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Jul 22, 5:30pm - #29995 
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Walked in to my local speed shop and asked them to order me a mod for my CAI. So my celi wont hydrolock. Well he chuckles and told me he had 5 people hydrolock there cars this weekend with the heavy rain down here. They where all trying to see what he could do. Some poor guy still had temp tags on his new vw 1.8t. Now im scared to drive in the rain. puke puke

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Jul 22, 5:49pm - #29996 
man not worth it if the rain is that bad take it off for the moment and put it back later on just to be on the safe side.


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Jul 22, 5:52pm - #29997 
Yea im with goldcelica. It will end up costing you more money if it hydrolocks thumbsdown


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Jul 22, 6:16pm - #29998 
did you put tape over the wheel well slots? i do that when it rains over here.


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Jul 22, 6:26pm - #29999 
Tape. Hmmm sounds dumb but smart. thumbsup
I will try tape until my mod gets here.

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Jul 22, 6:28pm - #30000 
you know what the alternate is? Get a shortram grin grin grin
sorry to hear them hydrolocking... frown
I hope you don't either frown


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Jul 22, 6:54pm - #30001 
hydrolockin sucks thumbsdown i know first hand with the celi cry

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Jul 22, 6:55pm - #30002 
The idea of self applied tape protecting my engine from the possibility of major engine problems seems a bit scary. You guys can probably pull that off but I live in Oregon - it will rain every day for about two months in the early winter; so . . .

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Jul 22, 9:35pm - #30003 
Lanceg33 has a valid point. Maybe driving around with duct tape flapping in the wind would not be a good idea. Sounds like a nice mod though. rofl rofl

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Jul 23, 1:33am - #30004 
Get the bypass value if your worried. they also have special deflectors to prevent this prob. thumbsup

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Jul 23, 8:32am - #30005 
Originally Posted by 4skin
Lanceg33 has a valid point. Maybe driving around with duct tape flapping in the wind would not be a good idea. Sounds like a nice mod though. rofl rofl


hahah thats y i didnt tape mine.. I have AEM CAI and its been rainin a lot here.. When I first put the CAI in I didnt want duct tape there cause it looks bad so I went to walmart in the craft section they have some black foam sheets with adhesive on the back..perfect size to cover all of the slots and you cant even tell its there..lasts about 2 weeks and doesnt flap around or anything...


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Jul 23, 9:08am - #30006 
While we're on the subject of duct tape, goodtimes..
I had my run in with it, I have to say it worked quite well for me. When my body kit was done, and it was shitty. angry
the black flaps that were originally attached to my stock front was not attached to my new blitz front. and when I went on the highway, the wind pushes it down and I find myself with a efficient yet embarrassing dirt plow, thus I duct taped the valence (I think that's what its called) to my blitz bumper, which lasted only 3 days. But at least it took care of my thing not scraping the road. Now, I've upgraded to zip ties. They're awesome! goodjob

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Jul 24, 8:04am - #30007 
Originally Posted by LiLTiggerGa
Originally Posted by 4skin
Lanceg33 has a valid point. Maybe driving around with duct tape flapping in the wind would not be a good idea. Sounds like a nice mod though. rofl rofl


hahah thats y i didnt tape mine.. I have AEM CAI and its been rainin a lot here.. When I first put the CAI in I didnt want duct tape there cause it looks bad so I went to walmart in the craft section they have some black foam sheets with adhesive on the back..perfect size to cover all of the slots and you cant even tell its there..lasts about 2 weeks and doesnt flap around or anything...


Holy Crap Im going to Walmart. Thanks. thumbsup

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Jul 24, 8:31am - #30008 
Can the shield they sell help with hydrolocking, or is it just for the heat?

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Jul 24, 8:40am - #30009 
I heard those things suck im not sure. I guess i will use tape until my valve gets here.

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Jul 24, 12:20pm - #30010 
Originally Posted by 4skin
Originally Posted by LiLTiggerGa
Originally Posted by 4skin
Lanceg33 has a valid point. Maybe driving around with duct tape flapping in the wind would not be a good idea. Sounds like a nice mod though. rofl rofl


hahah thats y i didnt tape mine.. I have AEM CAI and its been rainin a lot here.. When I first put the CAI in I didnt want duct tape there cause it looks bad so I went to walmart in the craft section they have some black foam sheets with adhesive on the back..perfect size to cover all of the slots and you cant even tell its there..lasts about 2 weeks and doesnt flap around or anything...


Holy Crap Im going to Walmart. Thanks. thumbsup


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