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Old 11-27-2012, 02:09 PM   #1
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Focus in snow

So today was the first time I've driven my focus in the snow. I was impressed by how it reacted in the snow( no traction control). It never lost traction or slid. Does anyone else feel this way about there focus in the snow


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Old 11-27-2012, 02:15 PM   #2
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Mine is epic in the snow. I use snow tires.

what tires do u use?
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:16 PM   #3
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Mine's pretty good too, even without snow tires. I only lost traction once because I turned too fast.
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:18 PM   #4
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ive done winters with and without snow tires. never had an issue with either.
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:27 PM   #5
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Mine is epic in the snow. I use snow tires.

what tires do u use?
As of now all seasons tht really need to be replaced badlly
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Old 11-27-2012, 03:01 PM   #6
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my zx3 is useless in snow , even with studded snows...
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my 07 sedan was great in the snow, never had an issue. my 03 with no interior sucks ass! back end wants to walk everywhere
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I was impressed because I heard so many people complaining about the back end walking around but mine didn't .
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I drove it up a monutain to go snowboarding last year with a bad valve and near-bald tires lol. I had to chain up once the snow got to about 5" though, while going up the mountain. 4-5" on the commute to work was no problem.

needess to day, mines a BEAST in the snow :P
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that's one of the many reasons I have a 4wd f150. The only time the car gets driven in the snow is if it snows while I am working or starts while I'm out somewhere else,otherwise the truck gets to play. The focus is ok in the snow,but I like the truck better.
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