[Vwdiesel] Caddy in the snow

Hayden Chasteen dieseltdi at earthlink.net
Sun Feb 15 22:30:18 EST 2004

Well yesterday, Texas got its once every 10 years or so snow fall.  I 
got almost 5 inches at my house here in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Area.  
Took the caddy out for a spin in the snow and had quite a hard time 
getting it to come loose.  All that weight over the front wheels makes 
them just to good for snow traction.  I finally found a snow covered 
parking lot and managed to get a slight skid out of the truck at half 
throttle and with the wheel cocked almost all the way to the left.  Was 
kind of fun.  Anyway, gotta love Texas weather, 5 inches of snow 
yesterday and almost 50 today and snow is all gone.  Having lived in 
the colder snowy climates before (Utah, Missouri and Maryland) I sure 
appreciate not having snow around for long periods of time.  BTW truck 
is running great and I sold my 2002 Jetta Wagen for $16000 on eBay.  
Now just waiting for my Passat.  Hayden

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My cars:
2004 Passat TDI GLS, 2.0l, 16 valve, 134 HP, 247 lbs/ft of torque, Blue 
Graphite, Grey leather interior, now being built and on the way to me!  
1998 Jetta TDI (Wetterauer Chipset, 2 1/2" exhaust, K&N Filter, propane 
dual fuel system, 109K+ miles, and running biodiesel)
1981 Rabbit Pickup ( with a freshly rebuilt turbo engine), Will burn 
biodiesel and WVO with a propane injection system.
One, yet to be finished, Caddy trailer (the back end of the truck that 
gave its life to my just completed Rabbit Pickup).
And many, many, many VWs; from a 1946 Beetle (11 Beetles total), to 
Vans (5), Rabbits (3), Karmen Ghia (1), Jettas (5), Passat (1), Dasher 
(1), New Beetle (1), and Rabbit Pickups (3) most now gone but not 

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