[Vwdiesel] TDI Passet 4 motion

82 Diesel Westy dieselwesty at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 23 20:54:19 EST 2007

Well Said James, I totally agree, and NO ONE wins on
black ice.

--- James Hansen <jhsg at sasktel.net> wrote:

> Stephen Kraus wrote:
> > Its amazing what AWD and 4WD vehicles can do, we
> were driving through
> > Kentucky and while all these SUVs and huge trucks
> could grip the snow laden
> > roads, those little AWD Subarus just drove on by
> us....
> > 
> Put a decent set of winter tires on a front drive
> car, and you drive 
> right beside them, nothing amazing at all really.
> Blizzak is one good 
> one.  Winter tires are for winter, all seasons are
> for summer.
> AWD is a very expensive way to get traction when a
> set of tires would do 
> the job.  I've seen many wrecks occur as a result of
> driving mistakes 
> caused specifically because the driver had an AWD
> vehicle.  It's no 
> mystery why ESP is being mandated in suvs.
> -james (who lives in the land of ice and snow)
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