General Chat Thread, Winter 2010 - Brrrrrr! in General; Originally Posted by glen_j
yeah not looking forward to it at all, totally agree about the south east sharing gritters ...
24th November 2010, 09:53 AM #16
Think they must've had a all the ones from the NW too!
Originally Posted by glen_j
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24th November 2010, 09:54 AM #17
Aaahh, the joys of driving a Mondeo with a heated front screen. By the time I've quickly whizzed over the side windows the front and back are nice and clear.
Originally Posted by andy_nic
24th November 2010, 09:55 AM #18
I had to deice my car twice this morning.
Once at 7am, and then went inside to finish my coffee and by 7.25, it was frozen over again.
24th November 2010, 10:00 AM #19
Originally Posted by Gatt
I think I will be running late on any days with heavy snow. Last year woke up early, struggled my way into school just to be told "yeah only 5 people turned up, schools closed but while your here..."
so basically everyone else gets a day off full pay and I'm stuck in work..
24th November 2010, 10:34 AM #20
Ahh I look forward to the snow and ice, I have one huuuuge hill to go up and down....isn't gonna happen :P
On a side note, it's below 0 here atm and the sixth form girls are still wearing what I call belts! o.0 they have huge coats and barely anything else on! how do they survive?!?!?!
24th November 2010, 10:44 AM #21
Its the magic Ford heated windscreen, I can't believe other cars don't have it. Jump in on a morning, hit the magic button and play with my phone for a couple of minutes, quick go of the wipers and you are off!
Originally Posted by stevenewman
24th November 2010, 10:54 AM #22
We used to have a Mondeo estate with that and it was brilliant! I really miss it. My Focus doesn't have it and, sadly, neither does the Volvo.
Originally Posted by nikaso
24th November 2010, 11:01 AM #23
My wife has a Mondeo, but we no longer have the magic screen - until her bro accidentally put his windsurfing gear through it!
Back to the de-icer and waiting for the demisters to clear the screen...
Though she always rubs it in that her heaters work!!
24th November 2010, 11:09 AM #24
PMSL! Ken Hardman!
Ken Hardman was given a £30 fixed penalty notice for leaving his engine on to warm up his car during the cold snap in the morning.
Whos his mate.... Max Power??
24th November 2010, 11:11 AM #25
My 2006 Focus does, it seems strange that Volvo, a manufacturer you would think had to deal with some REAL winter weather doesn't include it? Same with BMW etc.
Originally Posted by elsiegee40
24th November 2010, 11:53 AM #26
I love it when people poor hot water on their windscreens from their kettles....will they ever learn?!!
24th November 2010, 11:54 AM #27
I did that this morning, warm water mind, from the roof of the car, not directly on the glass.
24th November 2010, 11:58 AM #28
i swear they're watering down the de-icer too i'm sure it used to work much better than it does now
24th November 2010, 12:01 PM #29
Nonsense - due to global warming we don't get ice on our cars now - we get permafrost! The end is nigh! The polar ice caps will get... colder...
Originally Posted by glen_j
24th November 2010, 12:05 PM #30
Must... not... bite...
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