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Old Dec 11th 2013, 8:54 am
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Originally Posted by Nutek
Not enough to really tell yet.

It HAS to be better than the MX-5 though, right? I mean, surely even I couldn't have found something worse.

I know Mrs. N. does well in the snow with her Mini... Just a matter of will the extra horses in mine make it any worse I think.
The fact it is FWD should help in nasty weather so you should be fine.
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Old Dec 12th 2013, 2:06 am
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For the record, I drive RWD almost exclusively and with studs am fine in the snow.

My first experience with traction control was humorous though Pull out into snowy traffic, the TC cut the throttle!

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Originally Posted by MostlyYank
For the record, I drive RWD almost exclusively and with studs am fine in the snow.

My first experience with traction control was humorous though Pull out into snowy traffic, the TC cut the throttle!

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The issue with the Miata was a combination of RWD and a curb weight of about 5 pounds.

Super cold again this morning and no starting issues... Looking good.
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Old Dec 12th 2013, 2:16 am
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Super cold again this morning and no starting issues... Looking good.
Yay!

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Old Dec 12th 2013, 2:18 am
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Originally Posted by Nutek
The issue with the Miata was a combination of RWD and a curb weight of about 5 pounds.

Super cold again this morning and no starting issues... Looking good.
Good job you provided all that extra ballast.
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Old Dec 12th 2013, 2:21 am
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Originally Posted by zargof
Good job you provided all that extra ballast.
Only over one wheel.
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Old Dec 12th 2013, 3:16 am
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Originally Posted by Nutek
The issue with the Miata was a combination of RWD and a curb weight of about 5 pounds.
That's what the doughnuts are for!
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That's what the doughnuts are for!
Work in progress.
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Old Dec 12th 2013, 5:44 am
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The new NYC cab.

"this one hardly smelled like vomit at all" lol

http://jalopnik.com/super-short-revi...2/@matepetrany

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Old Dec 12th 2013, 5:51 am
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The new NYC cab.

"this one hardly smelled like vomit at all" lol

http://jalopnik.com/super-short-revi...2/@matepetrany

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Leaving aside the taxi cab part, that seems to be a nice little van.
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Old Dec 12th 2013, 6:57 am
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The words 'nice and 'van' do not exist in the same sentence anywhere in this universe!!!
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Old Dec 12th 2013, 6:59 am
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Originally Posted by Guindalf
The words 'nice and 'van' do not exist in the same sentence anywhere in this universe!!!
They do if you are in the market for a Transit-type vehicle.
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Old Dec 12th 2013, 7:03 am
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Originally Posted by Guindalf
The words 'nice and 'van' do not exist in the same sentence anywhere in this universe!!!
Crikey, did you see that bird with the nice arse getting out of that van?
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Old Dec 12th 2013, 7:06 am
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Crikey, did you see that bird with the nice arse getting out of that van?
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Old Dec 12th 2013, 7:13 am
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It only works if the word 'MILF' is in there!
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