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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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StarkForums
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 11:39:00 AM

yes
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yes
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Y
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rick_evans
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 5:58:41 PM

Yes, in the '70s after a torrential downpour. It was like sliding on ice. Lucky I didn't hit anything.
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yes
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Yes
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yes
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nru
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 3:06:11 PM

yes - happened last week with a very intense downpour - no shift in direction, just a really stomach lifting feeling for a moment
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 2:46:22 PM

yes, on I-95, spun onto shoulder in a mid-engine car, no harm done
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 11:34:01 AM

Yes and then the car went in the ditch and rolled 3 times. (I was 16 and had my license less than a month).
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Yes
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yes
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Yes
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yep - got new Michelins - solved
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yup
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Yes.
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yes
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2014 10:42:21 PM

Only about a 40% incident, ages/years ago, good lesson, for wet driving! None since.... No Wading either with my vehicles, I know better......
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Yes
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Everyone should experience it!
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yes
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Yes, many times.
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Message Posted: Jun 6, 2014 10:56:57 AM

No, but have when driving through standing water.
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yup
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No
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 9:34:44 AM

yes, worst then snow because you have no control while hydroplaning except to allow the car to coast slower
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Yes
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many times
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nope
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No, but I have danced with the devil just to see the smile on his face.
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yes. been ok
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Message Posted: May 20, 2014 6:01:40 PM

Several times unintentionally and several times intentionally ;-)
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Everyone should do it once, I did!
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