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Old 01-30-2013, 02:36 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by kylesvt720 View Post
This is more due to the fact that historically mustang and camaro owners drive around on high performance all seasons, or summers, and wonder why their cars suck. (Or they drive an old mustang with bald tires.) My friends 2008 GT/CS mustang is better in the snow on blizzaks than either of my Foci were with the same blizzaks.



Assuming you are basing this on most dumb mustang owners? Heavier car with 2 wheels pushing it, vs a Focus with 1 wheel pulling it?
I have also seen dumb 4WD owners on the side of the road in snow storms.;-)
But I agree that it does come down to the right tires, and proper driving for the conditions.
It also depends upon the car. My 84 Escort I once owned was a tank in the snow with all season Michelins.
Whereas, my Focus is a nightmare without snows all the way around.
The high performance RWD cars of today are not practical or sensible means of transportation when the weather turns bad, they are toys.
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