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RE: Metal Master v. Rain
I always do a few quick stops after running through the (no touch, high
pressure water only) car wash to dry off the brakes - just in case. I've
always done that...
- peter, firstname.lastname@example.org, redmond, wa
94 acura legend gs
80 mazda 626
>From: Andrew Shea[SMTP:email@example.com]
>Sent: Monday, April 29, 1996 12:44 PM
>To: Stephen Williams
>Subject: Re: Metal Master v. Rain
> Here is my one bad experience with metal masters...
> I take my parents shopping on day. I fill up with gas and get a
>ticket for a free car wash (don't use them anymore!). Car goes through
>car wash fine. I turn left out of the car wash, an try to come to a
>before hitting the car in front of me. Well I literally STOOD on the
>brake petal. My father (who was in the front seat) saw my rear end
>out of the seat. The car nailed the Saab in front of me. Damn! Next
>time a try the brakes, they are fine. From then on I 1) avoid car
>washes and 2) am more careful in the wet. I guess we all learn some
>thing the hard way, at least mine was only at 5mph.