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Mythbusters Car vs Rain -no longer blocked - in last post

This episode proves that rain will stay out of an open convertible when driving. This clip is just a small teaser. Those familiar with mythbusters, know they prove or disprove myths and the show does 2 myths each show so the car vs rain is broken into parts by another myth. You can catch mythbusters on discovery channel usually on wednesdays.


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very true. i was driving on 75 south doing 80 when the thunderstorm hit. no rain came in until i had to slow down for bunched up traffic. at least the smart top kicked in at 30 mph and i did not have to stop and get extra wet but i was damp to put it mildly.


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Tried that as well until I had to slow down to turn, works better on the highway where you don't have to stop

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Rain...

Once, there was such a pouring rain here that even though I was going 65 MPH, it came into the interior, and coated the underside of the windshield. It also soaked my doors and the electric window and lock stopped working in the drivers door until the car dried out.

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Thank you for sharing, great video indeed.

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I find on mine, that with the wiper action moving water to the upper left of the windshield, that water trickles in from the top of the A pillar. Ir runs down the inside of the driver's window and also occasionally sprays me. No such problem on the passenger side!
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Use Rain-X and you will rarely need to even turn your wipers on.

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You will still need your windshield washers and wipers if the car in front of you decides to wash their dirty windshield while driving! Not much that Rain-X can do in this case!
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Mythbusters Season 7 Episode 11 Car vs Rain

These youtube episodes now must be purchased

BUT

Tonight at 2-3 am on Science channel

Car vs Rain episode season 7 episode 11 so set those recorders


This episode proves that rain will stay out of an open convertible when driving. This clip is just a small teaser. Those familiar with mythbusters, know they prove or disprove myths and the show does 2 myths each show so the car vs rain is broken into parts by another myth. You can catch mythbusters on discovery channel usually on wednesdays.


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If only the made a device that kept the backdraft out and looked cool! Hmmm

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MythBusters - Car Vs Rain -

Episode no longer blocked. let's see for how long



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depends on the intensity of the rain.


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