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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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contiki
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2014 7:29:52 AM

Yes....with my wife's last car, a 2001 Honda Civic in the heavy down pour of rain....
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2014 12:06:42 AM

Yes, and it resulted in a serious accident. Fortunately, I was wearing my seatbelt, and my airbags deployed properly.
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Mikeyy1960
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no
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Yes
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Yes
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Yes
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cDagasGo
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Yes
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kennyman
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2014 9:50:22 PM

Yes.
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Yes
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2014 10:48:47 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Nov 28, 2014 11:17:01 AM

Yes.
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Yes
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yes
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yes
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Never once. I'm having trouble understanding why anyone else would.
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Yes
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yes
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Yes
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 12:22:28 AM

Sometimes the ruts caused by big trucks fill with water during a storm and you feel like you're a salmon swimming upstream.
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55Russ
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Yes
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Yes No Fun
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Jay4Runner
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2014 11:44:21 PM

Having driven for nearly 40 years, yes, I have hydroplaned a few times and learned that lifting off the gas and only focusing on steering while slowing down is best. Do not apply the brakes.
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Yes
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2014 1:53:16 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 7:00:37 AM

Yes. Scary feeling !
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yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Oct 28, 2014 6:53:50 AM

Yes...I have with my wife old 2001 Honda Civic.....
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dhmac
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 8:02:08 PM

Yes
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Mikeyy1960
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 7:58:36 PM

no, i keep an eye on my tires
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Yes
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yes
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2014 10:38:09 PM

yep
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YES
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2014 8:40:29 AM

Yes, a few times. When that happens, I check my tires for wear and almost always they need replacing.
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2014 8:38:41 AM

yes
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down2fumes
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Y
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yes
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yes
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rando991
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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2014 3:59:47 PM

yes, and I have hydroplaned in a plane a few times.
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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2014 11:26:47 AM

yes
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yes
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