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Oct 20, 11:52am - #304856 
AEM By-pass valve

Any thoughts about by-pass valves? I have a AEM Cold Air Intake and have been considering since I installed it to put the by-pass valve in. I live in Pittsburgh, PA where we get a decent amount of rain. I read an article on Sport Compact Car Magazine http://sportcompactcarweb.com/tech/0104scc_tested/ and they strongly recommend using it. Not to sure what to do...

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Oct 20, 12:00pm - #304857 
Usually bypass valve works better on two piece Intakes. Haven't seen a Intake that's two piece for the Celica yet. They are almost always one piece. Not so sure if you want to cut the Intake to accomodate that piece. Not many people have done it. If you are worried and live in an area where your cars Intake is more liable to getting submerged in water then use it. The water in cali doesn't usually get that high but I have seen a friends Celica hydrolock it is not a pretty site. It does happen and with that in mind don't see why it won't hurt puting it on. thumbsup


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Oct 20, 12:38pm - #304858 
How did your friends car get hydrolock, did he submerge the Intake?

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Oct 20, 12:41pm - #304859 
Bypass valves don't work on our cars. thumbsdown Our CAIs are too short.

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Oct 20, 12:46pm - #304860 
Originally Posted by Blue_Bomber
Bypass valves don't work on our cars. thumbsdown Our CAIs are too short.


hey blue...how many times have you had to answer this question?..lol.. spineyes rofl


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Oct 20, 1:52pm - #304861 
Not enough, apparently. grin

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Oct 20, 2:50pm - #304862 
w00 w00!!

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Oct 21, 5:52am - #304863 
Easy guys. I thought this was a forum for people to get together and talk about cars. If it bothers you to answer some ones request, then don't [email]F@#kin'[/email] answer it! But thank you for your imput.

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Oct 21, 8:05am - #304864 
i have an AEM Intake with a bypass valve...it makes me feel safer even if it doesnt help.


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Oct 21, 8:15am - #304865 
Originally Posted by shambhala412
Easy guys. I thought this was a forum for people to get together and talk about cars. If it bothers you to answer some ones request, then don't [email]F@#kin'[/email] answer it! But thank you for your imput.


it's a forum? i didn't notice that..

btw-no offense but my statement was not directed at you. it's more of an inside joke since "blue" and i have been around the celi forums a hile


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yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
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Oct 21, 8:42am - #304866 
I've heard some were faulty and had a tendency to break and injest themself into the pipe. thumbsdown PLus, you're obviously losing power if you have one. I would secure your wheel well plastics a get a heat shield cover. thumbsup


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Oct 21, 10:57am - #304867 
I apologize for that statment. I guess it is hard to hear how people mean things when you are typing and reading.

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Oct 21, 10:58am - #304868 
Will any companies heat shield work?

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