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05-09-2013 11:57 AM
jeepstertj Another good thing i didnt saw here. If you turn the ram air backwards i mean the inlet facing the back of your jeep it will give you some extra protection or thats what i think =D
05-09-2013 10:07 AM
CJChet A little tip here. When you install your snorkel, mount that L-shaped windshield bracket backwards. That way you won't have to fight it to remove your doors and windows.
05-09-2013 08:42 AM
caprob
Cheesey!

So... Let me get this right. You're going to buy a snorkel head but not connect it to your intake??? I must be reading the post wrong!
08-06-2007 07:48 PM
Triple88a that does look quite ugly.. especially unpainted lol on wranglers you dont need 30 bends though so one pipe can carry it all the way to the top I'm lookin at aluminum piping instead of pvc..

I dont go through deep water either.. i just like how they look and bring forced cold air into the intake
08-06-2007 06:28 PM
foxinthemudd
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Originally Posted by nicolas-eric View Post
i saw this thread some weeks ago. the snorkel at the beginning looks that fugly, i couldn´t eat for two week safter i saw that.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=419727
well did you see the driver.... that is one of the most jerry-rigged snorkles I've ever seen.
08-04-2007 06:29 PM
nicolas-eric i saw this thread some weeks ago. the snorkel at the beginning looks that fugly, i couldn´t eat for two week safter i saw that.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=419727
08-04-2007 06:24 PM
NalinMFG i went through the whole "make my own snorkel phase" I too decided that if im going to cut a hole in my jeep it will be for a professional ARB one, not a semi-trashy pvc git-r-done jobby. I dont go through deep enough water anyways.
08-04-2007 06:23 PM
Triple88a yeah i'm looking at pipes now.. basicaly the only problem is the bend on the bottom. I have that black wrincle paint so it will look good as finish goes.
08-04-2007 06:20 PM
nicolas-eric do you want to build an own snorkel?
most of them look ver ugly. i would save the money and then buy an ARB snorkel if i were you.
08-04-2007 06:18 PM
Triple88a yep i found it on amazon or soemthing for 65$ Soon i will be picking one up right after the tires and the front bumper and maybe something else
08-04-2007 06:16 PM
NalinMFG google
08-04-2007 06:14 PM
Triple88a ok so the oficial name is Safari Snorkel Head thank you very much.
08-04-2007 05:42 PM
NalinMFG for sale on ebay, kinda pricy though... (has 3" and 3.5" for sale)-
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/Safari-Snorke...QQcmdZViewItem
08-04-2007 04:52 PM
nicolas-eric contact your local ARB dealer. he will find it for you in the spare parts list.
i only saw it only once ina UK ARB catalogue.
08-04-2007 04:47 PM
Triple88a I've been looking for it from a long time and still cannot find where to get the part from. Link would really be apriciated Thanks
08-04-2007 03:23 PM
nicolas-eric i hope that this works after i extended my snorkel about 10". the head doesn´t fit beside my lightbar.
08-04-2007 03:17 PM
nicolas-eric you can buy the ARB snorkel head as a spare part.
08-04-2007 03:12 PM
Triple88a Any one know where i can find a head like that on its own?

I dont need the entire piping..
08-04-2007 02:54 PM
nicolas-eric oh thanks.
now i can install it without beeing afraid of damaging my engine when it rains.
08-04-2007 02:49 PM
NalinMFG
From ARB's site


One of the common questions about the Snorkel is "won't rainwater go inside the Snorkel while driving?". We can assure you that this isn't an issue.

Even in a torrential downpour, only a small amount of the impact moisture will enter the front of the snorkel. Most rain droplets are broken up as they impact on the special grill cross ribs.

The high speed of the air stream, as it turns the 90 degree corner in order to enter the Safari snorkel, causes the heavier rain droplets to move to the outside surfaces. Here the rain is collected in the expanded lower body of the Safari air ram (outside the Safari snorkel body) and allowed to drain out, via the drain slots.

Hope thats helps!
08-04-2007 12:01 PM
nicolas-eric that´s why i didn´t install the snorkel. i first want an answer for this question.
08-04-2007 11:53 AM
Triple88a thats the only thing i'm confused with.. hard rain while driving on fast road like a highway. All the water is going straight in the intake and eventually will pool up and flood the engine woudnt it?

08-04-2007 05:24 AM
4Jeepn I would think any water that gets sucked in would be minor and if it didn't pool at the bottom would be stopped at the air filter.
08-04-2007 05:07 AM
NalinMFG i remember reading some where that with the angle its at water wont come in sitting still, and at driving speed there are slits at the bottem of the mouth piece that the wind forces the water into... its been awhile , but i recall somthing along the lines of that...
08-03-2007 09:59 PM
nicolas-eric a small amount will not be a problem. but what wil happen if there comes much more water?

do i have to loosen the air hose from the snorkel to let the water out time by time?

what do other people with the ARB snorkel do. have there been some "rain water" problems?
08-03-2007 09:56 PM
RIPBiker13 It looks like the bottom will collect small amounts of water. I wouldn't modify the kit.
08-03-2007 09:36 PM
Walkeraviator Yous should put an inertial seperator like a turbine engine to get teh water coming in to seperate from teh air. yes i know im a dork
08-03-2007 09:18 PM
nicolas-eric the snorkel looks like this:

08-03-2007 09:12 PM
RIPBiker13 P.S. Snorkels are awesome! Post pics!
08-03-2007 09:11 PM
RIPBiker13 I'm not exactly sure so this is my guess...

The snorkel will keep out the water in deep water. When it rains, even a lot, not much water will get in. Correct me if I'm wrong but the snorkel is at an angle so the top is farther out than the bottom correct?
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Kinda like this? This will work as an umbrella, for lack of a better word, and keep rain water out. The water that gets in as a result of driving into it will be minimal and not cause any trouble.

Just what I think, I don't know for sure, but I've thought about the same thing. Thats how my bike was. A little watter didn't affect it, just complete submersion.
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