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I have a few other cars, but unless there is a blizzard, I usually still drive the GTO to work everyday. Here's a pic after they plowed the lot yesterday morming. Does anyone else drive their GTO in the white stuff?
 

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I do, if its really bad I will take another ride.
 

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2-3 inches on the roads. Right now Im looking out the office window and its snowing like a banshee so Im getting a little worried :eek:
 

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We got 8 inches last Thursday and we are suppose to get 3 more tomorrow night. They do a great job clearing the roads around here. Usually only slushy stuff for a day, then the roads are fine.
 

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I drove it in about 4 inches of snow on Friday morning. I was shocked at how well it did. It was almost as good as in the rain. It is no where near a front wheel-drive car but better than most of the rear wheel cars I have owned. I would have used it for commuting except I am more worried about other drivers hitting me in the GTO. I would rather they hit my "Dog car" a 92 Olds station wagon.

I was able to go up hills that I saw alot of other cars with one wheel drive get stuck on. I actually drove around them in the GTO.
 

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I have found the GTO handles fine in the snow as long as you follow these guidellines:

1. If you have an M6, do not downshift in the snow/ice to decelerate. Just shift into neutral and slow with brakes only.

2. Enter turns (especially 90 degree turns) much slower than normal. The tail has a tendancy to wag a little when slick.
 

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I allways downshift in the white stuff for me that works the best hardly use brake but the again I am used to it I drove old goats in the snow all the time.
They were so light in the rear you couldnt make a turn without doing a 360. Oh yea I drive mine when ever it snows unless it is so deep I cant get out of the driveway.
 

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Is it true the salt they put on the roads corodes aluminum wheels? I only get to see snow on T.V.(teehee) :D
 
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