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View Poll Results: Traction control winter use
on 20 57.14%
off 7 20.00%
unhooked 8 22.86%
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Old 12-08-2005, 09:07 PM   #11
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if I could completely disable/enable it from the inside...I would fun with TC disabled all the time
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Old 12-08-2005, 09:15 PM   #12
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when its working

highway = on
city roads = off
burnouts = off
why do you turn it on on the highway and off on backroads?
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if I could completely disable/enable it from the inside...I would fun with TC disabled all the time
why would you leave it off?

seriously though, the only problem i have with this car in the winter is accelerating...ain't torgue grand

sometimes the whole let off or lighten up a little thing doesn't work....its a biznitch, especially on uphills
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I leave mine off in town when the pavement is dry, mainly cause TC is hard on the brakes. As soon as the pavement is wet, or it dips below 0 and there is a risk of ice, it'* back on.
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Normally the only time I turn it off is for slippery uphills or if I'm messing around, other than that it doesn't affect me at all...
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I don't have TC at all.

The car pulls through the snow without breaking a sweat though.
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if I could completely disable/enable it from the inside...I would fun with TC disabled all the time
why would you leave it off?

seriously though, the only problem i have with this car in the winter is accelerating...ain't torgue grand

sometimes the whole let off or lighten up a little thing doesn't work....its a biznitch, especially on uphills
With the traction control on its like you cant accelerate, i accelerate better without it, i think good tire make the difference.

Maybe to accelerate on ice...but never had to put it on.
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if I could completely disable/enable it from the inside...I would fun with TC disabled all the time
why would you leave it off?

seriously though, the only problem i have with this car in the winter is accelerating...ain't torgue grand

sometimes the whole let off or lighten up a little thing doesn't work....its a biznitch, especially on uphills
With the traction control on its like you cant accelerate, i accelerate better without it, i think good tire make the difference.

Maybe to accelerate on ice...but never had to put it on.
you guys don't understand my driving habits... my right foot weights more than the rest of my body when I drive w/o people older than me.
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Old 12-08-2005, 11:50 PM   #19
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I guess I get it...

My car is perfect in the snow, its just starting off from a stop on ice with no snow on top. I do blame my tires, and the masses of torque I dunno how you L67 do it
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I voted "unhooked" because mine currently does not work
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