Looking for photos of ram air hoods with added scoop

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So I know the idea of cutting a ram air hood up isn't going to sit well with some folks, but it has been done before and I'd like to see examples if anyone has some photos.

I need more air in my engine than can pass through the air filter I am currently using. I lack clearance to go taller. I am considering a dual inlet box with filters up in front of the radiator support, using the K&N lid type filter, or possibly going to a 14 x 5 filter element and . . . gulp . . .

cutting my hood and covering it with either a Mach 1 type scoop or perhaps a Thunderbolt teardrop.

Feel free to hate me-I probably deserve it. ;)

 
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So I would not do it to my original hood, but here is my mini version, sorry the best I can do with this request... ::thumb::

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So I know the idea of cutting a ram air hood up isn't going to sit well with some folks, but it has been done before and I'd like to see examples if anyone has some photos.

I need more air in my engine than can pass through the air filter I am currently using. I lack clearance to go taller. I am considering a dual inlet box with filters up in front of the radiator support, using the K&N lid type filter, or possibly going to a 14 x 5 filter element and . . . gulp . . .

cutting my hood and covering it with either a Mach 1 type scoop or perhaps a Thunderbolt teardrop.

Feel free to hate me-I probably deserve it. ;)
http://www.usbody.com/__Photo-Product-Views/A-Hood-Specs/T-Hoods/tmuh-72.htm

 
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A bug catcher mounted just peeking out of the hood would be cool. The fiberglass hood is another option but its lines are kind of off to my eye.

Keep up the ideas and photos- feel free to photoshop it if you have the ability

 
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No HATE!! You are a great member of this site. And you are enjoying your car!

Tough choices for the hood to clear. Good luck!

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So I know the idea of cutting a ram air hood up isn't going to sit well with some folks, but it has been done before and I'd like to see examples if anyone has some photos.

I need more air in my engine than can pass through the air filter I am currently using. I lack clearance to go taller. I am considering a dual inlet box with filters up in front of the radiator support, using the K&N lid type filter, or possibly going to a 14 x 5 filter element and . . . gulp . . .

cutting my hood and covering it with either a Mach 1 type scoop or perhaps a Thunderbolt teardrop.

Feel free to hate me-I probably deserve it. ;)
http://www.usbody.com/__Photo-Product-Views/A-Hood-Specs/T-Hoods/tmuh-72.htm
Seconded. I have a mach 1 style scoop and it looks a bit out of place in my opinion.

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Someone on this site is currently doing a restoration that involves raising the entire raised portion of the ram air hood. Looks really cool! Sorry, I can't remember who it is right now. :huh:

 

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Left is '71 429 thunder Jet with ol' school scoop. Right one is a Venezuelan Mustang with original hood ornament... take a closer look.

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This was my first mock-up, which I deleted.

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The lifted RAM-AIR hood can be found from this thread. It looks bitchin' but it is very laborintensive IMHO.

http://www.7173mustangs.com/thread-jon-kaase-boss-429

I've got the Dominator hood with the cowl induction waiting somebody :whistling: to take a break from gunstuff and stop slacking from the garage duty - get it painted and installed.

Seriously its not an easy task to make a good looking RAM-AIR hood with good looking scoop. Good luck with your project!

 
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So I know the idea of cutting a ram air hood up isn't going to sit well with some folks, but it has been done before and I'd like to see examples if anyone has some photos.

I need more air in my engine than can pass through the air filter I am currently using. I lack clearance to go taller. I am considering a dual inlet box with filters up in front of the radiator support, using the K&N lid type filter, or possibly going to a 14 x 5 filter element and . . . gulp . . .

cutting my hood and covering it with either a Mach 1 type scoop or perhaps a Thunderbolt teardrop.

Feel free to hate me-I probably deserve it. ;)
No hate is deserved but I got to ask WTF! and you think I'm wacky Jeff. Well to each his or her own. Sorry I can't help you with pics but if I were to do this sort of thing ( and I can't ever imagine doing so) I'd use a tear drop style. I just think there cool and so nostalgic. I'd also do it to a standard hood but that's just me.

 

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I've considered that solution, Jegs reports that it increases airflow 230 CFM. It might work fine. Thanks
That's what Im running on my car Jeff. With a 900 cfm Quick fuel carb. I don't seem to be having any trouble that I know of.

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