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Wow :d

Discussion in 'General Truck Info' started by blakkmoon, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. blakkmoon

    blakkmoon Member

    went to work
    temp was -33c with a windchill of -44c
    (thats -27f & -47.2f for those of you in the usa)
    Pretty freakin cold - even for a canadian

    And still, truck ran great
    Lots of heat

    Probably the only thing better would be to have some kind of insulation in the cab

    But overall super impressive

    I thought I would have had to park the truck for the really cold months
    But no, its doing great!!

    Traction is even not too bad considering I DONT have 4 wheel drive

    I was told ---- oh you wont even be able to drive down the back lane with it --
    Yah right !! This thing is just fine

    DYNOBOB Member

    -9 F in Cinci this am. Coldest here in a few years...

    Last edited: Jan 22, 2011
  3. Acerguy

    Acerguy Moderator Staff Member

    That is cold. I think we saw -12F (-24C) yesterday but today we're in "positive" numbers. All the way up to 8F right now. And snowing.

    I think I'm going to need to get a new battery for my little truck. It only gets driven on weekend and the battery tends to wear down. I've got a solar charger on it so I may go give it a try this morning.
  4. Stuff99

    Stuff99 Active Member Staff Member

    we had -44 the other day to
  5. blakkmoon

    blakkmoon Member

    yeah, i think you guys have had it worse than us this year

    Im just so impressed with the truck
  6. Jakester

    Jakester Member

    Here in Northern Maine, I park my HA4 for the winter. It only has a glorified lawn mower battery and will only turn over a couple of times before going flat. we are set to have our coldest weather of the season (-20 to -30F) this weekend. The truck is great in the fall until early Dec. Heater works great and no one runs their side by sides much after hunting season. they are out in the open and I am snug in the Honda!
  7. Acerguy

    Acerguy Moderator Staff Member

    Here Stuff and Blakkmoon, here's what you need to do to. :D
  8. Stuff99

    Stuff99 Active Member Staff Member

    lol its fake, kinda. it doesnt completely evaporate on the large amounts being tossed.
  9. blakkmoon

    blakkmoon Member

    Luckily for me
    I get to keep my truck in a nice warm garage

    MY battery can't handle anything past -20 either
    Maybe some day I can put in a real battery
    That seems to be the only issue though

    B4 I made more room in the garage...
    I just hooked up a trickle charger to the battery

    Then no probs
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2011
  10. BC_MMC

    BC_MMC Member

    Mine put out so little heat you chose to keep the windshield defrosted or your feet warm.
    Can't drive it with my size 13 snowboots on!
    Just got it back had the heater & rad flushed, but it went from -25 to +6 in the last couple days.
  11. socsmm6

    socsmm6 Member

    it is 31 degree here. i could stand it getting at least 10 degrees warmer.:D
  12. starpuss

    starpuss Member

    MY TRUCK started today.. outside in the cold. NOT pluged in... i made a Video tape of it. but it did not turn out. it started up Fine!

    this is a video from 3 days ago http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-98Wwmqwmg

    and i have to start it up in 30 min to drive my bro to work.... (last started 5 hrs ago... so it will be fine...)
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2011
  13. Acerguy

    Acerguy Moderator Staff Member

    I see I'm not the only one who always leaves the door open when starting my truck! :D
  14. starpuss

    starpuss Member

    it's a bitch for me to find the key hole if the door is closed. lol...
  15. louannfd1

    louannfd1 Member

    Boy I sure am glad it was 50 degrees F in South Arkansas
  16. Socal Sonny

    Socal Sonny Member

    i love girls with accents..lol
    except Russian or middle eastern accents..
    its 55 F here in Southern California. but for some reason everyone still seems to run to their cars in the morning:rolleyes:
  17. longview

    longview Member


    not too cold here maybe -20 after seeing this thread went out to start the truck last night.....no concerns :)
  18. fupabox

    fupabox Well-Known Member

    -29 this morning..everything started ....wipers wouldnt budge till the cabs warmed up a bit tho...nothing holding them back but cold...sythetic grease is in order me thinks
  19. Ironraven

    Ironraven Active Member

    Today it was finally above 0f... the coldest we had was -28f with a -50 windchill. BRR! I haven't had my truck not start yet though. He didn't WANT to a couple of times but he always did :D
  20. socsmm6

    socsmm6 Member

    I'll take this mississippi 100 degree heat and humidity in the summer time over those sub zero winter temps any day

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