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Klipzs 04-12-2012 11:06 PM

Someone tell me how you drive a manual rwd in the snow?
Easy to stall at red lights, and spent 20mins trying to get unstuck.
Also can smell the burn of my clutch after trying to get out of the snow.
I guess you just dont drive at all when it snows?

gotcurry 04-13-2012 12:27 AM


dbworld4k 04-13-2012 12:38 AM


Jim .E. 04-13-2012 12:41 AM

not sure if trolling forum...

Bimmer Heaven 04-13-2012 12:42 AM

Its a joke, right!?:huh?:

ac_2007 04-13-2012 02:41 AM

Take the bus.

Smitty 04-13-2012 09:03 AM

Driving a RWD/MT vehicle in the snow is easy and enjoyable. With good tires and smooth clutchwork, you shouldn't have any trouble. Is this your first manual vehicle?

rdc 04-13-2012 09:41 AM

Pretty simple, throw a set of snow tires on it. Makes a night and day difference.

cormier 04-13-2012 09:51 AM

You should have more control if anything than in an auto...

My e30 gave me trouble with RS2s in the snow, but that was my fault-- concrete blocks work great :p

Start slow to get traction, even in 2nd and avoid burning the tires (and digging yourself into said snow). Get snow tires. If you're stalling / burning clutch a lot you need more practice on dry ground

MiroE36 04-13-2012 10:03 AM

Just drive normally... be softer on the throttle and break inputs and your fine

El Gato Liso 04-13-2012 10:09 AM

i drove on summer tires one winter, piece of cake! and most of this snow filled winter >:)

Klipzs 04-13-2012 11:44 AM

Sorry wasn't trying to troll. Yes this is my first manual vehicle and have only driven it very little for couple of weeks. Yesterday was the first time in heavy snow so I had some trouble. Will definietely invest in snow tires and maybe then it'll help. Currently have like 10 percent tread in the all season tire on my car right now. Guess I'll practice on dry grounds more

Kal 04-13-2012 11:53 AM

Traction control on your car is a must .. Same with Winter Tires.

And lastly, where the hell are you that there is still snow???

Klipzs 04-13-2012 12:02 PM

Live in calgary. We had a fair amount of snowfall last night

SiR 04-13-2012 12:15 PM

are you on summer tires?

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