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Dobinsons 3rd Gen Tacoma Snorkel

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

  1. Jan 27, 2019 at 6:49 PM
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    TRDjoe15

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    I’m curious to if everyone has been having this problem?
     
  2. Jan 27, 2019 at 7:09 PM
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    JoeCOVA

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    Not sure, I know there were already complaints about the template so we went in knowing there were issues. Others have reported that the snorkel doesn't 100% align on the pillar which is why most are not securing it there and using tape. Likewise with is, we used 3M tape because the bracket isnt 100% where its supposed to be on the A pillar
     
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  3. Jan 27, 2019 at 7:13 PM
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    Is the template placing the body of the snorkel in the wrong place? That would explain it not lining up with the a pillar. Either that or the mold is just slightly off on these.
     
  4. Jan 27, 2019 at 7:38 PM
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    I did see on Tacoma world a custom template because the guys who run the $150 Amazon hilux snorkel on their trucks have the same
    Problem. Maybe that’s the case here too. Only thing is this snorkel is meant for the Tacoma lol
     
  5. Jan 27, 2019 at 7:45 PM
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    LOL, maybe our template is for the Hilux
     
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  6. Jan 27, 2019 at 8:18 PM
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    As @JoeCOVA said, it wasn't a little off, it was half and even an entire hole's width off on a few holes. That is just unacceptable when people are drilling big friggin holes in their fender. I am def going to hold off on getting this until they fix the template.
     
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  7. Jan 27, 2019 at 9:58 PM
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    Yes, that's the reason why I use 3M tape + Screws. I agreed with you on the template, I spent most of the time to measure and double measure and triple measure the holes to line up with the bolts.
     
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  8. Jan 27, 2019 at 10:36 PM
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    Look at the build date. You don't want tires that has been sitting for 2 years or more
     
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    What does that have to do with a snorkel?
     
  10. Jan 28, 2019 at 1:07 AM
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    Lol wrong forum
     
  11. Jan 28, 2019 at 4:39 AM
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    I'm sure I'm not the only one who wants pics.
     
  13. Jan 28, 2019 at 6:15 AM
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    I’ll take some more pics. This is all I have at the moment.

    0D9534FB-4F3F-4F67-B960-8A704A90D09E.jpg
     
  14. Jan 28, 2019 at 6:32 AM
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    Looks good man
     
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  15. Jan 28, 2019 at 7:32 AM
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    Here is a better pic, we got hit with a blizzard this morning so it's a bit monochromatic

    Truck Snorkel.jpg
     
  16. Jan 28, 2019 at 7:42 AM
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    noob snorkel questions here. I live in a place where it rains ALOT. Do I need to worry about water making its way into the snorkel while driving? or does it some how sperate the water and drain it?
     
  17. Jan 28, 2019 at 7:54 AM
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    Snorkel separates the water through centrifugal force while driving
     
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  18. Jan 28, 2019 at 8:08 AM
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    These all look like they fit pretty good.....just sayin'.
     
  19. Jan 28, 2019 at 8:28 AM
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    Wow we’re gonna be nearly twins, especially when I pick up a snorkel. I have the SSO bumper waiting to go on, but stealth 6s instead of f5s. Truck looks great.
     
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  20. Jan 28, 2019 at 8:39 AM
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    If i were to go thru auto car wash, do i need to cover it.....or just avoid it altogether?
     

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