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#1 fiesta_lad

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 10:39 PM

My car has not moved scence monday night give it a little turn over today started first time. ;)

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 10:44 PM

my Fiestas have never been beaten by snow!

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 10:48 PM

my Fiestas have never been beaten by snow!


I would but its like a ice ring round here seen no grit for weeks

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 10:51 PM

Had to go out today, so we went in my mates P reg derv Fez. It's freakishly good in the snow for some reason, coped with everything perfectly whereas mine would've been sliding around everywhere.
Got to drive to work in mine tomorrow at 7am, which i'm not looking forward to at all! :(

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 10:53 PM

I left mine at home today! I'll have to dig him out tomorrow morning though. Joy. He had better not !Removed! let me down again....

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 10:55 PM

My fez hasnt let me down today I was actually impressed with it I seen alot of cars struggling I had a few moments where it slid but other than that it was ok.
When you get to an untouched works carpark there is nothing more fun that abit of drifting around using the handbrake :lol:

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 10:56 PM

Had to go out today, so we went in my mates P reg derv Fez. It's freakishly good in the snow for some reason, coped with everything perfectly whereas mine would've been sliding around everywhere.
Got to drive to work in mine tomorrow at 7am, which i'm not looking forward to at all! :(


Good luck mate at the moment here its -2 might take the car the shops tomorrow its just getting to the major roads :lol:

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 10:57 PM

I don't like leaveing mine to long meaning don't like not turning it over incase the battery dies :lol:

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 10:59 PM

seen a landrover 2day nearly loseing it :o

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 11:39 PM

Ours hasn't moved out of the garage today. But i did clear the snow from outside just in case lol

I once had to get into one of my old XR2s by climbing over the seats through the hatch - i couldn;t get in through the doors as they were both frozen solid :lol:

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 11:47 PM

Mines been snowed in since Sunday. Not going to attempt to move it as the roads on the housing estate are horrendous. In addition to that a lot of people have left their cars at the side of the road as opposed to a parking space or driveway and it would be just my luck to slip into one.

Someone at work told me that if its parked up in the snow you should leave it in 1st gear with the handbrake off - is that right?

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 11:59 PM

Mines been snowed in since Sunday. Not going to attempt to move it as the roads on the housing estate are horrendous. In addition to that a lot of people have left their cars at the side of the road as opposed to a parking space or driveway and it would be just my luck to slip into one.

Someone at work told me that if its parked up in the snow you should leave it in 1st gear with the handbrake off - is that right?



Bad idea. Bad idea. Leave it in gear if you want, but do it as a back up to supplement the hand brake. Always put the handbrake on when you are parking, for sure.

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 12:11 AM

Bad idea. Bad idea. Leave it in gear if you want, but do it as a back up to supplement the hand brake. Always put the handbrake on when you are parking, for sure.


I would agree with Jonny's advice to use the gear as a backup to the handbrake.

Maybe your coleague was giving their adv ice based on chance of handbrake freezing on perhaps? :unsure:

I'd like to know their reason whatever it is, so i can be totally sure :)

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 12:14 AM

I would agree with Jonny's advice to use the gear as a backup to the handbrake.

Maybe your coleague was giving their adv ice based on chance of handbrake freezing on perhaps? :unsure:

I'd like to know their reason whatever it is, so i can be totally sure :)


Yeah I think it was to stop the handbrake freezing on, will check with him again tomorrow... I haven't done it incidentally!

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 12:16 AM

I would agree with Jonny's advice to use the gear as a backup to the handbrake.

Maybe your coleague was giving their adv ice based on chance of handbrake freezing on perhaps? :unsure:

I'd like to know their reason whatever it is, so i can be totally sure :)


I live on a slight hill could'nt leave my handbreak off :o every banging noise iam hearing iam running to the window just to make sure no one has ran into me my heart is in my mouth.

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