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Old 08-10-2016, 09:58 AM   #36
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Oh yeah; we use mostly sand here; but i would be too chicken to drive mine in the winter haha
Northern Virginia uses this incredibly nasty stuff and spray it even when the roads are not going to get bad:

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unless you want to spend $ (and remember I'm glad I have a truck) get 4 mounted snows/rims. Depending on how you shop it'll be from $600-1500 see how that works for you. It's a lot less than any other option. I am happy to drive something else in winter but idk how you want to spend your $.
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I had a 2000 protΓ©gΓ© for three years for the winter, paid 500$.

Now that I sent it to car heaven I picked up a 99 civic for 500$.

The amount of salt we use on the roads in Quebec is insane! Even though my Mustang doesn't see winter I still.get it rust proofed every second year and my wife's fusion every year. It makes a huge difference 6 to 8 years down the road!
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It's just way to damn early to be having this discussion.....
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So when would it be okay to have this discussion? in 2 months when there will already be winter weather in NOVA lol okay... I rather have it before winter is actually here. And with that being said the chances of me selling the Stang are growing more and more each day. I think I'm gona pick up a 2016 F150 XLT Sport with the 3.5 Ecoboost engine. With that being said nothing is set in stone yet but I've had my eye on that truck for a while. I will at least sell the wheels and tires separate from the car and maybe the high flow catted h and roush axle backs if anyone would be interested. Knightrider I tried PMing you but your inbox is full. If I do sell the Stang you got first dibs on wheels/tires because I know you've been looking for a set for a while.
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So when would it be okay to have this discussion? in 2 months when there will already be winter weather in NOVA lol okay... I rather have it before winter is actually here. And with that being said the chances of me selling the Stang are growing more and more each day. I think I'm gona pick up a 2016 F150 XLT Sport with the 3.5 Ecoboost engine. With that being said nothing is set in stone yet but I've had my eye on that truck for a while. I will at least sell the wheels and tires separate from the car and maybe the high flow catted h and roush axle backs if anyone would be interested. Knightrider I tried PMing you but your inbox is full. If I do sell the Stang you got first dibs on wheels/tires because I know you've been looking for a set for a while.

Sorry to hear the stang may be on its way out but sounds awesome you're still getting something else you're excited about. I don't know what's up with my PMs, I only have 4 in my inbox... Having trouble sending too...
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I have the gloss black AMR wheels in 20X8.5 and 20X10 wrapped in 255/35/20 and 305/35/20 MT Street comps. I could save you a few hundred bucks give or take versus buying them brand new. Only thing is back right wheel has minor curb rash, like maybe an inch or two that you can't even tell pretty much because I touched it up. I can send you pics later though. With the money you'd save you could buy my x/h pipe and cat deletes lol. (If I do end up selling the Stang, again not 100% but it's looking likely).
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If I do end up getting the truck I could probably deliver the wheels and parts to you myself haha
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Drive it. Really, snow isn't a big deal. When I got my license the Olds Toronado was the only FWD, and Jeeps weren't as common.

We didn't break out the horse and sleigh! We drove RWD beasts (1963 Chrysler Newport wagon with drum brakes). Drive for the conditions, watch the morons, and you will be fine

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It's just way to damn early to be having this discussion.....

haha the stores here had their Halloween candy out for 2 weeks already.
Everyone talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it, right?
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haha the stores here had their Halloween candy out for 2 weeks already.
Everyone talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it, right?
I'm not sure I want to find out what this has to do with winter driving?

Actually, you should be pretty good at ice skating in your Mustang.

....or would that be MooseStang in the Maple Tree forest?

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At the moment my Mustang has 4 bald Potenzas on each corner. I believe I would slide with the simple prediction of ice or snow.



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That's why I kept my stock 18in wheels and put blizzaks on them for the winter. Then I have 19in AMRs for the summer.

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So I went to ford yesterday looking for a new f150. I left the dealership wanting a 2017 5.0 lol... I don't know if I can part with my mustang unless it's for another mustang lol... I've never had anything besides mustangs since I've had my license and I think I've grown to love the car too much haha. Well well looks like Sunday I might leave ford with a new 5.0 πŸ™ƒ... But maybe a truck.... Well see lol
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do you need a truck? The charm of having one wears off quickly unless you use it as a truck. The other question is how old are you? Being less than 30 and owning a truck makes it so every other wknd is spent helping somebody move. Been there, did that........and it got old (like me).
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do you need a truck? The charm of having one wears off quickly unless you use it as a truck. The other question is how old are you? Being less than 30 and owning a truck makes it so every other wknd is spent helping somebody move. Been there, did that........and it got old (like me).
I'm only 20 lol... I don't absolutely NEED a truck but it would help for work and since I am still going to college and I work at the same time I don't want to have issues come winter time. Or else this wouldn't even be a question, I'd keep my Mustang or get a new Mustang lol. Like I said last year's winter was a huge pain because my Mustang got stuck several times and this year is even worse because my schedule is busier and I have summer tires and a tune now. I can't be getting stuck or be limited in the winter because of my car because I have to be able to make it to class and work I go back and forth between the two. I drive like 15K-25K Miles a year. Got my 14 5.0 just about 2 years ago and already have 32K on it. Got it with like 10 miles on the car. And not to mention I drive my parents cars sometimes during winter, with that being said I probably drive around 20K miles a year total and if I had a truck I wouldn't need to borrow anyones cars and I don't think I'd get stuck anywhere
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Being in College and working you need to be saving money, not wasting it on new cars. Buy a beater if you don't want to drive the stang in the winter. I bought a 20yo truck in college to work out of (construction/apt maintenance). It never left town and I sold it after I graduated.

Buying a new car is one of the dumbest financial decisions unless you are getting 0% interest and paying off in 3 years. Invest that money elsewhere and plan on future. Buy a house and rent the rooms out. Sell when you finish college if you move for a job.

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Kaveh,

listen to Loflyn ((and me) save your $. You have a nice ride now keep it (buy snows) in the long run it will be a good decision.

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do you need a truck? The charm of having one wears off quickly unless you use it as a truck. The other question is how old are you? Being less than 30 and owning a truck makes it so every other wknd is spent helping somebody move. Been there, did that........and it got old (like me).

I can vouch for that... Bought a nice 2014 double cab Silverado... Got rid of it 18 months later. Nice to have but if it's basically your daily driver and you don't really need one then the ride will drive you nuts. Even with that one supposed to be a smooth riding truck, I felt bounced around every time I drove it. And parking lol


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I'm not sure I want to find out what this has to do with winter driving?

Actually, you should be pretty good at ice skating in your Mustang.

....or would that be MooseStang in the Maple Tree forest?

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ended up getting a race red 16 5.0 lol
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unless you want to spend $ (and remember I'm glad I have a truck) get 4 mounted snows/rims. Depending on how you shop it'll be from $600-1500 see how that works for you. It's a lot less than any other option. I am happy to drive something else in winter but idk how you want to spend your $.
I paid $1400 for my Explorer beater. Insurance added $68 every 6 months.
The thing has come in handy since last winters blizzard, I have hauled a lot of stuff with it..
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Scott got a deal...but OP got a new 5.0!

congrats and ya know it don't count till we see pics.
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Scott got a deal...but OP got a new 5.0!

congrats and ya know it don't count till we see pics.
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New 5.0

Race Red 16 5.0, its so quiet lol... Got a good deal on it and Ford is letting me keep my Gloss Black AMR wheels off my white one I just have to bring all the stock wheels and parts back for them. The new one drives completely different, I orgiinally wanted black but I have had a black V6, White 5.0, so I decided to change things up and go with red. Even on the base package the interior is so much nicer and has a lot more features. The car drives so much smoother, handles like a European car, and still has the power of a V8, it is much more refined and puts power down so much better. Hoping to get new exhaust on it within this week lol it is way too quiet for my taste, I want wake the dead loud haha
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