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Old 10-23-2015, 07:32 AM   #1
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Bedtime

The season-ending oil change is done. One last drive scheduled for the weekend, then she goes to bed for her winter's sleep.
IMGL7083 Bedtime for the Porsche by Ian Murray, on Flickr
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Old 10-23-2015, 08:01 AM   #2
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That is beautiful. According to Google maps, you are only 3,516 miles and 50 hours away. It is also 40 degrees colder which means the car will run stronger the closer I get. Maybe I can do it in 48?
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Nice photo. Having to put her away for such a long time is a bummer. I'd have some serious withdrawal issues.
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Nice photo. That time of year has arrived. Mine heads into hibernation this weekend as well.
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Yeah I will be putting my car away for the winter in 1 more week's time sadly.... the season for driving seems to be so short but I love the car more each Spring !!
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Feel (kind of) sorry for you guys. But feel sorry for me too. Its been so hot here in Miami that I haven't really had a chance to drive with the top down.
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Feel (kind of) sorry for you guys. But feel sorry for me too. Its been so hot here in Miami that I haven't really had a chance to drive with the top down.
I know what you mean. I just took my hard top off a few weeks ago as summer is long and too hot for top down driving.
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I figure I have around 2 more weeks until I put here to sleep for the winter. I'll be taking a trip to the Catskills this weekend. I hope there are still still leaves left on the trees
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That is beautiful. According to Google maps, you are only 3,516 miles and 50 hours away. It is also 40 degrees colder which means the car will run stronger the closer I get. Maybe I can do it in 48?
Haha, tell you what, we can switch homes. You can have the Nova Scotia winter and I'll take California :P
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Nice photo. Having to put her away for such a long time is a bummer. I'd have some serious withdrawal issues.
Yea it happens.
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Nice photo. That time of year has arrived. Mine heads into hibernation this weekend as well.
Thanks. I need one more good day!
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Yeah I will be putting my car away for the winter in 1 more week's time sadly.... the season for driving seems to be so short but I love the car more each Spring !!
If next spring was as easy to get her out as this spring, them I'm already waiting for it .
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Feel (kind of) sorry for you guys. But feel sorry for me too. Its been so hot here in Miami that I haven't really had a chance to drive with the top down.
LOL, my car came from down there, I think it's still going into culture shock with our winters.
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I figure I have around 2 more weeks until I put here to sleep for the winter. I'll be taking a trip to the Catskills this weekend. I hope there are still still leaves left on the trees
Know what u mean, the leaves are falling fast here. I was hoping for a weekend trip up around the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton, but sadly I don't think it's going to happen.
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Great photo and beautiful scene. But there is no way that i could ever put away my Porsche's for months at a time. It would be too painful. Now that the temps have cooled down a bit, the fall and winter track season is just starting to ramp up down here!
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Hoping to get a few more weeks in here in Ontario. A friend in PEI is putting his Boxster S away this weekend.
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I have an idea... Everyone with Boxsters move to Santa Barbara. Then you can drive them every day with the top down.
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I feel your pain.
I'm getting ready to put mine in storage too, probably until next april. At least during that will give me time to plan my next upgrades
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I feel your pain.
I'm getting ready to put mine in storage too, probably until next april. At least during that will give me time to plan my next upgrades

I don't mean to hijack, but what are the advantages of putting the car away for the winter?? I live in Colorado and drive the box at least once a month during the winter on warmer dry days.
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Old 10-23-2015, 07:38 PM   #15
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Well, here we have winter tire laws, so if you're running on summer tires you would have to buy another set to drive on a few mild days.
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In upstate NY they put enough salt down to eat thru your car in a month. I don't take the car back out in the spring until it rains enough to turn the roads back to a black color. They use so much salt the roads actually turn white.
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In upstate NY they put enough salt down to eat thru your car in a month. I don't take the car back out in the spring until it rains enough to turn the roads back to a black color. They use so much salt the roads actually turn white.
Same here in Ontario!
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I just drive in winter on the same all season tires I use all summer, except when it's really icy or deep snow. And yes, we get winter in Jackson Hole WY !
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I don't mean to hijack, but what are the advantages of putting the car away for the winter?? I live in Colorado and drive the box at least once a month during the winter on warmer dry days.
The roads in Montreal are covered in salt. They use so much of it, it's crazy.
We also have the obligation to have winter tires. All in all, it's easier for me to put the car in storage
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Same here in Ontario!
You know folks, if this was actually true, there would be rust buckets all over the place. Yet, in reality - you see very few rusted out cars anymore.
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