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Erick
Bread Fishing..
Erick Oct 19, 11:39pm - #304115 

Bread Fishing..
2001 Toyota Celica GT

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Tested AEM CAI in a HUGE puddle

alright soo after Isaac posts this..
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=UBB1&Number=1953283264

I respond with this..
Originally Posted by Erick

...besides you don't want any big puddles spalshing your way spineyes ...



and low and behold on the way home on the freeway.. SPLASH shocked

I was going about 55 and I felt my car slow down soo much!!! I thought the bmw behind me was going to rear end me since i slowed down soo much without pressing the brake..and water flying up over my windows eek

I was like ahh great hydrolock cry


but nope I slowly let on the Gas it seemed to be okay and off I went.. no worries thumbsup
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Sultan
Speed Omen
Sultan Oct 19, 11:56pm - #304116 

Speed Omen
2002 Toyota Celica GT

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Philadelphia, PA
lucky...
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celiwhite
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celiwhite Oct 19, 11:57pm - #304117 
2000 Super White Toyota Celica
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don't you just love water? laughsilly i wonder why it slowed down though? at least it's alll good now thumbsup careful with the puddles grin
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Erick
Bread Fishing..
Erick Oct 19, 11:59pm - #304118 

Bread Fishing..
2001 Toyota Celica GT

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Bay Area, CA
puddle was deep.. thats why happywink



it happen to me last year too in the same spot, tongue but then i had the stock air box and never heard of hydrolock and thought... ooo cool rofl
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celiwhite
Senior Member
celiwhite Oct 20, 12:00am - #304119 
2000 Super White Toyota Celica
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rofl that's why i have a SRI..i don't ever have to worry about that thumbsup
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ExNihilo
Cold Warrior
ExNihilo Oct 20, 12:37am - #304120 
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2004 Toyota Celica GTS

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Tempe, AZ
Actually if you go through fast enough, the car "gets out of the way" before the water has time to splash up into the engine compartment. And no, the lesson to be learned here is NOT to go faster when approaching a puddle!

300,000 KM/Sec. Its not just a good idea, its the law.
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RookieGTS
Boobie Vision
RookieGTS Oct 20, 2:51am - #304121 

Boobie Vision
2000 Toyota Celica

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925 Nor Cal
damn dude! So you hit a huge ass puddle?? man your lucky
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isaac
ECelica Admin
isaac Oct 20, 2:55am - #304122 
2001 Absolutely Red Toyota Celica GT
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I'm going to do what I have always done when it rained, since getting the Injen Intake... I think i might take the Celica out and go out sliding around in the water (and pickup a bag of doritos chips while I'm at it)

I love my Injen thumbsup

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Boobie Vision
RookieGTS Oct 20, 7:28am - #304123 

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lol! thumbsup
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xXMaGNuSXx
hookah-meister
xXMaGNuSXx Oct 20, 8:14am - #304124 
2000 Liquid Silver Toyota Celica GT
hookah-meister
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my k&n CAI came with a water repelling sock. i've been driving in the rain since Sat. night. so far so good.
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CaddyShack
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CaddyShack Oct 21, 1:15am - #304125 

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u probably got scared and let off the gas a lil... thats wut i do when i hit a puddle. otherwise you kinda hydrolocked

another honda kill story is always welcome
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amtemp
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amtemp Oct 21, 1:17am - #304126 

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2000 Toyota Celica

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Seattle, Washington
Originally Posted by CaddyShack
u probably got scared and let off the gas a lil... thats wut i do when i hit a puddle. otherwise you kinda hydrolocked


Kinda hydrolocked? Isnt this either a hydrolock or no hydrolock kinda thing?
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xmangt1
4 All U Haterz!
xmangt1 Oct 21, 1:31am - #304127 

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Chicago, IL
Puddles suck...lots of rain & puddles is one of the reasons why my plastics are all bent to hell. angry
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shoulin
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shoulin Oct 21, 1:54am - #304128 

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2000 Toyota Celica GT

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Elk Grove, California
ya or even if it isnt raining, its fun to go sliding around, put lunch trays under your back wheels, and have some fun... just gotta rob a couple lunch trays from a fast food place rolleyes
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BlueGT01
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BlueGT01 Nov 18, 1:11am - #304129 

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2001 Toyota Celica GT

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New Jersey
lunch trays ? im gonna have to test that one out
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