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Old 11-27-2012, 04:24 PM   #11
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Moved to Ford Focus & General Car Chat since it's not really a technical thing by nature.
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Old 11-27-2012, 04:50 PM   #12
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Yeah didn't realize it was in technical till it was already posted my bad lol
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:10 PM   #13
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no problem. I agree though my focus did great in the snow.
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:15 PM   #14
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It's just and all around awesome car I'm glad I bought it
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:22 PM   #15
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I've thought about getting a Ranger for winter, preferably an old square grill Ranger, but right now, all that money goes to the fofo
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:27 PM   #16
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I know what you mean I have steeds camber plates on the way so I lower it. It looks like its on a 4x4 suspension lol
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Mine is good in the snow also no complaints here. No snow tires
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We had a good 15"er two yrs. ago. Snow everywhere and our road leading to the house was blocked by 4-5 cars trying to climb a 150 yrd. hill. I waited till they backed down or got out of the way and made it to the top no problem. First try. It helps to have a 5 spd. stick and a little patience.
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Wannabe been meaning to get ahold of you. You still up for tht front end swap?
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We had a good 15"er two yrs. ago. Snow everywhere and our road leading to the house was blocked by 4-5 cars trying to climb a 150 yrd. hill. I waited till they backed down or got out of the way and made it to the top no problem. First try. It helps to have a 5 spd. stick and a little patience.
I live off a road with a pretty considerable dip in the road. It's a freakin' nightmare in the winter.

When people are in front of me, they slow WAY down on the way down the slope, then freak out when they try to go up and don't have traction because they need to floor it. Then I get sucked into it because half the time I can't see them until I'm already committed, and I have to brake to avoid hitting them...

I really love driving in snow, but only when all the other morons are somewhere else.
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