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Jan 31, 12:11am - #94127 
AEM CAI

Hey guys I bought a AEM CAI for a celica gts. I just want to know what are the chances of me hydrolocking??
I didn't get the by-pass valve.


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Jan 31, 12:17am - #94128 
Do not worry...Many people do not have it and they are fine.
But you will be fucked if your car gets in to the 1 ft deep pothole full of water... wave

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Jan 31, 12:40am - #94129 
Is it ok if I cover the filter with some kind of plastic bag or anything just as long as water doesn't splash on it?

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Jan 31, 12:44am - #94130 
No...If you cover it, Intake will not suck the air in to the engine...
Dude you'll be fine...But if you can't sleep coz of that..Just get the by-pass valve.

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Jan 31, 2:28am - #94131 
as long as your Intake is not completely submerged you'll be fine.

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Jan 31, 2:45am - #94132 
i have Injen CAI, and i got the Injen water shield just incase. the Injen water shield will fit on your AEM


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Jan 31, 3:55am - #94133 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
as long as your intake is not completely submerged you'll be fine.



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Jan 31, 10:19am - #94134 
just don't go through gigantasaur puddles...a little water is fine though.


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Jan 31, 2:28pm - #94135 
u guys all see that vid and think its all ok well its not i have personally been a victim of hydrolockin i have all my papers sayin what casue my engine to blow and also all my papers sayin that theres a new engine dropped in my celica. but there is a few things that you can do to cut the chances down and the bypass valve only works on gen 2 aems... one is to make sure ur inner fender lining is completely intacked secondly if you have stock fogs your pretty well protected as for if you don't the i found so me material that is like screenin that i put where my fogs went(my fogs got broken in my accident so i had to take off) and it allows air to pass thru but is very difficult for water to get to ur airfilter and just looks like mesh! but you have to do it on both sides so it doesn't look ghetto. or just get the Injen splash guard it fits with no prob. but the key is to not be in high revs while its pourin out. cause one thing that the video didn't do is sit there with open throttle while sprayin the filter plus 10-20mins is a lot different than 3hrs

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Jan 31, 3:20pm - #94136 
I say go with what Celica2kgts said. It'll be your best bet.


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Jan 31, 3:30pm - #94137 
Originally Posted by Eyger
I say go with what Celica2kgts said. It'll be your best bet.
thansk hey bro love the look of ur car looks nice!

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Jan 31, 9:04pm - #94138 
Alright guys I could have sworn I saw and AEM GEn 2 for $205 in the Eceelica store. Am I worng?

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Jan 31, 9:20pm - #94139 
just as a heads up the bypass valve wont do anything for the celica except make it look kinda more technological

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Feb 1, 2:31am - #94140 
So, is it a good idea to get a Injen heatshield/splashguard?
and will this prevent hydrolocking?

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Feb 1, 7:12am - #94141 
Originally Posted by Volatile
So, is it a good idea to get a Injen heatshield/splashguard?
and will this prevent hydrolocking?
it will help big time

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