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I want to be able to drive my car up to the mountains to go skiing. I have heard that this can be really hard on the paint of the car, especially in Washington becaue they use lots of sand and gravel on the road. Would a bra be any help, but i have also heard these cause more damage. any advice is greatly appreciated.
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[Modified by snowman75, 6:17 AM 11-29-2001]
 

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Re: driving in the snow (snowman75)

quote:[HR][/HR]I want to be able to drive my car up to the mountains to go skiing. I have heard that this can be really hard on the paint of the car, especially in Washington becaue they use lots of sand and gravel on the road. [HR][/HR]​
I quit my job up @ the Summit due to exactly that reason! I could not bare to have my car trashed just for a free seasons pass!
What I do need is a cheap ass dub that can get me places my GLi can't! http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: driving in the snow (The_Hamster)

We don't use salt here, but gravel is a biggie. I've lost more than 1 windshield to it. I also have 2 broken headlights thanks to it.
If you have to: get that 3M plastic stuff and put it on your headlights, the leading edge of your hood and fenders. People that used to own my car skiied a lot--it shows.

And like Hamster says--if you're gonna do any amount of snow driving, get some 13" or 14" steelies and throw on some decent snow/ice tires.
 

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Re: driving in the snow (SeattleGLI)

buy a beater and put 13-14 inch stealies... winter tires are not absolutely necessary as long as you have a decent set of all season tires.. i'd do a 250mi drive half of it in a snowstorm, all of it with 0 asphalt under my wheels at decent speeds... a2s were made for it
 
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