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For you guys worried about CAI's

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Old 09-01-2006, 07:33 PM
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We had a BIG rain storm in Northern Illinois last week.

I drive about 40 miles to work each way, and I drove all the way home in sheeting rain and some hail, and drove down a major city street that had up to 4 inches of flowing water and never had a problem. I was hyrdoplaning and splashing all over and I never had any kind of hydro lock.

Food for thought.
 
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Old 09-01-2006, 07:51 PM
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in order to "hydrolock" your motor you must completly submerge the air filter, and suck water into the engine. Unless the water is up to your bumper, Hydrolock is not an issue.
 
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Exactly my point. A little bit of water won't hurt anything, in fact water/methanol (the same thing as windshield wiper fluid LOL) is a pretty popular drug for engines.
 
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i bet you were worried tho
 
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Old 09-01-2006, 08:17 PM
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A little LOL.
 
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I was driving up to Madison in that rainstorm. It was so bad that a lot of people pulled over and stopped on I90.
 
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Why would anyone be worried about hydrolock in 4" of water??
 
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Yea were as when the last big flash flood hit slc there was a road I was driving on were both gutter drains clogged up and only the center of the road was clear enought to driver thru, on either side was a progressively deeper pool of water......... yea it was a real test of observation. But beyond the major pools of water, I've not had any issues.
 
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I was driving up to Madison in that rainstorm. It was so bad that a lot of people pulled over and stopped on I90.
LOL, on the news they said ponds were forming on 90. []
 
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Old 09-02-2006, 04:28 AM
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Why would anyone be worried about hydrolock in 4" of water??
Everyone around here is worried about rain storms and cai's, I was just trying to make the point that you would have to submerge the car for hydrolock to happen.

It sounds like you're trying to disagree with me when all you're doing is reinforcing my point.
 

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