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Snorkel & rain?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by bowyer2002, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. Jul 7, 2011 at 11:03 AM
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    bowyer2002

    bowyer2002 [OP] always tinkering

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    Sooo, I installed a snorkel this past weekend.
    Even though it is sealed from water coming up from under the truck, creek crossings, do I need to worry about driving in the rain or just turn the head around backwards?
    Or, is there a prefilter element that is available?
     
  2. Jul 7, 2011 at 11:07 AM
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    04LTtacoma

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    You will be fine driving in the rain.
     
  3. Jul 7, 2011 at 11:20 AM
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    sprocketdog

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    There is actual weep holes in the bottom of the snout that fits to the down tube that is suppose to help dissipate the water.
     
  4. Jul 7, 2011 at 1:30 PM
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    tacomazach

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    If there are weep holes wouldn't that mean water could come in the bottom during a water crossing?
     
  5. Jul 7, 2011 at 3:14 PM
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    Blumpkinson

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    x2.... i've driven in downpours with my snorkel and the filter is always dry as a bone. The only time you'll ever need to turn the head around is during heavy snow, it clogs the head up.
     
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