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tl;dr: your car will be more vulnerable to hydrolock. Don't use full throttle in deep puddles. In the rain, you should be fine in most situations. All that said, you'll still be able to ruin your car if you try hard enough. If you submerge a running car in water, it's going to damage the engine, cold-air intake or not. One of the worst possible ...


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Is the car running when you try to "get it stuck again by hand"? If not, remember that when the car is running with the throttle closed, there is vacuum being pulled against the throttle butteryfly by the running engine. Perhaps there's some play in the pivot or the assembly that allows the intake vacuum to pull the butterfly into a position where it ...


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HAHA! I had this EXACT problem happen on one of my motorbikes. Basically the velocity of the wind hits a perfect speed over either a crack in the intake pipe, or some other object, and it whistles. I'm not really sure why you would bother with cold air intakes. At best they only really provide the same level of gains as a better air filter. There are ...



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