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Re: why Audi's don't hydroplane

That is definately a correct statement. Out of all cars that I've drive
from S class v 12's to Northstar Caddys to BMW 540's, the type 44 is the
best handling in bad conditions. What it lacks is more than made up for by
the feel of it.

*Steve                                       Sachelle Babbar
*'84  5ksT 1.6-2.0 bar                    <SBABBAR@IRIS.NYIT.EDU>
*Cockpit adjustable wastegate, AudiSport badge
*Disclaimer:"Any information contained herein is based purely on my own
*personal experience and may not necessarily reflect yours. Use caution as
*your results may vary from mine."

On Fri, 20 Feb 1998, Michael Williams wrote:

> glen powell decided to speak these words:
> >Audis do handle far better than almost all other makes for the same size & 
> >weight.
> >Again, do not be overconfident and remember that AWD masks the effects of
> >hydroplaning while it is happening, you just don't know it unless/till 
> >it's too late....... 
> This is what i think happened to me, i didnt know that i was hydroplaning 
> until i actually lost it...then there was nothing that i could really 
> do.......
> later
> Michael Sheridan Williams
> My new one: 1985 4000 S Quattro
> 175,000+ miles, and going like a new car
> Well, went like a new car.....right into a guard rail :o(
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