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washing your car with CAI installed #287512 Sep 29, 2:41pm Sep 29, 2:41pm
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washing your car with CAI installed
Anybody have any tips on how to avoid getting the water into the CAI filter during car wash? I know about the fender wall that you can create but I don't have the time to build one and my car really needs a bath.

Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: Pnoy] #287513 Sep 29, 3:14pm Sep 29, 3:14pm
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you don't have time to duct tape the holes in your fender?? confusedi can only see it being damaging if you have the car on while you spray the actual filter itself with the hose...but only a dummass trying to purposely destroy his car would do that. rofl rofl


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Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: ct] #287514 Sep 29, 5:48pm Sep 29, 5:48pm
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Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: RedSunCelica] #287515 Sep 29, 5:54pm Sep 29, 5:54pm
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Yeah i worry too when i wash my celly cause i have a CAI, i just dont intentionally spay at CAI Air Filter and im ok with it grin I must admit though when i first washed it with CAI on i was hella worried but im used to it.

Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: RookieGTS] #287516 Sep 29, 5:58pm Sep 29, 5:58pm
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^^ yah same here.. just avoid hosing the wheel well happywink

its not too hard to do the Fender Wall Liner

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_154546_0_collapsed_2__1.html

pop out the plastics.. cut some two liter soda up.. and bam... bam...stick it on with the silicon i used in the write up and ur set thumbsup well wait a day so its fully cured happywink tasty


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Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: Erick] #287517 Sep 29, 6:32pm Sep 29, 6:32pm
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you shouldnt need to spray is that hard on the inner side of the fender,ive never needed so since ive been washing my car...plus theres no chance of hydrolock since i know thats what your referring to. I use my pressure washer and still blast the hell out of my front bumper to get those dead bugs off, no damage done to the Intake or engine, the only way a slight problem would happen is if you washed the car with the engine running...then it could suck water in

Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: sickcelica696] #287518 Sep 29, 7:00pm Sep 29, 7:00pm
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get the Injen splash guard/heat shield, duct tape the wheel well plastic...

Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: ragingpaseo] #287519 Sep 29, 7:07pm Sep 29, 7:07pm
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IT DOEST MATTER. the water wont get in. lol
unless you like to rev ur car while washing.


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Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: Elec-FuYu] #287520 Sep 29, 8:02pm Sep 29, 8:02pm
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nothing will happen when the car is off or on, unless you start spraying ur filter with the hose while revving


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Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: Elec-FuYu] #287521 Sep 29, 8:09pm Sep 29, 8:09pm
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Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
IT DOEST MATTER. the water wont get in. lol
unless you like to rev ur car while washing.



couldnt have put it better, i always get a little spray on it purposely to wash some shit off of it but it never will keep water in it long enough anyways the water runs out spineyes


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Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: My Sixth Gear] #287522 Sep 29, 8:10pm Sep 29, 8:10pm
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who in the hell, wash the car with the engine on????

Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: Miketrd] #287523 Sep 29, 8:16pm Sep 29, 8:16pm
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Originally Posted by Miketrd
who in the hell, wash the car with the engine on????


another good point


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Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: eric_h] #287524 Sep 29, 8:32pm Sep 29, 8:32pm
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I just washed my ride today. No problems with my CAI.


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Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: Mizery_Machine] #287525 Sep 29, 9:27pm Sep 29, 9:27pm
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I see... smile well I just got my car wash today and I was kinda worried of the small droplets that hit the filter. I let the car dry under the sun hopefully those water drops evaporated. Thanks for the input... thumbsup

Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: eric_h] #287526 Sep 29, 10:14pm Sep 29, 10:14pm
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Originally Posted by eric_h
Originally Posted by Miketrd
who in the hell, wash the car with the engine on????


another good point


unless your at an automated drive thru car-wash .


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Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: Zero] #287527 Sep 29, 10:45pm Sep 29, 10:45pm
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ooh no way! go through a drive thru car-wash spineyes your screwed!

Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: Mizery_Machine] #287528 Sep 29, 10:46pm Sep 29, 10:46pm
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Originally Posted by Mizery_Machine
I just washed my ride today. No problems with my CAI.
thumbsup

Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: RookieGTS] #287529 Sep 29, 10:47pm Sep 29, 10:47pm
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even with the drive thru car wash, it wont matter either.
well, unless you rev the hell out of ur engine when it is spraying ur car with water. lol


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Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: Elec-FuYu] #287530 Sep 29, 10:50pm Sep 29, 10:50pm
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I still wouldnt recommend going through a drive through car wash lol

Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: RookieGTS] #287531 Sep 29, 10:52pm Sep 29, 10:52pm
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^^^ya, it scratches your car's paint. hate it.


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Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: RookieGTS] #287532 Sep 29, 10:52pm Sep 29, 10:52pm
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i've gone through a drive through wash with my CAI, trust me guys it wont do shit unless its spraying directly into the filter and ur revving the engine


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Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: Elec-FuYu] #287533 Sep 29, 10:53pm Sep 29, 10:53pm
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Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
^^^ya, it scratches your car's paint. hate it.

but yea i dont like drive throughs either, but sometimes have no choice in winter.. handwash is always best thumbsup


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Re: washing your car with CAI installed [Re: My Sixth Gear] #287534 Sep 29, 11:59pm Sep 29, 11:59pm
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This thread's topic seemed so comical when I first glanced at it. Almost like..."what do I do when I run outta toilet paper". Sorry.

I think the guys have already stated how to go about doing this.


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