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      12-27-2012, 04:22 PM   #1
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The reason why you need a XI in Canada

Took this morning;


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      12-27-2012, 06:29 PM   #2
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oh my.

putting on my winter wheels tonight!
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      12-27-2012, 06:56 PM   #3
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Oh jesus... good luck with that. We just got our first "storm" in toronto, my car is caked in about 2 inches and I thought THAT was a pain in the ass...
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      12-27-2012, 06:57 PM   #4
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Woohoo! I say screw the shovel - just climb in through the back hatch, and let'er rip.

Nice car. I have the same one in blue over here in Barrie, ON
(Although I can still see mine in my driveway)
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      12-27-2012, 07:12 PM   #5
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Lol I don't think the engine will be able to get any air in that to be able to turn over. Climb in the back and set it in neutral and have a buddy with a tow just pull it out.
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      12-27-2012, 07:43 PM   #6
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No worry, I just clean up the front and driver side a bit, put it in D and had a lot of fun on the roads.
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      12-27-2012, 09:27 PM   #7
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Wow! Looks like fun. How much snow did you get?

At least it doesn't look like a wet snow.
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      12-27-2012, 09:59 PM   #8
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Wow! Looks like fun. How much snow did you get?

At least it doesn't look like a wet snow.
Around 50-60 cm (~20") of powder snow.
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      12-29-2012, 02:45 PM   #9
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I want some snow over here, you can have our rain..
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      12-29-2012, 05:16 PM   #10
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We got over half a foot here in Michigan. I am so glad I got the xi. Nothing beats being able to cruise easily through the snow.
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      12-29-2012, 06:32 PM   #11
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I hate snow....
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Toronto issuing a weather warning at -15C, Winnipeggers just shook their heads, zipped our coats a little more and went out into the -40C winter.
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