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    A newb question

    Just bought a 2002 wrx last week, and it just hit my mind as i was washing the car, what happens if water enters the hood cooler part where air goes in? Say like during raining season and car washes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by v6mx6ls36 View Post
    Lol wow
    you were a newb once upon a time... and I'm guessing still are since you're "cobb stage 2 with a boost controller". He just got the car... answer the question, or don't. Don't waste space with a degrading worthless post.


    domokun: Absolutely nothing happens. As a matter of fact, Subaru has an intercooler sprayer on some models of STi's which sprays water or windshield wiper fluid (recommended for cold climates) to cool the intake charge. The only concern is if you spray it hard with a pressure washer. You can bend fins pretty darned easy by doing that.
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    A newb question

    Someone did some poking around . I guess I should update my profile since that info is completely out of date


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    Quote Originally Posted by Sinister View Post
    you were a newb once upon a time... and I'm guessing still are since you're "cobb stage 2 with a boost controller". He just got the car... answer the question, or don't. Don't waste space with a degrading worthless post.


    domokun: Absolutely nothing happens. As a matter of fact, Subaru has an intercooler sprayer on some models of STi's which sprays water or windshield wiper fluid (recommended for cold climates) to cool the intake charge. The only concern is if you spray it hard with a pressure washer. You can bend fins pretty darned easy by doing that.

    Thank you sir, that makes sense! I can now have a peace of mind. I didnt expect this forum to be so helpful, so far it has been for several of my posted questions. clubwrx is cool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by domokun View Post
    Thank you sir, that makes sense! I can now have a peace of mind. I didnt expect this forum to be so helpful, so far it has been for several of my posted questions. clubwrx is cool.
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    Some of us wash the entire engine bays a few times a year (myself, sasquatch(he has a how to somewhere on here), several others) just try and keep the water out of the intake as much as you can.

    It's a good way to keep your car looking nice and new, aside from a few small metal fittings, my engine bay looks like it did when I got it. Sasquatch's probably looks better than when he got it


    Also welcome to the forums.
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