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hood scoop?
« on: April 01, 2013, 06:04:44 PM »
Does anybody have a preferred hood scoop to go with the factory 2.3 intercooler?


BTW, this is going on a '79 Pinto with the (I think) flatter hood.
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Re: hood scoop?
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2013, 12:10:22 AM »
you could maybe get away with one from an 82ish mustang gt. The factory cooler is offset pretty far and needs a big wide scoop to make it look even
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Re: hood scoop?
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2013, 08:40:44 AM »
I have a '79 Mustang scoop on my '80 & it fits great & looks good,  however it's non-functional which means you will need to modify it to take in air.
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Re: hood scoop?
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2013, 09:29:13 AM »
Here's a pic
 
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Re: hood scoop?
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2013, 09:32:41 AM »
Did you have to do any trimming to the hood scoop itself? That looks amazing!
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Re: hood scoop?
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2013, 09:41:23 AM »
Did you have to do any trimming to the hood scoop itself? That looks amazing!

It doesn't look like it was trimmed at all. It was on the car when I got it to clear the draw-thru turbo intake. I always thought it should have been a factory option on this hood. Making it functional would be fairly easy to do.
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