[V6-12v] water in all 4 footwells in 92 audi 100 CS after 7 days of miserable rain/cold

Mike LaRosa mrmotoguzzi00 at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 28 12:40:44 EDT 2005

do you have anywhere to put seats and carpet if you
pull it all out ?

I'm thinking dry basement with a dehumidifer running ?

Living room with dehumidifier running ?  :) 
wife/girlfriend/significant other would love that :)


just typing my thoughts out loud...

--- Tom Christiansen <tomchr at ee.washington.edu> wrote:

> At 04:01 AM 10/28/2005, Panaudisonic at aol.com wrote:
> >thanks to all that replied Kent you were right
> after wet vacuuming for 3
> >hours with a very powerful wet vac I got about 3
> gallons of rain 
> >water out of
> >the car
> ...
> >anyone know  what  type of absorbent
> material/chemical I could keep in car do
> >get the  rest of the water out that is still in
> dense foam backing under the
> >carpet?
> The "chemicals" that absorb water are usually just
> silica sand. I bet 
> if you sprinkle that stuff on the floor, you'll make
> a mess.
> I think in this case, evaporation is your friend.
> You could speed 
> things up by parking the car in a heated garage, in
> the sun, or by 
> using a space heater. If you opt for the space
> heater, make sure it's 
> set up in a safe manner. Anything combustible
> (includes most parts of 
> the car) should be a safe distance away from the
> space heater (read 
> the instructions that came with the heater). Make
> sure the space 
> heater is secured so it doesn't topple over and
> catch your car on 
> fire. Regardless of which method you use, leave the
> windows cracked 
> open so the water vapor can escape.
> Tom 
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