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    Talking Put on my winter tires and raised the ss......

    LOL the car rides pretty good!! i no longer have to be scared of smashing my hres on bad bumps, i no longer have to worry about scraping my front skirt everywhere, i no longer have to wince thinking im about to feel the bumpstops through my butt and into my head... LOL

    SS could stand for Snow Shark! this thing is an absolute beast with winter tires on. Yesterday i hit 100 mph on the freeway sliding left and right at will, its just so fun and easily controllable !!

    i cant wait for winter to be over.... i hate it. the 600 hp 8000 rpm c4 vette will be getting finished i cant wait to park 2 sexy 4th gens side by side in the spring

    till then...

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    No way our car goes out to play in the snow. Even with the proper footwear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pajeff02 View Post
    No way our car goes out to play in the snow. Even with the proper footwear.


    thats why i have a fwd honda ftw
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    ha i wont even hit a puddle... snow is way out of the question for my car lol but ive seen a few camaros around my town out and about some can do it i guess im just not one ha

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    Quote Originally Posted by pajeff02 View Post
    No way our car goes out to play in the snow. Even with the proper footwear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pajeff02 View Post
    No way our car goes out to play in the snow. Even with the proper footwear.
    Why not? My buddies mustang GT was raised with blizzaks and he and i drove through a snow covered field with probably 12-18 inches of snow all the way across it. He did just aswell as my subaru.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zinergy View Post
    Why not? My buddies mustang GT was raised with blizzaks and he and i drove through a snow covered field with probably 12-18 inches of snow all the way across it. He did just aswell as my subaru.

    Take a look at my profile pic... would you drive that in snow, ice, salt and cinders?

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    I'll stick with my DD, thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pajeff02 View Post
    Take a look at my profile pic... would you drive that in snow, ice, salt and cinders?
    No i wouldnt, i refused to drive my T/A in snow/salt/ice aswell. I totally agree that these cars should be kept inside during winter all I was saying is they can be set up to drive well in snow. Better than alot of DDs that people have already. But i wouldnt drive my f-body in the snow, thats what the new yorker was for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pajeff02 View Post
    Take a look at my profile pic... would you drive that in snow, ice, salt and cinders?
    oh my shit dude! you have one clean ride i have competition.. lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by MyRedZ28 View Post
    oh my shit dude! you have one clean ride i have competition.. lol

    Thanks! Has over 75,000 on her now. I will be cleaning up the front end some more over the winter.

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    That's what we have this for.....



    Although the camaro in the backround is my wifes daily driver, and it comes out rain or shine, (when it rains here,,lol) if the weather ever gets bad and we dare to venture out,,,it's 4x4 all the way. Especially if we head up to Flagstaff where the snow really falls. Besides, you can't take the camaro trail riding in the mountains either

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    Quote Originally Posted by Firebirdjones View Post
    That's what we have this for.....

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    Although the camaro in the backround is my wifes daily driver, and it comes out rain or shine, (when it rains here,,lol) if the weather ever gets bad and we dare to venture out,,,it's 4x4 all the way. Especially if we head up to Flagstaff where the snow really falls. Besides, you can't take the camaro trail riding in the mountains either
    Sure you can... Once..

    To the op.. First and last time I ever took her out for a quick wintery cruise I ended up having to pull my whole top end apart to find a random misfire. Only good that came from it was I discovered a slow coolant leak in my manifold gaskets and I got to clean and paint the intakes..

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    One of the conditions I had when buying this car was that it had to be my dd year round. I'm not saying a camaro should be driven in the snow but that it's one he'll of a snow beater. With winter tires on and the coilovers raised up it does look like a pos v6 with 16s but it handles and drives through snow like a champ. I think it still sits lower than stranos or other so called lowering springs lol.. I'll get a dirty pic up soon!

    Heres a before winter mode pic I like


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    Quote Originally Posted by 5abivt View Post
    One of the conditions I had when buying this car was that it had to be my dd year round. I'm not saying a camaro should be driven in the snow but that it's one he'll of a snow beater. With winter tires on and the coilovers raised up it does look like a pos v6 with 16s but it handles and drives through snow like a champ. I think it still sits lower than stranos or other so called lowering springs lol.. I'll get a dirty pic up soon!

    Heres a before winter mode pic I like

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    that was cold man..

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    i dd my car 100% ...with my winter-forces i pwn the snow...i can drive the speed limit and laugh at ff and 4x4 cars spinning and in the ditch

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    Quote Originally Posted by shady milkman View Post
    i dd my car 100% ...with my winter-forces i pwn the snow...i can drive the speed limit and laugh at ff and 4x4 cars spinning and in the ditch
    I drove my 96 formula for two winters with snowtires and it did better than my sisters saturn with all seasons. Never drove my 2000 in winter though

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    thats why i drive a honda during the nasty conditions

    on another note i love watching dumb asses trying to power slide that end up getting stuck lol that happened 5 or 6 times last year

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smittro View Post
    that was cold man..
    Ya you're right that was pretty mean towards the v6 guys. Sorry v6 guys I let that one slip.

    The maro is a heavy car with decent weight balance and a posi. Add skinny snows and it's no wonder it drives so well in the snow. I think a lot of people think 4x4 means it will own snow. Without winter tires I see my share of SUVs and trucks in the barriers and ditches every year. With a high center of gravity etc I'd guess it doesn't help matters when trying to go fast on slippery roads. With winter tires especially on a beast like posted above that would be pretty badass I must say.

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    Some people are less fortunate to be able to afford a winter beater so my advise to you is take care of her.

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