Thread: CAI on a wrx
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Old 02-03-2005, 07:19 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by kool168
i assume those subaru techician who designed our cars are much smarter than most of us. so "the black plastic under-hood scoop thing that directs air" shouldn't direct water... even if it does direct the water in there and it won't do any harm to our cars. there must be a purpose for that thing under the hood otherwise they wouldn't put it there.
Originally the scoop fit under the hood sucking in fresh air (and potentially rain/water) into the fender area where it would meet up with the silencer/snorkus that is designed to separate air and water. I don't have the snorkus installed anymore so I am worried that the water will follow the air path and get into the intake.
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