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Re: Deep snow in the quattro
Once, and this one time only, I managed to get my 88 90q stuck in the snow. It was a
snow bank in a parking lot that I drove up & sunk into (stupid, I know, I was having
fun). My tires melted the snow where they were & the body rested on a plateau of packed
snow. It took two trucks to pull me out. I was very embarrassed.
David M Sugerman wrote:
> Am curious to find out the deepest snow that my fellow quattro pilots have
> driven (played) in. I have used mine in up to a foot, but never anything more unless
> you count having to break through piles from plowed to unplowed streets that concist
> of chunks up to 20 or so inches high. Am I endangering the undercarriage and
> differential when I do this? We're now expecting around two feet, and since I have
> nice new treads, I'd really like to go out and play in the semi-plowed areas, unless
> it's gonna end up costing me more than a front spoiler or front end
> allignment.(Damn student budget!!)
> Life's too short to leave the quattro parked in the snow, even when there's no
> particular place to go.
> David S '89 80q 133k w/ a dab of Marvel Mystery from time to time.