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Old 02-13-2008, 01:57 AM   #1
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Default 4th day in a row of snow here in ma

Worcester Massachusetts

4 days of snow....

my miata and my gf's civic

god my car hates this snow
has a hard time starting
the speedo makes gross sounds when going over 40mph
the turbo hates cold startups
i warm it up for 10 min anytime i drive it

i took a shot, here is what it looks like outside,
4 days in a row........

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Old 02-13-2008, 02:02 AM   #2
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ugh, cold start is a bitch, but yeah, we got a few inches of the white stuff here in indiana as well, with a 1/4" of solid ice covering everything.
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Old 02-13-2008, 02:03 AM   #3
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yea, this is the 4th day of snow

and tomorrow.... rain... joy...

but its supposed to stay below freezing
so the rain will be like shards of glass falling from the sky....
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yep thats pretty much how its going here right now, its so much fun
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Old 02-13-2008, 02:09 AM   #5
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wait till u boost it...

then try driving in snow

STAY OUT OF BOOST! LOL
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KY is getting much of the same.
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Old 02-13-2008, 02:14 AM   #7
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i went for a nice winter drive down the street
there was about 3 inches on the ground,
no plows to be seen anywhere....

so anyway, im driving along
keeping it in 3rd, around 2500 or so
getting on it once in a while to have the rear end
squirl on me when boost hit

there was no one on the road so i was doing it for a good while.
finally, someone pulls out in front of me, so i stoped being a tool and drove normal
then the guy in front of me tries to take a turn and eats it hard into a curb

im like whoa!!!!!! broke his front axle and ****

thats when i was like F this shiznit

turned around and drove home
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magna, you say youre in ky, anywhere near louisville?
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A little south of the ville actualy in Hardin County
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i see, you do any autocross up at UPS grade lane or papa john cardinal stadium? I live in clarksville.
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Tonight we just got a good foot of snow. The roads weren't plowed on my way home. The lines were covered up and people were driving all over the place. Snow isn't new to MI, yet no one can drive in it.

Having a winter car is the best. My 1988 Honda Accord does alright. Alot better than my Miata would.
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Old 02-13-2008, 08:11 AM   #12
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I was sitting in the sun yesterday, no wind. quite nice actually
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I did 1 at papa Jhons a while ago all and all i just didn't have the traction or navigational ability to not get lost in the see of cones. I do mostly back raod stuff
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same over here, why are you driving your miata in the snow in the first place!! Lmao
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shouldnt this be in bs section and not general miata? i thought there was some engine problem or something but im reading about snow
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Yeah i guess Artie is right.
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Last year I wiped my IS300 across 2 lanes into the middle of the highway (thank god it was a grass median). I then had to walk 2 miles in the snowstorm to a gas station in work clothes. There was a 2-3 hr wait for a tow truck and luckily some country guy had a big truck w/ chains that pulled me out. I sold the IS300 after the summer and now use a 4WD daily. No more RWD daily for me.
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