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Old 01-11-2009
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Air intake and Water

how confident are you that your cold air intake will keep water out when your splashing through puddles?,,,,, and in my case full rivers going across the road.lol ?
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About as confident as you should be with a stock airbox. Trucks aren't boats... Too many learn the hard way.
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Well one of the guys here recently toasted his engine by driving through puddles fast with the a K&N FIPK but he also had no inner fender liners. The K&N offers no shielding of any kind around the filter. I sold mine because of this. I would only get a Volant intake since it places the filter in a box. Also you can buy an outerware to help keep water out. Just don't go into anything really deep. I have had water get in my stock intake while driving too fast through puddles.
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Well since i sucked up water with my stock box, I'm glad I didn't have a open filter on there.
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k&n offers a water proof cover for your filter though, its used for marine but can also be purchased for your vehicle
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ive got a stock airbox with the silencer out and a hole cut in it. ive splashed through some huge pudles and found a little water in the bottom of the airbox.
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k&n offers a water proof cover for your filter though, its used for marine but can also be purchased for your vehicle
water resistant. I know it seems like a trivial difference. I'd hate for someone to think they are invincible. If the sock is totally submersed there is no way to not ingest water.
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water resistant. I know it seems like a trivial difference. I'd hate for someone to think they are invincible. If the sock is totally submersed there is no way to not ingest water.
thats why its only for marine use. probably so no one can sue because they drove their vehicle threw a lake and the water proof filter cover didnt water proof crap its probly a splash proof cover
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Buy a snorkel =]
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