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Old 01-01-2013, 04:13 PM
FredoinSF FredoinSF is offline
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Originally Posted by mjposner View Post
As someone who learned to drive up north, the key is winter tires, not awd. Even today, I have driven two rear wheel drive in the mountains in teh snow (with my handy easy on easy off spike spyder chains) with no issues.

So, get a set of snow tires and keep the 6.

Also, why drive into NYC every day. Train man!
100% agree! Snow tires make a huge difference and never had a problem when I was driving 36k miles a year with RWD BMW's in Michigan.

Even now I have an AWD car so I don't have to put chains on it (CA allows 4Wd without chains, but 2WD requires them) but I still have snow tires for it. Huge difference!

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