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Deckplate Mod and Snorkel?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by climber-420, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. Jan 7, 2009 at 8:50 PM
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    climber-420

    climber-420 [OP] I love tight cracks

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    So I have been wondering about this for a while? Can you actually have a snorkel with the deckplate modification? I know that the deckplate has the removable insert for it, and should be sealed with some sensor safe sealant, but will it really do anything? I have been on this forum for a bit and haven't seen any threads, or posts regarding this at all. I have looked on TTORA, this site, expedition and overland sites, and nothing. Any info from anyone, or just chat about it to see what people have to say.
     
  2. Jan 7, 2009 at 8:53 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    I dont see why it wouldnt work. Just re install the deck plate cover, and it would be fine.
     
  3. Jan 8, 2009 at 7:04 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    Times 2. The deckplate is designed to be waterproof, WHEN PROPERLY INSTALLED!!!!
     
  4. Jan 8, 2009 at 8:00 AM
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    Roland

    Roland My other ride has sails

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    As a sailor I can verify that a properly installed deckplate with a well maintained gasket is indeed waterproof. Installed on the air box it probably wouldn't leak before getting to a depth that would require the truck's driver to be wearing scuba gear.

    I would inspect the gasket and replace it if it's dried out before risking the truck. I give the ones on my boats an occasional daub of teflon grease.
     
  5. Jan 8, 2009 at 8:02 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    Roland, sorry to go OT here, but what is a good grease to use on a boat? Will Mobil 1 be ok?
     
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