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Like many of you, we got hit with our first winter storm that last couple of days. I had managed to get my bike put away for the season Sunday but not yet the Mustang. I took it out for a bit Sunday night after it started and it performed horribly in the little snow that was already on the ground. Anyway I started digging it out last night. I'll get it out of there by the weekend to change the oil, then stabilize the fuel, clear out that corner of the rest of the snow and put it back with the battery tender and cover where it will stay under snow for the winter. Any plans for yours?

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I have a brand new set of snow tires installed, and am looking forward to the first good snowfall to hit my area.

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Like many of you, we got hit with our first winter storm that last couple of days. I had managed to get my bike put away for the season Sunday but not yet the Mustang. I took it out for a bit Sunday night after it started and it performed horribly in the little snow that was already on the ground. Anyway I started digging it out last night. I'll get it out of there by the weekend to change the oil, then stabilize the fuel, clear out that corner of the rest of the snow and put it back with the battery tender and cover where it will stay under snow for the winter. Any plans for yours?
Talk about some snow, 20.3" total in Dracut, judging by your location you must have gotten around the same. I run snow tires on mine but I don't drive it while it's snowing. I usually try to work from home when we get the over night storms like we just had.
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I drive mine all year round
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I drive mine all year round
I use to live in Surprise AZ, I got tired of the sun


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I use to live in Surprise AZ, I got tired of the sun
I lived just South of Flagstaff in Kachina Village and used to get snowed in there.
I still remember the 4 foot of snow we got in Billerica in 1978 also.

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I use to live in Surprise AZ, I got tired of the sun
You have a point, the summers suck here..
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Mine sits in it`s own small garage, but I did order a new Ariens snow blower for when we do get hammered.
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Here in southwestern Il. snow is hit or miss. Thirty or more years ago you could count on some pretty good snowfalls, but we haven't had much in quite some time. Two years ago we didn't have any measurable snowfall. I spent my working life outdoors [ RR switchman/brakeman ] and I really don't miss the snow. The state DOT still puts salt or salt brine on the roads if the weather looks like snow or ice, especially on bridges. I've never driven my '14 GT in the snow or when we have a lot of salt/brine on the roads, but I still try to drive it at least once every couple of weeks if possible.
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Here is S/W Florida it got down to 52* last night,with a high of 77* today,my Mustang is in the garage buy not covered yet. LOL.
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I live below the snow line. If I need to take a trip to snowy areas I can always take my F350 FX4 dually. I have M+S all terrain tires on all wheels. I also carry chains for both front and rear wheels. I have Spikes Spider Sport traction control devices for my Mustang if I need to take it to the snow.


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I lived just South of Flagstaff in Kachina Village and used to get snowed in there.
I still remember the 4 foot of snow we got in Billerica in 1978 also.
AHHH YES the Blizzard of '78 I as a kid had a lot of fun


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Here is S/W Florida it got down to 52* last night,with a high of 77* today,my Mustang is in the garage buy not covered yet. LOL.
So drive it during the day and cover her at night when it gets chilly? LOL
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OK, I'm all snowed out now. Got the oil changed last weekend, stabilized the gas and hooked up the battery tender. Got it covered finally yesterday before the snow last night.
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Power cord? Battery Tender? You have one of those Mustang EVs they talk about. LOL.

I feel blessed that I do not have winters like you have. They look fun at first but when my fingers and toes start tingling and I talk like a drunk and start slobbering I know I've had enough cold.

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