Remove the inner plastic splash guard, the snorkel has a rubber joiner held on with hose clamps to the adapter that bolts to the car body. Once the splash guard is removed you will find several bolt heads that go through the outer guard into the snorkel. Remove these and the hose clamps and the snorkel should come off.
Can snorkel be removed?
Removing the snorkel will expose several ugly holes in the fender, the largest of which will be well over 3 inches in diameter. Any attempt to cover over them will make it look very odd. In addition the OEM air intake pieces that were inside the fender will be gone and would need to be recovered or replaced.
What is Safari snorkel?
Genuine Safari Snorkels – the snorkel trusted by Australians. Safari Snorkel Systems are manufactured to the highest standards in durable, UV stable, cross linked polyethylene material and deliver a continuous and cooler supply of air for maximum engine performance.
Are Safari snorkels sealed?
Again, a vehicle fitted with Safari Snorkels with it its outstanding sealed ability is to protect your vehicle from any water penetration. Every snorkel product of Safari is manufactured to meet superior quality sealing.
Can you remove a snorkel on a Jeep?
Most of the snorkels seem to involve drilling a hole for the snorkel in the existing box, and plugging the factory hole. You may be able to move the plug for the airbox. Worst case, you replace the lower portion of the airbox. They can still be found used on ebay and the like for reasonable money.
Who owns Safari snorkel?
Safari Automotive kicked off in the early 1980s and came about because company founders Peter and Sheryl Luxon couldn’t find the products they needed when 4WDing, so they set about producing gear for themselves.
Are snorkels worth it?
Whether you’re on the road or off road a snorkel is the best way to get the cleanest and purest air into your engine. Even if you’re not crossing rivers or battling high tides, a snorkel can still help improve on performance and fuel efficiency in heavy rain or dusty terrain.
Can you drive in the rain with a snorkel?
Even when driving in the rain, a snorkel can keep water out of your air box. Bryan, of Safari 4×4 Engineering, explains that the grid at the opening of the snorkel causes rain and moisture to hit the walls inside of the air ram.
How much is a safari snorkel?
Safari snorkels starting from only $699* plus fitting. Because if you’re going to go off-road with your 4WD then you’re definitely going to need a safari snorkel.
Does a snorkel increase wading depth?
Does a snorkel increase wading depth? Yes, it does, providing the snorkel is properly fitted and sealed off. Some of the genuine snorkels are simply fresh air extensions, and are not completely sealed, which means if you do end up in water that’s quite high, it can leak in and still do damage.
Are Toyota snorkels waterproof?
Some factory snorkels are not sealed and therefore not advertised as waterproof. For example, the N80 Hilux Toyota snorkel is advertised to provide cleaner air to the vehicle’s engine in dusty environments whilst preserving optimal air flow and engine temperature.