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Old 01-07-2013, 07:59 PM   #10
zehkaiser
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Originally Posted by BlueIce View Post
lol I love how the guy who lives in NC just gave everyone tips on driving in the snow. Quite ironic.

I'm sure when it snows an inch every 2 years, you never have to keep it in lower gears. But if I dont put my car in 1st or 2nd and keep it there when it snows, I will not make it to the end of the street. End of story.

And I'm sure I don't have to tell you this, but who the hell DOESN'T use the E-Brake in the snow?!?! It's better than building a snow man. When it's icy or snowy I always yank it up before turning into the driveway. It used to be necessary on my old cars, but now it's just fun.
I'm not going to say you can't get where you're going by spinning tires up and down the road, but it's not a preferred method of travel. I'll admit that there are times when driving slow and steady will end up getting you stuck, but if that's the case you should probably just park it and wait.

And just because I'm living in NC doesn't mean I've never driven in snow.
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