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    as above...Is anyone else having trouble in the snow. I have a 1.8 saloon and it is terrible in the snow. also I think my shockers are knackered as I put PI lowering springs on 45mm ones and it has went really bouncy lately. could this be why my car is so poor in the snow. Also has anyone tryed snow tyres or have any for sale for me to try.

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    Is this thread for a joke? Of course traction will be poor insnow - it is quite slippery.


    Maybe you should improve your snow driving skills by practicing more.

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    put your tyres down it will help, and poor traction is cos your engien is light compared to diesels etc. is yours an sri cos you lowered 45 that maybe the issue regarding the bouncing if it is not an sri

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ste View Post
    Is this thread for a joke? Of course traction will be poor insnow - it is quite slippery.


    Maybe you should improve your snow driving skills by practicing more.
    As above lmao...

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    Quote Originally Posted by yadziyad View Post
    put your tyres down it will help, and poor traction is cos your engien is light compared to diesels etc. is yours an sri cos you lowered 45 that maybe the issue regarding the bouncing if it is not an sri
    Lowering the pressure in the tyre will not help in the snow & could cause the lowered vehicle to become grounded/stuck hth

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    Just posted this in another thread...

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showpo...5&postcount=14

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ste View Post
    Is this thread for a joke? Of course traction will be poor insnow - it is quite slippery.


    Maybe you should improve your snow driving skills by practicing more.
    QFA, all my driving like a **** as a teenager I truly believe is paying off, see loads of tards stuck where I am quiite sure i would not be in there vehicle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ste View Post
    Is this thread for a joke? Of course traction will be poor insnow - it is quite slippery.


    Maybe you should improve your snow driving skills by practicing more.
    its not my driving at all...I drive for a living in the taxi's and the skoda's I drive or the vectra estate 1.9cdti are fine but its just my 1.8 saloon. basically its like driving around in a sledge. just slips and slides, even on a straight where as the skoda and vectra estate are good all round even up banks. I challenge anyone who dare to drive my car around for 10 minutes and not have problems

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    if I had to drive for a living in the snow I would invest in a set of steel wheels and snow tyres.

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    I have priced some snow/winter tyres and they will set me back about £350. so no to the snow tyres then, I'll walk instead

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