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post #1 of 10 Old 04-09-2008, 07:20 AM Thread Starter
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Does anyone worry about water getting into their DIY Tymar?

I did the DIY Tymar with the Napa filter everyone else does but I didn't put any kind of housing around it (also like some of the pictures I have seen) Does anyone who has this set up worry about water from rain, and stuff splashing getting into the filter and doing some major damage? Thanks

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post #2 of 10 Old 04-09-2008, 07:22 AM
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You would have to submerge the filter in water for it to do damage. Water splashing up on it from rain or puddles won't hurt it.

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post #3 of 10 Old 04-09-2008, 07:22 AM
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I've had mine for several months. No problems. Just look at the area where you installed it. Probably pretty clean, right? Don't think you'll have any problems at all.

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post #4 of 10 Old 04-09-2008, 07:25 AM
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It should be fine many have done it this way

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little water wont hurt nothing
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You can always get a pre filter if your worried about it

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I know the donaldson/baldwin filters are made of water resistant material...so that helps too...I've never had a problem and I've been through some large puddles

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post #8 of 10 Old 04-09-2008, 10:48 AM
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I've had mine on my truck for over 6 moths now went 4 wheelin a couple times crossed a few small rivers never had any problems

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I install a cone type open filter on all my vehicles, cars and trucks, never been a problem ever..
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I have a tymar with a donaldson filter and I also have a functional ram-air hood that the opening is above the filter and while driving when raining water comes in but does not ruin the filter!!

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