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Re: 2019 edition How many miles did you drive your P80 over Thanksgiving?

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Sure!

I never did document that well here. I have some photos.
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Post by bmdubya1198 »

None, believe it or not! Took the XC90 to my aunt and uncle's around the block... 3-4 miles max. I actually haven't touched my P80 in 2-3 days, I made myself miserable by driving the S60 :lol:

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I think I put about 80 miles on this year.
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Just did the ALB NYC round trip this year. No traffic on a Turkey day.

Gotta get the snows on before the bomb hits us, expecting 24 inches SUN
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Wow! It's gonna be close to 70 down here tomorrow. Enjoy that bomb cyclone!
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Post by erikv11 »

450 miles by the 95 R, allowed me to swap on the snow tires; 800 miles by the 06 R again this year.
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Winter driving is actually a lot of fun once you master it.
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I wish we got more snow around here to really enjoy it... we're lucky to get a dusting every year.
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abscate wrote: Sat Nov 30, 2019 4:49 am Just did the ALB NYC round trip this year. No traffic on a Turkey day.

Gotta get the snows on before the bomb hits us, expecting 24 inches SUN
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Post by polskamafia mjl »

Technically this wasn't over Thanksgiving but at the beginning of November my brother delivered my 850 to me in Arizona. Starting out from Hershey, PA he drove a little over 2,300 miles. During this little road trip the odometer clicked over 300,000 miles.
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