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My first winter in the mustang. seeking advice

Hey guys

This is my first winter driving a a rwd stick in the winter. What advice do you have? I live in Pittsburgh.

I have 255/35/20 and 285/35/20 on the car


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I used to drive my 06 in the winter, GT stick. Blizzacks on the rear, good tread on the front. Never had a problem, but Michigan doesn't have the hills Pennsylvania has. But you guys don't get the snow that we get. Grew up north of Pittsburgh, now live in Michigan, so I have a little experience with your drive. Regardless of the vehicle, stupid people can make anything go into a ditch.

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Hey guys

This is my first winter driving a a rwd stick in the winter. What advice do you have? I live in Pittsburgh.

I have 255/35/20 and 285/35/20 on the car

Believe it or not wider tires give you less traction
in the snow that a skinner tire will. You just have
to be easy on the go pedal when it is slick out.
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sounds good guys. i had a lincoln LS RWD, but i think it weighed and extra 1000 lbs atleast. It was fun and dangerous.

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Last years snow was pretty thick but not too much ice issues in the washington DC area. I just had on all weather tires and faired very well on the streets driving before or after the snow truck.

Just have to remember to keep the speed in the sweet spot. not to fast to crash but fast enough to have momentum to go over those small snow dunes that build up between the tires paths on the street.

I did not dare to do any foolish tricks as the drive that normal took me 10 minutes to work took me about almost 2 hours.

Just do not act like super man on the road.

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