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Old 12-12-2017, 11:08 AM
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Old 12-12-2017, 01:45 PM
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What a gorgeous picture. Thank you Mr. Crabs

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Old 12-12-2017, 07:52 PM
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I put the 997 away. Not because it can't cope with winter, but because I dislike incompetent drivers sliding into it. The 981 is the wife's daily driver. It has -1 wheels and snows on it and is fine until you hit the really deep stuff.
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Old 12-12-2017, 09:36 PM
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I put the 997 away. Not because it can't cope with winter, but because I dislike incompetent drivers sliding into it. The 981 is the wife's daily driver. It has -1 wheels and snows on it and is fine until you hit the really deep stuff.
Winter is the safest time of year to drive.... July the worst. Not in raw accidents but miles per car. Things are safer when attention is focused.

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With Sottozeros, light snow isn’t a problem at all... picture says it all
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Old 12-13-2017, 09:13 AM
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Originally Posted by Cramp
...I had an empty parking lot to test everything out for...uhh, safety purposes...

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Old 12-13-2017, 11:13 AM
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I don't drive my 911 in snow, rain or on salty roads. That's what my Golf S is for. Yes, with its 15 inch wheels.

I will take the Porsche out in winter if the roads are clean and the temp is 40F+. I still need to watch for those potholes with those 30 series tires, though!
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Old 12-13-2017, 12:37 PM
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It's not the snow that scares me. It's sand and salt.

While much of the car is shrouded, there is still a lot of steel hardware, which will not fair well in the salt. If you've ever work on your exhaust...imagine EVERY BOLT on your car behaving like that. That's what salt does.

And the sand... on a car that's so low... I can't afford a respray every other year... nor a new windshield.
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Old 12-13-2017, 09:49 PM
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No way. Besides my 911 I also have a Acura MDX that is my DD.
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Old 12-14-2017, 06:39 PM
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First snow. Winter tires not going on until Saturday. Work is only a two miles away so no big deal
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Old 12-14-2017, 06:53 PM
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I would drive mine but have the BMW sport wagon for winter. The C4S still gets winter shoes since I drive it in the cold weather before the salty slush season.
With the snow this week, the 911 is tucked away with the M3 for the next 3 months unless spring comes sooner.
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Old 12-14-2017, 10:11 PM
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Does it snow in Germany? I think so. Do they park their P-Cars in winter? I don't think so. The car was built to drive in Germany... where it snows. I have been passed by more than one Porsche on the autobahn in the snow while driving my piece of ... well rental car. If you want to baby your p-Car, do so. It's your car. You wanna drive your car in the winter because you love driving your P-Car? Join my club. Rain, snow, heat, nice... I love driving my Porsche. And, it gets a nice bath when it gets dirty. And, it handles snow really well. It's a German car. Built for it!
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Old 12-14-2017, 10:21 PM
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Love the wide spread responses. Guy lives in snowy area say Hell yea! Guys who live in the sun, Hell No! I guess I cant even answer truthfully as I would never live in the cold again.
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Old 12-15-2017, 02:41 AM
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Originally Posted by captainbaker
Love the wide spread responses. Guy lives in snowy area say Hell yea! Guys who live in the sun, Hell No! I guess I cant even answer truthfully as I would never live in the cold again.
In Texas, once every 5 years its a hell yes!!!
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