Getting near that depressing time of year-Winter storage

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I've had a couple of storms with this Mustang. I recommend Michelin Cross Climate 2 tires. Not the cheapest but okay in the dry and surprisingly good in the snow. Almost as good as any dedicated winter tire I've driven with. I'm out accelerating every 2WD car, and don't forget, AWD doesn't help a damn with turning or stopping.

So why put away your Mustang? It's still a track star, just buy it some snow boots. Sometimes it's even more fun because you can slide the car intentionally without having to speed all the time.

Found this review. Good channel BTW:.

We're talking GT350's, not regular Mustang GT's. Those tires don't even come close enough in size for a GT350.

 
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On a side note, I saw a guy in his GT500 at a Dunkin Donuts drive through the other day. It was 25° at the time, with the morning starting out at 10°. I went up to him and said "what are you doing driving around in this cold with that car and those tires(PS4's)? You must be sliding all over". He said the car is his only car, and has no choice. He has to drive "extremely" cautious as the tires have almost no grip in that cold. Foolish youth! :facepalm:
 

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Reading all of this makes me want to take one of the 'ol gals out for a spin tomorrow.
 

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On a side note, I saw a guy in his GT500 at a Dunkin Donuts drive through the other day. It was 25° at the time, with the morning starting out at 10°. I went up to him and said "what are you doing driving around in this cold with that car and those tires(PS4's)? You must be sliding all over". He said the car is his only car, and has no choice. He has to drive "extremely" cautious as the tires have almost no grip in that cold. Foolish youth! :facepalm:
Funny, but I'm sure he will look back on those years fondly. Even if he crashes, lol. Having a cool car as your only car and not giving a damn is pretty liberating

With that said, I'm in camp preservation so I don't use mine in winter unless it's an unusually warm day.
 

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I did that last weekend with all of them.
75* today and not a cloud in the sky. 😎
Sorry. The devil made me do it….
Ha! Im just so damn busy is my excuse. But tomorrow is a base R kind of day.
 

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that is the nice thing about wisconsin..very little blistering temps... and in the spring and fall the n/a engine loves the cool air...seems every location has its extreme weather season
 

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Here in Houston it means we get nice cool, dry intake air. Windows down sunny weather. :like:
Yeah I was down in Houston for a couple of years. I'd say between here and MD there are the same number of nice days. Just opposite times of year...

On a side note, I had my GT down there at the time.

So I had pictures of the exterior temp gauge showing -45 C (from back home in the Great White North) and +45 C in Houston. Kinda cool.
 

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It was mid 50s(I have a firm 50* rule for taking the Shelby out) here yesterday but there's so much road treatment down still the car is better off staying on the lift.....so I changed the oil instead.

For those that can, post pics of the cars out for the rest of us.
 

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I took my car out twice today. It was cold (mid 30s) but dry. I'm running Michelin Pilot Alpine PA4s, and they do not disappoint! That is one grippy winter tire 😁
 

 
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