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Old 02-23-2010, 08:13 PM   #71
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people with v6's apparently :p
Yea... if it was a v8, it would be sliding all over the place because of the extra power! Hahahaha!!

JUST KIDDING!

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Old 02-23-2010, 08:18 PM   #72
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I brought my SS home almost 3 weeks ago when a snow storm hit that was supposed to miss us. I made a turn down a snow covered hill and saw two cars at the bottom, one in each ditch on the left and right side of the road. Let my foot off the gas, didn't brake, and it stared to slide to the right. Steered out of the slide and it started to slide toward the other side of the road. Decided to hit the brakes and let the anti-lock take over. Almost instantly the car sensed I wasn't going in the direction I was steering and straightened the car so I was pointing right down the road. Held the brakes until it was able to stop. Absolutely fricking awesome.

Right now my baby is at the dealership having the ground effects installed and the ding removed from some a-hole dump truck driver who turned on his salt spreader when he saw me driving up. Haters suck.
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:22 PM   #73
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After $3500 of damage due to 3" of snow and a 5mph turn yielding a left slide into the curb, i can guarantee those aren't the same tires I have on my car. I should have swapped to some all terrains then and saved my money!
Summer tires in the snow? Sure does make the cost of winter tires seem a lot less after seeing your damage bill!

Seriously though, I take my car out on the days it is real bad. The Camry will get stuck easier with the all season tires. The Camaro can just bust right through it.
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:23 PM   #74
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So.Cal people got the mountains to play in the snow........if we want.

We just don't want to live in it 24/7.....
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:40 PM   #75
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Camaro rental did great in snow!

Here are some pictures of our rental car from last week in up state New York. We put it through the test! I am sure am glad it was not mine!
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:43 PM   #76
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Snow isn't the problem, ice is.
Exactly, I pulled my car out of the garage so my brother could pull his car in to work on it. The drive way was all ice and sloped toward the road. It pulled out fine, but I couldn't even get up he drive, with or without the traction control on. The tires just spun like crazy. I had to chip a path in the ice to get it up the drive.
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:47 PM   #77
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Here are some pictures of our rental car from last week in up state New York. We put it through the test! I am sure am glad it was not mine!
yea thats basically what mine looked like cept i have the RS package i wish i had a beater car for this winter white devil
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:51 PM   #78
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No thanks we get that stuff my Camaro is only a sunny warm day driver NO SNOW!!! I'll drive my 4x4 for that white stuff.
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Old 02-23-2010, 09:01 PM   #79
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Cool No Way!

I don't believe it-mine can't even come close!
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Old 02-23-2010, 09:05 PM   #80
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Continental DWS rule

These all season tires work so well, Im selling the P Zeros. The 2SS/RS is a nicely balanced machine with little fish-tail action, even in heavy non plowed/salted roads.
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Old 02-23-2010, 09:20 PM   #81
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I agree w/ lots of you... although cool this stuff is not for my Camaro : ) I've had mine close to a year now and its spent 90% + of its life in my garage all cleaned up

I'll leave the snow driving to to a pickup
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Old 02-23-2010, 09:30 PM   #82
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Yeah. till they make 20" all-season tires standard on the SS mine will sleep in the winter months.
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Old 02-23-2010, 09:55 PM   #83
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Sorry, I was forced to drive in just an inch or two of snow earlier this year. And it handled like $#!T! Blocked 2 intersections and had to get a push when I lost momentum. By far the worst car I've ever driven in (even a little) snow.
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Old 02-23-2010, 09:56 PM   #84
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Just glad the town uses sand and not salt for the roads as well
Lucky, My county uses a mix of both! haha and I have done that with my truck, my 95 camaro sits too low for the snowfall here
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