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AEM CAI bypass valve #255606 Aug 21, 2:29pm Aug 21, 2:29pm
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AEM CAI bypass valve
Does the AEM CAI bypass valve cause the Intake to loose any power?

Re: AEM CAI bypass valve [Re: 02celicagts] #255607 Aug 21, 2:53pm Aug 21, 2:53pm
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From what I hear, dont get it cause "it wont do anything for our cars"

Re: AEM CAI bypass valve [Re: TimO] #255608 Aug 21, 2:55pm Aug 21, 2:55pm
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Oh and to answer your question, I'm pretty sure it will loose power if you install it cause it alters the design of the piping slightly.

Re: AEM CAI bypass valve [Re: TimO] #255609 Aug 21, 3:01pm Aug 21, 3:01pm
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ok thanks...i was wondering cause i didnt know how close the AEM CAI came to the ground and if it would be a problem in the rain

Re: AEM CAI bypass valve [Re: 02celicagts] #255610 Aug 21, 3:45pm Aug 21, 3:45pm
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https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_235379_0_collapsed_2__1.html

FROM AEM WEBSITE... "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."


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Re: AEM CAI bypass valve [Re: isaac] #255611 Aug 21, 4:32pm Aug 21, 4:32pm
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i ordered it but never installed it
i just drive more cautiously on rainy days...

Re: AEM CAI bypass valve [Re: Charles] #255612 Aug 21, 5:37pm Aug 21, 5:37pm
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Now i'm stuck. Do you wanna run the risk of hydrolock or sacrifice power? idunnoOr do you just shield it?


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