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Old 06-02-2003, 10:53 AM   #1
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driving in snow

Hi, I'm new here.
I was hoping someone could give me some feedback on driving their boxster in the snow and other foul weather. I'm looking to purchasing a boxster but I'm not sure just how much a labor of love that would be with my Michigan winters.
Thanks for the help Guys (and gals).
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Old 06-03-2003, 04:09 AM   #2
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Talking Enjoy year round!

I use my Boxster as a daily driver, year round and I live north of Boston. You need the following: hardtop with its heated rear window (the plastic window in the Boxster is definitely not suitable for winter driving) and a set of 16 inch wheels mounted with snow tires. At the first sign of winter, I mount the hard top and changes the wheels to the winter snows and away I go. The Boxster handles great in winter conditions. Heavy duty winter type mats are another good idea.
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Old 06-03-2003, 07:00 AM   #3
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Thanks for the help William. I'm glad to hear I'm not 'crazy' for wanting to drive a boxster year round. One more question though. Do you think the PSM would be a help or just not worth the drain on the boxster's spirit. Thanks again.
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Old 06-03-2003, 07:19 AM   #4
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Cool PSM?

I have heard great things about PSM. My understanding is that you can always turn it off with a switch on the dash. So, if you find a car with that option it sounds like something worth having. My car is not so equiped and I have no problems.
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Old 06-03-2003, 07:48 AM   #5
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Check out this prior posting for my PSM experience - IMHO it is no "spirit drain"...
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Old 06-04-2003, 03:44 AM   #6
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In any case you need wintertires, I've been up to the Swiss/French alps with TC and 17" Summer tires....
"Don't try this at home" !!!

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