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Old 02-23-2015, 07:07 AM   #1
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Snow:(

Not a Boxster kind of day it was 80 and sunny 3 weeks ago. Steering out of a massive slide sure wakes you up in the morning.

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Old 02-23-2015, 09:25 AM   #2
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Yeah. Just booked a rental car for the next few days down here, the Michelin Pilot super sports would not fare well.
Maybe next year I'll get a winter set of wheels/tires.
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Old 02-23-2015, 09:44 AM   #3
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I was just outside and was debating on finding a nice big open lot to have some fun in. I miss snow days from when I had my Subaru's but todays are the days I need to get a Jeep. My wife is pregnant now so I am going to have m FIL (he just bought a jeep) drive me to her work to drive her home.
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Old 02-23-2015, 04:48 PM   #4
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Hahaha! Snow! That's not snow! This is snow:

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Old 02-23-2015, 05:11 PM   #5
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Yeah today's weather was not boxster weather. And Newart, that's crazy.
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Old 02-23-2015, 06:20 PM   #6
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Hahaha! Snow! That's not snow! This is snow:

Ha! You'll probably really laugh at us for this - DFW about shut down last night because it was likely to ice. My wife and I had a babysitter, so we were out for the night. Went to get dinner at 8:30 - "Ooh, sorry, we're closing early because of the weather, you just missed last call." Same story all over (Arlington Highlands area), ended up eating at a Whataburger. Classy!
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Old 02-23-2015, 06:30 PM   #7
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I miss driving in the snow! Fish tails around the corners (oops!) and power sliding through parking lots! Don't miss the cold though.
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Old 02-23-2015, 07:56 PM   #8
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Here was my path to help a friend out...Northern Illinois and not fun with temps reaching minus 30 degrees F! Bad enough I had to clear my own drive.

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Old 02-23-2015, 08:22 PM   #9
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By the end of the day we had 5 inches.
That's a blizzard around here.


And year after year, many still drive as if they've never seen snow before.
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Old 02-23-2015, 08:29 PM   #10
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I agree, Oklahoman's are the worst inclement weather drivers.
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I love how whenever the weathermen (who are wrong 80% of the time anyway) even mention a dusting of snow, people rush the stores knocking each other over to grab all the shovels, blankets, salt, batteries, lanterns, and canned goods they can get their hands on.
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Here in the South

The essentials are Bread and Milk......I suppose Milk Sandwiches are the key to snow survival when you get 1/4 inch of snow
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And year after year, many still drive as if they've never seen snow before.
And 99% of those in the ditch are on all seasons instead of being on winters.


Even my commuter bike tires are winter only. I cut through snow and ice like a hot knife through butter. 5 degrees this morning!

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Old 02-24-2015, 09:17 AM   #14
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We do not get enough snow here in Oklahoma to warrant a dedicated winter set of tires. I am on summer tires and I was fine yesterday. It is just driving within your capabilities and not over doing it. Just be smart.
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I'm not sure what the weather is like in Oklahoma but even if you don't get snow if you have temps consistently below 40 degrees you can benefit from winter tires.
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Old 02-24-2015, 09:34 AM   #16
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Oh I agree I we had weather to that extreme. Seriously our winters are not that bad. The wind chill makes it colder than anything. Literally a couple weekends ago it was 80 degrees and it is normal for it to do that every winter. On average we might have two weeks of constant weather being less than 40 degrees, with only a couple day of snow/ice
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That's not too bad. We get snow 5 months out of the year up here. I sit and stare at my S, telling it stories of better days.
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Snow? Pffft!

You could try side sliding into this place
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That's not too bad. We get snow 5 months out of the year up here. I sit and stare at my S, telling it stories of better days.
I had the same debate with one of my Subaru friends about buying blizzacks here. If we had more snow on average i would totally have a winter set of wheels.
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Haha, okay Wallace River, you've got me beat! I feel for you guys on the east coast!

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