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Old 02-01-2007, 03:58 PM   #1
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I found out ice+old rt615s makes for a 1/8 mile Interstate drift. The rear stepped out and I countersteered and stayed in my lane. Red then started to drift toward the shoulder covered in 2" of slush. I went both feet in at that point and slid off the side of the interstate and to a gentle halt in the mud. No damage to the car.
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Old 02-01-2007, 04:07 PM   #2
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Funny you posted this today. I just ran my car into a ditch at about 65 last night. Got it back home just a bit ago. Kumho Ecsta MXs don't do too well in snow.
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Man i want to drive the miata in some snow, we only got an inch here that melted promptly before like 10 am.
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Funny you posted this today. I just ran my car into a ditch at about 65 last night. Got it back home just a bit ago. Kumho Ecsta MXs don't do too well in snow.
Your allright I assume....how's the car?
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I'm fine, necks a little sore. The Willan's harness works swell. I'm just happy the AK in the passenger seat didn't punch me in the face when I hit the ditch. Front bumper cover got broke on the bottom. Looks to me like the frame might have gotten pushed up when the front hit the other side of the ditch. Probably be parting it out, or salvaging some turbo parts for a future Miata. Sucks.
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even with blizzaks my miata blew in the snow
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it was like 50something last night

my car drove awesome

thats all
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50?!

That's top down weather!
Low of -15 tonight, high of 8 tomorrow.
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Damn, that sucks. Those pics looks alot like mine did. Except my ditch was a lot further from the road.
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