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Snorkel help

I would like to put a snorkel on my truck, just not sure how to go about it. I was wheelin the other day and hit a big puddle causing me to suck a little water. It wasn't enough to do any damage but it has me wanting a little more protection than my CAI. Should I make one myself or buy one? Also how would I go about making one? And where can I buy one for a ranger if I take that route?
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Here is an idea for you, I have a 4.0 but I think it could work on a 3.0 as well.

https://www.ranger-forums.com/snapshots-69/hidden-snorkle-110562/
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thats sick. i think im gonna give it a try. on the second page, the pic of the tube with the hood open, where does the tube go. it looks like it goes into the fire wall?
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just goes into the cowl a few inches.
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what size pipe did you use? and did you just use silicone to seal it?
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98liftedranger, i've been considering that last link for my truck but its not 100% trail ready yet so wouldn't make sense right now.

also if you are doing crossings where you'd want/need a snorkel. don't forget to extend your breather lines for the axles/tranny/tcase
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I kinda want a snorkel because it floods alot around here...

and Vonhanson makes a good point that is often overlooked by people and can end up being a costly overlook.
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Griggs has a lot of good info posted in this thread about what else needs to be done.

https://www.ranger-forums.com/showth...hlight=snorkel
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And there used to be a great thread about snorkels on this site and it was a sticky but I think it got deleted.
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thanks adam. im gonna start working on that list a member posted in that thread. has anyone heard of someone running a snorkel through their glove box?
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what size pipe did you use? and did you just use silicone to seal it?
2", I don't think there is enough room for 3" & it runs fine when I switch it to just the snorkle.

Yes I sealed the box all up with silicone.
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I've got pix somewhere of one run into the glovebox on an '89 S-10 Blazer....
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I can't imagine getting a good air flow through the glove box
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One of my buddies back in NY did that on his mud truck. It was a tough truck and he ran it in there for the 3 minute(ish) runs he did.
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