Originally Posted by Yodaime
sounds like a subaru? put your ears under the car or near the fender. if it makes that noise then maybe your exhaust gasket if burnt or loose or loose bolts. i've had this problem before and that was it. also for the water box you can DRIVE AROUND IT. no need to go through it unless your doing a wet burnout to warm up the slicks or normal burnout to warm up summer tires and such.
I heard something weird under the car by the fender too. I'll post the video of how the car sounds on youtube so you can tell me if that's the problem you had.
I try going around it but they spread that water too much that still gets my tires wet. I don't do burnouts.