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Old 01-20-2019, 12:50 PM
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We got our first major snowfall (around eight inches with 14 inch+ drifts). This was the lightest snow; hard to tell from the picture but that's around eight inches.

Xj in snow
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I can hear the rusting from here.
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I can remember waiting for the first heavy snow after I got my XJ. (I got it at the end of a November). Then one night it happened, a huge snow storm with wet heavy snow coming down fast. About 24" worth. I took the Jeep around town and to my local gas station. It was awesome. When I got to the gas station, the ONLY other vehicle around was another black Jeep XJ just pulling in...guy was out doing the same thing! lol.
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I can hear the rusting from here.
Haha the joy of living in northwest Ohio, the city loves brine and that stuff gets everywhere. That's only from a 40 mile drive too!
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I can remember waiting for the first heavy snow after I got my XJ. (I got it at the end of a November). Then one night it happened, a huge snow storm with wet heavy snow coming down fast. About 24" worth. I took the Jeep around town and to my local gas station. It was awesome. When I got to the gas station, the ONLY other vehicle around was another black Jeep XJ just pulling in...guy was out doing the same thing! lol.
I went out during the storm and it was only trucks and a few Wranglers. I was impressed how well mine did because I'm stock and have cheap Goodyear Wranglers on mine, I had to go through a two foot drift just to leave my parents place and had zero issues.
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Even though they're fairly lightweight vehicles, they can be pretty good in the snow with the right kind of tires. Plenty of ground clearance. While a lot of people curse the snow, I literally 'Dream' of white fluffy stuff all winter long!!! The more the better.


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I can hear the rusting from here.
Ha, ha ..yeah these jeeps do rust! Mine's really rusty, so a good salt bath doesn't bug me.
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Camping in 3ft of fresh snow!


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Camping in 3ft of fresh snow!


now thatís pure dedication !
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Camping in 3ft of fresh snow!


Love it! People were freaking out about eight inches where I live meanwhile you guys in New York got hit with three feet lol.
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Rust belt Jeeps....Yummy!

I am almost done with my 96 replacing all of the rotted out floor, after that I get to do the Battery box and front unibody.
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Snow is great! New York's municipal salt on the other hand - that's vindictive.
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Had me-self some fun today too! 200 yards (meters) driveway, 12" snow. Wife's 03 Overland with Quadra-Drive. Tires are wide and terrible. I can't believe it churned through.



Tomorrow I'm going to plow with the 87 XJ (see above)!!

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Had me-self some fun today too! 200 yards (meters) driveway, 12" snow. Wife's 03 Overland with Quadra-Drive. Tires are wide and terrible. I can't believe it churned through.



Tomorrow I'm going to plow with the 87 XJ (see above)!!
That's about what my parent's roads looked like, I'm impressed how well the Wrangler Radials on mine did considering they're cheap tires.
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