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Air Snorkels

Ok, just looks at ideas

custom one on Explorerforum
http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/...threadid=74018



and then theres this guy on cardomain using a 80 toy landcruiser ARB Snorkel
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/699930/1




and you have this one from Offroad Mag
http://www.oramagazine.com/pastIssue...r-install.html



Well, what do you guys say?
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I like the first one! You should put one on your 01!
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now on the toy landcruiser ARB snorkels, here are the choices






heres the site
http://www.4wheelsupply.com/arb/safa...ls-toyota.htm#


now, and anyone has a landcruiser near by, it would be nice to messure the lengths of the fenders, but it looks like one of the longer ones can be reached to the stock airbox, just seal up some wholes and add a whole for the snorkel to attach to, or be like the one guy and have an open port on the box that unsrews for dry running
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I honestly thing that 99.9% of the time people dont actually use them.

thats GHEY GHEY GHEY IMHO.

I would never put one on because I would NOT use it... Im not gonna be in such deep water that will fill my cab up and my air intake is higher than i would ever want to get water in the cab...


If you use it, ACTUALLY use it then sick if not, then GHEY GHEY GHEY.


and like i said most people dnt or wouldnt...
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I honestly thing that 99.9% of the time people dont actually use them.

thats GHEY GHEY GHEY IMHO.

I would never put one on because I would NOT use it... Im not gonna be in such deep water that will fill my cab up and my air intake is higher than i would ever want to get water in the cab...


If you use it, ACTUALLY use it then sick if not, then GHEY GHEY GHEY.


and like i said most people dnt or wouldnt...

well, i mean theres guy that hydro lock their engines just hitting the big "puddles" you dont need to cover the entire truck, just cover the airbox and then **** can happen

and yeah, i see it as Overkill, but not just Ghey
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I like the first one! You should put one on your 01!

before or after i lift it?

ha, i think it would be funny to have a lowered truck with offroad parts
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you can shield the intake from water...

problem solved...


Im not gonna rgue with you but I think theyre ghey when used as a poser peice...
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so that's an intake?
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AKrangerguy18 (11:55:37 PM): "Aaron says that the white ranger(second pic) is from Alaska, in Anchorage, and he has a website. Aaron can't remember the link, but the guy is also on TRS.com. CBRUnit might be the name. If you want to learn more about them he knows."
AKrangerguy18 (11:56:23 PM): most ppl are gonna roll in 2 feet of water, that barely touches the engine, and think they need a snorkel...
rollinontwnties (11:56:41 PM): lol
rollinontwnties (11:56:47 PM): i might get in trouble..
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so that's an intake?
an extension of an intake...
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but it's the actual intake correct?
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ha, i do have to ammit, i think they look cool


****, now time to get a honda and throw on a wing

haha, i understand ya man
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I should put a snorkle on my Honda for the little puddles around town!
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^just throw a fart can on the intake for an extra 50hp
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Decals add 20 hp didn't you know that?
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they look cool if you actually use em. thats all m sayin i dont want to get deported cause of all the bannings going on around here...
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naw, you didnt attack anyones intellegence on getting on, just stated your opinion
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The way it rained for 10 days straight around here last week, a snorkle on a little rice wagon honda civic is not outside the realm of usefulness.
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The snorkel Jim used on his Ranger (the last picture you showed) I don't like at all. Too much mud and crud can get in there. I love the look of the ARB Safari ones. Would I use it? Not for the purpose it's intended BUT it would allow a bit more room in the engine compartment for other things I want, like air horns/compressor etc...
My engine compartment is pretty cramped so if it frees up valuable real estate then it does have a purpose and a use for me.
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I'd use it if I had it. I've almost needed it SEVERAL times now in Wharton, lol.

But keep in mind if you make it the "normal" air intake, you take a performance hit. They are quite resistive to flow owing to length and bends. If you're someone who values an aftermarket intake, you'll hate these in daily driving. You should set it up so it can be disconnected until needed and the regular intake you use connected instead.
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You don't think the shape helps force air down it's throat? I guess for city driving there isn't a low of forward motion (depending on the city) but my current drive is mostly highway and I would think the design would act as a "ram air" device.
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It helps, but everyone I've talked to who had one said it was a net loss. Helping to force air down an excessively long and bent tube is not the same thing as helping a standard intake get more air. "Ram air" is relative to the design of the intake. If the intake is a "net loss" to begin with, ram air is a SMALL gain and may not make it up.

Also, the ram air effect requires fairly higher speeds and is generally useful only for picking up your numbers at higher speeds. Most of where we "live" in terms of acceleration is "off the line" and through the lower gears -- where the ram air effect is weak if present at all.
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Bummer man. What about the benefit of cooler air?
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Keep dreaming, lol! Snorkels are a net loss whose only function is to keep water out of the intake. They simply AREN'T a performance enhancing device. The physics of flow resistance are not to be denied here, sorry. You will have LESS air available, naturally aspirated, at high RPM's.
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Geez man...let a guy have his dreams...*sniff*
I'm buying one of those nanofiber filters from Bob...or thru Bob rather...I'm pretty excited
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