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First I hope everybody is OK.

I know a lot of this has to do with things other than the make of the truck but it was funny.

Neighbors across the street, one has a Taco the other a Ranger. Guy with the Ranger couldn't get it in 4wd, ended up getting stuck in the street and we had to help him push it back into the driveway, what was he even doing trying to go out in this weather!?!? The guy with the Taco didn't even try, he dug it out once and snow came off the roof of the house and covered it again.

I wish I had taken a video of me literally driving my Frontier out of an igloo of snow. I just dug up to the front of truck and just enough to get in the door, and that was all you could see of the truck, just the front and drivers side door, then just put it in 4wd and drove it out, friend who was helping me said it was really cool watching it blast out of a pile of snow.

Amending the post; heard some noises outside, found out the plow got stuck, it is a F250 with a plow on it, had to send the heavy equipment. LOL.
 

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Yikes!!! Stay safe....and warm!

Oh....and I won't mention that it was 80 yesterday and currently 77 here in Redding. CA.
 

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Thanks, and I really have to move the CA., you guys have it made. I really had enough of the Northeast, just getting too old for this stuff.
 

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Well there are some things that make CA not so great....high taxes, high price of food, gas, utilities, laws that BENEFIT crimals, laws that target law abiding citizens, lots of public lands....closed to the public, and much more.

But hey...the weather is nice.
 

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Where are you in New England? I'm in CT. Storm hit us pretty good. Got to test of my new hankook dynapro AT that I got a few weeks ago..drove through unplowed streets with 8-10in of snow on them with no issue. VERY happy with these tires.


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I'm in NE PA, and to be fair we generally never get it anywhere near as bad you in New England, which is the real Northeast. It's a small town outside of the Wilkes Barre / Scranton area. I've yet to see the official numbers but our town's unofficial measurement is 26", while it seems the neighboring areas are saying they got 20", Mother Nature must like us/or not like us more.

Amending post; town about 15 miles from us got an official measurement of 31", so we can't complain.
 

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This is great! My brother and uncle live in PA and are whining about... OMG another
snowstorm! I'm ... LOL... you think you have it bad, it's almost down to 60 here,
seriously thinking about turning on the heater!
 

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OP,move over here to Pittsburgh. We never get as much as they say we will. The weather was calling for 8+ but we only had a dusting. If I would have thrown a bag of flour out the window there would have been more white stuff. Always the same thing, it's the end of the world, then nothing. That's the job to have, weather guesser, screw up all you want and keep your job. On the other hand there isn't enough money in the world to get me to go The Peoples Republic of California. Hello comrade!
 

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LittleBull , Vaethund,
Yep, my brother lives in central PA. and got nothing to even talk about, I on the other hand just got done shoveling my sidewalk, our township requires it. LOL

I'm sure there is something wrong with me, and I know people who will testify to that, but as long as no one gets hurt I am finding this weather episode way too funny.
 

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Hail frontier!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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we were expecting up to 2' and ended up with about 7-8". Not even picture worthy. Since I moved into the woods there are no sidewalks to shovel anymore thankfully. I just shovel my front steps, about 5' in front of the garage doors and wait for the plow guy.
 

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We got about 16-18" of mildly heavy snow here in southern, coastal Maine. It was a good storm, I could barely see the house across the street at one point. Wasn't looking forward to it, but good 'ol fashioned blizzards are fun (unless you're driving home from work at 2pm during the worst part of the storm).

Also - thanks for the pics and story, that all sounded amusing.
 

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If you all move over to the warm weather how would you have fun driving the Frontier in the snow?!

We got about 4 to 6 inches in my part of Maryland, closer to DC. I heard parts of Maryland further up north got 10 inches.

It was the real heavy wet slushy stuff.

Our neighborhood streets weren't plowed and were in really crummy condition when I tried to make my way out. Made me real appreciative of the 4WD.

A while back my Frontier got piled in on a side street by a snow plow going by when a bunch of us were out trying to help push a car up a hill. When I got back I started to try to shovel a bit but decided screw it and jumped into the Frontier. I think people were expecting me to get stuck because they started to walk over. But I just backed up a bit and barreled through that drift.

Sometimes I think about getting something that FWD. But times like these makes it hard for me to give up 4WD.

Everyone stay safe and warm out there!
 

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We ended up with an official 22" at the airport (our city measuring station) but with the winds it moved around a lot. I spent 18 hours plowing until we could get a handle on it. Working at a commercial facility operating a skid steer. The truck drove through the snow no problem. She did sink a bit when starting from a standstill in the deep stuff before getting traction.

FYI its a front loader, not a dozer.
 

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and my other brother probably not far from you, lives in Jamesville outside of Syracuse, he has an even better sense of humor than I do. Says you have to in Syracuse as it snows even when it doesn't snow from the lake effect. Your much better prepared for it then we are. Corrected Dozer to read Heavy Equipment in the original post, I didn't think Front Loader sounded funny enough.

Found out the guy with the Ranger was trying to go out for a pack of cigarettes, seriously???!?!?

Also found out that the Ranger in 2wd is like an old solid axle open diff, where the wheel with the least amount of traction is the one that turns, so if the cigs don't kill him the Ranger will.

Friend who had a Taco said his was the same way, not sure about the newer ones, I know our 2nd gen Frontiers have the pseudo limited slip when in 2wd drive, but that still wouldn't have done much in what we got.
 

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and my other brother probably not far from you, lives in Jamesville outside of Syracuse, he has an even better sense of humor than I do. Says you have to in Syracuse as it snows even when it doesn't snow from the lake effect. Your much better prepared for it then we are. Corrected Dozer to read Heavy Equipment in the original post, I didn't think Front Loader sounded funny enough.

Found out the guy with the Ranger was trying to go out for a pack of cigarettes, seriously???!?!?

Also found out that the Ranger in 2wd is like an old solid axle open diff, where the wheel with the least amount of traction is the one that turns, so if the cigs don't kill him the Ranger will.

Friend who had a Taco said his was the same way, not sure about the newer ones, I know our 2nd gen Frontiers have the pseudo limited slip when in 2wd drive, but that still wouldn't have done much in what we got.
Jamesville is actually 10 minutes from me. This has been a weird year, more than half our snow total (130" so far) coming from 3-4 major storms. Its just something you get used to, my road doesn't get plowed until 24 hours after a storm. So we just make do.
 

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Foresthill / Michigan Bluff CA PRO4X'IN
 

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Thanks, and I really have to move the CA., you guys have it made. I really had enough of the Northeast, just getting too old for this stuff.
Really depends on where in Ca. It is a big state. I live in Ca and we have had ~300" of snow at our house. 600+ on the mountain. This is my driveway this Jan. Berm was 5' tall and 5' wide.


The right side of the driveway now looks like this


Here is me digging out my car at the end of Jan.
The beginning of January


When I finally started to dig it out at the end of Jan it was a square block of snow starting at about 2 feet to the right.


Took a couple of days above freezing


The perfect impression
 

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