...but if you've got an '04 with an LS1 just hanging around and a big, frosty parking lot open to you, why not?

This comes from our own Lord Klic, Hoon Seeker of the Ancient Times with the following caption:

Not very good, but one can never have too much opposite lock. Hoon safely my friends

As I've said before, you don't need a big V8 to have fun in the snow, but it doesn't hurt.