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Re: Big Puddles!

IMO that snorkel needs some aesthetic improvements before I'll be getting myself one. Just kinda awkward looking.
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Re: Big Puddles!

Thats such a terrible photo shop of a snorkel on a WK haha theres a guy from overseas that has one and it looks sick, hes on here somewhere and has a few threads about it.
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Re: Big Puddles!

Ive gone through very deep water before but it was with a Cherokee with 35" tires and 5.5" lift. No where near the intake system that in addition i had set up higher then stock. YOu also need to be concerned about seals like axle seals. After any long period of time in deep water you should check differential seals and fluid and make sure there is no water in the diffs. If there is it will look like a chocolate milk shake. Also grease any fittings or joints well before water fording.

If your really concerned go by jeeps own rules, no deeper the 19" for a stock jeep and go slow.

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"Hit that riverbed with confidence. Trail Rated® Jeep® 4x4s feature additional electrical and body sealing, along with a high air intake location for optimum water fording capability. Note: Do not attempt water fording unless depth is known to be less than 19 inches."

http://www.jeep.com/en/jeep_capabilities/trail_rated/

Red Rocker has gone through some seriously deep water in his wk.
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Re: Big Puddles!

Is he the guy I saw in a few pics forging water almost over his hood?
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Thats such a terrible photo shop of a snorkel on a WK haha theres a guy from overseas that has one and it looks sick, hes on here somewhere and has a few threads about it.
I didn't realize it was photoshopped. Here's a non-photoshopped pic for ya
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Is he the guy I saw in a few pics forging water almost over his hood?
Yes he's crazy, I don't know if it was stock or lifted in the pics.
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i think most jeeps are safe to 28" of water, isn't that about right?
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Jeep says 19 inches. And yes that guys insane iv seen water halfway up his hood

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Re: Big Puddles!

Here's a fine example of a snorkel in action on a WK!

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Damn.... That pretty much sums up that video
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Damn.... That pretty much sums up that video
how does the snorkel even work?
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