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Old 06-05-2019, 12:54 AM
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How does the tl s type handle in rain? Iím picking mine up Friday and probably going to be pretty wet. Thanks.. tires are good
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You or the car?

Front wheel drive cars handle well in the rain. With good brakes and tires you should make it home in one peice.
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You or the car?

Front wheel drive cars handle well in the rain. With good brakes and tires you should make it home in one peice.
+1. Whether the car has set of Pirelli P-Zeros, or a set of Wal-Mart's deal-of-the-day is going to factor into that. Tighter suspension and good brakes help, but your tires and driving style are going to ultimately determine the answer to that question.
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Should also add that alignment plays a big factor as well. Excessive toe and camber (really only an issue if lowered) can make it squirrely in wet weather. Been there before with other cars and it isn't fun.

My 05 TL with a decent set of A/S tires and a good alignment, mixed with my not being an idiot in wet weather driving style does just fine.
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Ok thanks for the information!! I just didnít want to get on it and regret it. When I test drove it with her I babied it because I didnít want to freak her out lol
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What? How does any car "handle" when it rains?
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Slippery when wet!
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I actually think its a lot of fun to spin through 3rd gear. Makes my car seem fast
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Old 06-06-2019, 10:07 AM
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Thatís really what I was asking. 😂
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You will be fine. Check the tires n drive normal. I intentionally have fun by turning off traction control and spinning being fwd it handles well in the rain. I wouldnít try that with my mustang though
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Rains a lot in the PNW. FWD/AWD are the way to go.
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I totaled a mustang hydroplaned on interestate. Ok thanks for information
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I totaled a mustang hydroplaned on interestate
A function of the tires, not the car. Any car can be a total POS in the rain if the tires are a POS. RWD, FWD, AWD...don't really matter in the rain other than acceleration.
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I picked the car up today I love it!! I noticed driver door window doesnít roll down. Could it b motor or regulator maybe fuse? She did put a new battery in it I didnít know if anything needs to be reset? Thanks for any input!!
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I picked the car up today I love it!! I noticed driver door window doesnít roll down. Could it b motor or regulator maybe fuse? She did put a new battery in it I didnít know if anything needs to be reset? Thanks for any input!!

Congrats man!! Many pics please!
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Itís raining here so Iím waiting for it to dry up and wash wax it. Thx man!! I noticed my window wonít roll down so I got to figure that out. It only has 59k on it
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You got a Type-S with 59k miles? Now we must see pics.

There are very knowledgeable members here that will be able to answer your window question.
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You got a Type-S with 59k miles? Now we must see pics.

There are very knowledgeable members here that will be able to answer your window question.
Iím waiting lol. Yeah never been in any accidents just was a secondary car for her. When I clean it after the rain pics will come!!👍
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I actually think its a lot of fun to spin through 3rd gear. Makes my car seem fast
I uses to do that too! The J series V6 sounds awesome revving without acceleration... Almost like burning out!
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I picked the car up today I love it!! I noticed driver door window doesnít roll down. Could it b motor or regulator maybe fuse? She did put a new battery in it I didnít know if anything needs to be reset? Thanks for any input!!
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You got a Type-S with 59k miles? Now we must see pics.

There are very knowledgeable members here that will be able to answer your window question.
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Iím going to change the bulbs to ledís in the drlís and fog lights. Any recommendations???
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looks clean!!!!!
time to source that aspec kit!
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Thanks!!! Iím going to leave it all stock besides some ledís
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aspec is stock!
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aspec is stock!
It is? I can't find it on my car.
A better response is, aspec was a dealer option and is OE quality....but it is not technically "stock".
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