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Standing water and FMIC

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by James TQ, Dec 22, 2012.

  1. James TQ
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    Is there any danger driving through puddles with a front mount?
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    Only if there's a great big hole in it!
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    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    I laughed very hard at this reply!!!! Westy you champ!
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    Lol
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    only if you have routed your intake airfeed down at the same level...
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    lol, but if water goes though the fins does it sit in the bottom of the core or am i having a blonde moment...
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    Defo a blonde moment lol
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    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    technically, driving through a big cuddle will help cool your FMIC down further if you're on the beans, although the thermal shock to the rest of the system will most likely do more harm :laugh:
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    It's a sealed unit mate otherwise you'd have the mother of all boost leaks! ;)
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    you are bleached to a cinder blonde dude...

    Air going into the engine lives INSIDE the fmic.. air/water passing thru the OUTSIDE of the fmic is OUTSIDE
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    Anybody know where sells paroxide?
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    Brings a whole new meaning to water cooled I would think!
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    This is along the lines of:

    "poured water and sand into my intake to port the cylinder head, now the engine won't start"

    Made my evening, thank you!
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    Everyone had a giggle? Good I'm going to sit facing the corner now question answerd :p
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    Lol Dont worry about it were not all experts and know everything that's why we come on here and ask.
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