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Old 05-10-2013, 11:52 PM   #1
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Snorkel Drain

I just installed a snorkel last weekend. I remember my buddy with a snorkel saying he had to make sure his drained. He was saying that when you drive in rain water gets in there and it need a way out before it gets into the airbox. Is this correct? Obviously I dont want water in my airbox, but do I need to rig a drain or something? I have a fiberglass Safari snorkel knockoff I bought on EBay from Malaysia (made in Australia). Any help would be great.
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Old 05-11-2013, 01:25 PM   #2
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I've never heard of that lol but your jeep is lookin good man

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Old 05-12-2013, 06:32 PM   #3
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I've never heard of that lol but your jeep is lookin good man
Thanks man. I never heard of it either, but I defenitly dont want water getting in there. He swears you need a drain, and it makes sense, I just havent found anything to back that up, or how I should do it if it is true.
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The drain makes sense but not... Water out also means water in.
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I've never heard of that lol but your jeep is lookin good man
x2...VERY cool.
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Old 05-12-2013, 06:41 PM   #6
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I guess make a hole where the low spot of the tube is on the outside there. Make it plugable to when you want to submarine it you can plug the hole.
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I was thinking about running like a 1/4" wide tube on the inside of where the snorkel goes through the Jeep. I am thinking that would let water drain but make it harder for water to get in.
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I just had a thread going on this very question, here's some helpful info:
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f8/hole...el-240398.html

I sealed all the holes but one tiny hole in the event any water gets in through the snorkel while not in motion.
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Is that the Arb Safari Snorkel? The SS1000HF? Did you have any trouble installing it?
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Is that the Arb Safari Snorkel? The SS1000HF? Did you have any trouble installing it?
No, this is the eBay fiberglass knockoff. Very sturdy and fit like a glove. Is a bitch to install though. Took a few hours.

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