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Wanting those of u in the North that r awaitng your XLR that the car is 100% superior to my 98 vett conv when driving in winter conditons. So don't be afraid to take it out in the winter, u will be pleased!
 

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Skinnier tires with a more aggressive tread pattern help greatly. More weight helps as well.

I took my '00 'Vette for a literal spin on Monday. :lol
 

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All I can say is it's like night and day between the vette and the XRL--and even better I have my Vette stored till spring so I don't have to deal with here in the Windy (and extremely cold and snowy) City
 

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There is a bright side. All of you in the warm states have already had it all with the car. Those in the snow belt have yet to have the top down, which come spring will add an extra dimension to an already cool ride. It's like the car is really great, and it will get even better. Plus, this week we can drive snowmobiles on public roads, I don't that's happening in Florida.
 

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I want to rub it in...........

I get to enjoy all the XLR has to offer now
and if, God forbid, I wanted to ride a snowmobile instead,
I could drive an hour away to get there ......
WITH THE TOP DOWN!!!!!

Got to love it!!
 

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until, of course,

the earth shakes

mud comes down from the hills

which are on fire

and huge frogs fall from the sky.

California is a lovely place with those exceptions.
 

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:nopity I'm with 1_XLR out here in warm and sunny California. Those things that Ex.SLer mention sure beat tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, hailstorms and salt on the road, etc. By the way, I'm an ex-SLer too.
 

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Tornadoes are certainly not fun, but I'd still take hailstorms and road salt over moving earth.

I really don't like moving earth.

And its quite bad for tuned suspension systems.
 

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I drive my 03 Corvette Coupe in all kinds of weather, including snow, with no problems whatsoever. The tires are the key. Goodyear makes a winter run flat tire for the Vette. I have them on my C5 and they give me tons of traction. Don't forget to put about 50 lbs. of added weight in the hatch area and your good to go. :)
 

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Hi Folks,

For the live of me I don't know why you even want to take your XLR's out in the snow and slush. That's an applicaiton for an SUV or my Dodge V10 Ram Quad Cab.

But then everyone knows that vehicle with 50/50 weight distribution, a Corvair, Corvette and a VW Bug always do good in the snow/slush.

But there just doesn't seem to be any reason, in my mind, to take your XLR and expose it to ........

DFXLR
 
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