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R3DLIN3GT
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R3DLIN3GT Jul 2, 4:39pm - #214443 
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Bypass Valve?

what is a Bypass Valve?

in celica store it asks if i want one with the CAI

what is it and buy it or not buy it?
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R3DLIN3GT Jul 2, 4:41pm - #214444 
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one more thing

Injen Intake Heat Shield / Splash Guard

how about that?

should i buy it to compliment the AEM Intake?
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cycocelica Jul 2, 4:43pm - #214445 

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bypass valve is something is suppose to stop water from getting into your engine.but you dont need it at all. its worthless. dont buy it
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ravertony Jul 2, 5:39pm - #214446 
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i would buy the Injen heat shield splash guard, its proven to give better Performance and helps from water goin into your Intake and givin you CEL but yeah the bypass is pointless in my opinion thumbsup thumbsup
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hkysk8r86 Jul 2, 6:07pm - #214447 

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Originally Posted by cycocelica
bypass valve is something is suppose to stop water from getting into your engine.but you dont need it at all. its worthless. dont buy it


Not completely true, it's very useful here in south florida where i have HURRICANE SEASON and weekly flooded streets
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celicafourotwo Jul 2, 6:44pm - #214448 

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^^^very tru..only buy it if you leave in rainy/floody area..otherwise don't get it..it's don't work, yet it lessen ur hp..don't quote me on the hp part because that's what've read from many previous thread in regard to bypass.

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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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dman Jul 2, 9:03pm - #214449 

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like hkysk8r86 said yes it would be useful in rainy locations but living in socal, ur not gunna need it. dont get it

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slidr Jul 2, 9:05pm - #214450 

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Originally Posted by hkysk8r86
Originally Posted by cycocelica
bypass valve is something is suppose to stop water from getting into your engine.but you dont need it at all. its worthless. dont buy it


Not completely true, it's very useful here in south florida where i have HURRICANE SEASON and weekly flooded streets
Well I don't know what would possess someone to drive a sporty coupe that sits no more than six inches from the ground through flood water, but whatever turns you on.

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ravertony Jul 2, 11:07pm - #214451 
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Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by hkysk8r86
Originally Posted by cycocelica
bypass valve is something is suppose to stop water from getting into your engine.but you dont need it at all. its worthless. dont buy it


Not completely true, it's very useful here in south florida where i have HURRICANE SEASON and weekly flooded streets
Well I don't know what would possess someone to drive a sporty coupe that sits no more than six inches from the ground through flood water, but whatever turns you on.


^^ i was thinkin the same thing

just dont get it, even if you drive durin floods your car is gonna mess up anyway, there's other parts in your engine bay that arent goin to be protected from water and are goin to mess up like electrical for example
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R3DLIN3GT Jul 3, 2:01am - #214452 
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ok thanks thumbsup
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