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CobraJ
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2013 1:38:53 PM

I've seen it happen and had it happen to me before in a typical Florida summer heavy downpour. It's kind of like sliding in snow. Luckily, it was only for a brief moment. Fortunately I have not been in any kind of major accident as a result of it.

[Edited by: CobraJ at 7/18/2013 1:39:37 PM EST]
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2015 10:57:44 PM

Yes
dakine
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Yes
down2fumes
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Y
GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2015 10:29:02 PM

Yep.
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Many times
justinemt14
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2015 4:18:55 PM

Yes.
contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2015 4:10:11 PM

yes............
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2015 3:04:37 PM

yes
2Tall
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2015 2:14:10 PM

yes
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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2015 12:56:31 PM

Yes
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yes
Blubird
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2015 8:58:43 AM

yes
xmstr
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 7:19:11 PM

yes
CorvetteDon
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 6:52:45 PM

Many Times Over The Years.
MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 6:35:51 PM

Yes
contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2015 3:23:33 PM

yes...scary stuff.........
billycar
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Yes
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Yes.
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2015 8:51:06 PM

only once, in the late 1950s, coming down Foote Street Hill in Jamestown, NY, took a brand-new 1957 Chevy into a parked car... unhurt, but emotional damage incalculable.
justinemt14
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2015 7:51:47 PM

Yes.
eB40
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2015 3:05:31 PM

Yep
contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 9:56:02 AM

Yes with my wife's 2001 Honda Civic in heavy rain.........

To hydroplane in the rain is scary stuff.....

I went under a SUV with damage to my wife's car that was it......

That Civic is no longer in our family as it was traded in on my wife's new 2014 Honda Civic LX.....

[Edited by: contiki at 3/5/2015 10:00:15 AM EST]
twt
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 9:54:33 AM

Yes. Very scary.
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Yes.
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yes
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yes
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Yes.
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 8:38:13 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 8:33:02 AM

Yes
eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 8:15:08 AM

Everyone who drives in heavy rain will hydroplane. The tires I have are designed to minimize hydroplaning
down2fumes
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Y
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2015 11:53:38 PM

no
WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2015 11:50:33 PM

I have. Nothing major.
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yes
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Yes
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2015 7:55:42 PM

Yes, back in the 70's. The nation was beginning the transition to radial tires and the tires I was driving on were a cross between a bias tire and a radial. I had plenty of tread on the tire but I went sliding across the highway and plowed up an embankment. I wasn't hurt but I sure could have been. I'll never know if it was the tires or some oil on the road.

Since then, I've tried to be extra careful in the rain, especially because I drive a pick-up now.

[Edited by: Houckster at 2/28/2015 7:57:06 PM EST]
moxxor54
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2015 7:43:37 PM

Yes, if too much water on roads
Fish2tail
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Yes
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yes
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yes
kennyman
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2015 1:02:29 AM

Yes. It was a long time ago. The tires made today are awesome and much better in heavy rain.
55Russ
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Yes
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Yes
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Yes.
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Yes
Fish2tail
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Yes
cDagasGo
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Yes
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Yes
PatAZ
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Yes, happily very briefly.
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Yes
Fish2tail
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Yep
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