[LMB] OT: School days

WILLIAM A WENRICH wawenri at msn.com
Wed Aug 3 18:05:49 BST 2016


Part of the problem is with people who don't realize that a 4WD will get you moving but(except for larger tires) will not help you stop or steer. 

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> On Aug 3, 2016, at 6:24 AM, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 03 Aug 2016 09:19:48 +0100, "James M. BRYANT G4CLF"
> <james at jbryant.eu> wrote:
> 
>> Marc Wilson observes that here in the UK:-
>> 
>>> ... we don't get *enough* snow, reliably
>>> enough, that it's worth investing a lot in
>>> preventive measures.  I don't know anyone
>>> who owns a set of winter tyres, or snow chains.
>> 
>> (Hand goes up!) Me. Started when I lived in
>> Belgium and went to Switzerland for weekends.
>> So much better traction that when I came home
>> I continued to do it.
>> 
>> James - who has a 4WD saloon (Audi Quattro)
>> for the same reason
> 
> We have two cars, both 4WD.  Mine is a "classic" (code for elderly) Golf
> V6 4Motion, hers is a Skoda Yeti.
> 
> My last three cars have been 4WD - I'm a fan.
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