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Old 04-16-2012, 05:06 PM   #1
rustbucket
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Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
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My Ride: 328i
hydrolock prevention...

I have a e46 328i with a AA level 1 supercharger. I'm considering cutting the CAI snorkel down so it sits just inside the engine bay instead of near the bottom of the front bumper to avoid the dreaded hydro-lock.

Can anyone think of any reason why this is a dumb idea? I can't imagine that the CAI actually adds a lot to the blower hp gains especially considering how warm the air gets after the compressor. Plus hydro-lock = 0 horsepower.

I'd like to hear some thoughts on my plan before I do it.
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