What is V-Spec snorkel?
Safari V-Spec snorkels are the traditional Safari Snorkel range. These are essentially unchanged from the current Safari Snorkel, in that they feature: Manufactured in Australia from Safari’s own Industrial Spec UV Stabilised Polyethylene. They look identical to the current versions of the Safari Snorkel.
Does a snorkel reduce horsepower?
Purchasing a snorkel ought to improve your car’s performance at most engine speeds. Furthermore, it should reduce fuel consumption and make your engine run cleaner. Not all snorkel body designs produce a cold air induction effect. This effect improves fuel efficiency while also improving engine power.
Does a snorkel improve engine performance?
Increases engine performance A snorkel is able to draw in cleaner, uncontaminated air because of its elevated position. Without this, your car takes in air that’s closer to the engine and therefore full of dust and grime. This cleaner air enhances engine performance and efficiency.
Does a snorkel increase airflow?
Snorkels are designed to increase airflow to the engine with the ‘ram effect’ – using forward motion to push clean air into your engine. Not only that, but that forced air intake as opposed to the engine sucking air in means your engine is getting more of what it needs.
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.
Where is Safari snorkels made?
Safari snorkels are engineered and manufactured in Australia from locally sourced materials.
Which way should a snorkel face?
Replied by Paul4x4 on topic Re: Which way should a snorkel intake face? Just point it forward like it’s meant to be, because there’s absolutely no reason to face it backwards. If there’s dust, it will find it’s way into air filter no matter what.
Are Safari snorkels sealed?
Since 1981, Safari have produced positively sealed, raised air intakes to protect your 4×4 from water and dust ingress.
Why do people face snorkels backwards?
Re: Snorkel – Facing forward or backwards If facing to the rear, there is a “vacuum” behind the snorkel head that sucks in more dust than if faced front. If sideways, minimal convoy issues, and no “vacuum” – the dust/air slips past it over the windscreen.