal, haha. Drove my 59 as usual.
     
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  10. charlesf
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    Tucked away, indeed. 10 inches of snow over the last few days. IMG_6409.JPG
     
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  12. David Gersic
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    No snow to speak of yet, and not seriously cold, but plates are only valid through October. So parked for the winter, looking forward to spring, and planning changes for next year.

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    I want to spend Christmas with you.
     
  14. fourspd2quad
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    Here is my '62 belair just before it started its winter slumber. I put it in storage to free up garage space for projects.
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  15. Unfortunately, up here they spend more time in storage than being driven.........

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  16. corncobcoupe
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    In a earlier post a question was posted ....
    No car cover ?

    No, it's in my garage and the last thing you want to do is put a cover on it.
    The dust will wash off in the spring.

    You don't want to have anything contribute to a warm haven for mice. Car covers help their cause.
    As a matter of fact, in my garage I keep the windows down , I open the hood and trunk and the glove box.

    I did that after I took the picture.

    Those little bastards are looking for warmth to nest and I'm not going to make it any warmer for them with a car cover.

    Now if I were to put it in a storage facility, I'd put a car cover on it not knowing what the next storage bay decides to power wash equipment with who knows what shit spraying all over.

    I still open the glove box and keep the windows down, put tin foil balls to plug the exhaust pipes and air cleaner etc.
     
  17. David Gersic
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    Remember to take the exhaust plugs out in the spring. I use steel scrubbies as plugs. Forgot to take them out. Started the car and launched them down the driveway.


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  18. My 56 Chrysler been tucked away for the last 2 weeks due to all the rain we have had here. They are calling for a wintery mix here Christmas eve. Then the sun comes back out on Tue and me and the Chrysler will be going food shopping.You and fit more food in its trunk that the front seat of my Dodge P.U. truck. LOL.Bruce. 004.JPG
     
  19. 2muchstuff
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    First snow of the year this morning means the salt trucks were out in full force. Mine are packed away until the salt is gone. Most were jam packed into the insulated shed. 20171104_163814.jpg
     
  20. Till the cows come home;)
     
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  21. Hollister Kopp
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    The starter went out yesterday in a parking lot. Had to push start it by myself, then drive it home. I gotta pull the flathead out anyway so now's a good time I suppose. Off to the machine shop. Hopefully have it all back together before spring!
     

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    Very fitting user name. Nice collection sir!
     
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  23. So Cal out in the back yard dirt, throw a cover on it and done.
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  24. texasred
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    You and Moriarity are truly blessed
     
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  25. This Sunday, { Christmas Eve } My daughter and I took the delivery to church. I took this photo of her with her new baby bump. It will be our 4th grandchild. I drive the Hot Rods year round. As long as its dry, and you can't see any (white stuff ) salt.lol I just wishy wash under them too.;) Ron.... 20171224_125617.jpg 20171224_090902.jpg

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  26. In for the winter, western Wisconsin, it was -11 a little bit ago, come on spring!!
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  27. Great picture Ron!!
     
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    Christmas day- 2017- 100_1909.JPG
     
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  29. 49ratfink
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    I don't drive my 61 Dodge in the winter because the heater doesn't work. it is below 60 today! it was in the 50's when I drove to work this morning. BRRRRRRR! might sprinkle on Sunday.
     
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    The morgue in Idaho....18 degrees with a bullet... IMG_6465.JPG
     

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