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Old 10 Apr 2012, 10:34 pm
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I am moving up to South CT in a few weeks her and am wondering, how well does the PT handle in the snow? I'm from the Mojave desert and have never driven in real snow before. Any good tips? Any tips on keeping rust off (I have no clue if I have undercoating)?
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Old 10 Apr 2012, 11:32 pm
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I bought my pt in november so got to drive in snow a bit this year. my tires aren't that good for snow but the car was very responsive for the most part. give the car a good wax and such so the salt and crap doesn't stick. and when it's warm enough wash that crap off. the salt rusts things.
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Old 11 Apr 2012, 10:17 am
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find a good car wash with an underbody spray to use when its above freezing. Might be a good idea to get an extra set of rims and mount some snow tires on them.
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Old 11 Apr 2012, 10:49 am
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i live in mid missouri and i ahave drove mine for 3 years it does as good as any other car the only issue i have is it is LOW and my drive way is gravel and will fill up with snow drifts so it kinda hit them HARD and keep goin
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SNOW ???
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Old 11 Apr 2012, 12:27 pm
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I live in ontario over n canada and I have had my cruiser for 2 yrs lowererd on eibach pro kit with a good set of snow tires on my stock 16s and I can't get it stuck. U won't have any problem. As for rust issues. Mines mint. The pts don't rust to bad as it is. Never seen a rusty one yet and well when it snows here it snows. I sprayyed mine myself as I rust proof for a living. My suggestion would get have it oiled with somthing that drys waxy.
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Old 11 Apr 2012, 12:31 pm
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SNOW ???


YEs Boss man Sir----- it is that White stuff that falls from the sky
in all diffrent kinds of shapes in fact no 2 are ever alike
it is kind of fluffy and kind of cold and well kind of pretty
it makes driving FUN again
Insurance companys just LOVE SNOW---no waith that was auto body companys LOVE snow
insurance companies hate it

Next time we ahve some ill take some pics to help you better understand what exactally we are talking about
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Old 11 Apr 2012, 01:21 pm
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Only pulling the leg, dad.

This was my wife's Geo Storm and my Nissan 2000XS back in Maryland before we headed off to Florida. My Vette, kids Eagle Talon Turbo was in the garage.

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Old 11 Apr 2012, 01:38 pm
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i knew you knew what snow was but man that looks liek the frozen north
I can for sure say times have changed here in mo used to be it snowed in October and keep it up till march
this year Im not really sure we got any?????????????????
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Old 11 Apr 2012, 02:59 pm
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I put a set of snow tires on this winter (all 4) and my PT goes like a BEAST in the snow now - it seriously drives like a truck. I could drive up a steep snowcovered road that hadn't been plowed with 6 inches of snow on it no problems.

Without snow tires - not so great
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