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How much do your drive your 1st generation Camaro each year?

Show Car, Only rides on a trailer
3 (1.5%)
Show Car, but 500 miles or less...
33 (16.8%)
Occasional driver, 500 to 3000 miles
95 (48.5%)
Regular driver, 3000 to 10,000 miles
13 (6.6%)
Daily Driver, more than 10,000 miles
1 (0.5%)
Still restoring, but I'll drive it soon!
33 (16.8%)
Sitting in boxes....
17 (8.7%)
No car... no cash... no fun...
1 (0.5%)

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lakeholme

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Re: How Much Do You Drive?
« Reply #60 on: November 04, 2011, 09:54:20 PM »
Well, don't stop driving and showing it!
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Re: How Much Do You Drive?
« Reply #61 on: November 04, 2011, 10:37:41 PM »
Had my 68 Z28 out for about 4 hours today. Temps in the 50s and colorful with the leaves changing. I put 3200 miles on the 302 this year
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Re: How Much Do You Drive?
« Reply #62 on: November 04, 2011, 11:48:16 PM »
Ditto fireZ, I had mine out today as well. Its not often she'll get to see November daylight in MN. I can only hope to be driving it in December ;)
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Re: How Much Do You Drive?
« Reply #63 on: December 28, 2012, 06:20:38 PM »
Hoe much did you drive your Camaro in 2012?
Driving more or less?
Vote in the poll...
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Re: How Much Do You Drive?
« Reply #64 on: December 28, 2012, 06:48:29 PM »
Less! Bought a second house, and have spent a lot of time working on that. Also am storing two of the carsat the second house, so less opportunity. Also bought a 70 z28 as a project. I only drove my 67 twice this year! About 75 miles total. Yuch!!!!!!
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Re: How Much Do You Drive?
« Reply #65 on: December 29, 2012, 09:09:29 PM »
I'm in the 48% catagory, put 2,250 miles on the car this year.
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Re: How Much Do You Drive?
« Reply #66 on: December 30, 2012, 06:57:23 PM »
havent had it long but ill avg a tank of gas per week during the summer.  i dont drive it in the rain and it rains alot here in portland.  speedo's broke so instead of miles i go in terms of tanks ;)

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Re: How Much Do You Drive?
« Reply #67 on: December 31, 2012, 06:49:49 PM »
Mike,
Were you working on it and driving it?
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Re: How Much Do You Drive?
« Reply #68 on: January 01, 2013, 05:08:25 AM »
"With gas at $3.50 a gallon you might as well drive something you like."
Unfortunately I have a logistics problem of my Camaro and a few other vehicles being located in different states. I have a 1966 motorcycle with me that has provided me many hours of wrenching fun while my family has been on the move, and I can always find a spot for it, even without a garage I was able to persuade my wife that I could keep it in the living room when I took it apart one cold winter in Indiana. Now that I am back on the West Coast and have organized our 2 car garage with 4 kids worth of bikes to still accommodate a vehicle, I am planning to move my 1963 Chevrolet C/10 to our house finish a few loose ends on it, and finally be able to drive one of my vehicles that is always on site.
I have been to HOT AUGUST NIGHTS (HAN) a few times, and You have to have it on your bucket list. It is a awesome week of being immersed in the car culture everywhere you look. My friends and I are trying to make this the guys trip every year.
I am also looking for a 1967 Karmann Ghia for my wife to cruise to work in. (no smog, good gas milage, better investment)
Until my family hits a few more financial milestones, then I can look at rounding up my Camaro and other rides into one nice barn at a future residence.

I look forward to seeing you guys on the road or hearing about your adventures on CRG. Hopefully it will include wearing a hat or T shirt from the CRG site! (see other topic for info)
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Re: How Much Do You Drive?
« Reply #69 on: January 01, 2013, 05:23:26 AM »
Phillip;
  I finished putting the car together May 30 th.  I put those miles on between May 30 th. and Nov. 30 th.   Just minor fixes and finishing details.   I was asked at one car show if I trailer the car, (I'm guessing 'cause it looks so nice) my response; "I built the car to drive, what fun is hauling it around on a trailer?"
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Re: How Much Do You Drive?
« Reply #70 on: January 01, 2013, 05:32:40 AM »
IMO, it is no fun pulling a trailer. I would rather drive a POS 6cylinder camaro, than tow a COPO.
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Re: How Much Do You Drive?
« Reply #71 on: January 02, 2013, 03:41:26 AM »
X2!!!!
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Re: How Much Do You Drive?
« Reply #72 on: January 02, 2013, 03:29:13 PM »
IMO, it is no fun pulling a trailer. I would rather drive a POS 6cylinder camaro, than tow a COPO.

Can I have your COPO ?   ;D  I brought my car home in February. Took a month to shake the bugs out but I managed 1200 miles this summer. No joke a lot of people ask me what I'm doing driving my car. I should haul it they say. Simple I restored it to drive. It was doing a good job just setting in the shop like it was.
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Re: How Much Do You Drive?
« Reply #73 on: January 02, 2013, 05:52:42 PM »
If I had one I would have sold it to get another Z. You only live once, enjoy the ride.....
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Re: How Much Do You Drive?
« Reply #74 on: January 04, 2013, 12:13:23 AM »
Philip,
      I  too don`t know how I missed this thread.Been a CRG for years  under another forgotten username and password.Got my 1st 67 in 1979 for $1000 and was a daily driver until 1990.  A job close to our now empty nest gave me 10 more years of 5000 miles a yr.(2-3 other 350 transplants) and in 2002 installed the 327 I saved for it and went to the track. 05 Needing rebuilt parked it until 08 when I cruised with a gm crate(1200 miles a year) til it just isn`t the same as that ole 327. Love a hi-reving small block w/steel crank so hope to have it reinstalled w/4speed I got in time for spring 2013. Got me a 110th anniversary  H.D. sportster to share the miles so I plan on less than 3000 per year.
   The 2nd 67 (double yellow RS) is still in process of restoration w/new parts in boxes .Parts stay on shelf until bike has been broke in.Its 327 pg , ps ,pb, and my favorite AC ,will be my daily driver in retirement . lol   enjoy those rides friends! any seat time is a joy.Hell I will even miss jamming gears on my snowplow truck when I give up the daily grind!Lookout mailbox especial delivery on the way!