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HOW-TO: Snorkel on a Budget - Tips and Advice

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Benson X, Sep 17, 2015.

  1. Nov 23, 2015 at 6:08 AM
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    slcsez2000

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    did you get it all figured out?
     
  2. Nov 23, 2015 at 8:49 AM
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    I wasn't able to get it into the CAI box, so I'm trading a guy my CAI for his stock and I'll do it like everyone else has. No big loss.
     
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  3. Dec 6, 2015 at 10:10 AM
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  4. Dec 6, 2015 at 12:57 PM
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    If you don't draw blood, you're doing it wrong!
    ^^^that should work

    I used a 3-1/4" and it worked perfectly. After cutting the hole, I used a Dremel to make it oblong and clean up the edges
     
  5. Dec 6, 2015 at 1:09 PM
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    slcsez2000

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    Nice cause I ordered it about 5 mins ago ;)
     
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  6. Dec 6, 2015 at 3:01 PM
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    Good luck man! Just take your time
     
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  7. Dec 6, 2015 at 5:00 PM
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    Yeah I plan on it.
    just hope I have all the tools I need now.
     
  8. Dec 6, 2015 at 5:23 PM
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    Might need an extra 5 inch hose clamp.
     
  9. Dec 6, 2015 at 5:45 PM
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    Good to know! Thanks.
     
  10. Dec 6, 2015 at 5:46 PM
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    Don't know what size hole saw you ordered, but I ended up wishing I'd used to bigger one. I had to cut quite a bit to expand my hole to comfortably fit the snorkel in, especially with the rubber tube.
     
  11. Dec 6, 2015 at 5:57 PM
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    Post 46 is the link to the one I ordered. Was 3.25
     
  12. Dec 6, 2015 at 6:04 PM
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    So should I get the 3.3/4 size instead?
    Or 3.5?
    I canceled my order.
     
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  13. Dec 7, 2015 at 7:55 AM
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    Oh man I'm sorry. Shouldn't have cancelled it, you probably would have been fine. I used an 83mm hole saw. Found it was a little small and had to make more cutting than I'd hoped to.
     
  14. Dec 7, 2015 at 10:34 AM
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    I got an email saying it couldn't cancel so it is still coming :)
     
  15. Dec 19, 2015 at 8:25 AM
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    Bout to drill the holes...in here one more time for tips on alignment
    Lol
    :spy:
     
  16. Dec 29, 2015 at 11:11 AM
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    In for one. We'll see how it goes. Slightly terrifying.

    Total of the order was $167.94 USD. Snorkel shows 1-month shipping time, so probably coming from China.

    Edit: Shipping was very quick from California. Got here in 7-10 business days with the holidays.

    [​IMG]
     
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  17. Dec 29, 2015 at 6:25 PM
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  18. Dec 31, 2015 at 7:07 AM
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    Do these cause the elbow piping to rub on the emissions bracket at all? I had to shave mine down because the piping was rubbing on it so bad. I just wasn't sure how these lined up :notsure:
     
  19. Jan 1, 2016 at 3:38 PM
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    I need to pop the hood and look at mine again but this is from install day and it was tight. That emissions thing basically sits on top of my pipe, close fit.
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  20. Jan 1, 2016 at 3:47 PM
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    I had to trim the bracket a bit:

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