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View Poll Results: Would you buy a Forester-Specific snorkel?
Yes, very interested. 28 37.33%
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UPDATE: Current Snorkel Mockup

Here's the current state of the project. Mocked up to get as close to what the final shape will look like. There will be a couple of tweaks, but this is essentially what it will look like (and flush) against the car. I have a LOT of blending and shaving to do, but that's because I want to get this as close to perfect as possible.

What do you all think of it so far?





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Looks good!
I would suggest putting an angle on the front end, rather than that blunt edge facing the front of the car (might cause more wind noise)
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Looks good!
I would suggest putting an angle on the front end, rather than that blunt edge facing the front of the car (might cause more wind noise)
The front is tapered a bit already, the pictures do make it look horribly flat though. But yes, I'm probably going to add a bit more to that to make it flow a bit better. (although, that huge scoop at the top isn't necessarily the best for aerodynamics either, lol.)
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As posted over at subaruforester.org:

Looking good and functional!

Designwise i would shape the end of the snorkel where it goes into the enginebay more aerodynamic, like an arrow or triangle or something, dunno... maybe it looks crap but you can make a dummy out of paper or something to see how it looks like! And it shouldn´t be an issue functionwise!
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(although, that huge scoop at the top isn't necessarily the best for aerodynamics either, lol.)
Haha very true
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Oh my god, that looks b**dy amazing!!!! Nice job Josh. Personally I like the longer lower arm part. I want one My old girl needs a clean breath, shes always full of dust and sand

Thanks for keeping us uptodate. Keep the damn good work up.

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Wow Blue fox, that looks fantastic

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Looks great!

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Lookin' great Blue Fox!!!
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Awesome! Count me in for an SF version if they happen.
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