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Originally Posted by Pat.w View Post
When I was a kid, I used to take my Capri to a frozen empty carpark, loose it and recover - repeat - repeat - repeat. Nothing like a Capri to teach you how unforgiving a car could be
I did pretty much the same on a deserted (and snowed in) industrial estate many years ago! There was only 1 way in and out and after the first left there was 3 rights and you were back where you started. Did'nt have a Capri, but a quick flick of the handbrake soon helped

I spent quite a few hours this morning trying to get to a job in Surrey and unfortunatley had to sit beside a driver who has no idea how to drive a rear wheel drive Sprinter van in the dry let alone in the snow
I lost count of the times I suggested he change out of 2nd as 3rd would lower the revs and stop the rear wheels spinning :loser:

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