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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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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 12:55:47 AM

Yup years ago when all we had was biased tires.
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 12:45:34 AM

No.
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 11:58:55 PM

Yes, I wound up sliding all the way across the expressway and into an embankment which was lucky because there was a steep dropoff on both sides. Thank goodness traffic was light.
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 2:54:44 PM

yes
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Y
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 11:40:48 AM

Yrs.
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 10:35:56 AM

Yes, very scary.
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yes
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2014 7:32:45 AM

I'm come close, but managed to recover control before it happened.
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2014 6:00:17 AM

Once in FL on old tires, slowed down and did not hit anything but it is scary
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No, not yet.
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yes.
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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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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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yep - got new Michelins - solved
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