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Old 11-08-2003, 06:31 PM   #11
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my 'low trac' light sure got a workout today...mind you it has been known to come on in the dry as well

I know you will get time to play in the snow sometime soon!
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Old 11-09-2003, 01:39 AM   #12
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Woke up this morning and everything was covered in about 5 cm (2 in) of snow! Since this is my first winter with this car, I thought I would take it for a ride. The car said -9 out...yikes!...and everything was glare ice.

I now know why you need to get snow tires! I managed to keep the car on the road today, and saw several others in the ditch - but the stock 17" tires that come with this things DEFINATELY will not take me through the winter!

Now the car is totally covered in salt! Now that I have tried her out in winter driving conditions...I REALLY want summer to be back!

I dont want to think about the 4 more months of this cold and snow that we have to live through! Anyone in the warm climes of the south want to hire a slightly used Canadian with a damn nice car??
4 whole months? Oh, just cry me a river.... c'mon people, it'* a joke
We probably won't see consistantly warm again here in MN til about the end of May. What the hell am I doing here??
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I've already had my fun in the snow this year. Car has been sideways on the road enough, thankfully winter rubber goes on Monday.
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i dont mind driving in the snow we got heavy cars and their front wheel drive, odds are in our favor. i just hate the salt they dump it on thick over here
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Todd loves to drive in snow. But he likes it best with a rear wheel drive car. He said something about all the Pontiacs going to rear wheel drive by 2007.
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I've already had my fun in the snow this year. Car has been sideways on the road enough, thankfully winter rubber goes on Monday.
Do you put on other rims or use the same as the summer? What size for each?
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Todd loves to drive in snow. But he likes it best with a rear wheel drive car. He said something about all the Pontiacs going to rear wheel drive by 2007.
Really?!?! Including the little ones??
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ohyea...wasn't that day just friggen great!! Murdock and i were driving down woodbine, watching cars slide all over and saw one bad accident. We managed to keep out of the ditch outselves. Not bad for a car with bald tires
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Saturday morning we saw 5 cars in the ditch between Keswick and Sharon!
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We had our first sleet tonight. IT WAS INCREDIBLY windy!! .. icould barely get in my car after work tonight. ..tomorrow, the buick is being unleashed!! watch the roads!!! ..another 3800 ..so i'm safe
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