what do you do with your Alltrac/GT-Four in the winter?

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what do you do with your Alltrac/GT-Four in the winter?

Its my Daily Driver in winter
I store it for winter
I live in a climate with little or no winter
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Postby Simba » Sun Jan 21, 2007 7:59 pm

sims wrote:Hey Simba, How much snow do you guys get in NY? one of the mods I was hoping to do this summer is to put on a set of coilovers, possibly a set of tien SS's but that also concerns me since even at max height it will probably become a snow plow.

Depends. Some years, next to none. Others, several feet a month.

I wouldn't worry about plowing snow with coilovers. You'll get the body or exhaust stuck on something before the nose.

If you crank the springs all the way down and use a 17-18" wheel, there's a good deal of clearance. With the 15's, not so much.
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Postby Klas » Sun Jan 21, 2007 9:15 pm

In the winter, I make my alltrac go faster :D
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Postby EVcelica » Wed Jan 24, 2007 3:07 am

I store mine. I would drive it but the put SO MUCH SALT on the roads its rediculous. Cant wait till it starts getting warm again. No alltrac and no Yamaha R1 sucks.
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Postby teal185 » Wed Jan 24, 2007 3:02 pm

I store both, a 165 and a 185 for the winter. A daily dip in a highly concentrated saline solution over a 5 month period is cruel and unusual punishment for these oldtimers.
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Postby etantshi » Wed Jan 24, 2007 3:57 pm

Stored for winter.
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Postby Autobot » Thu Jan 25, 2007 6:18 am

Stored in my garage.

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Postby FastTrac » Thu Jan 25, 2007 4:41 pm

I have my Celica in storage just because it isnt up to snuff right now, But I have a 2000 sunfire automatic for a beater, as long as the e brake in that still works I'm doing fine.
I do want to know if I should undercoat my Celica, I'm in Iowa and the salt and snow, and sand wear out a car fast. Plus I live on 1/2 mile of gravel. Plus I am about to move out for college, not much money on my hands. Any suggestions?
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