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      09-16-2010, 03:48 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by cstavaru View Post
Did your friend have a Stett or Ultimate Racing cold air intake which has the air filter in the bumper ? If so, this can be explained.
No, it is bone stock - I confirmed this with him. I guess he just did manage to get enough water into the engine to hydro lock it. It still seems odd to me that the stock intake wouldn't block water entry in this situation. But it did.
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