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Old 14 Oct 2004, 10:40 am
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Default Any Pros/Cos with Strut Braces during Winter?

I was wondering if there would be any pros/cons with keeping the strut braces on during winter season. I just installed my BTG's about a week ago.
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Never gave it a thought. Have had mine on thru past 2 winters - why wouldn't you want better steering year 'round?[:I]
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Not sure, that's why I asked. I figured with the strut braces on, the car maybe more/less responsive with the snow/ice.
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crazy Eddie:

No problem with the strut brace in snow. Had mine for 31/2 years, in snow up to 8" (Xenon air dam acted like a plow), and on some ice with no adverse effect. enjoy it!

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You guys always here about us arizona guys complaining about the heat, but we dont have to deal with any of that in the winter. The coldest it gets here is about 60 on an average winter day
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You're too young to remember this Taylormade, but in about 87' Tucson had about an inch of snow at Christmas.
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Winter??? Snow???? I know not of what you speak[:I] Is this the time when we must wear our corderoy shorts? [:I]
But, when the good ol'e ground under your feet begins to rock 'n' roll you'll know what SLUSH realy means!!! [?]

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Not sure, that's why I asked. I figured with the strut braces on, the car maybe more/less responsive with the snow/ice.
My basic rule in snow/ice: Do everything GRADUALLY - Steering, braking, and acceleration. Quick inputs of any kind are what cause grief in snow/ice. The strut bar will make steering more responsive, just turn wheel slower in snow/ice.
That one rule has got me thru storms where I passed 4x4s.[?]
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