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Old 20th January 2009, 15:26   #16
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First three snorkels look good. The last one for sure is looking a plumbers alike!!(sorry no offense to anyone here!)
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Old 20th January 2009, 17:02   #17
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1 st -it is not about looks but the need
2nd -value for money

one of following costs approx 25000/- ,
you can guess what will be the cost of ugliest one.
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Old 20th January 2009, 17:59   #18
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First three snorkels look good. The last one for sure is looking a plumbers alike!!(sorry no offense to anyone here!)
The first three are of the same jeep that runs an eicher air intake suitably modified.
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Old 20th January 2009, 18:03   #19
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First model is from Dr. Jai's(Jeep Thrill) Prowler jeep. I think it is an Eitcher Snorkel. Second model looks like that from NIOC mods Laxman's jee's MM550, an imported safari Snorkel.

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Old 20th January 2009, 20:06   #20
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The first three are of the same jeep that runs an eicher air intake suitably modified.
Yeah, looks like. The hose below the T shaped thing on an Eisher truck is a very thick diameter. It may be usable like that but it would look funny. Not as funny as a piece of plastic plumbing pipe, though.

About those Eicher trucks...you notice how high those snorkels are? Must be for the Mariana Trench route.
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Vinay has just posted some pics of a snorkel fabricated in Noida
Here is the link to the pics
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Old 21st January 2009, 14:55   #22
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wont it be better to buy a snorkle from eicher which can be fitted to the jeep of your choice?

or

has anyone seen a beautifull snorkle as standard OE fittment in Gurkha? i think its much better than the eicher!

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... has anyone seen a beautifull snorkle as standard OE fittment in Gurkha? i think its much better than the eicher!..
I had called up the Force Motors folks and they quoted a price of ~22K for that snorkel.

But yes, it looks great.

BTW, a snorkel is under plans for my Gypsy. Can share the design that I have in mind if you want.
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Old 21st January 2009, 15:18   #24
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22K for the force snorkle!! thats a rip off!

anyway im trying to source a snorkle from scrap yard in sharjah.

thanks for the offer khan saab. im sure lot many forum member would like to use your design and expertise.

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BTW, a snorkel is under plans for my Gypsy. Can share the design that I have in mind if you want.

Hey Khan-Saheb, Neki aur pooch, pooch ? (a term we use at home for do you need to ask) Do share your snorkel design for the Gypsy!! Another one from the inimitable Sultan.

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Old 21st January 2009, 17:13   #26
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Here is how the 'snorkel' on my Gypsy would look like. I had collected these pictures/details after much of hard work on the internet.

More details can be found here: DIY snorkel for the Zuk

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Rest of the plumbing/piping can be easily managed.

The way I would have it is, that a GREEN Storm Air filter would go in place of the stock one and the 'Dynamization kit' of the same would extend into the snorkel.

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thats a very nice find khan saab, i think thats the best made snorkle on this forum.

the top part of the snorkle has to be made by hit and trial methods, since you cant get it in india!

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Shahnawaz,
You can buy a snorkel head separately too!!
A lot of vendors sell them. Here's one:
Safari 3 Air Ram - Snorkel Accessories - Snorkels - 4x4 Store Australia

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@gotzuk, I meant where in India to get the Snorkel Head. If all fails, would have to get it from abroad -- the final destination for sourcing stuff :-)

'An angel' here in Bangalore has volunteered to help design & fabricate the Snorkel Head in Fiber Glass. Will be working with that 'angel' aftet I come back from Munnar.

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Hi The 1st Pic is from Dr. Jones Jeep : - Thats the Eicher Snorkel
2. The 3rd one is laxmanjee's jeep he got it from US
3. The last white one is Romijee's Jeep.

I am trying to get the Dr.Jone's Eicher snorkel done.

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