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Jun 22, 7:33pm - #22303 
aem bypass valve

anyone have pics of a AEM bypass valve installed and any tips or suggestions for me???

i've had my Intake on before so i know how to deal with that just would like pics and input
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Jun 22, 11:41pm - #22304 
you don't need one. introducing the bypass valve was just a money making scheme. just dont drive through any lakes or don't 100% submerge your filter with water.

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Jun 22, 11:42pm - #22305 
yea yea, Steven is right. The bypass valve is not necessary. thumbsup

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Jun 22, 11:45pm - #22306 
Hey Chris,

Didnt you already have some fun without a bypass valve?

broom...broom...broom...errrrrrrrrr... cry

Can we say seized engine...Im sure you can. Sorry man just had to. rofl rofl

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Jun 23, 6:57am - #22307 
Originally Posted by Whatman
Hey Chris,

Didnt you already have some fun without a bypass valve?

broom...broom...broom...errrrrrrrrr... cry

Can we say seized engine...Im sure you can. Sorry man just had to. rofl rofl


yup and i didn't drive thru no lake either had a half gal. of water in my Intake manifold so i choose to put the byhpass valve on so any pics????

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Jun 23, 7:27am - #22308 
I have a bypass valve but I haven't received my Intake yet so I have no pics..The company said the Intake should be here later this week. If you still need pics I will send them to you then.


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Jun 23, 10:21am - #22309 
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The rest can be found at...
https://www.celicahobby.com/gal3/tech_aem_airbypass

Additional information from AEM:
http://www.aempower.com/faq.asp?fid=22&sid=3&tid=

...
When to use the AEM Bypass Valve
The AEM Bypass Valve is used to protect the engine from hydro locking. Hydro locking occurs when the end of the inlet pipe is submerged in water and the water is sucked into the engine. Driving the vehicle in rainy conditions is not enough to cause a problem unless the vehicle becomes submerged enough that the inlet end of the pipe is immersed in water. Rain impingement on the filter will not cause a hydro lock condition. The distance of the filter from the road dictates the level of water that can cause damage. This distance varies with the vehicle ride height which is why there are no published numbers for this measurement.

All AEM Cold Air Intakes are to be used with the splash shield that is originally installed on the vehicle for protection and performance. The removal of splash shields actually deteriorates performance by allowing hot pavement air in the vicinity of the filter and negates any positive pressure created in the Air Filter area when the vehicle is in motion.

There are some instances where there is not enough room around the inlet pipe for adequate clearance of the Bypass Valve. In these cases a Short Ram system is offered or will be offered in the near future..

Will the AEM Bypass Valve cause a loss of power?
The bypass valve may cause a slight loss in power due to the interrupted wall section created by the internal shape of the valve. In dyno testing we have found that the power loss is minimal. The bypass valve offers great security against hydro locking the engine in rainy conditions. If maximum power is the requirement, we suggest that the bypass valve be used in the rainy season and when racing use a coupler hose to make a smooth section where the bypass valve goes.


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Jun 23, 10:49am - #22310 
thanks isaac have the instuctions already but i am confused where to put it... still

thanks thumbsup

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Jun 23, 2:24pm - #22311 
Splash shield?? Was that suppose to come with my Intake? i'm confused.


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Jun 23, 2:29pm - #22312 
Originally Posted by Tameanaka
Splash shield?? Was that suppose to come with my intake? i'm confused.


its optional


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Jun 23, 4:50pm - #22313 
Where can i get one? I worry all the time that I'm gonna Intake some water. This will take some of the worry off my mind.


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Jun 23, 6:42pm - #22314 
Originally Posted by Tameanaka
Where can i get one? I worry all the time that I'm gonna intake some water. This will take some of the worry off my mind.


just use duct tape and tape up the inside wall of you wheelwell with it... this will stop most objects from getting to your filter thumbsup


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