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Old 03-20-2016, 11:30 PM
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Default Re: IDEA! Hidrophobic coated tires for Friction Drive in Rain!!!?

I imagine that hydrophobic mating surfaces would have the OPPOSITE affect of what you're looking for. In any case, I expect that the coating would very quickly be destroyed by the harsh friction. Furthermore, I suspect that hydrophobic tires would be extremely dangerous in wet conditions: it would be like riding on ice.
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