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The white stuff

Post by Peter-S » Mon Feb 08, 2021 9:58 am

Snowed nearly all day yesterday. Not really heavy, we had a few centimetres, but the Capris are staying put!
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Re: The white stuff

Post by Vermilion » Mon Feb 08, 2021 10:12 am

It snows quite often here and there has been about -15 degrees for a week now.

Boring Toyota need to handle the cold weather.
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Car is sitting on four car stands so tires won't be getting unshaped. Only thing getting is dust. No more cold/wet rusted enough as it is. (minimun of +10 degree warmth)
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Re: The white stuff

Post by Bug » Mon Feb 08, 2021 11:25 am

Ah, I remember the good old days in the 90s when I'd put the 2.8i back in the garage and buy myself an old 1.6 or 2.0 with a few months ticket, then rag it round the back roads all winter long without a care in the world.
Sounds sacrilege to you all now, but usually those cars would never make it through another MOT. I'd spend a weekend dismantling them, get a tenner for the empty shell (£20 if I left the engine in), then fill my shed up with spares, ready to put on the next old banger I bought. I usually managed to sell enough of the parts to break even as well.
I never had an issue with the RWD in the snow, far more logical to me to be steering into a slide, than watching the front end of a FWD car sailing merrily into the ditch.

I have however suggested that wifey leaves her 200bhp Z4 at home until conditions get a bit better. ;)

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Re: The white stuff

Post by stevemarl » Mon Feb 08, 2021 11:31 am

Absolutely beautiful that - both the snow and the car! Most we get is an inch or two, then it melts, freezes, and the side roads become skating rinks!

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Re: The white stuff

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Mon Feb 08, 2021 2:59 pm

Peter-S wrote:
Mon Feb 08, 2021 9:58 am
Snowed nearly all day yesterday. Not really heavy, we had a few centimetres, but the Capris are staying put!

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I'd get that Alsatian you were talking about Peter :lol: :lol:

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Re: The white stuff

Post by Jasonmarie » Mon Feb 08, 2021 5:21 pm

Fordoholic Nick wrote:
Mon Feb 08, 2021 2:59 pm
Peter-S wrote:
Mon Feb 08, 2021 9:58 am
Snowed nearly all day yesterday. Not really heavy, we had a few centimetres, but the Capris are staying put!

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I'd get that Alsatian you were talking about Peter :lol: :lol:

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That’s yellow writing as well :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: The white stuff

Post by Peter-S » Mon Feb 08, 2021 6:12 pm

Fordoholic Nick wrote:
Mon Feb 08, 2021 2:59 pm
Peter-S wrote:
Mon Feb 08, 2021 9:58 am
Snowed nearly all day yesterday. Not really heavy, we had a few centimetres, but the Capris are staying put!

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I'd get that Alsatian you were talking about Peter :lol: :lol:

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Re: The white stuff

Post by Peter-S » Mon Feb 08, 2021 6:14 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:
Mon Feb 08, 2021 5:21 pm


That’s yellow writing as well :lol: :lol: :lol:
That better not be left over brake fluid Jason. Mind you, what else would it be ...
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Re: The white stuff

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Mon Feb 08, 2021 7:18 pm

Peter-S wrote:
Mon Feb 08, 2021 6:14 pm

That better not be left over brake fluid Jason. Mind you, what else would it be ...


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Re: The white stuff

Post by Mc Tool » Tue Feb 09, 2021 12:52 am

Peter-S wrote:
Mon Feb 08, 2021 6:14 pm
Jasonmarie wrote:
Mon Feb 08, 2021 5:21 pm


That’s yellow writing as well :lol: :lol: :lol:
That better not be left over brake fluid Jason. Mind you, what else would it be ...
Whos handwriting is it ? 😳
Id rather have a bottle in front of me :beer: than a frontal lobotomy 🤯

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Re: The white stuff

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Tue Feb 09, 2021 9:05 am

Mc Tool wrote:
Tue Feb 09, 2021 12:52 am
Peter-S wrote:
Mon Feb 08, 2021 6:14 pm
Jasonmarie wrote:
Mon Feb 08, 2021 5:21 pm


That’s yellow writing as well :lol: :lol: :lol:
That better not be left over brake fluid Jason. Mind you, what else would it be ...
Whos handwriting is it ? 😳

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