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Dec 22, 10:51pm - #357028 
Water in Intake

Check out this post I found on another celica forum. Makes you think twice about getting a Intake w/out a bypass valve.


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Dec 22, 11:04pm - #357029 
Did you read the whole thing... he said "this customer didn't have a Cold Air Intake, but this was also a freak accident."

Again - Don't drive through a LAKE and you shouldn't have a problem.

If your Intake is 2 feet off the ground, you don't drive through a 4 foot deep puddle. I dunno about you, but 2 feet of water is rather deep and obvious to see, doncha think ??? - - You drive a SCC, not a boat wtf

Do people really mistake their cars for a boat when it rains??? How come it's been rainy winter here for so many years already and not every second topic is about hydro-lock?

Oh well...

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Dec 22, 11:35pm - #357030 
okay...let's end this right now...this is where the filter is located

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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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Dec 22, 11:36pm - #357031 
the line represent how deep you have to be to hydrolock...as you can see...you REALLY have to be in a lake to hydrolock a celi

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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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Dec 22, 11:56pm - #357032 
regardlss of wether he had an Intake or not, its still a fucked up engine bc of water...and this is something that is common with Intakes...i was merely pointing out that if you're thinking about getting an Intake and no bypass valve, you should look at this...i wasnt saying this was bc of an Intake...


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Dec 23, 12:01am - #357033 
Originally Posted by Haggard
...and this is something that is common with intakes...



Hmmm, well do you personally know anybody that has hydrolocked? i assume no wink

Also show me a few posts of people who have ever hydrolocked...probably wont find more than 3 if any.

Hydrolocking the celi, wont happen, good luck searching, if you find some ill give you a cookie wink

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Dec 23, 12:03am - #357034 
do you people seriously just tears posts apart, i mean seriously...i was posting an example of what could happen...but thanks, really...


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Dec 23, 12:10am - #357035 
hydrolocks do happen. even with the stock airbox...but such occurences are like being struck by lightning. there are tens of thousands that own celis and maybe a hand full who have hydrolocked (some due to stupidity i.e. driving in deep puddles with no underside plastic, etc.).

...and even AEM has stated that their bypass valve will not stop hydrolock if the filter is completely submerged in water...which is strange...because that's the only time you could hydorlock rofl


...btw. calm down. this is a forum. live and learn


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Dec 23, 12:16am - #357036 
Im sorry haggard iamstfu I didnt mean to offend you, i was just trying to say that hardly any celicas get hydrolocked.

most people know cars can get hydrolocked, the people who buy cais usually know and are willing to take the risk. again my appologies rice

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Dec 23, 12:56am - #357037 
its all good man, im at work and on about 45 minutes of sleep over the last 2 days...a little edgy ya know...i wasnt really offended but I just took your post the wrong way...anyway...i have not personally heard of anyone getting hydrolocked but with people like the guy that called lift a turbo running around, its always good to put some "gruesome" images so people know the way to do shit, ya know...i appreciate the apology and it reminds why i love ecelica...


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Dec 23, 1:14am - #357038 
Originally Posted by Haggard
...i have not personally heard of anyone getting hydrolocked but with people like the guy that called lift a turbo running around, its always good to put some "gruesome" images so people know the way to do shit, ya know...i appreciate the apology and it reminds why i love ecelica...



I Seriously LOL on the lift turbo when you wrote that^

For real EC is the best place, and i totally agree with you on the sleep issue, i have had no sleep this whole week, retail sux on holidays frown

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Dec 23, 2:52am - #357039 
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Dec 23, 6:23am - #357040 
haha reminds of a thread i posted about a video of a car with hydrolock sound when you started the engine...the vid is on TC

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Dec 23, 8:36am - #357041 
I hydrolocked mine back in Jun. It was raining for more than 6 hours straight, before dawn, and Portsmouth has shitty drainage. By the time I realized the water was more than an inch deep, it was too late. Oh, and CT, you need to move the blue line down to the top of the door sills. That's where the water was. You forgot to take into account other car's wakes. Not cool, not fun. But hey, for $500 I got a brand spankin new engine. I really don't recommend it tho...

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Dec 23, 8:39am - #357042 
Originally Posted by corruptor
Oh, and CT, you need to move the blue line down to the top of the door sills. That's where the water was. You forgot to take into account other car's wakes.


i ain't movin' nothin'. shut up and take what i give ya!...lol rofl


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Dec 24, 11:25am - #357043 
i don't care what anyone says i got rid of my CAI cause i hydrolocked the engine yr and half ago and i never was submerged in 2+ft of water just heavy down pours. but it don't matter to me cause now i have an Injen Short Ram

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Dec 25, 7:30am - #357044 
woo hoo. go SRI's wink sure there is less proformance, but no hydrolocking here. well unless i drive through a lake. i thought about it once, but then i decided it may not be a great idea wink Man i miss my jeep in these situations. had a snorkle, coudl go through 6 feet of water and be fine wink that sucker was sealed up everywhere, minus the inside, so i woudl have gotten a little wet smile

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Dec 25, 9:03am - #357045 
The driver must be an idiot to drive through a pond (i call it a pond cause it's that deep). What a waste of a 1ZZ.


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Dec 31, 12:15pm - #357046 
Originally Posted by jaysun
ok i have a cai (injen) and not cover for it. i must have sucked up a lot of water and now my car wont turn over. my gauges and domelight etc... flicker when the key is in the ignition. what the hell is going on? i talked to my mechanic and he seems to think that i may only have to take the plugs out and start it to dry it out, then replace the plugs but i dont know. anyone have any ideas??????


And you guys questioned why I posted this... rofl rofl rofl


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Dec 31, 12:18pm - #357047 
yeah... because the link you posted had NOTHING to do with with Cold Air Intake - the author even wrote, "this customer didn't have a Cold Air Intake, but this was also a freak accident." wave


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Dec 31, 12:30pm - #357048 
BTW

1. a bypass valve wont stop you from hydrolocking because your Intake has to basically be submerged for that to happen

2. if A drop of water even gets onto the filter the oil on the filter won't let it get by.

3. this is not at all very common with Intakes only with morons that drive through lakes.

Now take your intakeless car and get out of here you midget.


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Dec 31, 3:51pm - #357049 
edited* ur cool calidrifter


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Dec 31, 5:18pm - #357050 
Whoa.. i wouldn't hang around at that FORUM. seems like toyota dealers hang around there.. which means if you say something on the forum, i can use it against you.

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Dec 31, 5:41pm - #357051 
^^^ wtf

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Dec 31, 7:07pm - #357052 
oh and isaac, if you would take a look at the subject of the post I put the link to, you will see why I said what I said...im just saying, so you can go ahead and quit bustin my balls about it... wave


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