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      03-06-2012, 10:14 PM   #1
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are after market vented hoods(arkym/vorestiner) okay to drive in the rain?

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I just wanted to see if water would be an issue for the engine. I currently have an ess535 on the car and was wondering if water from heavy rain, or washing, would be an issue for an arkym or vorestiner hood. Any thoughts? I have asked the vendors and know what they think, I just thought I'd ask for input from people who have the hoods.

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Thanks for the input. Would I have to go in a dry off the engine bay after drives or washes(not that I don't already hand clean the engine bay already)?

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Thanks for the input. Would I have to go in a dry off the engine bay after drives or washes(not that I don't already hand clean the engine bay already)?

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I clean mine every wash so...
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Well what did the vendors say? I am also interested..
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they said that it would be okay but I wanted to get feedback from members who have the hoods before I pull the trigger.
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i have the vorestiner hood with open vent, theres no problem you drive your car in heavy rain or getting a car wash. because i dont have a grage, i just leave my car in the rain, the only thing i can feel after my car stay in the rain for over night is that the car shift later than usual(higher rpm then shift), and after u drive for a while, everything will be just like normal.
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nice! thanks for the feedback guy!
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