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Old 11-18-2010, 10:47 AM   #1
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Default Porsche's Love Snow - post your pics/stories

I have a pretty big thread on the 996 board with this same title

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its been fun.. I wanted to see how it would go over here... FWIW I plan on driving my car if it snows - with pics and maybe a video too.....nothing beats them in the snow!!
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Old 11-18-2010, 01:00 PM   #2
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A rare snow event on the west coast.
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Old 11-18-2010, 01:19 PM   #3
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Well, having grown up on the west coast, snow was not a rare event. Mind you, it likely was a bit more northerly that you, I presume...

Mine might see some snow this year. Gotta get some proper skins for my "winter wheels", though.
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Old 11-18-2010, 01:49 PM   #4
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I'm sorry, I can't even grasp the concept behind this thread.
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Old 11-18-2010, 01:58 PM   #5
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Really Ed?

there is something special about driving a Porsche in the snow, its a really amazing feeling of control in an otherwise hostile enviornment. I drove my 996 every snow day and when the snow falls here this year I will drive the 911 FOR SURE

and you wont find a better way to learn throttle steering
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Ummm, it was a joke? We're typically a little short on snow in San Diego.
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A few years ago took the '92 C4 to Utah for skiing. No snow in this pic, but we ran into plenty, to the point I-80 was almost impassable, coming home. (Yeah, not a torsion bar car, and really doubt I'd venture out in the snow in one.)
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Nice Ken...what else is there? A C4 is a great snow machine.
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DOH, I understand... just my brain is on "ZOOM" this week...
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we don't really.. get snow here
closest i've come is driving through sleet down south haha

edit: maybe i'll drive on the beach to make up for it!
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It has to be a white sand beach !!

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Well, having grown up on the west coast, snow was not a rare event. Mind you, it likely was a bit more northerly that you, I presume...

Mine might see some snow this year. Gotta get some proper skins for my "winter wheels", though.
This was in Victoria so yes, anywhere else in BC would be north of there.
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That beetle is hot. Cool pics all the way bart.
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That beetle is hot. Cool pics all the way bart.
More than you know...

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