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Old 03-20-2009, 10:32 AM   #1
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I killed my car!

It's been a while since i've been on here, but I come with bad news. I KILLED MY CAR! after 2 years of careful driving with the CAI..I finally hydrolocked the engine. I got it started again but now it's got issues. Low pressure in the #2 cylinder and misfires in the 2nd and 4th Cylinders. The car is sitting behind my fiances dads garage, he's doing diag. tryin find the problem, most likely going to have to tear it apart. I have to fix it because i can't afford a new car, but it could be a while because he's working on paying customers cars.....*sigh*


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Old 03-20-2009, 10:35 AM   #2
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What did you do??? Did you go through a puddle????
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Old 03-20-2009, 10:41 AM   #3
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yeah, i got stuck in the curb lane during heavy rain and nobody would let me over, I went through bigger puddles than this, and I went like 5 miles an hour...I must have just caused it to splash the right way.
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dude, rough. It takes more than just a puddle to hydrolock you. You must have driven into Lake Erie
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Crap...okay I'm buying a bypass ASAP.
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I want to get one but i've heard the bypass's dont fit the Cosworth's
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I wonder if they fit MM intakes...
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sri ftw!! sorry to hear that man hope its not that bad.
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oh man...that sucks. im sorry to hear that dude.

good luck fixing it.
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A bypass won't work on the Duratec no matter what CAI brand you have, by the time you get it past the MAF sensor its almost as low as the filter itself and will serve no purpose.

SRI is the only 100% safe rout for a aftermarket intake.
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