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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, peterhe@microsoft.com, redmond, wa
  91 200qw
  94 acura legend gs
  80 mazda 626

>From: 	Andrew Shea[SMTP:anshea@anselm.edu]
>Sent: 	Monday, April 29, 1996 12:44 PM
>To: 	Stephen Williams
>Cc: 	quattro@COIMBRA.ANS.NET
>Subject: 	Re: Metal Master v. Rain
>Hey all,
>	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.
>	Andrew