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      02-08-2013, 05:57 AM   #1
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So all bets are off today, forecast calls for 2 feet or more of snow and lucky me, I gotta drive home when it starts to hit hard. We'll see how she does. But just in case, I got me a shovel, some heavy duty winter stuff, and a camcorder to record my final moments...don't let me down xDrive

I might be able to post video of the blizzard but we'll see!

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      02-08-2013, 08:08 AM   #2
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hope you haven't departed. You really should take a bag of kitty litter with you. Ya never know!

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      02-08-2013, 10:38 AM   #3
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I hope you have winter tires. xDrive can't perform miracles without the correct shoes fitted.
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      02-08-2013, 12:56 PM   #4
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I hope you have winter tires. xDrive can't perform miracles without the correct shoes fitted.
Ha, kitty litter...lol,

I have all season shoes, not the best, but I think one can manage with some driving skill, I believe to have some
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      02-08-2013, 02:43 PM   #5
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Skills only get you so far in a blizzard dude. On nearly new all seasons you should be "ok" but Xdrive, 4WD, 6WD is not a substitute for good winter rubber. Once your A/Ss get ~40-60% worn you'll be in trouble in severe conditions. You may not get stuck but you also may not be able to stop or turn fast enough to avoid a collision if something unexpected happens. You can afford an X1, you can afford the right tires for the task. Word. Drive safely.
No my 1er is not out today, wife's Pilot with new Pirelli Scorpion Ice and Snows- great tire also running on my CR-V but they're not as crispy at this point- ~15k on them. Unfortunately I can't leave work early today but I am making it home. If not (roads closed etc.) I did everything I could.
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LOL i've been driving on Summers this whole winter, Slides a bit but lots of fun....
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LOL that's retarded!
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LOL i've been driving on Summers this whole winter, Slides a bit but lots of fun....
They banned driving here past 4pm, so I got lucky and I'm home now, but I gotta relieve some people at work tomorrow so we'll see what happens in the morning, my tires are brand new so that'll help. And from this afternoons drive it's not bad at all.
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Some Pics
Even though My X woke up buried, she managed to get out safely and also she did very well in the snow, like really. I drove to and from work today, no problem. Our complex was a crazy mess when I got back, but I rolled right up the hill full of snow packs everywhere. Deepest I went through today..., maybe a foot n change. Quite fun, HDC works great, traction control was very useful too, the X1 did not disappoint. I took some video, I'll try to get it loaded sometime....
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Dayum! You rolled it!
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(HA!) don't know what the hells wrong my PC...I fixed it though
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(HA!) don't know what the hells wrong my PC...I fixed it though
Weird. When I first looked at your bottom pic, it was roof side up, all fine. But now after HBWTs post and fixing it, it appears to be at a 90 degree angle pointing down. I know there are some steep hills up in MA, but...
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Weird. When I first looked at your bottom pic, it was roof side up, all fine. But now after HBWTs post and fixing it, it appears to be at a 90 degree angle pointing down. I know there are some steep hills up in MA, but...
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Omg....I just deleted it
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No problem. TY for posting the pics.
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