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Old 11-30-2004, 10:59 AM   #1
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ok guys, as many of you know i have been looking for a new car, and i just cant see giving up the stang. so im looking at a 94-98 gt with a 5 spd. now it comes with tc/ t-lok, but im guessing it still painful in the snow. is there any other things i can do to make it better? im thinking snow tires ( the ones with the little spikes) and putting about 200 or so LB worth of rock salt in the trunk (in bags of course). is there anything else? thanks
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i drive my stang in the snow... I have blizzak tires for the rear and use my regular tires up front. I also put 100 lbs of sand over each rear tire (in bags of course like you said). I really don't have any trouble unless there is a major amount of snow. The thing that gives me the most trouble is i have a 6 so i don't have a t-lok. This causes me to fish tail some in heavier snow. I sure a t-lok will help the cause but having a GT might make it worse. I'm sure you'll be fine though as long as you drive with a little common sense.

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best thing to do is delay getting the gt. Getting an unfamiliar car that has more torque just as winter starts isn't the wisest course of action, imo.

Keep the 6 till March, weight the trunk, and get good snow tires.
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