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  1. 4G Eclipse GT/SE Specific
    I drove through water with my CAI which was actually pretty deep and managed to flood the engine. Got the car towed back to my house but haven't done all the checks or anything yet, will do them in the morning. Is there a big chance that the engine is hydrolocked? Since those CAIs sit very low...
  2. Automotive For Sale/Wanted
    Hey guys, my beloved fully loaded GT 6 speed was a victim of hydrolock, so I'm parting everything out. My car is mostly stock except for DC intake and Tein S techs, which are included in sale, but I also have all OEM parts. Message anything that you want or need and I will be more than glad to...
  3. Problem Reports
    So today right before I was leaving my house to go to work a huge thunderstorm rolled into town. It down poured like crazy and I decided to leave. My roads were already flooded and I'd did my best to avoid the puddles which were avoid ready very deep. I have avoid ready DC sports Cai and the...
  4. 4G Eclipse GS/SE Specific
    I just purchased my CAI from Amazon last week and it came last Saturday. After installing it, I immediately fell in love with my Eclipse all over again. It added just enough growl to the motor and I have not had any water/hydrolock problems. It's so perfect! My short shifter came at the same...
  5. Problem Reports
    Alright guys, my fuel cuts off at wot, soon as i go over 4k rpms the car bogs down and slows down. If i drive the car normally under 4k it runs fine, I know this is because my filter is wet due to heavy rain past few days. I do have intake air bypass valve, i had this problem before with a wet...
  6. Eclipse Performance
    Hey guys, this is my first post on this forum so I apologize for anything I'm not doing right. I just got a 2007 Eclipse GS Manual 2 weeks ago and I'm looking into a Cold Air Intake, I live in Texas so I'm not too worried about hydrolock or anything and I want as much power out of it as...
  7. Eclipse Graveyard
    I was driving home from class last night and didnt see this deep ass puddle all across the road until i was in it.. it was about 7 inches at the deepest. the intake probly hit the 5 inch mark doing 30. Before I could reach down to turn the car off it had died. I pushed the car off the road...
  8. Other cars
    Chevy Cavalier Bad Fuel Pressure Regulator - YouTube Came in today for a no start, great way to hydrolock!
  9. Eclipse Performance
    Ok so I've read some of the stats between the air temp coming through the 2 different styles of intakes. My concerns are as follows... I live in Indianapolis... so in winter it can get rather nasty with regards to snow. 8-12 inches at a time easy. When summer is here, it can pour rain. Cars...
  10. New Members Forum
    Hi everyone, I have been lurking around for a few weeks now and decided to introduce myself. I'm in Glendale, AZ, and I just purchased a silver 2006 GT with the manual trans. and 81k on it. I dont plan on doing a lot of mods to it since its my DD pretty much just for work for a round trip 110...
  11. 4G Eclipse GS/SE Specific
    so i have been looking real close at cold air intakes and i have noticed a lot of people have water problems. im wondering how easy is it to get water sucked up in a cold air intake??? where i live there tends to be a good bit of rain with some big unavoidable puddles, also good amounts of...
  12. Problem Reports
    car died twice on the way home it was just a little sprinkle and still managed to fuck me=[ came home intake filter was soaking wet and check engine light was on. so i took filter and am not driving car today since its sprinkling too to try n let it dry out. anything else i can do? when my car...
  13. 4G Eclipse GS/SE Specific
    this thread is my write up on different basic bolt ons which can be put on a 06-09 eclipse GS there are three basic bolt ons intake header exhaust lets start with getting some air into the engine yes ? (intake) cold air intake (cai) : Pro's: Best gains for intakes Con's: harder...
  14. Problem Reports
    On Saturday I drove through our tropical storm and had no problems. I checked my filter when I got home and it was dry. I drove Sunday around town and no problems. Today, while my car was parked outside at work, we had a down pour for about 15 minutes. About an hour later I left for lunch...
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