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Old 01-28-2009, 12:09 PM   #1
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stealth CAI question

This is to anyone with a stealth CAI or something similar...

I was going to put on my "stealth" CAI this weekend and was wondering if I should be worried about going through the car wash with it. I get my car washed weekly, getting the under body car wash also to get the salt off my car. My basic concern is sucking up some water and hydrolocking.

However, there is like a plastic splash guard on my focus under there that kind of covers up the cone filter a bit.

What are your thoughts on this?


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LOL buuuuuuump. Please guys I know someone out there can help me aton of you guys are running CAIs
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i have the aem cai on my svtf and i have done the drive thru wash with the underbody spray and have not been affected by it... i dont recommend racing around right afterwards but you should be fine
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thank you! exactly the answer i was looking for'

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yep. the only time ive had problems with water is when it rained pretty hard last year and i got on the throttle too much and fried my throttle postion sensor. so just be carefull when wet!!
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