My point being that I could STAY in the rooster tail and STILL have good
vision with the Rain-X......no loss of vision passing through.......
If I pull out into the adjacent lane on an Interstate highway, I put myself
in jeopardy of a head-on accident???????
As I have pointed out time and time again.......on an Interstate highway, I
could be approaching the truck from a quarter-mile back in the passing lane
- not even directly behind the truck.
When I pull up NEXT to the truck, I'm going to get washed over with the
Going through quickly - as you suggest - does, indeed reduce the time of
vision loss due to water from the truck's rooster tail......
Using Rain-X ELIMINATES the buildup of water on the windshield, and you go
through ZERO time of vision loss due to the layer of water on the
Yes....talk about the need to spell things out........
No, but you DO have to go through the rooster tail as you come up alongside
What an idiot!!!!!
You obviously don't know what constitutes SPAMMING, which causes me to
seriously question if you know ANYTHING about driving.......
Which is idiocy. Better and smarter to plan ahead so you avoid that
situation, Rain-X or no Rain-X.
Now who has the comprehension problems. Read the first half of the sentence
No . . .You DID NOT say that time and time again, unless it's echoing in
your empty skull, spammer.
And if you position yourself a bit farther over in the lane from the truck
you'll also avoid much of his bow wave.
Then I'll be sure to neve ride with you. You're already halfway under his
ROTFLMBO!!!!! Boy, you are the spamming fool. Tell me something, if your
crap works so good, how come there has not been a significant reduction in
highway accidents attributed to it's use?
Tell us again how Rain-X does a Moses and parts the thick layer of water
that a tractor trailer rig can throw on a windshield, (I've seen it, but I
wasn't driving at the time). Prove your zero time claim.
No, you're not spelling things out, you're just repeating your sales mantra.
Really? So how come in 40 years of driving, I've never had that horrific
loss of vision you claim?
A self-description? Really, you must learn to be more critical of yourself.
You wouldn't make an infectded pimple on an idiot's butt.
You're selling an item, for personal financial gain, unsolicited, in a
newsgroup (or as you've done, crossposted it) . . . yep, that's spamming.
If you had just been giving a testimonial on a product, you would have let
mine, and other posts to your detraction, slide by, afterall, each of us is
entitled to an opinion and you would have kept you comments in one or two
favorite groups without crossposting, but you hit the entire prime set for
spammers, didn't you?
'Tis you that are the idiot, methinks.
On Sun, 8 Jan 2006 06:33:50 -0700, "Budd Cochran" <mr-d150@preciscom
I'd guess that you don't let yourself get into such situations.
It happens quite often in inclement weather here in N.Y. where a large
truck will pass you going the other way and send a wave of water
and/or slush at your windshield. Vision through the glass is lost
momentarily until the wipers can whisk it away. Using Rain-X or wax
on the windshield dramatically reduces the time that you have no
vision through the windshield under those circumstances.
As for the visible residue left by using Rain-X (someone made a
comment about it), I can't remember ever noticing anything of the sort
and I've been using Rain-X as well as clear wax since I was a
teenager, over 20 years now.
*I-84 going through N.Y. was re paved a number of years ago, blacktop
over concrete. Now in certain area where the truck traffic is the
heaviest there are depressions from heavy vehicles in the granny lane
which quickly fill with water in heavy rain. Cars and trucks going
through these areas will create (no exaggeration) a curled wave of
water like comes in at some ocean shores. It's darn near impossible
to pass a vehicle in these conditions, a real pain if the driver
creating the wall of water is moving at 40 mph or less on the
interstate. Without a water shedding chemical on the windshield you
are stuck running at the same speed as that driver, even if the
conditions do not dictate that you do.
Some people like it and others don't, I find that it is more safe to
use it than not. I put on 35-45,000 miles on the road yearly, between
my work and personal driving habits.
I made the comment. My guess is that you figured out how to apply it properly
on Day 1. I've tried it a few times, but was always put off by the wiper
haze. Last time around, somebody said to buff it a lot with newspaper. Same
old, same old....
I think I'll try it again though - using the microfiber cloth after letting it
set up for a few hours. When the stuff works, it *really* works.... it's just
that darn haze when the wipers are on at nite.
The biggest thing to realize is that with the stuff on the glass, you don't
need to use the wipers as much as you're used to. The haze comes from the
wipers doing their thing with no water/lubrication between them and the
glass. My dad caused the haze by doing what came from 50 years of driving
experience, turning the wipers up to fast 'because it's raining harder'
without realizing how little water was sticking to the glass. I have used
the stuff for 10 years, and set the wipers to intermittant, as slow as
needed to keep the view clear. The other advantage of these chemicals is
that ice doesn't stick to the glass in the winter.
I first used Rain-X in 2002 on my 1964 Studebaker T-Cab pickup which I
drove from Austin, TX to Rhode Island via South Bend to catch the Stude
International Meet. Never ran into any rain until someplace in Ohio an
rain it did, by the bucket. I was so amazed at the performance of
Rain-X including the fact that I never had to resort to using my wipers.
Eric G wrote:
What was your point here?
The GE Corporation was dumping PCBs into the Hudson river before I
breathed life also, were they right to do this? Does this mean that
you are smarter or more capable of handling yourself in sticky
situations? It means nothing more than that you've had more birthdays
than I have. I drive every day on some of the most congested roads on
the planet. Does driving in more adverse conditions more often mean
I understand that you are finished and probably won't reply. I just
haven't received a good enough answer as to why the aforementioned
chemical is such a bad thing. Prove to me why I'm wrong.
I'm Sorry but I could not resist myself. I to have been using Rain-x since 1980 and it is a Outstanding product to help shed the rain of the glass windshield and windows. Their is also another product that I found just last year that to it Rain-x but this one you do not have to apply to the glass and wipe off the residue. This Rain-x product you add to you windshield washer tank reservoir and each time you use your windshield washers it not only helps clean the windshield but adds the water repellent to the glass and it to works like Magic it even helps wiper blade that have just started to skip or chatter across the glass to stop.... It is a can't do without it product in Florida "If we are getting Rain!" which we are not now!!!!! Rich,,, in Florida...............
SPAM.net> wrote:<BR>>><BR>>><BR>>> >Really? So how come
in 40 years of driving, I've never had that horrific<BR>>> >loss of
vision you claim?<BR>>> >><BR>>> <snipped><BR>>>
>Budd<BR>>> ><BR>>><BR>>> I'd guess that you don't let
yourself get into such situations.<BR>>><BR>>> It happens quite
often in inclement weather here in N.Y. where a large<BR>>> truck will
pass you going the other way and send a wave of water<BR>>> and/or slush
at your windshield. Vision through the glass is lost<BR>>>
momentarily until the wipers can whisk it away. Using Rain-X or
wax<BR>>> on the windshield dramatically reduces the time that you have no<BR>>> vision through the windshield under those circumstances.<BR>>><BR>>> As for the visible residue left by
using Rain-X (someone made a<BR>>> comment about it), I can't remember
ever noticing anything of the sort<BR>>> and I've been using Rain-X as
well as clear wax since I was a<BR>>> teenager, over 20 years
now.<BR>>><BR>>> *I-84 going through N.Y. was re paved a number of
years ago, blacktop<BR>>> over concrete. Now in certain area where
the truck traffic is the<BR>>> heaviest there are depressions from heavy
vehicles in the granny lane<BR>>> which quickly fill with water in heavy
rain. Cars and trucks going<BR>>> through these areas will create
(no exaggeration) a curled wave of<BR>>> water like comes in at some ocean
shores. It's darn near impossible<BR>>> to pass a vehicle in these
conditions, a real pain if the driver<BR>>> creating the wall of water is
moving at 40 mph or less on the<BR>>> interstate. Without a water
shedding chemical on the windshield you<BR>>> are stuck running at the
same speed as that driver, even if the<BR>>> conditions do not dictate
that you do.<BR>>><BR>>> Some people like it and others don't, I
find that it is more safe to<BR>>> use it than not. I put on
35-45,000 miles on the road yearly, between<BR>>> my work and personal
...Ron<BR>>> --<BR>>> 68'RS Camaro<BR>>> 88'Formula<BR>>> 00'GT Mustang<BR>> <BR>></FONT></BODY></HTML>
THAT would be interesting.......
"I want to report a SPAMMER, but I don't know where he's located or what
he's selling since he hasn't provided a website address, or a way to access
Unless, of course, you believe I OWN Rain-X.......
What a dork!!!!!!
look, this happens to almost everyone who is new to this ng. over the
years i have decided to just ignore it and not to play along with it.
at least that is how i handle it right now.
when someone new comes in and says something that is contrary to what
one of the long time members says, then it is game on for some folks
here. the concept of tolerance is not real high on the priority list
here. the golden rule here is do unto others before the other bastard
has a chance to do you. i just sit back and watch. if you do that,
it can be a whole lot of fun. they talk of religion here, but the
concept of religion that gets discussed
is.........well..........different. there are just a few people here
that revel in getting involved in on going debates of terrific verbal
ferocity. i often wonder why. noting else in their lives? a
cathartic effect? maybe just a release? who knows. you can't beat
it though. you can be smarter, you can even bring the truth or
reality into the argument (which is a pretty big trump card around
here) but in the end it won't matter because they don't listen. they
aren't here to listen or to understand, or for that matter to discuss.
they will just keep going on and on in the face of their own
deprivity. they will win because they don't quit. so, either give up
or just sit back and watch. it is a grand place to watch people and
you have a ringside seat.
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