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Someone was asking me if you needed to put the car in reverse while it was parked. They were stating that in chevy's[corvette, camaros] you need to put the car in reverse when parked so the battery doesn't die. I guess if it's in neutral or in gear the systems are still on in the car. Do I need to do this with the ST?
 

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Someone was asking me if you needed to put the car in reverse while it was parked. They were stating that in chevy's[corvette, camaros] you need to put the car in reverse when parked so the battery doesn't die. I guess if it's in neutral or in gear the systems are still on in the car. Do I need to do this with the ST?
While I believe it's a good idea to leave it in gear while parked, it's certainly not due to any nonsense involving a battery. I don't know who told you that but it seems like absolute nonsense. Never heard of that being the case for Corvettes Or Camaros either.

Eh, It annoyed me enough to look at the owners manual of a corvette:

Before exiting the vehicle, move the shift lever into 1 (First) or
R (Reverse), and apply the parking brake. Once the shift lever has been placed into 1 (First) or R (Reverse) with the clutch pedal pressed in,
turn the ignition off and release the clutch.
 

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Always leave mine in neutral on flat ground. I don't want someone to tow it or hit and also ruin the transmission while they are at it.
 

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While I believe it's a good idea to leave it in gear while parked, it's certainly not due to any nonsense involving a battery. I don't know who told you that but it seems like absolute nonsense. Never heard of that being the case for Corvettes Or Camaros either.

Eh, It annoyed me enough to look at the owners manual of a corvette:
I assumed they always say Reverse or First because those are generally the lowest gears making it the most difficult to move if the parking brake fails.
 

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I use 1st with no parking brake unless I'm on an incline. No point stretching out the cable when parked in a flat parking lot or my driveway
 

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Good idea to give em a good kick to make sure they're really wedged against the tire.
I was slightly disgusted after reading this LOL, then I thought..."if they try to take off with my parking props they'd (babies) just cry and cry letting me know someone took my stuff!
However babies aren't hard to acquire, just go to you're local orphanage and steal a few, no one will notice, especially North Korea.
 
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