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Old 03-01-2014, 02:01 PM   #1
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Driving In Rain

Finally raining in LA. This appears to be a universal truth;



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This happens in NorCal also!
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Old 03-01-2014, 08:59 PM   #3
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Darn rain... I couldn't put my top down today.
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Old 03-01-2014, 09:27 PM   #4
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I feel for you. Damn rain all day.
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I feel for you. Damn rain all day.
Yeah, I know what you mean. But the rain goes away while the snow stays. Another 6-12 inches tonight.
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Old 03-02-2014, 07:50 AM   #6
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Raining in NorCal, what a rip off, can even take my car out of the garage this weekend. Okay okay, we need the rain I know, but dang this has been one awesome winter, in fact since November he could be more accurately called "early Spring".
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I feel for you. Damn rain all day.
Yeah, you guys are really pulling at my heartstrings...

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Old 03-02-2014, 01:53 PM   #8
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Friday in CA...rain is pretty.

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I laugh at your rain! Here in the North getting ready to practice my mid engine drifting skills
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Old 03-03-2014, 02:33 PM   #10
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How do y'all guys determine the braking distance when driving in the rain?
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Old 03-03-2014, 04:20 PM   #11
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I don't get it.
Why so many folks won't drive their Boxsters in the rain.
Wouldn't own a car that can't handle rain, with aplomb.

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Old 03-03-2014, 04:31 PM   #12
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Or a pair of running shoes, either, for that matter.

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Rain sounds good...even 32 degrees sounds good for northern Illinois. Over seventy inches thus far this winter...

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Old 03-03-2014, 09:30 PM   #14
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I don't get it.
Why so many folks won't drive their Boxsters in the rain.
Wouldn't own a car that can't handle rain, with aplomb.
+1! Heck, I remember driving in Palm Springs during partial flood 8-9 years ago with good standing water in the freeway and streets, and I am the only one going 70+ mph on the freeway safely and stabley (no hydroplaning)! All the crap suvs were slipping and sliding I really couldn't figure that one out, but that's Porsche engineering for you.
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I don't get it.
Why so many folks won't drive their Boxsters in the rain.
Wouldn't own a car that can't handle rain, with aplomb.
I did the EVO driving school (advanced course) in the most ridiculous rain I have ever been in still to this day. I was so sure they were going to cancel it... you could not see more than six feet in front of you. As soon as i get ther the guy says "Hey you're late! "
Man that was fun.
But on the highway and street in the rain I take it easy...
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+1! Heck, I remember driving in Palm Springs during partial flood 8-9 years ago with good standing water in the freeway and streets, and I am the only one going 70+ mph on the freeway safely and stabley (no hydroplaning)! All the crap suvs were slipping and sliding I really couldn't figure that one out, but that's Porsche engineering for you.
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^LOL! Thanks man.
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My car definitely can get a little sporty in the rain. That could be however because my tires' tread are approaching the twilight miles...
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I don't get it.
Why so many folks won't drive their Boxsters in the rain.
Wouldn't own a car that can't handle rain, with aplomb.
since you are missing the point, you won't understand it. "Keep moving, nothing to see here"
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How do y'all guys determine the braking distance when driving in the rain?
In the NW we generally stop before we hit the car in front of us. Generally.

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