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Old 12-13-2013, 11:41 AM   #1
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Let's see winter!

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Old 12-13-2013, 12:32 PM   #2
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We've had a brutal start to winter, thank god for heated seats.


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Old 12-13-2013, 01:00 PM   #3
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enterprise, northwest territories, canada. about -36 degrees celsius (which is, for all intents and purposes, about -36 degrees fahrenheit). i'd traveled there from nearby fort smith, nwt (in northern terms, nearby is a 3 hour drive) on a mission to see if the waterfall ice on the hay river had formed up yet and perhaps do some ice climbing, only to see this:



fourteen cayennes, panamaras and macans, all blacked out, loaded with germans in full Porsche regalia, heading to Yellowknife in a search for -40. they'd broken one macan already. oddly enough, their support vehicle was a suburban.

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Old 12-13-2013, 01:43 PM   #4
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Hummm, mine was reading -3F yesterday. It was really hard to start. Drove 15 minutes, stop for 30 minutes, then it did not start dead battery. Charge it just enought to start and head back home. I dont know how old is the battery but at least 3 years, so I guest it's time to change it because winter is just starting

Have charge it all night and I need to drive 30 minutes tomorow to go skiing, I should be fine

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Old 12-13-2013, 01:45 PM   #5
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Here is the temp yesterday morning in LA! 31 Friggin' D-grees. We're not made for this.

Of course, its supposed to get back to 80F this weekend.

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Old 12-13-2013, 01:57 PM   #6
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Old 12-13-2013, 05:13 PM   #7
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Here is my ride for winter; lots of both grip and fun:



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Old 12-13-2013, 05:30 PM   #8
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Sorry to rub it in. 82 F on the outside temp gauge, had to use the AC during the day, but after the sun set, top down heaven!
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Sorry to rub it in. 82 F on the outside temp gauge, had to use the AC during the day, but after the sun set, top down heaven!
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Old 12-13-2013, 08:20 PM   #10
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enterprise, northwest territories, canada. about -36 degrees celsius (which is, for all intents and purposes, about -36 degrees fahrenheit). i'd traveled there from nearby fort smith, nwt (in northern terms, nearby is a 3 hour drive) on a mission to see if the waterfall ice on the hay river had formed up yet and perhaps do some ice climbing, only to see this:



fourteen cayennes, panamaras and macans, all blacked out, loaded with germans in full Porsche regalia, heading to Yellowknife in a search for -40. they'd broken one macan already. oddly enough, their support vehicle was a suburban.
Ha, why am I not surprised??
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Here is my ride for winter; lots of both grip and fun:

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Awesome! Love the homemade ice tires. When I was a kid I used to drive my go kart on a frozen lake near my house, good fun! But cold!
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That a Rotax? My kids race Leopard and kt100 yamaha.
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Bfan, that looks like a blast. Karts are great fun. As for me, I honestly don't think my boxster has ever seen negative temperatures in it's life before.
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Yes it is a Rotax, I only started carting last spring as a way to become a better track driver in a "cheap" way. But I found out it is even more fun than the Boxster with lots of adrenalin and close racing, fighting and pushing. The flip side is that these two strokes involve at least four hours of maintenance work for each hour on the track. But its such a blast that you do it gladly.
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Old 12-15-2013, 07:32 AM   #16
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I've got your winter right here, buddy :-)

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I'm sort of manic about clearing my parking spots... Everyone should keep a camp shovel & bin of snow melt in their frunk :-)
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Old 01-05-2014, 08:37 AM   #17
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This is getting ridiculous. Got up this morning, the temp was -35C, -49 with the wind chill.

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We are almost as cold as you Mark : -32C which is about -25F and lots of snow.
Supposed to be -6C tomorrow.....

Neighbor's dog only sits there coz I told her to. Otherwise she would be gone!
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Old 01-12-2014, 03:54 PM   #20
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You guys really should consider moving south! Here is me (in front, of course) and Little "t" at WSIR last Sunday - 78F, clear, and sunny!


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