Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 673
XxMerlinxX
Senior Member
XxMerlinxX
2000 Silver Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 673
Hartsville/Greenwood, SC
Feb 20, 4:05am - #404728 
Hydrolock Sollution

I've seen a lot of posts recently from members who have suffered the fate of hydrolocking their car. I was just wondering if anybody knows of some obscure cures for this? Other than totally stripping down the engine, is there anything else? What if you were to pour highly concentrated alcohol through the engine? Would the alcohol evaporate the water?


[Linked Image]
Joined: Dec 2004
Posts: 419
vcel523
Senior Member
vcel523

Senior Member
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Dec 2004
Posts: 419
Los Angeles, California
Feb 20, 5:21pm - #404729 
nope, stripping the engine is pretty much the only way. Alcohol will hurt your engine I believe, and it won't evaporate the water

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 1,174
combatc87
Specialist
combatc87

Specialist
2001 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 1,174
Frankfort, IL
Feb 20, 5:50pm - #404730 
a lot of times during hydrolock a valve gets bent or sometimes comes in contact with the piston. alcohol is great, but not that great.


-Combatc87- / -SgT._BiLkO-
Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,696
Polykarb
Metal Storm 2040
Polykarb

Metal Storm 2040
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,696
Tampa, Florida
Feb 20, 6:21pm - #404731 
don't drive in puddles/excess water.


FF TWINCAM BEAUTY: CELICA
Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
KhmerRice
KhmerRice
2000 Toyota Celica GT
Richmond, VA

Posts: 23
Joined: December 2004
Show All Member Profiles 
Recent Topics
BRS Fender Flares ?? are they still around ??
by djTOY2000. 08/16/2017 3:35 PM
93 GT what's broken now? Let's find out!
by 719GOD. 08/15/2017 1:40 AM
New Member, '01 GT-S
by GoldMan27. 08/14/2017 4:56 PM
WTB: Authentic TRD full body kit?
by Midori. 08/13/2017 3:52 AM
New here, need help with tire size
by Lizzypop. 08/11/2017 6:49 AM
WTB: TWM or B&M short shifter
by NWGTS. 08/07/2017 9:53 PM
Swapping 1zz to 2zz
by Mudologist. 08/05/2017 6:37 AM
Koni/Bilstein for rears?
by Steven_Ibanez. 08/04/2017 7:00 PM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170611)