Durango on ice was a no go lol. Glad I can get a good video and "almost" stay safe 😅
Lol yo I wasn't really complaining. I just thought it was funny/ scary. I own a rwd because awd isn't offered here. Someone suggested snow tires but thats not a good investment for rare weather conditions. In all honesty, we were advised to stay indoors and off the roads but since I'm a first responder, I had to be out. Just thought I would turn the camera on in the process 🤷🏿♂️He said Mississippi like 5 or 10 times in the video.
I used to enjoy the heck out of out-accelerating an AWD SUV on all-seasons in deep snow with my RWD 1975 Chrysler Newport fitted with big snowies and weight in the trunkNothing those good folks down South can do when Mother Nature provides something that they almost never see. Snow/ice come = shut down town until it goes away on it's own.
I'll echo the AWD thing for the more Northern states that get snow/ice regularly. There is no substitute for AWD in the snow. The DDRT is a BEAST in the snow. Nothing works well on ice unless you have studded tires.
I love it when the first good ice event happens around here each year. All the folks in their lifted trucks are flying around like they are invincible until they have to stop that monster. Then they remember physics class for a few moments of sharting fun.
Yea i shoveled out my driveway shortly after just to get my DD out if the weather. Im a FF by the wayThanks for the fun and entertaining video ariusml43!
I'm in Central Texas and can relate. We made a short drive when it first started sleeting over a week or so ago, nothing near where it ended up as far as ice and snow, but even then I had to barely touch the gas on my Citadel Hemi when taking a turn from a full stop. Of course, this was the second day of owning the vehicle, the first day of sleet/ice, and I haven't driven a RWD in a 5+ years or driven any vehicle on actual ice in a good 20 years.
I'd have liked an AWD, but it's really not needed this far south and hard to find anyway.
I'm glad no one came slipping and sliding down your street and into your DD while it was parked by the curb. That'd have been my biggest fear, not only on a dry day, but especially in the snow!
BTW - You mentioned that you're a first responder. FF or Medic? Either way, good on you being out there daily and especially in these types of weather events!