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Old 02-28-2018, 10:23 AM
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Not wanting to preach about bad weather. But just seen on BBC news an article about driving carefully in the snow.....

What image did they pick to highlight the dangers ?

Yep you guessed correctly an S2000 crashed in a snowy ditch..

Hope whoever it was is OK. Pre face lift MCB with what looked like non OEM wheels..

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Old 02-28-2018, 10:38 AM
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Not the best car in the snow !!
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Old 02-28-2018, 10:48 AM
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It's fine if all you want to do is follow in the tracks of the 4x4 in front of you ...

Mines tucked up under its cover until after the thaw.
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Yep mine was booked in for its services tomorrow once taxed in the morning ..... not risking it to be honest and rebooked for the end of the month .
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Old 02-28-2018, 10:55 AM
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Mine been out and about without issue ... quite enjoying it tbh.
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The depth of the snow on my drive is more than the amount of ground clearance the car has so it'll be staying in the garage for a few days I suspect, at the moment the snow is like hail battering off the house windows, my normally snow daft dog doesn't even want to go out.!
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I've found main roads ok in the deep south but as always it's the side roads that really catch people out

either turning into one too quickly or approaching a junction too quickly (see the common problem there)

I'm tippy toeing in the Jag and staying in if I can

Should be all over by the weekend then we go back to moaning about Brexit
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Old 02-28-2018, 12:40 PM
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Originally Posted by unclefester View Post
Mine been out and about without issue ... quite enjoying it tbh.
Good man i had great fun driving to work, ended up going around the block 4 times then it sunk in i should be at work instead of enjoying myself

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Old 02-28-2018, 12:44 PM
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Can't say I've noticed.

Mind you, stopping a 1.8-tonne behemoth takes some planning, so that requires caution.
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Old 02-28-2018, 12:54 PM
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As it's facing forward rather than backwards in the ditch, probably a lame understeer incident rather than overzealous right foot action.
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