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Old 10-28-2011, 01:09 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Old 10-28-2011, 09:42 AM   #17 (permalink)
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I had a layer of frost on my maxima that was sitting out last night. No snow here yet but it's looming.

However, as sad as I am to garage the Z, I'm just as happy for SNOWBOARDING SEASON!
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Old 10-28-2011, 11:52 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Anyone really use the Z on a daily even through harsh conditions like ice, snow, sleet, freezing temps. I live on Long Island and it can get reallllly bad from about Dec to March.
Got a set of base wheels with BLizzaks for the winter. Works a treat. Yes, you can easily pop the rear end loose with power, but the sport package LSD is actually useful in winter driving. I'd NEVER use the stock sport tires in the winter. Even in colder weather the tires lose their stick as the tread gets hard. I nearly spun mine first year I owned it at 30 degrees F coming aggressively through a roundabout on dry pavement -- a turn I regularly take for granted. It's not just the tread pattern, but the tread compound that makes winter tires a necessity here in the Northeast USA.

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Old 10-28-2011, 11:54 AM   #19 (permalink)
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We're expecting snow tonight here above 53 degrees N Lat.
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Got a set of base wheels with BLizzaks for the winter. Works a treat. Yes, you can easily pop the rear end loose with power, but the sport package LSD is actually useful in winter driving. I'd NEVER use the stock sport tires in the winter. Even in colder weather the tires lose their stick as the tread gets hard. I nearly spun mine first year I owned it at 30 degrees F coming aggressively through a roundabout on dry pavement -- a turn I regularly take for granted. It's not just the tread pattern, but the tread compound that makes winter tires a necessity here in the Northeast USA.

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Old 10-28-2011, 12:01 PM   #21 (permalink)
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i saw frost on my honda parked outside this am... too early still to swap to snows for me. maybe next weekend. our temps ranging around 34-55F right now.
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I feel ya... we had about 3 inches last night and now we're supposed to get 6-12 over the weekend.

Z is going into hibernation =(
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54F and rain forecast for the whole weekend here in my area.
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Yup, i still need to give it 1 more wash before i put it away for the winter. Not doing that in 40 degree weather! Im banking on a warm spell in a week or two!!
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Yup, i still need to give it 1 more wash before i put it away for the winter. Not doing that in 40 degree weather!
lol... that's what I was doing the other day. My neighbors must think I'm nuts
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lol... that's what I was doing the other day. My neighbors must think I'm nuts
hahaha, next week is going to be in the 50's... problem is at this point, by the time i get home from work its about dark
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the bottom temp i wash my car is 35F. im wearing full gear though with rubber gloves, snow pants, jacket, etc so im not cold at all...actually i get pretty hot with all that on.

i found that at temps around ~ 33-34F, when wind picks up the water freezes on the panels. lol
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the bottom temp i wash my car is 35F. im wearing full gear though with rubber gloves, snow pants, jacket, etc so im not cold at all...actually i get pretty hot with all that on.

i found that at temps around ~ 33-34F, when wind picks up the water freezes on the panels. lol
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Well it has come true, it is officially snowing here in CT kinda early in October, nonetheless it sadly means.....the Z is in for the winter.
dats weird i live in east hartford about 11 miles away from middletown and it didnt snow, only rain , do u have another car that u use on the winter or daily driver?
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googbye Z....have a nice hibernation....hello AWD subaru POS. lol
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