Supras in the snow

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Mine is sitting in front of the house in a freshly shoveled parking space.
My 85 is still down due to an engine rebuild, but for now, the MKIII will have to take over DD duties.
 

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my supra is sitting in my drive way while i take out the rx7, for some dorifto action
 

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no snow in salem, had some in blacksburg around the first of the month :D
 

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got stuck once today... not too bad earlier but once the temps dropped it was pretty squirrely. we have about an inch of hard packed snow on the roads here.
 

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I'm in Portland at the moment...and there is quite a bit of snow falling...several inches. The closest thing we have up here to a Supra is the Mercedes E55 amg...and that will not even move in the snow lol. We are driving our F150 with chains and it still is having a hard time climbing these hills.
 

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lol last sunday it snowed the first day, i was excited to do some drifting lol but the ps line blew just as i started it lol lol sucks, oh well maybe i would have crashed if it didnt blow:cry:
 

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im about to move to cleveland in the middle of snow season... just got mkiv na wheels and wider tires HURT traction in snow. just installed stage 3 clutch. just installed fresh motor w/ more power.

god i hope i can keep from tearing my car up...
 

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No, go for real snow tires. I use Michelin M&S, never have a problem - better traction than SUVs get with their silly all seasons, 4wd or not.
 

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definately. i would swear by the ipikes, and i drove them through the summer....not good, but not bad at all. i already have about 18k on them...at $86 per tire mounted and balanced

(dicks tire barn in charlton MA)
 

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in the garage on jackstand's.tearing up the street's with the diesel ram
 

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Funny, i was gonna start this exact same thread today.

well my supra is my DD, so i drive it as much as i can, but i drive my dad's bmw when it snows.
Just the smallest bit of snow and my car is all over the place.
I just took it for a spin earlier after all the snow from this weekend has mostly been taken care of. It's a whole lotta fun, but not much of transportation.
definately. i would swear by the ipikes, and i drove them through the summer....not good, but not bad at all. i already have about 18k on them...at $86 per tire mounted and balanced

(dicks tire barn in charlton MA)
oh really?
I got Hankook Ventus 245s on my mkiv na wheels and traction is nowhere to be found with the smallest bit of snow.
I was thinking about some kind of skinnies on all four wheels. hah would that work?
But if you say you got some tracation with a supra in the snow with a good set of tires, then i'm alll ears.
 

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Funny, i was gonna start this exact same thread today.

well my supra is my DD, so i drive it as much as i can, but i drive my dad's bmw when it snows.
Just the smallest bit of snow and my car is all over the place.
I just took it for a spin earlier after all the snow from this weekend has mostly been taken care of. It's a whole lotta fun, but not much of transportation.


oh really?
I got Hankook Ventus 245s on my mkiv na wheels and traction is nowhere to be found with the smallest bit of snow.
I was thinking about some kind of skinnies on all four wheels. hah would that work?
But if you say you got some tracation with a supra in the snow with a good set of tires, then i'm alll ears.
Actual SNOW tires help a lot.They are skinnier and taller profile than summer tires.
 

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mine is down due to a rebuild also.. i saw one yesterday tho when i was at work.. Best Buy in west hartford.. if u are a forum member... nice exhaust note and kicking it out a lil in the snow haha
 

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i was driving in the snow, until i over heatd in -18 so yeah its sitting right now outside my GF, soon to be parked for modding and fixing!
 

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well i would be driving it except i crashed mine into a telephone pole in the snow. the first little storm we had was going home and it started and i slid round a corner on ice and hit a pole. so now rebuild time
 

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i drove mines in the sno and then the ice that nite, so did my boy wolf with his 1j, man wat fun did we have sliding around. but now its going under the nife for a turbo swap.
 

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i had as much fun as i could with fresh 1jz maunual swap in the snow lots of fun beats the autmatic by far[/QUOTE

dam i didnt even see ur post, yea man we crazy, but i told u that i wouldnt get stuck at the end of your block, smh ex automatic drivers driving stick in the sno and getting stuck smhhhhhhhhhhhh
 

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I drove my supra in the snow..ONCE

scariest shit ever

I now have a twin turbo soarer (1jz, r154, rwd) I drive it everyday in the snow and no problems with my bridgestone blizzaks winter tires..

I think it all comes down to the tires..the supra is very similar to the soarer
 

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Fixed for ya.:biglaugh:
I've probably driven more than you are of age. ;) I have driven all kinds of vehicles and front wheel is the best. AWD is obviously better but we're not talking about that.

You don't wanna mess with my posts, be nice. ;)

Duane
 

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I've probably driven more than you are of age. ;) I have driven all kinds of vehicles and front wheel is the best. AWD is obviously better but we're not talking about that.

You don't wanna mess with my posts, be nice. ;)

Duane
It's all in good fun ;).I have owned 53 vehicles since I started driving,16 years ago.IMO there are a lot of other factors that affect seasonal driveability.I have had several FWD cars that just plain sucked in the snow,even w/snow tires,but same goes for some of the RWD cars.Personally,between the two,I would take a RWD w/a tight posi rear end and good snow tires any day.
 

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It's all in good fun ;).I have owned 53 vehicles since I started driving,16 years ago.IMO there are a lot of other factors that affect seasonal driveability.I have had several FWD cars that just plain sucked in the snow,even w/snow tires,but same goes for some of the RWD cars.Personally,between the two,I would take a RWD w/a tight posi rear end and good snow tires any day.
I know you're joking. ;) as am I.

I should also mention that it is not only the FWD but also the driver. I have always gotten where I needed to go in a FWD. :)

RWD, different story.

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I know you're joking. ;) as am I.

I should also mention that it is not only the FWD but also the driver. I have always gotten where I needed to go in a FWD. :)

RWD, different story.

Duane
I had a '93 bonneville that was incredible in the snow,but my prelude and accord sucked bad.My mk3's didn't do all that well,but being lowered didn't help.Every mk2 I had did great,as do my old cressidas(except on the red & white one when I got lazy and left my 18's on.Wide,35 series tires don't do well in the snow)Best RWD car I had in the snow was a '77 Pontiac phoenix,thing was just unstoppable.
 

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I had a '93 bonneville that was incredible in the snow,but my prelude and accord sucked bad.My mk3's didn't do all that well,but being lowered didn't help.Every mk2 I had did great,as do my old cressidas(except on the red & white one when I got lazy and left my 18's on.Wide,35 series tires don't do well in the snow)Best RWD car I had in the snow was a '77 Pontiac phoenix,thing was just unstoppable.
That sled would be nice in the snow. :biglaugh: I will still stick to my high school FWD car. :)
 

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i drive my dad's RWD '00 3 series in the snow with it's all seasons and it gets around just fine (it better! hah), plus it's got traction control. sometime's i'll turn it off and give it a little slidewayz :p ...just to see how it reacts ;)
 

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i drive my dad's RWD '00 3 series in the snow with it's all seasons and it gets around just fine (it better! hah), plus it's got traction control. sometime's i'll turn it off and give it a little slidewayz :p ...just to see how it reacts ;)
Why? Because it's a BMW? RWD in snow FTL :icon_bigg
 

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yessir, you know a lot of idiots have to be able to drive em in those conditions :arcadefre ;)

we had a buncha snow fall last week and about an inch into it i was road testing a 2.7T S4 quattro. i gave it a little bit of spirit here and there and it's as if the snow wasn't even there. very impressive. if i lived in a snowier area, i'd definetly need one of these awd cars. point and go!:: badger ::
 

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;) so many winky smilies.. haha the official supramania passive aggressive emoticon ;)

well.. found out today that my student loans are all going through successfully and i AM OFFICIALLY moving to cleveland in about 2 weeks.. wish me luck.:aigo: