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Old 08-11-2012, 09:21 PM   #11
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The pic i posted is of a boser hood. Just covers the headlights a lil like eyelids.
There you go Ronnie ^^^^^. You said you wanted to tear it up. I'd section the hood. Have you ever work w/ sheet metal before? Or get some sheet metal & start figureing it out. Or try some 3m scotchprint 1080 faux carbon fiber wrap. For a hood scoop try a '84-'86 Mustang SVO style scoop. Or you could do all 3 mods Happy Modding
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Old 08-11-2012, 09:26 PM   #12
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I wanna do this really bad, have you thought about the peugot hood scoops? They're more subtle and actually serve a purpose. They would be either top left or right of the hood for airflow (top right for a focus for the intake)

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Old 08-11-2012, 09:49 PM   #13
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Thats cool, it puts the vent sright over the Alternator that is common failure on this year. I think it actually needs better cooling on it.

I replaced my sotck exhaust with headers and i wrapped em i think that has helped mine. Specially since this year it was in the tripple digits for about a month.
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Old 08-12-2012, 02:55 AM   #14
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Funny that someone mentioned Peugot hood vent.



I was thinking about your hood when I posted that. It's so nicely done. I'm in Germany now and they're everywhere.

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Well i finally decided to mess with this hood some more. This is my sad attempt at a focus sport hood scoop hood.

Should i keep it?

I just have it blocked off right now but the way the duratec engine is setup, it could work as an intake scoop. With a little duct work and short adaptor hooked to the maf housing i think it could work.

I just did it for looks but i figured maybe some one could use it as a scoop if i didnt like it.



Would you run it?
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Old 06-07-2013, 03:08 AM   #16
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If it's purely 'decorative' vs. functional then leave it blocked. Frankly, you already have more than enough air moving through the engine compartment. Now, if you are going to build a sealed box just for the intake, then it makes sense. but then you going to have to insure your not screwing the laminar air flow to your maf. If you do that then your performance will suffer (been there, done that).
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The pic i posted is of a boser hood. Just covers the headlights a lil like eyelids.
I thought the hood was extended to cover the grill with bowser hoods?
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I thought the hood was extended to cover the grill with bowser hoods?
i thought different, to me bowser is the bad guy on the original super mario brothers he had an evil look with the mad eye brows and the "bowser" was to give an example as to the mean pissed off look like bowser.

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Daaaaaaamn, those Peugot vents look very nice.

Wonder how hard it would be to add them to a CF hood?
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Daaaaaaamn, those Peugot vents look very nice.

Wonder how hard it would be to add them to a CF hood?
I cut my hood with a dremel and a larger cutoff wheel. It took a while because i had to stop after a while and let the dremel cool but i found the dremel to be way easier to cut a nicer cut then anything else.

I went threw 2 of the larger disks i think 2" cutoff disks.

If i were to do it again ide put that "stuff" between the 2 layers of the hood before i cut it. Its like an expanding foam stuff you use for insulation i think. As it dries it starts to expand. This would give the hood support around the area your cutting out.

Mine was pretty weak and unsupported where i cut it out till i sprayed that stuff now its as stiff as it was before i cut it.
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