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Dobinsons 3rd Gen Tacoma Snorkel

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by Dobinsons Mike, Nov 13, 2018.

  1. Nov 13, 2018 at 2:54 PM
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    Dobinsons Mike

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    Hey Guys. A lot of you know that we have been working on snorkel R&D for 5th Gen 4Runners, as well as 2nd and 3rd Gen Tacomas for the past 2 years. We finally have them arriving by the end of this month (November 2018), so now it's time to share the news with everyone.

    @TorconTRD has been running our first off-tool sample since Spring this year with out any issues. Check out his most recent photo here: https://www.instagram.com/p/BqIp1_hHhjl/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

    We did our best to keep the snorkel as close to the body as possible without reducing the airflow, and also keeping our classic snorkel head on the top to keep wind noise down. We are also super happy to offer these at really great pricing to start with.

    For full info, click here: https://www.dobinsonsdirect.com/product/dobinsons-4x4-snorkel-kit-for-toyota-tacoma-2016-2019-v6/

    ***Update 11/27/18.
    Instructions are up on our website now, on our instructions page as well as the product page. For those of you who bought, we will be emailing this to you as they weren't done in time to have them included inside the snorkel box.

    Click here for instructions: https://www.dobinsonsdirect.com/wp-...oma-3rd-Gen-Installation-Guide-compressed.pdf

    Common FAQ's:
    1. Yes, you have to drill several holes and one large hole for the snorkel to mount, but the good news is, if you ever decide to remove it, you can buy a new fender and patch the holes on the A-pillar for the supporting bracket.
    2. Yes, it's made in China.
    3. Yes, it's upwards of half the price of the current market offerings.
    4. Yes, Dobinsons does make snorkels and have been for about 12 years now, but to date it's been mostly for Land Cruisers and international vehicles not sold in the USA.
    5. No, a snorkel does not increase your horsepower. It can keep your air filter cleaner though, since dust has weight and stays closer to the ground, so using a raised air intake generally brings in less dust/dirt.
    6. Yes, it does require the original non-TRD airbox and OE sized filter (you can use a performance filter if you want).
    7. No, it does not come with it's own air filter. It just raises the point at which the air intake comes into the air box, and the further away from the ground/road, the cleaner and cooler it gets.

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    Last edited: Nov 27, 2018
  2. Nov 15, 2018 at 12:31 PM
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    valdomero

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    Any videos?
    Does it make wind noise?
     
  3. Nov 15, 2018 at 12:59 PM
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    ooo I think I know what I'm going to get soon
     
  4. Nov 15, 2018 at 1:07 PM
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    Hell ya!!!

    I'm so sick and tired of ARB ripping us off with their $550 snorkels!!!!

    Is it compatible with other precleaners?
     
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  5. Nov 15, 2018 at 1:13 PM
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  6. Nov 15, 2018 at 1:19 PM
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    That’s the main reason I haven’t gotten it. 550 is over priced in my opinion
     
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    I like the price thats for sure
     
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    Good price point.
    Looks identical to an ARB minus the logo of course.
    Why not try and enter the fender closer to the firewall VS running it all the way down the outside of the fender?

    And underside pics of the ducting?
     
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  12. Nov 15, 2018 at 8:01 PM
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    Pls post a video how to install this...
    I'm in
     
  14. Nov 15, 2018 at 8:47 PM
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    I’ve been hoping someone would produce a snorkel that doesn’t go so far up the fender. Like this AEV:

    [​IMG]
     
  15. Nov 16, 2018 at 7:05 AM
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    That's clean looking.
     
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    Any TacomaWorld discount codes?
     
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  17. Nov 16, 2018 at 7:34 AM
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    You lost??
     
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    What happened to the sale, did it end? No longer $250?
     
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  19. Nov 16, 2018 at 8:43 AM
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    Hey dudes, I refreshed their website and a sale started today. Coupon code BLACKFRIDAY is 15% off which brings this snorkel down to $255. I wasn't in here in time to see the $250 price, but that's close enough for me.
     
  20. Nov 16, 2018 at 9:05 AM
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    Looking good, Mike!
     
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