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Old 08-11-2008, 03:32 PM   #1
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hydrolock and bent a rod

yup cai no good in a puddle you cant see. So I called insurance company and told them it was flood damage (which it is), and apparently I am getting a new longblock with 3year 36kmile warranty for my deductible. I am going to try to see if they will give me a 2.3l


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what's your deductible? that soundsl ike deal for ya. but is that really flood? lol
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Man How deep are the puddles you ran thru. I hydro planed at 65MPH thru almost 4 inches of water and with my Cossie CAI.
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did you mean hydroplane ^^ cuz he meant hydrolocked lol
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CAI = lose SRI = win lol
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Man that sucks (no pun intended). Nice that you'll get a new block though. Can you install the 2.3 in yours? I thought that the setups for the 2.0 and 2.3 Duratecs were different for some reason. If you can do it, I'd say go for it.
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If you do get a 2.3 you will need the intake manifold from a 2.3 as well. They are different between the two motors.
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^ Long blocks come with intake manifolds.
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