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Old 01-24-2005, 12:21 AM
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That has got to be the funniest thing I have seen. What a bunch of morrons. I like the guy near the end who walked in between two cars. Good way to loose your legs. Where is Darwin when you need him?
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Old 01-24-2005, 09:44 PM
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Extra stress on the snow tire requirement.
Around here, we call "all-season" tires "no-seasons".

Best advice I have for dealing with hazardous winter roads (not to be confused with ordinary winter roads) is to slow down.

It never ceases to amaze me how the average IQ of the 4 wheel drive crowd seems to take a nose dive when it gets slick out. 4 wheel drive won't stop you any faster.

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I have all-season tires. I had no problems driving on snow-covered roads (about 2 inches of compressed snow) in Boston. I never got stuck. Sure, you have to slow down and keep distance, but nevertheless I do not see why I should buy dedicated snow tires. Expeccially I do not have storage room for extra tires/rims (I do not want to put them in our closet).
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Old 01-25-2005, 11:35 AM
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Driving in the snow with 4-season tires is like driving with snow tire and tire chains on a race track.
Anybody can do it, but the results won't impress anybody.
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Driving in the snow with 4-season tires is like driving with snow tire and tire chains on a race track.
Anybody can do it, but the results won't impress anybody.
And most importantly.............DO NOT drive in Montreal.
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Did you all notice that every one of those vehicles had all the wheels locked up and sliding?

Not a prayer of avoiding the collision.
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Did you all notice that every one of those vehicles had all the wheels locked up and sliding?

Not a prayer of avoiding the collision.
interesting also is the fact that none of the cars, especially the 4WD ones, attempted to use power and steering to steer around the cars they were sure to hit anyway - they simply gave up (or maybe there was a more expensive "target" further down the road).
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Old 01-27-2005, 10:57 AM
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personally, I like to put 2 50 lb bags of sand in the trunk and keep the gas tank full. It puts more weight over the rear axle to keep from spinning the tires. Snow tires do make a difference.
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